The School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies, University of Oxford currently has 4 vacancies in the department.
St Cross College is pleased to offer the Robin and Nadine Wells
Scholarship for the academic year 2018-19.
The Newton International Fellowship 2018 round is now open to applications and will close on 27 March 2018 3pm UK time. SIAS is running an internal selection process based on draft proposals.
ESRC Postdoctoral Fellowship 2018 (SIAS Deadline: 22nd Feb 2018 – University Deadline 23rd March 2018)
As an African, what does it mean to be an Oxford student?
What defines the Oxford University Africa Society's experience of being at Oxford? What advice would they give to aspiring applicants?
Applications are now open. Apply by the January deadline!
His Imperial Majesty, the Ooni of Ife, Oba (King) Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi visited the African Studies Centre, on Monday 27 November, 2017.
Professor Patricia Daley, a Professor of Human Geography of Africa (http://www.geog.ox.ac.uk/staff/pdaley.html) and a member of the African Studies Centre’s Consultative Committee by virtue of being part of the African Studies Teaching Faculty at Oxford University, has been recognised among the 24 people chosen to represent the diversity in background, gender and accomplishments of scholars, staff and alumni of the University of Oxford. (See BBC News report for Daley’s painting: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-39419135)
We are delighted to announce that our 2017 Newsletter is now available to download! Our annual newsletter includes a range of exciting articles and updates from our alumni community. The annual newsletter also includes news about research, publications and events at the African Studies Centre. Thank you to everyone who contributed to this year's newsletter.
A Memorial Service is being held on Saturday 28th February, at 11.00 am at Christ Church. All welcome to attend.
Terence Ranger, who has died in Oxford at the age of 85, was one of the most stimulating and influential African historians of the last half century.
One strand of Africanity, defines an ‘Africanness’ as determined by ideological commitment to the cause of African liberation. Terence Osborne Ranger fits into this category.
It is with great sadness that we announce that Professor Terence Ranger, Fellow of St Antony’s College (1987-97), died on 3 December at the age of 85.
16th Annual Researching Africa Day Workshop
Saturday, 7th March 2015, St Antony’s College, University of Oxford, 09:00 - 17:45
Every year, Researching Africa Day brings together post-graduate and early career researchers from across a range of disciplines. The Day offers an opportunity to discuss research strategies and approaches, to develop ideas in a constructive, stimulating, and engaging environment, and to network with other researchers. The 2015 Researching Africa Day will bring together post-graduate and early career researchers to reflect imaginatively on where African welfare is found, who provides it, and why.
The title of the 2015 workshop is:
Imagining Welfare in Contemporary Africa: Interdisciplinary Reflections