More than 100 students and staff from the History Faculty, including the African Studies Centre's Dr Miles Larmer, met on 14 June to debate Oxford’s historical relationship with colonialism and its impact on the lived experience of students today.
On Wednesday 15th June, the University’s Environmental Sustainability Team invited us all to the Blavatnik School of Government for their annual Sustainability Showcase.
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We are seeking to appoint a permanent Associate Professor in Social Science Research Methods, to be held in the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies (SIAS) and School of Geography and the Environment (SoGE), in association with a Non-Tutorial Fellowship at Green Templeton College under arrangements described in the further particulars.
The UK’s Department for Business, Innovation and Skills has announced a new loans scheme for full-time and part-time master’s courses at English HEIs from 2016-17 entry. Eligible candidates can borrow up to £10,000 as a contribution towards their course and living costs.
A number of our students have been involved in Rhodes Must Fall Oxford, a student-led movement to decolonise the space, the curriculum, and the institutional memory at Oxford University.
Dr Nic Cheeseman has been appointed the founding Editor in Chief of the Oxford Encyclopaedia of African Politics, a new reference guide that will be published in hard copy and on-line by Oxford University Press.
The School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies, and the School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography in association with St Anne’s College, Oxford
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Fixed term until September 2019
His Imperial Majesty, the Ooni of Ife, Oba (King) Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi will visit the African Studies Centre, on Monday 27 November, 2017.
Professor Jane Guyer's visit to the African Studies Centre on Tuesday, 31st October 2017.
Professor Guyer gave a talk entitled ‘Pathways in Thought, Career, and Changing Times’ in the Dahrendorf Room at St Antony's College, Oxford.
Applications are invited from senior members of the University who wish either to visit one or more universities in South Africa or to senior members of South African universities who wish to visit Oxford.
SIAS can only submit a maximum of three applications to this call so we are introducing an SIAS internal selection process, any interested candidates need to meet the deadlines below:
SIAS intention to apply by: Monday 1st August at the very latest
The Exhibition Opening Reception, 11 Novemver 6-8pm in the Mary Ogilvie Lecture Theatre, St Anne’s College.
We are thrilled to announce the publication of the African Studies Newsletter 2014!
Thank you to all those who have contributed with articles, photographs and news, to reflect what turned out to be an exciting and memorable year for the African Studies Centre.
We are delighted to announce that the Society of Dance History Scholars has awarded the 2013 de la Torre Bueno Special Citation for scholarship in dance to Dance Circles: Movement, Morality and Self-fashioning in Urban Senegal by Dr Hélène Neveu-Kringelbach.