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
Grade 7: £30,738 to £37,768 per annum
Fixed term until September 2019
The School is pleased to announce the following Research Projects.
Dr Miles Larmer from African Studies and History has been awarded a Consolidator Grant by the ERC - Comparing the Copperbelt: Political Culture and Knowledge Production in Central Africa
Congratulations to Andrea Purdekova on the publication of her book Making Ubumwe: Power, State and Camps in Rwanda’s Unity-Building Process, published in late 2015 with Berghahn Books.
The African Studies Centre is delighted to announce a new fieldwork bursary for our on-course MSc in African Studies students.
Since the terrorist attacks of 9/11, ‘terrorism’ has increasingly become a matter of political, public, and academic concern. Yet what exactly do we mean by ‘terrorism’, and how does it apply in an African context?
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
Dr Nic Cheeseman and one of his doctoral students, Dan Paget, are co-authors of a new book called Politics Meets Policies: The Emergence of Programmatic Political Parties.
A short version of Sean Avery’s 2012 report for the AHRC Omo Valley Project has been published as an illustrated booklet. It summarises the potential impact on Kenya’s Lake Turkana of hydropower and large-scale irrigation development in the Omo Valley.
This book is the first attempt to understand Boko Haram in a comprehensive and consistent way. It examines the early history of the sect and its transformation into a radical armed group.
In October 1999, in the KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa, the son of a white farmer was killed by the black tenants on his land. This was the subject of Jonny Steinberg's 2002 book, Midlands.