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
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.
African Studies Beyond the Binary: Critical Encounters at the Intersection
Researching Africa Day is a conference for graduate students, and abstract submissions are welcome from graduate students only.
Saturday 3 March 2018. St Antony’s College, University of Oxford.
Abstract submissions are due by midnight of Friday 19 January 2018. Abstracts may vary between 150 and 350 words, and be attached as a PDF or Microsoft Word document. The document should specify the applicant’s university, full name, email address and the topic or topics to which they think the paper would best belong. They should be submitted to RADOxford2018@gmail.com.
On Thursday, 16th November 2017 we were joined by David Brown (Oxford), who gave a seminar entitled 'African Studies Seminar: The Social Dimensions of Land Rights Reform in Liberia'.
His Imperial Majesty, the Ooni of Ife, Oba (King) Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi will visit the African Studies Centre, on Monday 27 November, 2017.
Daisy Onyige's visit to the African Studies Centre on Thursday, 9th November 2017.
Her talk was entitled ‘Economic Globalization, Poverty, and human trafficking in Nigeria’, and took place in the Pavilion Room at St Antony's College, Oxford
"Zimbabwe: The UK’s misguided role in the rise and fall of Mnangagwa"
A short piece written by Miles Tendi in African Arguments.
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