Expertise and scholarship on China from across the social sciences at Oxford

Since its founding in 2002 with a generous grant from the Leverhulme Trust, the Contemporary China Studies Programme (CCSP) has offered a vibrant focal point for study and research on subjects concerning contemporary China and Chinese society.

The CCSP’s MSc in Contemporary Chinese Studies (previously the MSc in Modern Chinese Studies) brings more than 20 exceptionally talented students to Oxford per year and provides high quality graduate research training to those who wish to deepen their understanding of contemporary China.

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Departmental Lectureship in Contemporary Chinese Studies

Grade 7: £30,434 - £37,394 pa with discretionary range to £40,847 pa (salary effective from 1 August 2014

The Contemporary Chinese Studies Programme in the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies seeks applications from candidates in a social science discipline, with special reference to China, for a fixed term Departmental Lecturership for 12 months from 1 September 2014.


Complex Evolutions: Media and Democratization in Contemporary Asia

Friday, 5 September, 2014 - 10:00 to Saturday, 6 September, 2014 - 18:00
St Antony's College, University of Oxford

The relationship between mass media and democratization is multifaceted, and such intricacy is particularly prominent in the Asian context, where divergences in media systems co-exist with juxtapositions of different regime types ranging from functional democracies, hybrid polities, to non-democr

China’s Rise and Structural Transformation in Africa: Ideas and Opportunities

Friday, 17 October, 2014 - 17:00
Doctorow Lecture Room, St Edmund Hall

Justin Yifu Lin is currently professor and honorary dean, National School of Development at Peking University, and vice-chairman of the All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce. He was the senior vice president and chief economist of the World Bank, 2008-2012.

Justin Yifu Lin (Peking University)