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Coronavirus COVID-19 information

The health, safety, and welfare of our students and staff is our number one priority at this uncertain time.

In line with current UK government advice and Oxford University guidelines, all departmental events have been cancelled or postponed and, where possible, our community is moving to work, research, teach and study from remotely using online resources. 

Please note that Manor Road Building will be closed from 16:00 (GMT) on Friday 20 March until further notice.

Updates will be sent regularly to staff and students via email as the situation evolves, however the latest information from the University and further information for DPIR employees can be found online.

The Oxford University Politics Blog

The Ineffective International Response to the Rohingya Crisis ─ A Paradox

The longstanding Rohingya crisis in Myanmar has generated massive human rights violations, becoming a humanitarian disaster. It is not only an internal matter for Myanmar, as it has...