Category: News

Marie Beauchamps joins SPIR

Marie Beauchamps joined the School of Politics and International Relations as a Marie Skłodowska-Curie postdoc fellow on 1 May 2019. She is the author of Governing Affective Citizenship: Denaturalization, Belonging, and Repression (Rowman and Littlefield International, 2019).

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Publication: “Eyes Bigger than Stomachs: Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Qatar in Syria”

Author: Chris Phillips

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Publication: “A Climate of Scarcity: Electricity in India, 1899–2016”

Author: Liz Chatterjee

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Kimberly Hutching’s New Book: ‘Can Political Violence Ever Be Justified?’

Kimberly Hutchings, Professor of Politics and International Relations and Head of School has co-authored a book with Elizabeth Frazer, Associate Professor of Politics at the University of Oxford.
Available now.

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Updated! TheoryLAB and Doing IPS: Work-in-progress Seminar Series

A new work-in-progress seminar for staff and PhD students in SPIR begins in January 2019, under the joint umbrella of TheoryLAB and Doing IPS. Updated schedule now added.

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Mike Magcamit joins SPIR

Mike Magcamit is a Marie Skodowlska-Curie fellow who will be working with Lee for two years on a project entitled The Divine Tragedy of Securing the Sacred: Security, Religion and Nationalism in Southeast Asia.

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Research Project: Mobile People

Co-directed by Professors Engin Isin and Kimberley Hutchings, Queen Mary University of London Leverhulme Trust Doctoral Scholarships (QMUL-LTDS) will involve 21 PhD research projects (2018-2023) concerned with how the world is being dynamically constituted by mobile people in active and novel ways and how this affects fundamental social and political institutions.

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Janne Autto (University of Lapland) to visit SPIR from 14th-26th January

Janne Autto from the University of Lapland will be visiting SPIR 14-26 January 2019; Janne will be located in Office 2.24, Arts One Building.

Besides exploring research cooperation between SPIR and Faculty of Social Science at the University of Lapland, he will be working with Jef Huysmans on security and austerity. Janne’s visit also aims at establishing a Finnish connection with the Doing International Political Sociology network.

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Clive Gabay’s New Book: ‘Imagining Africa: Whiteness and the Western Gaze’

The book discusses the long history of idealism concerning the potential of economic and political developments in Africa, the latest iteration of which emerged around the time of the 2007-8 global financial crisis. Gabay takes a historical approach to questions concerning change and international order as these apply to Africa in Western imaginaries. Challenging traditional postcolonial …

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Professor Debbie Lisle visits QM

Professor Debbie Lisle (Queen’s University Belfast) – editor of International Political Sociology Journal- visits GPU’s International Political Sociology Seminar Series as keynote guest on 29 November 2018. Professor Lisle will give a public lecture on: ‘what does it mean to do IPS and what differences in approaches, methods, topics make IPS an intellectually interesting site of …

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