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Marie Beauchamps joins SPIR

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).

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

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

Scarcity in the Modern World brings together world-renowned scholars to examine how concerns about the scarcity of environmental resources such as water, food, energy and materials have developed, and subsequently been managed, from the 18th to the 21st century. These multi-disciplinary contributions situate contemporary concerns about scarcity within their longer history, and address recent forecasts and debates surrounding the future scarcity of fossil fuels, renewable energy and water up to 2075. This book offers a fresh way of tackling the…

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Mike Magcamit joins SPIR

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.

Research Project: Mobile People

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.

Event: Tankers, Tycoons, and the Making of Modern Regimes of Law, Labour, and Finance

Event: Tankers, Tycoons, and the Making of Modern Regimes of Law, Labour, and Finance

The latest in the event series “Mobility: Peoples, Things, Words” is organised by Queen Mary Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences (IHSS) and Queen Mary University of London Leverhulme Trust Doctoral Scholars (QMUL-LTDS) programme. This speaker series focuses on mobility not only as a geographic or historical movement but also social, political and cultural circulation of peoples, things and words.

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

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.