‘The politics of things’ refers to the way in which objects and physical spaces remain crucial to political communication in a digital age as well as to the manner in which objects such as clothing and the built environment become politicized in particular contexts.
Giuseppe Marcocci is Associate Professor in Iberian History (European and Extra-European, 1450-1800), Exeter College. His main research interests lie at the intersection of politics, culture and religion across the early modern Iberian world.
Maria A. Gwynn is a Global Leaders Fellow at the Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford and a Research Fellow at University College, Oxford. She was formerly a postdoctoral research fellow at the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University.
Maria A. Gwynn, Blavatnik School of Government and University College
This presentation will examine societal responses to air pollution in China through a discussion of 'smog art'. Smog art, which refers to artwork that engages with the issue of severe ambient air pollution, has become increasingly common in China.
Graciela Iglesias-Rogers is currently principal investigator of the AHRC-funded project ‘The Hispanic-Anglosphere: transnational networks, global communities (late 18th-20th centuries)’ in partnership with the National Trust (Tyntesfield). She is Senior Lecturer in Modern Europ
Graciela Iglesias-Rogers, University of Winchester
This paper seeks to give an exposé on the association between economic globalisation poverty, and human trafficking in Nigeria. It asks the questions; do global economic inequalities facilitate trafficking in persons in Nigeria? Does globalisation boost development or worsen gender inequality?