This article focuses on the rationale for Putin's recent military escalation in Syria and long-standing alliance with Assad, which has persisted despite considerable costs to Russia's economy and diplomatic relations with Sunni-majority states in the Arab world.
Prof Gwendolyn Sasse gave an interview on German public radio (ARD-SWR) yesterday morning about the situation in Ukraine ahead of the local elections this Sunday.
The Council for Social Development will be releasing their publication India Social Development Report 2014: Challenges of Public Health on Thursday October 15th, 2015, at the India International Centre, New Delhi.
Kate Sullivan featured in a workshop and panel discussion on the theme of Modi's foreign policy at Boston University's Pardee School of Global Studies on 7 October.
Second year MPhil in REES student, Sam Ramani, provides a counter-argument to Russia's current policy of conducting airstrikes to bolster Assad against ISIS in Syria, by arguing that ISIS can only be durably undermined through trilateral diplomacy involving Russia, Iran and Saudi Arabia.
A number of articles have been specially selected by Kama Maclean, Editor of South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies, to be free to view until 31st December 2015.
Professor McCartney will today be speaking at the English-Speaking Union on the topic of Contemporary Pakistan. This follows on from his appearance last year, focussing on India. The talk takes place at 12.30 today at the Sharnbrook Hotel in Bedford.
Prof Gwen Sasse was part of a transdisciplinary discussion at the House of World Cultures in Berlin on 3 October where she gave a lecture in reaction to the work by the artistic collective Slavs and Tatars. The discussion touched on issues such as the perception of time, identity, ‘the self vs.
This interdisciplinary study explores the persistent differences between Russian and Western leaders about most Western-led military campaigns and about Russia's own use of force in the CIS region. What does this tell us about emerging norms on the use of force in humanitarian crises?
Faculty and former students at the African Studies Centre have worked together to produce a major state-of-the-art publication, the Routledge Handbook of African Politics.
As part of its 30 year anniversary celebrations, the International Gender Studies Centre is co-hosting a research day focusing on gender in African Studies on Saturday 11th May 2013 at Lady Margaret Hall.
African Studies alumnus Alex Noyes (MSc 2010-11) has had a shortened version of his MSc dissertation published in the latest edition of African Studies Quarterly (Volume 13, Issue 4).
Plan Condor: Francesca Lessa co-authored an article with Pierre-Louis Le Goff and was published by Al Jazeera’s Opinion section