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Global Studies

Academic Staff

Senior Lecturer, Department of Language and Linguistics
Research interests: Intercultural and Interlanguage Pragmatics (pragmatic aspects of conversational interactions between native and non-native speakers); Pragmatics in language teaching; Pragmatics in translation
Professor, Department of Sociology
Research interests: Indigenous Peoples; Human Rights; Ethnic Studies; Colonialism; American Studies; Environmental Issues; Arts and Literature
Senior Lecturer, Department of Sociology
Research interests: Social class and stratification; economic sociology; migration, globalisation and governance; globalisation and policing; policing terrorism; the criminal justice system; social policy
Professor, Department of Government
SeNSS Director, Academic Section - Academic Services
Research interests: International conflict and cooperation; Empirical study of peacekeeping and post-conflict reconstruction; Social institutions and conflict management; Empirical study of gender and conflict
Senior Lecturer, Department of Literature Film and Theatre Studies (LiFTS)
Professor, Department of History
Research interests: the history of race and class; peasant/agrarian history labour history; comparative history; history of Southern Africa; history of imperialism; the slave trade
Professor, Department of Sociology
Research interests: Social theories of knowledge and ignorance; Economic sociology; Global health governance; Human rights-based approaches to health and development
Senior Lecturer, School of Philosophy and Art History
Research interests: tattooing and body modification in their historical and theoretical contexts; lowbrow, outsider, countercultural, kitsch and erotic art & visual culture; the visual and cultural contexts of sex and sadomasochism, including pornography; internet and digital art; methodologies of art historical and visual culture study
Professor, Department of History
Research interests: History of slavery and post-emancipation societies; Agrarian and peasant history; Political history of Nineteenth and twentieth century Brazil; Latin American popular culture; Capoeira - combat games and martial arts in the Black Atlantic
Senior Lecturer, School of Philosophy and Art History
Research interests: Art and science/medicine; Auguste Rodin's oeuvre; Nineteenth-century French sculpture; Architecture and urban planning in nineteenth-century Paris; Auguste Rodin and science; Jean-Martin Charcot and art; Objectivity and medical imagery; Medical portraiture; Nineteenth-century medical photography; Theories of degeneration and genius
Professor, Department of Sociology
Research interests: Gender and Sexuality; Economic and Feminist Anthropology (and Sociology); Development; Human Rights; Medical Anthropology; South Asia
Professor, Department of Literature Film and Theatre Studies (LiFTS)
Research interests: notions of world cinema, intercultural and transnational cinema; film and human rights; gender and feminist theory; film theory and affect
Lecturer, Department of Economics
Reader, Department of History
Research interests: Race and Ethnicity in East Asia; Social History of Drugs; Visual History, Southeast and East Asia; Social and Political History of Modern China; History of Public Health and Medicine in 20th century China; Food and Foodways; Global Environmental History; History of Religion in Modern East Asia; Global Public Health
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