NOVEMBER 2017 Congratulations to CISRUL alumna Alena Thiel who completed her PhD in 2016. She has been awarded a postdoctoral grant in the DAAD PRIME fellowship scheme. Her new project “The production of measurement policies in Africa” is located in the emerging field of biometric identity registration. It focuses on the interaction of policy makers, donor agencies … Continue reading CISRUL Alumna Alena Thiel Awarded Postdoctoral Grant
FEBRUARY 2017 Guest Speaker: David Howard talk for CISRUL on 20th of February, 14:00 to 16:00 in KQG3. The ‘New Urban Agenda’ initiated at the UN-Habitat III meeting in 2016 re-instated the need for ‘good urbanisation’ and ‘proper urban legislation’ in order to fulfil the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Of the many goals outlined, the aim ‘to … Continue reading Shelter, Security, and Tenure: Formalising Downtown Kingston, Jamaica
Workshop 27 May, 9:00-18:00 Speakers: Speakers include Professor Crawford Gribbon, Dr Ian Campbell (both Queen’s University Belfast), Dr Clare Hawes (St Andrews) and Dr Christian Liddy (Durham) An all-day workshop highlighting the historical developments and implications of political community. This event is co-hosted by the Centre for Citizenship, Civil Society and the Rule of Law (CISRUL) … Continue reading Political Community in Historical Perspective Medieval and Early Modern
Applications are now open for PhD Studentships beginning in the 2016/17 Academic Year. Please visit our Funding Page to learn more or email Lisa Baxter with enquiries.
February 2016 I am pleased to report the publication of our edited volume Religion as a Category of Governance and Sovereignty in May 2015 by the European publisher Brill. The volume was the outcome of the British Academy conference which CISRUL co-hosted in 2010, and of the workshop held at Aberdeen in 2012. I was the lead editor … Continue reading Trevor Stack, CISRUL Director