Professor Chris Rumford

Professor Chris Rumford

Professor Chris Rumford, 1958-2016 It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Professor Chris Rumford who passed away suddenly last Friday. Chris played a central role in rejuvenating the Global Studies Association, becoming its Chair in 2011. He ensured that the GSA stayed active throughout his time as Chair promoting new initiatives and avenues for … Continue reading

Register Now: GSA 2016 Global (In)Securities

Register Now: GSA 2016 Global (In)Securities

GSA 2016 Global (In)Securities Centre for Global Justice St Mary’s University College Belfast 29 June 2016 – 1 July 2016 Keynote Speakers Marysia Zalewski (Aberdeen) and Jef Huysmans (Queen Mary) ‘Global (In-)Securities’ provides a platform to explore and discuss questions relating to the practices, technologies and experiences of securities and insecurities in a globalised world. … Continue reading

Book Launch: Human Rights in a Globalizing World

Book Launch: Human Rights in a Globalizing World

On Monday 14th March 2016 the GSA is excited to co-sponsor an event that will bring together academics to discuss Darren O’Byrne’s new publication.   Darren J. O’Byrne’s Human Rights in a Globalizing World: A Panel Discussion and Book Launch Digby Stuart Convent Parlour – 18:00 to 19:00 followed by wine reception Published by Palgrave … Continue reading

GSA 2016 Call for Papers

GSA 2016 Call for Papers

GSA 2016 Global (In)Securities Centre for Global Justice St Mary’s University College Belfast 29 June 2016 – 1 July 2016 ‘Global (In-)Securities’ provides a platform to explore and discuss questions relating to the practices, technologies and experiences of securities and insecurities in a globalised world. In recognition of the complexities that pertain to the question … Continue reading

European Sociological Association Mid-Term Conference

European Sociological Association Mid-Term Conference

European Sociological Association – RN 15 “Global, Transnational and Cosmopolitan Sociology” Mid-Term Conference “Globalization, supranational dynamics and local experience” 15-16 April, 2016, Milan (Italy) Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore Call for papers One of the main challenges that sociology and social sciences face today is to understand how individuals, collective actors and structures cope with the … Continue reading

GSA conference 2015

GSA conference 2015

Living the Global: the cultural experience of globalization Roehampton University, Thurs 2nd – Sat 4th July 2015 Keynote speakers (confirmed): Ian Woodward (Griffith University, Brisbane), author of Cosmopolitanism: Uses if the Idea Nick Stevenson (Nottingham), author of Cultural Citizenship: Cosmopolitan Questions. Rodanthi Tzanelli (Leeds), author of Olympic Ceremonialism and The Performance of National Character: From London 2012 to Rio 2016   … Continue reading

GSA 2015: Living the Global

GSA 2015: Living the Global

Living the Global: the cultural experience of globalization Roehampton University, Thurs 2nd – Sat 4th July 2015 Keynote speakers (confirmed): Ian Woodward (Griffith University, Brisbane), author of Cosmopolitanism: Uses if the Idea Nick Stevenson (Nottingham), author of Cultural Citizenship: Cosmopolitan Questions. ‘Living the global’ aims to explore an under-researched aspect of globalization; how people experience … Continue reading

Rethinking regions: Transnational and global perspectives

Rethinking regions: Transnational and global perspectives

  Rethinking regions: Transnational and global perspectives A one-day postgraduate workshop Keynote presentation by Dr. Ben Rosamond Thursday 23rd April 2015 Centre for Global and Transnational Politics, Royal Holloway, University of London Egham, Surrey, TW20 0EX Regions and regional integration are often analysed from a perspective that emphasizes the specificity of a region compared to others, … Continue reading