Prize competition: ‘Global Inspirations’

Prize competition: ‘Global Inspirations’

Which Global Studies books have you found inspirational? Which texts best explained globalization to you? Which books have pushed the limits of thinking on the dynamics of globalization? The GSA is very keen to learn which books our members believe to be the key Global Studies texts. To find out we are launching an essay … Continue reading

Global Studies Association: Postgraduate Forum

This event has been cancelled ‘Working with Global Studies: Employability in an interdisciplinary field – problems and prospects’ 1st April 2014, Royal Holloway, University of London (Central London venue) Please contact Dr Anthony Cooper ( for more details and formal registration Global Studies comprises multi-disciplinary social science activity which aims to explore the dynamics of the world … Continue reading

‘Theories of Globalization’ Roundtable

The GSA is pleased to announce a Roundtable to mark the publication of Barrie Axford’s new book ‘Theories of Globalization’ (Polity Press). The panel will assess the likely impact of the book, its contribution to Global Studies, and its applicability to different academic disciplines. The author, Barrie Axford (Oxford Brookes), will have an opportunity to … Continue reading

new project: the art of betweenness

The Project Mike Murphy, PhD candidate at Royal Holloway, has begun an ambitious and fascinating project exploring the possibility of a non-teleological global theory that respects both the role of the subject and his/her context. This project rests on a complex critique of the ‘Western’ assumptions that lay at the heart of so much of … Continue reading

2014 GSA Conference News

‘Cultural Encounters and Global Connectivity’ Thursday 26th – Saturday 28th June 2014 Thanks to organizers Maria Rovisco and Sarah Lawson Welsh, the 2014 GSA conference will be hosted by York St. John University in the historic City of York. Additional information including keynote speakers and registration details will be distributed in due course.