March 6, 2017

Dr Khan will talk about Partition's place in global history, and situate the South Asian refugee within the wider histories of refugee narratives.

The 1940s was the decade with the most recorded human displacement in world history.

Partition had many unique features...

February 16, 2017

Dr Xin Sun from the University of Oxford will talk about Post-Election Governance and Land Expropriations in Rural China.

An under-explored issue of quasi-democratic institutions in authoritarian regimes concerns the ability of institutions to impose binding restriction...

January 20, 2017

Professor Achcar will explore the long-term revolutionary and counter-revolutionary processes initiated by the Arab Spring and explore how these complex dynamics might reshape the Middle East.

The Arab Spring of 2011 was but the beginning of a long-term revolutionary pr...

January 20, 2017

Ivica's research looks at the effects of religious belief, belonging, and behaviour on people's altruistic and militant foreign policy views.

She finds that regardless of how religion is conceptualised, it invariably raises adherents' militant foreign policy views.

Its e...

January 7, 2017

With President Mugabe's health failing, succession battles within his own party continue, while the opposition parties remain in a state of disarray. Dr Tendi is a leading expert on Zimbabwe, will explore the complexities of Zimbabwe's politics of succession.


November 19, 2016

We are very pleased to announce our programme of seminars for the spring term.

These talks will be given by scholars working in Africa, Asia and the Middle East.

All seminars will take place on Wednesdays from 5:00 - 6:30pm in the Founder's Building, Royal Holloway, Univ...

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Global Politics and Development Centre

Department of Politics and International Relations

Royal Holloway

University of London

Egham, Surrey

TW20 0EX