April 2, 2019

India, Ethiopia, and Nigeria share many challenges vis-a-vis their food security - high population numbers and population growth, high urbanisation rates, and increasingly adverse effects of climate change on agricultural production and water security. This project, fi...

October 16, 2017

Julia Gallagher will talk about her new research project on architecture and statehood in South Africa. This talk takes place at 12.00 in Founders, room FW101.

All welcome.

October 11, 2017

Next Wednesday, 18 October, there will be two research talks from AAME members. Julia Gallagher will talk about her work on architecture and statehood in South Africa at 12.00 and Thomas Stubbs will talk about urban slum development in Rwanda and Kenya at 4.30.

Both tal...

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...

October 26, 2016

On Thursday 3 November 2016, a BISA PGN funded workshop entitled 'The Process and Challenges of Conducting Research on Africa: From the Library to the Field' will be held at Senate House, Malet Street, London, WC1E 7HU.

The BISA Young Researchers Workshops are one-day w...

September 1, 2016

Lyn completed her PhD in September 2016. Her research explored ideas of family, the Commonwealth, and Africa with specific focus on Rwanda and Zimbabwe.

​Since completing, Dr Johnstone has been busy planning and hosting a workshop for postgraduate researchers on the p...

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Global Politics and Development Centre

Department of Politics and International Relations

Royal Holloway

University of London

Egham, Surrey

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