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...

November 23, 2017

Is Narendra Modi a populist leader? Opinions are divided. 

In this presentation, Dr Vittorini looks at populism as a political style. 

From an examination of Modi’s performance of three key aspects of contemporary populism (identification with the people, anti-eliti...

June 11, 2017

The South Asian Enigma

A disproportionately high percentage of children in India suffer from malnourishment relative to India’s per-capita income levels and poverty rates, a phenomenon dubbed by researchers the South Asian enigma.

A recent survey found a marked improveme...

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...

September 1, 2016

Aditi's research explores issues of identity-politics, secularism, notions of nationhood and nationalism, and the issue of ownership in the context of Indian classical music relative to post-1991 economic liberalisation and globalisation in India.

Since India's freedom...

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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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