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Jonathan Clarke, IGSD Thematic Fellow, was interviewed on TV news about winter crop devastation

Jonathan Clarke talks to local news about the challenges and consequences of the extended floods in the Cotswolds for local farming and regional and National food supply chains.


Hita Unnikrishnan published a newspaper article

Dr Hita Unnikrishnan, IGSD new Assistant Professor, together with Prof. Harini Nagendra, has published a newspaper article 'How Bengaluru's lakes disappeared' in The Indian Express. There they discussed what it means for the local communities that once a city of lakes and a community centre for its neighbourhoods critical for local economies and sacred cosmologies, biodiversity and human wellbeing, Bengaluru's lifeworld has dried up due to climate change.


New paper published in CITIES

New paper on the use of participatory mapping in Brazilian marginalised communities led by Dr Vangelis Pitidis and entitled 'Advancing equitable ‘resilience imaginaries’ in the Global South through dialogical participatory mapping: Experiences from informal communities in Brazil' has been published in the Cities Journal. This is a methodological paper presenting the outcomes of Vangelis's work in an number of projects and focuses on resilience building through geospatial data generation.

Tue 16 Apr 2024, 16:09 | Tags: Vangelis Pitidis

IGSD Fellow published a book chapter on polity diffusion

Dr. Aijan SharshenovaLink opens in a new window, a research fellow working on SHAPEDEM-EULink opens in a new window project at the IGSD, published a book chapter on polity diffusion and regime security in Central Asia. Her contribution explores the politics of autocracy promotion, autocracy diffusion, authoritarian learning and know-how exchange between Central Asian republics and Russia, a regional trend-setter.

The book is published by German publisher Nomos with the support of the the Centre of German and European Studies (CGES/ZDES) at Bielefeld University and the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). It is available to pre-purchase at the publisher's websiteLink opens in a new window, and will be available for download as soon as it is published.


SHAPEDEM-EU publishes third podcast series' episode

SHAPEDEM-EU, a transnational research project, where the University of Warwick is a partner, published third episode of its podcast series “Democracy Support Dialogues”. In this podcast episode, Professor Jamil Mouawad from the American University of Beirut engages in a frank conversation with the podcast Fabian Schöppner about democratic practices and the important contexts for democracy support in the EU's Southern Neighbourhood.

The third episode featuring Professor Jamil Mouawad, American University of Beirut, is available at the following platform:


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