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Warwick international relations researcher awarded major grant to study Latin America’s contributions to the development of global norms and institutions

The ways in which Latin American states shaped, and were themselves in turn shaped by, the development of the complex of international norms, institutions, and practices that help structure world politics will be better understood thanks to a new research grant won by Dr Tom Long of the University of Warwick’s Department of Politics and International studies, and Dr Carsten-Andreas Schulz, an assistant professor at Pontificia Universidad Católica in Chile.

Wed 05 May 2021, 09:42 | Tags: Grants, research, Faculty of Social Science, Latin America, PAIS

Researchers point to populism’s appeal to victimhood and resentment

A new study from the Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Warwick combines research on populist rhetoric, emotions and security in order to examine how particular groups of voters are mobilized.

 


Confessions of the Flesh - Fourth volume of Michel Foucault's History of Sexuality published in English

"He spoke of his work as a ‘history of the present’, an examination of how we got to where we are, how what is currently taken for granted was made possible. With the publication of his lecture courses, and now this book, we are continually finding new work to explore and think with him.” The publication today of the first English translation of Confessions of the Flesh has been welcomed by Professor Stuart Elden, one of the leading experts on French philosopher Michel Foucault’s work.

Tue 16 Feb 2021, 16:04 | Tags: Book, Philosophy, Translation, Faculty of Social Science, PAIS

Exploring the impact of COVID-19 on BAME carers in Coventry and Leicester

The impact of COVID-19 on older people and their carers in Coventry and Leicester’s BAME communities will be explored as part of a major new study into how social and economic inequalities have affected health and care provision during the pandemic.


Online toolkit created to support grassroots volunteering

An easy to use online toolkit has been launched by a researcher from the University of Warwick to help anyone motivated to volunteer in the Global South to turn their ambitions into practical action. 


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