This list provides a forum for discussion emerging from the ESRC seminar series, Activism, Volunteering and Citizenship.
Bringing together researchers, scholars, citizens, journalists, politicians, civil servants working in/on Afghanistan
One of several internet forums associated with CEPMLP specifically focusing on AFRICA in matters of energy, natural resources, oil and gas and mining and in their more general role in international economic law, policy and economics.
To provide a forum for academics and activists to discuss African social movements. To circulate information about upcoming events and mobilise support. To provide linkages between activists and academics in Africa and the UK.
This list is for announcements from the Association for Heterodox Economics
The AOAlist group was created at the end of 2002 by a group of researchers interested in the actor-oriented approach. This approach has been developed and worked by Norman Long and colleagues in the Agricultural University of Wageningen, in the Netherlands. Originally applied in the field of rural development, an important number of researches has extended its application to many areas of the analysis of processes of social change and development interventions. The list purpose is to facilitate the opinion's interchange among the participants, and the organization of 'virtual seminars' through it.
Assessing Accession - Central & Eastern Europe in the EU is a new Research Forum that aims to bring together researchers, academics, students and practitioners with a specific interest in developing a broader understanding of how the EU's political institutions and policy-making structures have impacted on, and been impacted by, the EU's new Central and East European member states.
This is a discussion list for anyone involved in attitudes research whether it is methodological, theoretical or applied.
BACES aim is to promote the subject area of European Studies in Higher Education in Britain, on behalf of UK institutions.
Announcements and discussion list for the Korean Studies community in the United Kingdom.
This list is for those who are working on or who are interested in any aspect of BBC history, to keep members in touch with each other,with current work and to publicise events.
The Postgraduate Network is here to provide postgraduate members of the British International Studies Association with a more fulfilling membership experience through academic/professional development and networking opportunities. The list will help facilitate postgraduate discussions about international studies by linking students from all universities from across the UK and further afield, and will help organise postgraduate oriented workshops and conferences. <HTML> = </HTML>
This list will be used by and for members of the Britain Nepal Academic Council, and associated academic colleagues, for sharing information on conferences, workshops and #other events in relation to Nepal studies
British Government@LSE is an new initiative currently based in the Government Department to promote and develop research on British Government being conducted at the LSE. We hold public events and produce research publications. British Government@LSE will be a focus for scholars in the Government Department and around the School who are analyzing and commenting on these developments. It will also host high profile public lectures, seminars, symposia and visiting speaker programmes addressing scholars, civil and public servants and students of British politics and it #will support the British Politics and Policy Blog.
Encourage discussion and application of Bourdieuian social theory within sociology Connect Bourdieuian researchers to generate and consolidate theoretical knowledge To facilitate networking and discussion through organised activities To support postgraduate students who are engaging with Bourdieu
This list is used by the Race & Ethnicity Study Group and Race Forum (British Sociological Association), to make announcements of forthcoming events and programmes.
This list is for all those interested in historical and comparative sociology. It is a list connected to the BSA Historical and Comparative Study Group but you do not need to be a member of the BSA to subscribe
This list is used by the Centre for learning and teaching sociology, anthropology and politics -C-SAP- for announcements and discussion. This list has been retained - 29/04/2013
This list is used for discussion and support purposes for postgraduate run projects supported by C-SAP, part of the HE Academy This list has been retained - 29/04/2013
The list will complement the journal 'Capital and Class'(ISSN 0 309 8786) The intention is to have a forum for open discussion of research and teaching issues around marxist political economy.
This list is used by researchers associated with the Contemporary China Research Resources Collection Project to discuss their projects.
The list caters primarily the communication needs of the collaborative research network "Centrifugal Europe: State, Sovereignty and the future of European integration", wider community of scholars of European Studies and scholars working on aspects of societal, national and European integration processes across the EU member-states. The mailing list will be used to facilitate exchange, communicate news and updates of research activities of the network.
The list comprises academics mainly UK from various disciplines with interests in research and teaching on hazardous child labour and health.
This Network provides a space for critical learning, dialogue and exchange between practitioners, academics, policy makers and children and young people to innovate thinking and practice concerning children's participation
This list accompanies the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) funded Seminar Series on 'Citizenship and the Environment'. It will be used to provide announcements about the seminar series and will also provide a forum for 'between seminars discussion'.
Academic discussion of the relationship between urban change and religion. Key themes: geographies of secularisation and the 'post-secular'; Significance of 'faith-based organisations' in urban planning and policy; Significance of religion for urban politics and urban social cohesion.
Issues concerning all aspects of civil society and its interplay with government/impact on governance. Keywords: civil society/state/government/ governance/politics/democracy/non-governmental organisations/ democratisation
This is a list for academics, students, faith organisations and activists working in the field of migration, refugees and the politics of belonging.
The list provides a forum for discussion and debate between academics studying forms of community asset and land ownership. This is a growing area of public policy and the list is aimed at academics engaged with community ownership and control of public services, housing, community facilities and cooperatives.
Reitavas Conference delegate listings
To discuss key features of work and employment from a radical and labour focused perspective
RESEARCHING HOW EUROPEAN INTEGRATION SHAPES THE WAY WE LIVE The Centre for Research on the European Matrix (CRonEM) is a new multidisciplinary research centre housed in the School of Politics at the University of Surrey. At CRonEM, we research European integration as a matrix of overlapping layers of governance, institutions and processes that shape how people of this continent live their lives and are governed, as well as how Europe engages the rest of the world. Our Mail Group will keep interested parties informed of our events and will also allow members to exchange information with each other. CRONEM was previously known as the Centre for Research on Nationalism, Ethnicity and Multiculturalism. A legacy page which hosts information about CRONEMs previous work and events (2004-12) will be available soon at www.surrey.ac.uk/cronem Please see below an archive of previous postings (September 2005 - August 2012).
A discussion list for students based in UK HEIs funded through C-SAP This list has been retained - 29/04/2013
The Trans-Pennine Working Group is an international, democratic membership organisation committed to developing a materialist critique of capitalism, unconstrained by conventional academic divisions between subjects.
The members of this list share information on and discuss issues related to international cultural relations across disciplines. Keywords include (but are not limited to): cultural relations/dialogue, arts/cultural policy, diplomacy, foreign policy, national identity, cultural/linguistic diversity, globalization, power, hegemony.
The Cyber-Society-Live mailing list is a moderated discussion list for those who are interested in the interdisciplinary and academic study of Cyber Society in all its manifestations.
The list will provide information for those interested in the study of Development Politics, in particular it will provide details of the activities of the Development Politics Study Group of the Political Studies Association.
A critical approach to the sociology of disability is timely given the challenges facing disabled people under the current coalition government in the UK. This Study Group aims to reclaim the alost sociology of disability
Drama Theory generalises game theory by applying the metaphor of drama to human interaction. Analysis focuses on how characters frame, resolve and are transformed by interactions. It embraces irrationality and emotions. Applications in peace studies, politics, psychology, economics and HCI.
This list is for the discussion of issues relating to the European Cultural Policy and Practice and the related subject pedagogy of universities and independent organisations. Cross disciplinary approaches including Museums, Heritage, Galleries, Performing/Visual Arts, Festivals, etc are encouraged.
This list is for circulating information to members of the Standing Group on Third World Politics of the European Consortium for Political Research.
The list seeks to enable and support debates and information exchanges amongst social scientists interested in Latin American politics within the ECPR. It aims to encourage research, as well as the regular gatherings of researchers working on that field, and the organisation of related workshops at the ECPR Joint Sessions and other ECPR events.
The European Health Policy Group is organised by a Steering Committee made up of John Appleby, Anna Dixon, Zeynep Or and Jan Kees Helderman. The objective of the group is to provide a forum for health policy analysts, political scientists, economists and policy makers to discuss the structure of, and changes to, health care systems. The EHPG also meets twice a year in autumn and spring at which research papers are discussed from a comparative and multi disciplinary perspective. Autumn meetings are held in London and are now hosted by The King's Fund. Spring meetings are held in another European location and hosted by a national organisation.
This list is used by the European Network for the Analysis of Political Text (ENAPT) for networking and coordination purposes.
Environmental-Labour-Research@jiscmail.ac.uk is a multidisciplinary mailing list for researchers who are interested in the relationship between labour, trade unions, production, sustainable development and globalisation/North-South relations.
The European Research Group on Political Attitudes and Mentalities (EPAM) has been founded in 2012 as a Research Group. The founding members are faculties and researchers from all over Europe interested in political attitudes modeling and simulation. Political Attitudes represent a complex issue of research not only for political and social scientists, but also for computer scientists, historians of political culture and religion. EPAM Research Group is trying to aggregate both Eastern and Western European experts in an interdisciplinary research framework focused on the analysis and prediction of political attitudes. This interdisciplinary research framework includes a peer-review journal and annual workshop and conference. The EPAM Research Group organizes the annual International Workshop on the Simulation of Political Attitudes and Mentalities, SIMPAM, the annual European Conference on Political Attitudes and Mentalities, ECPAM. EPAM has created an online peer-review research journal, European Quarterly of Political Attitudes and Mentalities, EQPAM.
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To encourage scholarly research and exchange between academics on issues related to ethnic minorities, minority rights, and the origin, development and settlement of ethnic conflicts Keywords: ethnic minorities; minority rights; origin, development and settlement of ethnic conflicts.
The list aims to provide a channel of communication and information for members about activities and events in the field of EU environmental politics.
List to support a British Academy International Networks Project.
A group concerned that academic inquiry should help humanity acquire more wisdom by rational means. Wisdom is taken to be the capacity to realize what is of value in life, for oneself and others. It includes knowledge, understanding and technological know-how, and much else besides.
A group concerned to discuss issues arising in connection with the view that academic inquiry should help humanity acquire more wisdom by rational means. Wisdom is taken to be the capacity to realize what is of value in life, for oneself and others. It includes knowledge, understanding and technological know-how, and much else besides.
This list supports the Fuel Poverty Postgraduate Network and provides a virtual forum for postgraduate researchers to share ongoing research on fuel poverty, seek out potential collaborations, and develop an understanding of how findings can be effectively disseminated.
This list connects a multi disciplinary and international community of researchers investigating the growth of private urban governance. The list-owner co-founded this community in 1999, which meets F2F every two years.
This list is used by the British International Studies Association (BISA) Gendering International Relations Working Group to disseminate information about current activities, events and research.
This is a general discussion list, electronic noticeboard and networking facility for academics working on environmental politics. It is a forum for requests, debate, announcements and information (news, research projects, conferences, new books and courses) on any matters which fall within the broad range of the discipline.
A forum for researchers and policy experts in the field of Global Social Policy to share information and discuss about publications, research projects, policy initiatives, and upcoming events. Of interest to individuals working in the areas of Social Policy, Sociology, Politics, Economics, Development Studies and International Relations.
This list is for academics and practitioners engaged or interested in the field of health policy futures research.
A list for scholars interested in exploring the evolved and inherently contradictory nature of humans and their institutions.
This list is to encourage academic discourse on the impact of the International Declaration of Human Rights 50 years on. Open to researchers and students, this list seeks to explore current issues and questions of the future relevance of the declaration & to be a general information resource.
This list is used by the International and Comparative Social Policy Group of the Social Policy Association to support its wider activities and to promote and facilitate discussion and networks between researchers and teachers in the fields of international and comparative Social Policy
This is a list for members of the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Public Administration
Imperial Atlantic supports research and discussion concerning the impact, support mechanisms, and legacies of Atlantic slavery, raciologies, the 'black' Atlantic, and their diasporas. The focus being on the peoples of Africa, the Caribbean, North America, Latin America, and South America.
International boundaries, both on land and at sea, are often a major source of stress between states. This list provides a forum for the exchange of information and ideas relating to the management of international borders, particularly the peaceful resolution of boundary-related conflict.
This group is aimed at joining individuals and organisations within HE, the cultural heritage sector and public service broadcasting, in order to join up ways in which each area plans to digitally commemorate the events of the First World war. This join-up will deliver content from across the public sector in order to increase education and research on WW1
The list aims to circulate information on seminars, events and opportunities among behavioural and experimental researchers in the London area. It also aims to promote the organisation of informal seminars, inter-disciplinary workshops, specialisation courses and other useful occasions to share ideas, joint works, and collaborative networks in the area of behavioural and experimental research.
The Labour and Society Research Group (LSRG) was established in 2009 by academics from Newcastle University and Northumbria University. <HTML> http://www.northumbria.ac.uk/sd/academic/sass/about/humanities/history/groups/lsrg </HTML>
The list supports researchers who are developing techniques to map political party policy preferences based on official political party documents (primarily, but not exclusively, party manifestos). This field has been developing in political science since the inception of the Manifesto Research Group within the European Consortium of Political Research in 1979.
The Marxist Cultural Network is a loose affiliation of academics, educators, activists and students working within the field of Marxist and radical cultural studies and politics. By Marxism we understand a broad theoretical framework ranging from the classical texts of Marxism through the diverse traditions and currents of Western Marxism to the current critiques of post-Marxism. We are also committed to the study and analysis of the many histories and activism of Marxist inspired anti- capitalist political struggle and their legacies in terms of the contemporary conjuncture.
The aim of the MeCCSA (Media, Communication and Cultural Studies Association) Policy Network is to exchange ideas and research findings, but also to join with civil society in their debates with the regulators, the broadcasters and the Government.
a list devoted to issues concerning the experience of PhD students in communication, culture and media studies in the UK. Topics discussed will concern: publications and career opportunities and issues teaching and research as a PhD student in ccm departments/degrees social aspects of the PhD experience (issues of gender, race, age, family etc) philosophical and academic issues related to the PhD experience and status
This mailing list aims at creating online a collective space for reflection on alternatives, through art, to the established political system.
This list is an activity of the Migration and Law Network. It is open to those whose research or teaching interests include UK immigration and asylum law.
Electronic discussion forum of the research network on minority languages in Europe.
The LSE Migration Studies Unit MSU was founded in 2007. It promotes the cross-disciplinary study of migration and is open to academics, students and policy-makers.
The LSE Migration Studies Unit's Reading Group organises meetings on fortnightly basis. Students, acdemics and practitioners interested in migration issues are invited to discuss key texts in the field. Such issues include: migration and development; highly skilled immigration; refugee policy; immigration law; theories of migration; migration and integration; family migration and international coordination of migratory flows.
This list if for the Neoliberal education working group of the Public Interest Research Network.
For all those interested in discussing newsfilm, as well as sharing and advocating its use in research and teaching.
This list is intended for the Network for Library & Information Specialists(NGLIS) Committee to make announcements to their members and for members to ask questions and share their expertise about information, strategy, services, publications and projects.
This list is to provide an electronic discussion forum for students and staff on the University of Nottingham's Masters in Public Administration and Masters in Public Policy programmes on issues relating to public administration, public management and public policy. The list will also include Staff/Practitioners/Policy-makers from other institutions
This list is used by the Non-religion and Secularity Research Network (NSRN) to make announcements regarding the academic study of non-religion and secularity. The NSRN-DISCUSS list is available for enquiries and discussion.
This list is used by the Non-religion and Secularity Research Network NSRN to make enquiries and hold discussion related to study of non-religion and secularity. The NSRN-ANNOUNCE list is available for more formal announcements.
The OceanLaw Mailing List is an un-moderated academic and professional e-mail list for the discussion of issues and the exchange of information relating to the international law of fisheries and related law of the sea and international law subjects, such as the protection of the marine environment or maritime boundary claims.
This mailing list emerged from the workshop on performance and political subjectivity held as part of the Oecumene Symposium "Opening the Boundaries of Citizenship" at the Open University (Feb 6-11th, 2012). It is meant to allow participants to further conversations started in the workshop.
The list is to help establish an international network of those (academics, crime and justice practitioners) interested in organised crime and extortion racket systems. It is linked to GLODERS (the Global Dynamics of Extortion Racket Systems), a European Commission funded research project, www.gloders.eu. Announcements of conferences, jobs, and projects welcome.
This list is intended to accompany the AHRC funded research network - Partitions: What are they good for? This is an international research network comprising cutting-edge, interdisciplinary and comparative research on political partitions across a wide historical and geographical span.
This list aims to encourage collaboration between scholars who are active in researching the interface between politics and business, in order to develop, promote and advance theoretical, comparative and empirical understanding of the study field.
The list provides a forum for communication between members of the Policing Network of the British Society of Criminology. Anyone interested in joining the Network can do so by contacting the list owner.
Official mailinglist of the Critical Political Economy Research Network of the European Sociological Association. http://criticalpoliticaleconomy.net/
The Working Group on Citizen Participation includes researchers and practitioners working in a range of policy fields in Scotland, and is open to anyone interested in related issues. It aims to foster dialogue and knowledge exchange; build a network that cuts across disciplinary boundaries and policy silos; create a platform for practice-led collaborative research.
A Mailing List for the FDTL5 PREPOL Project.
Research network designed to look at emerging issues in egalitarian political philosophy and public policy.
For UK graduate students studying politics; run by the Graduate Network of the PSA (Political Studies Association)
Electronic discussion and announcement list for South Asian politics
This is the official e-list of the PSA women and politics group. It is open to members of the PSA women and politics group. The PSA women and politics group exists for women in the profession and for those researching sex, gender and politics (broadly defined). The list will faciliate discussion amongst members and encourage the exhchange of research and conference announcements.
This list is used by members of the Network at the IGRS to discuss issues related to psychoanalysis and politics
The list is for Corporate and Public Affairs academics and practitioners interested in International Research. ie Campaigns, Lobbying and Regulation
A group convened through the British and Irish Association for Practical Theology (www.biapt.org.uk), which brings together academics, research students and researching professionals in the field of pastoral care, practical theology and Christian social ethics. This group aims to facilitate networking amongst BIAPT members interested in developing issues in public theology, or the interaction between faith traditions and social policy, political economy and civil society.
Radix - Radical Interpretations of Disasters and Radical Solutions
List for announcements relating to statistics about society, and their political context and impact. Moderated by Radical Statistics Group Troika.
Its purpose is to link researchers interested in the topic of religion and politics in various national and international contexts.
To discuss implications of the Re-Use of Public Sector Regulations and consequent implications for Research Institutions
This list is used as an exchange platform for the University Association for Contemporary European Studies (UACES) supported Collaborative Research Network (CRN) "Romanis in Europe". The CRN already counts around 60 members, around the half of whom are UK based. The specific interest of the network lies with the evaluative research with the focus on policies targeting Romani communities, allowing their geographic mobility and determining their relationship with the European and national institutions.
Regional Studies Association Student Members discussion forum.
This list welcomes participation from researchers and others interested in contemporary and historical aspects of civil-military relations in Russia. Key words and phrases: civil-military relations society-military relations civilian control legitimacy and the armed forces military in politics
To discuss the concept of alternative tertiary education, with the suggested manifestation being an independent school of environmental poetics and creativity (though quasi connected to other tertiary educational institutions). Internationalist, but with a strong uk presence. The list will enable discussion between academics and practitioners re the possible creation of such a school - the issues surrounding independent teaching, relationships with universities, artists etc.
This list is for researchers interested in the communication of science and the strategic use of science by interests in society. It is a working group of the Public Interest Research Network
This list is used by an international group of academics and practitioners dedicated to analysing and producing material on Scotland, in a variety of disciplines (i.e. history, literature, language, politics, etc.). It will be used primarily for the announcement of relevant events, and as a discussion forum.
This list is devoted to exploring the impact of sectarianism on economic, political and cultural life in Scotland. It is run by the Sectarianism in Scotland working group of the Public Interest Research Network
This is the mailing list of the ECPR Standing Group on Security Issues.The list deals with security issues broadly defined and is open to members and non-members of the Standing Group.
this is an academic mailing list focused on sexuality and gender in central and eastern europe.
On May 17th 2012, the research event, Sound::Gender::Feminism::Activism took place at CRiSAP (Creative Research into Sound Arts Practice), London College of Communication, University of the Arts London. This was a postgraduate event focused on the role of gender in the sonic arts with the aim to stimulate dialogue around discourses related to feminism and sound, and to establish a network of researchers and practitioners working in these areas. This list is established as a means to extend the networking capabilities for researchers and practitioners working within these areas, to further dialogue and to make announcements to the research community about programs, events, publications and projects of interest.
This list is for announcements of relevance to postgraduate students in Slavonic and East European studies at UK universities, or postgraduate members of the British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies.
This is the official email list for the Scottish Media and Communication Association.
The list will facilitate discussion of social network analysis amongst interested UK academics, and will facilitate organisation of off-line meetings.
This list has been established to facilitate ongoing discussion among participants at seminars in the ESRC Social Justice and Public Policy series.
This list is used by social sciences librarians within the University of London's many Libraries to exchange information about research, information provision, resources etc.
An interdisciplinary forum of academics and others to facilitate exchange of knowledge and information referring to the region of SE Europe.
This is used by the members of the Association for the Study of Sport and the European Union, a research network of academics interested in the impact of European politics and policies on sport and vice-versa.
This list exists to promote the exchange of information and ideas related to social policy in Scotland.
This list is relevant to all those who teach politics courses in Higher Education. Its purpose is to discuss any issues around the teaching and learning of politics.
This list will be used by the tutors and students of the Postgraduate Diploma in Management Studies for the Public Sector to share information, ask questions relating to the course, share course materials via the file store etc. Members of the group are from UK HE, local council, NHS and other public sector groups. The focus of the list is postgraduate education in management
The UACES members' email list for members to circulate information about events, jobs, etc. subject to the usage policy that can be viewed at www.uaces.org/email
This list is intended as a forum of international exchange for academics working on problems of crime prevention and urban safety. Participatns are members of a collaborative research network set up under the auspices of the Law and Society Association and the international Sociological Association Research Commitee on the Sociology of Law.
The Uruguay Research Network (URN) aims to bring together students, academics and researchers from a variety of academic disciplines united by a common interest in Uruguay. The network wishes to draw together people working on Uruguay that may otherwise not know each other; in this way, the network aims facilitate debate and discussion, exchange information on relevant conferences and news on Uruguay, organise events and establish a forum for continued interaction and communication among scholars on Uruguay. The network is open to students (both undergraduate and postgraduate), academic staff and researchers. It is a UK based network but anyone is welcome to join; we particularly welcome members from Uruguay itself. English and Spanish are the working languages of the network.
The User Involvement Research mailing list aims to bring together people with expertise in user involvement and public participation in the evaluation and delivery of public services. We seek to take forward theoretical, conceptual and practical thinking around different types and mechanisms of user involvement. We seek to promote engagement with researchers, providers, policy makers across the higher education, voluntary and public sectors.
This list is used to exchange information, announcements and research findings between members. It aims to facilitate and promote collaboration and further our understanding in the fields of war/conflict, memory and identity.
This is a group set up to observe changes to water governance especially in Scotland though also elsewhere in the world.
This list facilitates networking between participants of the 'White Spaces'conference stream at Gender Work and Organization 07 and others.
A forum for developing the blog Whitehall Watch and associated research.
List for the Executive management group of WISERD
List is for members of the crime, public space and policing thematic group
List is for members of the econnomic development and regeneration thematic group
List is for members of the environment, tourism and leisure thematic group
List is for members of the housing group
List is for members of the transport thematic group