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Centre for Urban Conflicts Research  

Director: Professor Wendy Pullan, Faculty of Architecture and History of Art

Keywords: interdisciplinary, cities, conflict, ethnicity, nationalism, race, religion class, research, consultation, communication, education, architecture, spatial, policy, planning, resilience, urban transformations, sustainability, community, urban


Institutional racism and the logics of the contemporary Mexican state

Director: Dr Monica Moreno Figueroa, Department of Sociology

Funder: British Academy (BA)

Keywords: Mexico, social justice, racism, pluralism, legal anthropology, state, access, sustainability, community, urban



Cities South of Cancer

Researcher: Dr Felipe Hernandez, Faculty of Architecture and History of Art

Keywords: Buenos Aires (Argentina), Cali (Colombia), Jakarta (Indonesia) and Khulna (Bangladesh), globalisation and architecture, poverty and urban informality, urban growth and governance, sociology, anthropology, cultural theory, urban planning, history, law, engineering, sustainability, community, urban



Africa’s Voices

Researcher: Dr Sharath Srinivasan, Department of Politics and International Studies 

Keywords: citizen participation, citizen engagement, opinion analysis, digital communications, social science, big data, Africa, sustainability, community, urban, rural, social enterprise



Country-level theories of change: from Citizen-led Assessment to Action

Researcher: Professor Pauline Rose, Faculty of Education

Funder: William and Flora Hewlett

Keywords: theories of change, citizen-led assessments, education, case studies, sustainability, community, urban, rural


Empire of Healing: The Transatlantic Zion Movement in South Africa and the USA  

Researcher: Dr Joel Cabrita, Faculty of Divinity

Funder: Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)

Keywords: Area Studies, History, Social Anthropology, Theology, divinity, religious history, African Studies, American Studies, church history, comparative, Zionism, South Africa, sustainability, community, urban



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