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Tackling the UK's International Challenges 2017 Awards List

The British Academy has supported 17 research projects through The Humanities and Social Sciences Tackling the UK's International Challenges Programme (2017). These awards began in January 2018.

Dr Nicole Baumgarten, Lecturer in Applied Languages, University of Sheffield
Linguistic Profiling on the Urban Residential Property Market

Dr Yafa Shanneik, Lecturer in Islamic Studies, University of Birmingham
Reconsidering Muslim Marriage Practices in Europe: The Case of Iraqi and Syrian War-Widows

Professor Clare Anderson, Professor of History, University of Leicester
History and Security Sector Reform: Crime and Punishment in British Colonial Guyana, 1814-1966

Professor Jason Ralph, Professor of International Relations, University of Leeds
The UK Role and Reputation as a Permanent Member of the United Nations Security Council after the Decision to Leave the European Union

Professor Peter Sammonds, Director, UCL Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction
The Rohingya Exodus: Issues and Implications for Stability, Security and Peace in South Asia

Professor James Sweeney, Professor of International Law, Lancaster University
Transitional Justice and 'Transitional Journalism': Understanding the Role of Journalists as NonState Actors in the Delivery of Historical Justice - Case Study on Kosovo

Dr Keith Hyams, Associate Professor of Political Theory and Interdisciplinary Ethics, University of Warwick
Remedying Injustice in Indigenous Climate Adaptation Planning

Dr Karen Pashby, Senior Lecturer, Manchester Metropolitan University
Teaching for Sustainable Development Through Ethical Global Issues Pedagogy: Participatory Research with Teachers

Dr Juan Miguel Kanai, Lecturer in Human Geography, University of Sheffield
Social Understandings of Scale: The Role of Print and Social Media in the EU Referendum Debate

Dr Prakash Shah, Reader in Culture and Law, Queen Mary University of London
Designed to Fail? Foundations of the Laws on Caste in India, the United Kingdom, the European Union, and the United Nations

Dr Anne Roemer-Mahler, Lecturer in International Relations, University of Sussex
Collaborating for Global Health Security: The New Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention

Dr Fiona Murphy, Research Fellow, Queen's University Belfast
Counting Our Losses: Social Entrepreneurship, Refugees and Urban Transformation in Turkey

Dr China Mills, Lecturer in Critical Educational Psychology, University of Sheffield
Psy-technologies as Global Assemblage: Histories and Social Lives of Quantification and Digitisation in Three Former Countries of the British Empire

Dr Lucian Leustean, Reader in Politics and International Relations, Aston University
Forced Migration, Religious Diplomacy and Human Security in the Eastern Orthodox World

Dr Philippa Webb, Reader of Public International Law, King's College London
State Responsibility for Modern Slavery: Uncovering and Bridging the Gap

Dr Sam Jacoby, Senior Tutor, Royal College of Art
Collective Forms: Neighbourhood Transformations, Spatialised Governmentality and New Communities in China

Professor Christine Pascal, Research Director, Centre for Research in Early Childhood
Austerity and its Impact on Early Years Informal and Family Learning in Disadvantaged Urban Communities


For further details about the seventeen research projects funded, please see here.