Reinventing Political Culture

Students may also seek work in development, charities, non-governmental organisations and the environment, as well as the European Union and the United Nations. Dr Zeina Maasri works at the intersection of cultural studies, critical history and politics with a specialism in Middle Eastern Studies. Her research is historically focused on post-1945 struggles for decolonisation, transnational anti-imperialist solidarities and violent conflicts, as complicated by a global Cold War order. You will be introduced to conceptual, political and cultural debates concerning migration, cultural identity and racism in the contemporary global world. You’ll also explore these issues in their links to the longer history of Western imperialism and anticolonial resistance in contexts such as North Africa and the Middle East.

The second analyses the ways in which a European colonial worldview shaped the imagining of a global world structured along intersecting relations of race and gender. In year 2 you will choose two … Read More