Embedding Human Security into Free Trade Agreements in Africa
BA in Philosophy from the University of Uyo
LLB in Law, University of Buckingham
LLM in International and Commercial Law, University of Buckingham
MA in United Nations and Diplomatic Studies, University of Buckingham
Human Security, Trade Agreements in Africa, Law and Politics of Regional Organisations in Africa
Ayodele’s research is on how community (in)security affects Free Trade Agreements in Africa, with a focus on the problem of implementation, as well as the success and failures of the ECOWAS and SADC to embed community security into their trade agreements.
Dr Debora Malito (XJTLU)
Dr Obert Hodzi (UoL)
Dr Michael Connors (XJTLU)
Professor David Dolowitz (UoL)
Learning to read in Suzhou: the social and cultural implications of reading clubs for preschool children
BA in Business English, East China University of Technology
MLitt in English Language Teaching, the University of Dundee
MS in Media and Communication, University of Liverpool
Children’s reading clubs, values, attitude, interaction, rural-to-urban migrant families
Fuqin’s project mainly explores how preschool children (2-7 years old) in Suzhou learn to read in public and private children reading clubs through observations and interviews. It also studies children’s reading life in rural-to-urban migrant families in an ethnographic approach.
Dr. Nicole Talmacs (XJTLU)
Prof. David Goodman (XJTLU)
Prof. Josie Billington (UoL)
Zimbabwe’s conflict watersheds: challenges for peacebuilding
BA in History, Economic History and War and Strategic Studies, University of Zimbabwe
BA Special Honours in War and Strategic Studies, University of Zimbabwe
MA in War and Strategic Studies, University of Zimbabwe
Conflict, peace, politics, terrorism, human and state security and strategic studies.
Silence’s research is focused on continuity and change in approaches to peacebuilding and post-conflict negotiations. He is particularly interested in the recurrence of politically motivated violence, raising questions about what underpins the continuities and what facilitates changes in political, economic, social, and cultural spheres.
Dr. Debora Malito (XJTLU)
Dr. Diana Jeater (UoL)
Dr. Michael Connors (XJTLU)
EU’s digital public diplomacy in China during the Covid-19 pandemic
BSc in Software Engineering, Hebei Normal University
MA in International Relations, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
Digital diplomacy, Public diplomacy, EU-China relations, European Foreign Policy.
Xiangdong’s research focuses on the EU’s digital public diplomacy in China during the Covid-19 pandemic. The study aims to demonstrate the practice, nature, and strategy of the EU’s digital public diplomacy from a processual perspective.
Dr Alessandra Cappelletti
Dr Ceren Ergenc
Dr Franco Zappettini
Dr Evangelos Fanoulis