I am an International Relations scholar working at the Chair of Political Science, esp. Global Governance, at the University of Hamburg.
I am currently on leave, pursuing a senior research fellowship at Käte Hamburger Kolleg/Centre for Global Cooperation Research from April 2020-March 2021.
My research interests include:
International Political Sociology; Constructivist norms research; International Practice Theory; Critical Border Studies; Interpretive Methodology and Narratology; Empirical focus on EU foreign and security policy, EU diplomacy, Arctic Governance
Dr. China Academic Discipline: Computer/Data Sciences, Economics, Education, History, Political Science, Public Administration, Public Policy, Sociology Interests Keywords: conflict, global governance, international political economy, International Relations, regional development and policy About me: Sustainable Development Goals: Affordable and Clean Energy, Climate Action, Decent Work and Economic Growth, Gender Equality, Good Health and Well-being, Industry, Innovation and [...]
My current research project focuses on Russia’s soft power in Kyrgyzstan and it aims to explore a varied and deep-rooted Russian influence over different aspects of governance, nation building, economic development and cultural life in Kyrgyzstan. My broader research interests include Central Asian studies, democratisation, democracy and autocracy promotion, and international development.
My main research interests are political economy, comparative politics, and methodology with specialized concentrations in game theory, formal modeling and econometrics. More specifically, I study revolutions, economic development and state repression within countries of the Global South.
I mainly do research on the history of the British Empire and the Commonwealth. I am also interested in inter-imperial relations, particularly those between the British Empire and the Japanese Empire in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Since I dealt with the transition of British external policy toward its first application to join the European Economic Community (EEC) from the Anglo-American and Commonwealth perspectives in my doctoral thesis (which was submitted to Kyoto University, Japan, in 2006), I am still interested in European Integration as well as Britain’s relations with its Commonwealth partners.
I am an Associate Professor of Political Science at Fordham University. I am the co-author of the book “Migration Crises and the Structure of International Cooperation” (University of Georgia Press 2018).
Restructuring History is the most futuristic approach towards Development” is the outlook and motivation with which I explore the arena of Area Studies to arrive at Alternative Development strategies by deriving Alternatives to Development in its current form and practice.
A passionate reader engulfed in designing holistic Geopolitical and Economic policies in integration to the Historical adaptations and approaches to the development of South Asia emphasising on the social, economic, political dimensions I see myself taking up a
leadership role at the United Nations and other intragovernmental agencies as a formidable voice from the developing nations, Modern South Asia in particular.
Having completed my masters in International Relations, my research thesis based on Predicting Conflict through AI while my broader interests lie within the frontiers of International Relations, Regional Development, Geopolitics, Economy, History enabling the Strategic Integration of Social Sciences in terms of Policy Thinking and Field Based Practices across the Global South.
MA Political Science Candidate and Graduate Research Assistant at Simon Fraser University, Canada.
Contracted Political Science Research Assistant with the Government of Moncton, NB.
Research areas include comparative politics, electoral politics, application of game theory to Political Science, and minorities and gender politics. Regional interests are North America, South Asia, and Southeast Asia.
I am a PhD student in the Department of Government at the University of Essex. I am also a trained Economist from Externado de Colombia University and have a MSc. in International Comparative Studies from the University of Southampton (UK).
My dissertation focuses on local development in Colombian municipalities, specifically the impact of executive-legislative relations on public spending efficiency and tax compliance. I am co-supervised byProf. Royce Carroll and Prof. Shane Martin. In this research project, I am a scholarship holder of Fundación Ceiba and Alcaldía Mayor de Bogotá since 2016.
Laurence Piper is a Political Scientist at the University of the Western Cape interested in urban governance, democracy, state-society relations and citizenship in South Africa and comparatively. His latest book is ‘Democracy Disconnected: Participation and Governance in a City of the South’ , Routledge, 2018, with Dr Fiona Anciano. He is the previous President of the South African Association of Political Studies (SAAPS) 2016-8.