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Professor Pnina Werbner

Sociology and Criminology

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Research Institute: Social Sciences

Homepage: http://www.keele.ac.uk/sociology/people/pninawerbner/

Specialist Areas: (1) Muslim society; Pakistani/South Asian migration to Britain; ethnicity in Britain; issues of cultural hybridity; cosmopolitanism; the politics of culture; ritual and religion, in particular Sufi cults; Sufism; religious fundamentalism; political Islam; domestic rituals; urban rituals; the politics of multiculturalism/racism in Britain and Europe. (2) Trade Unions and NGOs in Botswana, with special emphasis on women, health NGOs and the rise of working class culture. Also Girls initiation among Tswapong, a Tswana speaking minority group. (3) African migrants to Britain with special emphasis on issues of citizenship, ethnicity and religion. (4) Filipino international migrant carers, with special emphasis on sociality and religious involvement.

Dr Rebecca Richards

Politics, International Relations and Philosophy

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Research Institute: Politics, Philosophy, International Relations and Environment

Homepage: https://www.keele.ac.uk/spire/staff/rebeccarichards/

Specialist Areas: International Relations, security, peace, conflict, human rights, war, political development, statebuilding in Somaliland, local structures of governance, indirect or normative interventions, political philosophy and social anthropology, principles of liberal democracy, liberal conceptions of the state in development, and thus security, discourse and practice.

Professor Peter Styles

Physical & Geographical Sciences (Physics)

Geography, Geology and the Environment

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Homepage: https://www.keele.ac.uk/gge/people/peterstyles/

Specialist Areas: Environment geophysics, geology nuclear physics, sink holes, plate tectonics, earthquakes, coal mines, landslides, glacial instability, renewable energy.