Recently funded projects

 

 


Fragile Fathering: negotiating intimacy and risk in parenting practice

Funder: The British Academy
Principal Investigator: Dr Esther Dermott
Dates:  January 2012 – January 2013
Award: £7,475

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Transnational Islam in transnational families.  The transformation of religion and politics across borders and generations: the case of migrations flows between Pakistan and Britain

Funder: The British Academy
3 Year Postdoctoral Fellowship: Dr Parveen AkhtarProfessor Tariq Modood (mentor)
Project Dates: January 2011 – January 2014
Award: £224,723

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Paired peers: The impact of class on student university experience

Funder: The Leverhulme Trust
Principal Investigator: Professor Harriet Bradley
Project team: Dr Anthony Hoare (UOB), Professor Ann-Marie Bathmaker (UWE), Dr Richard Waller (UWE), Dr Jody Mellor, Nicola Ingram, Jessica Abrahams, Phoebe Beedell
Project Dates: August 2010 – August 2013
Award: £250,000

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Muslim participation in contemporary governance

Funder: Arts and Humanities Research Council
Principal Investigator: Dr Therese O’Toole
Project Team: Professor Tariq Modood (CI), Dr Nasar Meer, Dr Daniel Nilsson DeHanas, Dr Stephen Jones
Project Dates: July 2010 – January 2013
Award: £329,000

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Poverty and social exclusion in the United Kingdom: The 2010 survey

Funder: Economic and Social Research Council
Principal Investigator: Professor David Gordon
Project Team: includes Professor Ruth Levitas (CI), Dr Esther Dermott (CI), Heriot-Watt University, the National Centre for Social Research, Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency, Open University, Queen's University Belfast, University of Glasgow and the University of York
Project Dates: May 2010 – November 2013
Award: £4,300,000

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ACCEPT - Tolerance, pluralism and social cohesion: Responding the challenges of the 21st century in Europe

Funder: European Union Framework Programme 7
Principal Investigator: Professor Tariq Modood
Project Team: Dr Jon Fox, Dr Nasar Meer, Jan Dobbernack
Consortium Coordinator: European University Institute, Italy
Project Dates: March 2010-May 2013
Award: £285,000

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Mercenary masculinities imagine security: The case of the private military contractor

Funder: Economic and Social Research Council
Principal Investigator: Dr Paul Higate
Project Dates: October 2009 – March 2013
Award: £240,500

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Utopia as method

Funder: The Leverhulme Trust
Leverhulme Research Fellowship: Professor Ruth Levitas
Dates: May 2010 – June 2013
Award: £45,000

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Achieving policy coherence in challenging environments: Risk management and aid culture in Sudan and Afghanistan.

Funder: Economic and Social Research Council
Principal Investigator: Professor Mark Duffield
Project Team: Dr Sarah Collinson (CI), Overseas Development Institute, Karl Sandstrom, Dr Carol Berger
Project Dates: October 2010 – January 2013
Award: £388,000

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China Rising: Towards a Global-Asian Era?

Funder: Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation
Principal Investigator: Professor Jeffrey Henderson
Dates:  Conference to be held December 2011
Award: £14,220

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Resilience of Social Organisations (a case study of the military)

Funder: Bristol Environmental Risk Research Centre (BRISK), University of Bristol
Principal Investigators: Dr Ana Juncos Garcia and Dr Jon Bridle
Dates: June 2011 – December 2011
Award: £7,000

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Ordinary lives: Class, reproduction and everyday practice in contemporary Britain

Funder: Economic and Social Research Council
Principal Investigator: Professor Harriet Bradley
Project team: Dr Will Atkinson (CI), Adam Sales
Project Dates: July 2010 – July 2012
Award: £183,250

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EurIslam -Finding a place for Islam in Europe: Cultural interaction between Muslim immigrants and receiving societies

Funder: European Union Framework Programme 7
Principal Investigator: Professor Paul Statham
Project Team: Dr Marta Bolognani
Consortium Coordinator: University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Project Dates: February 2009 – February 2012
Award: £165,000

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Transnational moral and market entrepreneurs

Funder: The British Academy
3 Year Postdoctoral Fellowship: Dr Ranji Devadason; Professor Paul Statham (mentor)
Project Dates: January 2009 – January 2012
Award: £212,000

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Leverhulme programme on migration and citizenship

Funder: The Leverhulme Trust
Co-Investigators: Professor Tariq Modood and Professor John Salt (UCL)
Project Dates: April 2003 - December 2011
Award: £1,010,350

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Secularism and the accommodation of Muslims in Western Europe

Funder: Arts and Humanities Research Council
AHRC Fellowship: Professor Tariq Modood
Project Dates: September 2010-May 2011
Award: £72,200

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Biomedicine, witchcraft and traditional healers

Funder: British Academy
Principal Investigator: Dr Adrian Flint
Project Dates: August 2010 – September 2010
Award: £2,150

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Justice, order and anarchy: The international political theory of Pierre-Joseph Proudhon (1809 – 1865)

Funder: Economic and Social Research Council
1 Year Postdoctoral Fellowship: Dr Alex Prichard; Professor Jutta Weldes (mentor)
Project Dates: October 2009 – October 2010
Award: £79,400

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Women’s representation and the Liberal Democrats

Funder: Economic and Social Research Council
1 year Postdoctoral Fellowship: Dr Liz Evans; Professor Sarah Childs (mentor)
Project Dates: September 2009- September 2010
Award: £70,200

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The races of Europe: Construction of political identities in physical anthropology 1830-1945

Funder: Economic and Social Research Council
1 year Postdoctoral Fellowship: Dr Richard McMahon; Professor Richard Little (mentor)
Project Dates: August 2009 – October 2010
Award: £74,150

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Hungarian and Romanian migrant workers in the UK: Racism without racial difference?

Funder: Economic and Social Research Council
Principal Investigator: Dr Jon Fox
Project Team: Dr Eszter Szilassy, Laura Morosanu
Project Dates: March 2009 - March 2011
Award: £74,500

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Promoting justice and dialogue within and between cultures: Multiculturalism and British Muslims

Funder: Economic and Social Research Council
1 Year Postdoctoral Fellowship: Dr Wendy Martineau; Professor Sarah Childs (mentor)
Project Dates: October 2008 – August 2011
Award: £ 68,417

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Colonialism in comparative perspective: Tianjin under Nine Flags, 1860-1949

Funder: Economic and Social Research Council
Principal Investigator: Professor Robert Bickers
Project Team: Dr Song Chuan Chen, Annabel Lander
Project Dates: Sept 2008 – September 2011
Award: £640,000

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Gendered ceremony and ritual in parliaments: Disciplining representation

Funder: The Leverhulme Trust
Principal Investigator: Professor Sarah Childs (CI), Professor Shirin Rai (PI-Warwick), Professor Joni Lovenduski (CI-Birkbeck), Dr Georgina Wayken (CI-Sheffield)
Project Team: Rosa Malley, Dr Faith Armitage, Bairavee Balasubramaniam, Victoria Hasson, Dr Carole Spary
Project Dates: October 2007 – October 2011
Award: £836,095

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Gender and the Conservative party

Funder: Economic and Social Research Council
Principal Investigator: Professor Sarah Childs
Project Team: Professor Paul Webb (CI-Sussex), Sally Marthaler (Sussex)
Project Dates: October 2007 – September 2010
Award: £476,175

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China and the future of the developing world

Funder: The Leverhulme Trust
Principal Investigator: Jeffrey Henderson
Project Dates: October 2007 – October 2010
Award: £124,000

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The British inter-university China centre (BICC)

Funder: Economic and Social Research Council, Higher Education Funding Council for England, Arts and Humanities Research Council
Principal Investigator: Professor Robert Bickers and Professor Bill Callahan (Manchester)
Project Team: Dr Winnie King, Dr Regina Llamas
Project Dates: September 2006 - September 2011
Award: £925,000

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ESSI - European Social Survey Infrastructure: Improving social measurement in Europe

Funder: European Union Framework Programme 6
Principal Investigator: Professor Paul Statham
Project Team: Priyasha Kaul
Consortium Coordinator: City University, London
Project Dates: May 2006 – October 2011
Award: £158,000

 


Postsecular Social Theory and the Idea of Critique

Funder: The Leverhulme Trust
Leverhulme Fellowship: Professor Gregor McLennan
Project Dates: October 2012 – September 2013
Award: £45,000

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Mapping the British Social Space: Rethinking Class Analysis for the Twenty-First Century

Funder: The British Academy
3 Year Postdoctoral Fellowship: Dr Will Atkinson;  Professor Gregor McLennan (mentor)
Project Dates: January 2012 – January 2014
Award: £235,587