A global hub at the heart of Sussex University
A global hub at the heart of Sussex University, the School of Global Studies addresses the most pressing global issues of our times – global inequalities and global justice, climate and environmental change, war and peace, global health and finance crises, intolerance and discrimination.
Shaping the world
We offer a range of postgraduate courses. Fourteen of these are based wholly in Global Studies and a further six are taught in partnership with other schools and units on campus.
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Statement in support of Özcan Keleş
The School of Global Studies expresses our solidarity with and support for Özcan Keleş, a PhD student in our interdisciplinary programme in Human Rights.
Recently, Özcan has become the subject of a co-ordinated harassment campaign. We condemn this harassment, and stand in support of Özcan’s fundamental human right to freedom of speech and expression, and to his right not to be made the object of hate speech and incitement.
Özcan has written and spoken widely in the British and international media on current Turkish government policy towards civil society, including towards Hizmet, a civil society movement inspired by the teachings of Muslim cleric Fethullah Gülen, of which Özcan is a well-known member in the UK.
SussexGlobal is the official blog of the School of Global Studies. It is a space where students, faculty, alumni and associates can publish their research and opinions.