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Asa Briggs Visiting Fellowships Round 2: call for applications

20 November 2017

The second round of this prestigious scheme is now open. The Fellowships will enable internationally outstanding academics to visit Sussex.

New research disputes claims that climate change helped spark the Syrian civil war

7 September 2017

A new study shows that there is no sound evidence that global climate change was a factor in causing the Syrian civil war.

World-leading Middle East experts come together at Sussex

17 May 2017

Highly regarded experts in the field of Middle Eastern politics came together at the University of Sussex last week.

Sussex academic outlines barriers for Muslim scholars

1 February 2017

Sussex academic Nadya Ali discusses problems imposed on Muslims in academia.

Transformation of power in the Middle East and implications for UK policy inquiry

13 December 2016

The House of Lords International Relations Select Committee has published evidence from Jan Selby, Professor of International Relations and Director...

Statement in support of Özcan Keleş

6 December 2016

The Sussex Centre for Conflict and Security Research at the University of Sussex expresses solidarity with and support for PhD student Özcan Keleş.

Sussex academic presents evidence on arms export controls

9 May 2016

Sussex academic and SCSR member Dr. Anna Stavrianakis spoke at a meeting of the Select Committee on Arms Export Controls last week.

Sussex Researcher guest-edits International Affairs

8 March 2016

The March issue of International Affairs, guest-edited by Paul Kirby and Laura J. Shepherd, analyses the UN’s Women, Peace and Security (WPS) agenda.

Researcher uncovers hidden facts of Israeli-Palestinian water politics

5 February 2013

The Israeli government has been forcing the Palestinian Authority into approving water infrastructure for illegal W