Research Area

Research in Critical Global Politics cuts across migration, risk and security, terrorism and counter-terrorism, religion, international law, global infrastructure & global cities, and political economy of finance.​

Current projects examine: patterns of migration to and across Europe; proscription of terrorist organisations in the UK; security of the Asia-Pacific; religious fundamentalism in the US; mega-projects on the Indian Ocean Rim; and emergence of African financial centres.​


Staff research interests

Researchers working in the Critical Global Politics group include:​




To learn more about this research group, please contact, Lee Jarvis.​
Prospective research students with interests in critical global politics are invited to visit the postgraduate research page for general enquiries, or contact Dr Simon Curtis.

Here are some of our ongoing projects: