Culture, Mobility and Social Sustainability

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Culture, Mobility and Social Sustainability 

This research is concerned with social and cultural processes and everyday life practices that affect and enhance the sustainability of cities.

  • Transnational Higher Education in East Asia: this research examines the role that TNE is playing in local education systems within major cities in East Asia (Principal researcher: Johanna Waters)
  • Internationalisation within Secondary Schools in the UK: the BERA-funded project examines the different ways in which state secondary schools in England are engaging with internationalisation processes (Principal researcher: Johanna Waters)
  • Mobilities and Education: this strand of research focuses on the intersection of mobilities and contemporary education (Principal researcher: Johanna Waters)
  • Social Exclusion, Mobility and Social Capital: work within this theme examines the relationship between mobility and social exclusion through the lens of social capital through a comparative case of climate change adaptation and social vulnerability in London and Manila (Principal researcher: Nihan Akyelken)
  • Multiculturalism from the margins: the significance of ‘place’ in the politics of identity, multicultural policy and contemporary urban festivals (Principal researcher: David Howard)
  • Electricity, citizenship and security: relationships between citizenship, development and access to affordable basic services in low-income urban communities (Principal researcher: David Howard)