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Queen Mary Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences (IHSS)

The IHSS brings together leading scholars from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at Queen Mary University of London to share ideas, develop new research, and explore innovative approaches to scholarly problems and public concerns alike.

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IHSS Funding Schemes are open for applications

Apply for Early Career Workshop, Large Grant Seed corn and Visiting Fellowship funding by Friday, 17 November 2023. For more details about these funding opportunities for Queen Mary University of London scholars, visit the Funding Opportunities web page.
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Underworlds – Sites and Struggles of Global Dis/Ordering

This online lecture and workshop series traces the multiple ways in which conventional sites and structures of sovereign power and authority are cabined, crossed, and cut apart by alternative material arteries, lineages, and languages of global dis/ordering.  
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IHSS Annual Symposium 2023: London’s Housing Crises and Global Capitalism

On 21 - 22 September 2023, the symposium addressed London's multiple housing crises from a global perspective, with the participation of two key contemporary analysts of urban housing and property, Raquel Rolnik and Brenna Bhandar. The events included a walking tour, informal lunches with the main speakers and a workshop for scholars and activists. 

Research Programmes

The Faculty funds and supports four Research Programmes

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Research Networks

IHSS helps colleagues find synergies through lists of research interests

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Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences (IHSS)
Queens' Building, Mile End Road, London E1 4NS, UK

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