The View From the Veranda

Last week I gave a talk to some students at the School of Politics and International Studies (POLIS), at the¬†University of Leeds. I've been an honorary Visiting Research Fellow with POLIS since April 2006, and it's a rare occasion when I'm actually on-site. In fact, this was only the second time, the first being a … Continue reading The View From the Veranda

Duncan McCargo Receives Book Award

I was delighted to read that Duncan McCargo has received a prestigious Asia Society award - with a nice cash sum attached - for his book Tearing the Land Apart: Islam and Legitimacy in Southern Thailand (Cornell University Press, 2008). Duncan's a colleague in the School of Politics and International Studies at Leeds; his approach … Continue reading Duncan McCargo Receives Book Award