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Current Visitors to POLIS

Current Visitors at POLIS

 

PAVATE FELLOW - Dr Amrita Jash

Dr Amrita Jash is an Associate Fellow at the Centre for Land Warfare Studies (CLAWS), New Delhi.  She holds a Ph.D in Chinese Studies from Jawaharlal Nehru University. Her Doctoral Thesis is titled: “China’s Perceptions of Japan: A Study of Historical Memories as an Agency, 2002-2012”. She has been a recipient of graduate fellowship by the University Grants Commission (2011-2016), GOI. She was a fellow under the "US-INDIA-CHINA Initiative" (2013), School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University, a researcher under a study trip offered by the Ministry of Commerce, P.R.C., and a researcher under Harvard-Yenching-Nanching programme (2015). 

Her research has appeared in nine edited books, International Journals such as  East Asian Policy, Review of Global Politics, Strategic Analysis, Yonsei Journal, China Report, Maritime Affairs and Strategic Vision. She has also published in forums such as CSIS, RSIS, Huffington Post, E-IR, Asia Times, Munk School of Global Affairs, Crawford School, ISDP, China-India Brief, IPP Review, SADF, I-A Forum, Gateway House, China Focus and others. Her research interests are China’s foreign policy, strategic and security issues, China-India and China-Japan relations.

DR MEHMET ERMAN EROL

(Email: mee38@cam.ac.uk)

Mehmet Erman Erol is a political economist with a research focus on the (international) political economy of Turkey and the MENA region. He received an MA in IPE (2011) and a PhD in Politics (2016), both from the University of York, UK. His PhD thesis was entitled State, Crisis, Class: The Politics of Economic Restructuring in Turkey in the 2000s. During his PhD study, he worked as a Graduate Teaching Assistant and contributed to the teaching of International Politics module. More recently, he has worked as a Lecturer in Politics at Ordu University, Turkey, from 2016 to 2019. During this post, he taught International Political Economy, Introduction to Politics, International Organizations, Turkish & MENA Political Economy. He has been published in the Journal of Balkan and Near Eastern Studies, Review of Radical Political Economics, and Political Studies Review, with op-eds in SPERI, LSE Middle East Centre, Research Turkey and Socialist Project. His current research is on the rising significance of Sovereign Wealth Funds (SWFs) in the global political economy; with a particular focus on Turkey's recently established SWF.

DR AMEENA AL RASHEED

Ameena Al Rasheed Nayel is a Senior Research and Programme Advisor, at the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC), New York. She received a BSc honours in Political Science and an MA in Public Policy and Administration and MA in Gender Culture and Politics, Ameena holds a Ph.D. in Gender interdisciplinary studies, from the University of Leeds. Her PhD thesis was entitled: The Performativity of Muslimness, the Intersection of Race Gender and Migration, published by Palgrave Macmillan. Ameena worked as Teaching Assistant at the department of Political Science, at the University of Khartoum, and as an Assistant Professor at the University for Peace, in Costa Rica. She joined the United Nations under the capacity of Regional Advisor on gender affairs and SDGs at the economic and social commission of Western Asia (ESCWA) and was a Programme Manager with the UNDP in Bahrain, the Arab States, on gender and economic policy management initiative. She worked in Eritrea, Libya/Tunisia, Lebanon, and Nepal, Iraq/Kurdistan, Somaliland and other places. She taught at University graduate level, on Gender and peace building, gender and religion and conflict and peace and democracy in the Middle East. Ameena published many articles and papers at academic journals and many book’s chapters, her last project is a chapter in an edited book titled: Critical Race, by Palgrave Macmillan Publisher. Ameena’s area of research and interest include: identity politics, peace and development, South-South cooperation, democratization, militarism and multipartism, gender and race. Ameena will undertake work on South-South Cooperation Framework on Peace and Development and women, youth and girls.

VERITY HARDING

Verity Harding is Head of DeepMind’s Policy and Partnerships team, a research and engagement unit established to explore the real-world impacts of artificial intelligence so that it works for the benefit of all. She is a member of the OECD’s Network of Experts on AI and Treasurer of the Partnership on AI. Prior to this Verity was Head of Security Policy for Google in Europe, and previously a member of HM Government as a Special Adviser to the Deputy Prime Minister, the Rt Hon Sir Nick Clegg. She holds a First Class degree in Modern History from Pembroke College, Oxford University, and was a Michael Von Clemm Fellow at Harvard University. In her spare time, Verity is a Director of the Friends of the Royal Academy of Arts and Chair of the Board for Girls Who Code UK.