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Arts & Humanities Research Council
British Academy

Podcast of the conference Area Studies in the 21st Century

5 January 2016

Conference Area Studies in the 21 Century took place on 9th of November 2015 as part of SSEES Centenary Programme. It was supported by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), the British Academy, American Council of Learned Societies and the Andre W. Mellon Foundation.

Speakers included Mark Beissinger - Princeton University (on Russia); Theodore C. Bestor - Harvard University (on Japan); Wendy Bracewell - University College London (on Eastern Europe); Robert Gleave - University of Exeter (on the Middle East) and Susan Hodgett - University of Ulster (on Area Studies & Canada). 

Podcast of the conference is now available to view. UCL President and Provost  Professor Michael Arthur,  Professor of Contemporary French Area Studies and Director of the Centre for European and International Studies Research Tony Chafer and SSEES Director Professor Jan Kubik gave the opening address.