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Transnational Communities Programme

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Principal Investigator and Co-applicants Address


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Comparative Diasporas

Dr M.S Stewart. Dr R. Mandel and Dr S. Pattie Department of Anthropology,
University College London,
Gower Street.
London, WC1E 6BT
Citizenship and Belonging: Local Expression of Political and Economic Restructuring

Transversal Migration

Professor A.D Lane and Dr E. Kahveci Seafarers International Research Centre, Department of Maritime Studies and International Transport,
University of Wales, Cardiff,
PO Box 907,
Cardiff, CF1 3YP
The formation and maintenance of transnational seafarer communities
Dr F.N. Pieke Institute for Chinese Studies,
University of Oxford,
Walton Street,
Oxford, OX1 2HG
At the margins of the Chinese world system: The Fuzhou diaspora in Europe

Refugees and Asylum-Seekers

Dr R. Black and
Dr K.A. Koser
Sussex Centre for Migration Research,
University of Sussex, Arts C,
Brighton, BN1 9SF
Mobilisation of Transnational Exile Communities in Post-Conflict Reconstruction


Global Economic Networks

Dr R. Ballard and Dr K. Gardner
Department of Religions
University of Manchester
Oxford Road
Manchester M13 9PL
Kinship, Entrepreneurship and the Transnational circulation of assets
Professor G. Benton and Dr E.T. Gomez
School of History and Archaeology
Cardiff University
P.O.Box 909
Cardiff CF1 3XU
Ethnic enterprise, class, and the state: The Chinese in Britain, Southeast Asia and Australia
Dr P.A.Crang,
Professor P.A. Jackson and
Dr C.L Dwyer
Department of Geography,
University College London,
26 Bedford Way,
London, WC1H 0AP
Commodity culture and South Asian transnationality
Dr N. J. Melvin and
Dr L Czaban
Department of Politics,
ESS Building,
University of Leeds,
Leeds, LS2 9JT
The Russian Diaspora and Post-communist Political and Economic Transformation

Transnational Corporations

Dr J.V. Beaverstock Department of Geography, Loughborough University, Loughborough, LE11 3TU Embeddedness, Knowledge and Networks: British Expatriates in Global Financial Centres
Professor R.D. Whitley, Dr G. Morgan and Dr D.R. Sharp Manchester Business School,
University of Manchester,
Booth Street West,
Manchester, M15 6PB
Transnational communities: Japanese and Korean expatriate managers in the UK

Transnational Household Strategies

Professor A. Phizacklea and Dr B. Anderson Department of Sociology,
University of Warwick,
Coventry, CV4 7AL
Impact of legal status and children on transnational household strategies of migrant domestics


Global Political Networks

Dr E.K. Ĝstergaard-Nielsen International Relations.
London School of Economics,
Houghton Street,
London, WC2A 2AE
Diaspora-politics of Immigrants and Refugees from Turkey residing in Germany, The Netherlands, UK and Denmark
Dr S.A. Radcliffe and
Dr N. Laurie
Department of Geography,
University of Cambridge,
Downing Place,
Cambridge, CB2 3EN
We are all Indians?': Ecuadorian and Bolivian transnational indigenous communities

City, Region, National and Supra-National Policies

Professor Z. Layton-Henry and Dr B. Brandt Politics and International Studies, University of Warwick,
Coventry, CV4 7AL
Transnational Communities and the Transformation of Citizenship

Gender, Communities and Power

Dr K.D. Willis Department of Geography,
University of Liverpool,
PO Box 147,
Liverpool L69 3BX
Gender, Households and Identity in British and Singaporean Migration to China


Social Forms and Institutions

Dr P.K. Dresch,
Dr J. Piscatori and
Dr M. Al-Rasheed
Insitute of Social and Cultural Anthropology,
University of Oxford,
51 Banbury Road,
Oxford. OX2 6PE
Connection and imagery: Transnational Culture-Flows and the Arab Gulf

Cultural Reproduction and Consumption

Professor K. Robins Department of Media and Communications
Goldsmiths College
New Cross
London, SE14 6NW
Negotiating Spaces: Media and Cultural Practices in the Turkish Diaspora in Britain, France and Germany
Dr C.T. Cheesman,
Dr M.B. Gillespie,
Dr D. Göktürk, 
Dr J Goodby,
Dr S. Singh and
Dr J. McLeod
Department of German,
University of Wales, Swansea,
Singleton Park,
Swansea, SA2 8PP
Axial writing: Transnational literatures, cultural politics and state policies

Transnational Religious Communities

Professor J.S. Nielsen,
Dr G. Yemelianova and
Dr M. Stringer

Centre for the Study of Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations,
Selly Oak Colleges,
Selly Oak,
Birmingham, B29 6LQ



Ethnicity, politics and transnational Islam: A Study of an international Sufi order


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