Centre for European and International Studies Research
CEISR is organised into clusters that bring together researchers working in a number of different disciplines to promote inter-disciplinary synergies, and to create new possibilities for outputs, engagement, and impact. The clusters are:
Citizen, Race and Belonging (CRaB)
Questioning current and historic issues around citizenship, ‘race’ and belonging in the widest sense. MORE.
Focusing on the internal histories, colonial legacies and globalised futures of Francophone Africa. MORE.
Supporting and developing higher education research through networking, collaboration, and identification of funding opportunities. MORE.
Working on a core focus on modern and contemporary American, British and European histories. MORE.
Language Across Borders
Studying transgressions of the rules and boundaries of language systems, drawing on applied linguistics, translation studies, corpus linguistics, sociolinguistics, social theory, psychology and neuroscience. MORE.
Mental Health in Childhood and Education (MICE)
Bringing together research and projects in the field of mental health in childhood/education, across the University of Portsmouth and beyond. MORE.
Sociology and Social Theory
Researching a wide range of social issues, drawing on diverse traditions of analysis in sociology and social theory. MORE.
Transnational Politics & Society
Focusing on political and societal phenomena and issues across borders. MORE.
Women's and Gender Studies
Exploring topics from nineteenth-century activism to the history of contemporary feminism, gender and international development, and contemporary activism in Africa and Asia. MORE.