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Can Farm-to-Table Restaurants Take on The Industrialized Food System?

This entry launches our new “Topics Affecting Our Community” series of thematic blog posts around issues impacting us at Sussex Global. This is the first post for February’s theme: Food and Culture. It is written by Anna Montanari, 3rd year student in International Development and Anthropology.  It is common to walk around, especially for those of us who live in Brighton, and see restaurants that display their choice of quality, tasty and unprocessed food. Their menus feature the local source of ingredients highlighting that

Posted in Anthropology, Nature, Uncategorized

How Does The Necessity of Paid Work Impact Our Students?: Learning from The Global Studies Student Employment Survey

This post is written by Dr. Paul Gilbert and was originally published on the Sussex Anthropology blog ‘Culture and Capitalism’.  There is little more grating, for those of us who work in Higher Education, than those portions of the British

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Posted in Anthropology, Economy, Rights

Rethinking rebel rule: How Mai-Mai groups in eastern Congo govern

This post by Kasper Hoffmann (University of Copenhagen) and Judith Verweijen (University of Sussex) was originally published on the London School of Economics Conflict Research Programme blog.  Around the world, vast amounts of people live in areas marked by rebel presence. A growing body

Posted in Anthropology, Economy, International Relations, Policy, Rights

Does anti-trafficking policy protect against forced labour and exploitation or harm? The ban on migration for domestic work in Ethiopia and Ghana

This post was written by Dr. Priya Deshingkar, Research Director/Senior Research Fellow at the Sussex Centre for Migration Research (SCMR).  Domestic workers who number at least 67 million adults worldwide, according to the International Labour Organization, have been in focus

Posted in Anthropology, Economy, Gender, International Relations, migration, Policy, Rights

Victims or Empowered Citizens: Moving Beyond the Traditional Humanitarian Aid Model

This post was written by Shonali Banerjee, Doctoral Researcher in International Development, University of Sussex.  As global humanitarian crises get broader, more complicated and more urgent, it’s critical to evaluate the current aid models and how they might be improved.

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Posted in Anthropology, International Relations, migration, Rights