Durham's School of Government and International Affairs (SGIA) combines a long tradition of expertise in a wide range of fields in politics, political theory, political economy, and international relations with a depth of specialisms in regional expertise - Europe, East Asia, USA, the Middle East and wider Muslim world. SGIA provides a unique environment for learning, training and research.
Why Chose SGIA
The QS World University league tables rank Durham in the world's top 25 universities for the quality of, and demand for, our graduates. The subject area of Politics and International Relations at Durham is ranked in the world's top 100 universities for 2013.
SGIA is ranked 12th in the UK for world-leading and international excellence in research.
Durham University is in the top 3 in the prestigious Times Good University Guide, and ranked 5th in the UK in the Complete University Guide with Politics in 8th position. In the Guardian University League Tables Durham is ranked 7th overall and in Politics 7th.
We have a vibrant Postgraduate Community with students from 58 different countries.
Japan and Asianisation of the Gulf
A reflection and discussion of the many complex dimensions of the Asianisation of the Middle East, and the Gulf sub-region in particular
We are delighted to announce that a workshop entitled ‘Japan and Asianisation of the Gulf’ will be held on 10 July 2012 at the School of Government and International Affairs, Durham University, sponsored by the HH Sheikh Nasser al-Mohammad Al-Sabah Programme, jointly with the Centre for the Advanced Study of the Arab World, and the Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation. The workshop will bring prominent Japanese specialists together with colleagues from Durham to reflect on and discuss the many complex dimensions of the Asianisation of the Middle East, and that of the Gulf sub-region in particular.
The workshop is open to the public. Please contact the event coordinator Dr Yukiko Miyagi by 2nd July to book your place: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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