The Uncertainty of Help

What role do local institutions of mutual security play in managing the growing economic and political uncertainties in African communities today?…


Cambridge Archive Editions Online

Cambridge Archive Editions is a unique collection of collated diplomatic papers copied from the international archives at Kew in London. We are delighted to announce, it is now available as an online collection.


Africa and the Indian Ocean

‘Performing Citizenship and Enacting Exclusion On Africa’s Indian Ocean Littoral’ is the latest special feature from The Journal of African History.…


Mapping the Changing Role of China’s People’s Congress: Pork-Barrel Politics in China?

In this blog from The China Quarterly Editorial Team, we preview a new article from political scientist Melanie Manion, of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, which challenges the current conventional wisdom that China’s people’s congresses are largely honorific bodies with little policy impact.…


The China Quarterly Announces Winner of the 2013 Gordon White Prize

The China Quarterly is pleased to announce that the winner of the 2013 Gordon White Prize is Wen-Hsuan Tsai and Peng-Hsiang Kao’s article on ‘Secret Codes of Political Propaganda: The Unknown System of Writing Teams’, published in the June 2013 issue.…


A Spaghetti Southern: Landscapes of Fear in Django Unchained

Recorded at this year’s British Association of American Studies Conference, the latest Journal of American Studies podcast offers the opportunity to hear Professor Rob Kroes deliver his lecture on the interaction of the “Western” and the “Southern” in Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained.…


News from the neolithic site of Çatalhöyük

Stephen Mitchell is Honorary Secretary of the British Institute at Ankara (BIAA). He brings us the latest from the Neolithic site of Çatalhöyük.