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Dr Parveen Akhtar

Lecturer in Politics and International Relations

  • DPhil (Political Science) ESRC funded, University of Birmingham 
  • MA (Distinction) Political Science Research Methods, ESRC funded, University of Birmingham
  • BA (First Class Honours) Political Science and Sociology, University of Birmingham
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy 

2011- 2013

  • School of Politics and International Studies, University of Bristol
    British Academy Post-doc

2010

  • Faculty of Politics, Lahore University of Management Sciences, Pakistan
    Visiting Researcher

2009

  • University of Bristol
    ESRC Post-doc Fellowship

2008

  • Institut für die Wissenschaften vom Mensche, Vienna
    Junior Koerber Scholarship (PhD fellowship) 

2006

  • Science Po, Paris
    Visiting Researcher

2006

  • Institute for Ethnic and Migration Studies, Amsterdam
    Visiting Researcher (ESRC funded)

2005

  • Aalborg University, Denmark
    School for Postgraduate Interdisciplinary Research on Interculturalism and Transnationalism, (SPIRIT) scholarship

Undergraduate modules

  • LP3043 – Politics and Islam
  • LP3045 – Politics and Protest in a Globalised World
  • LP2037 – Regional Politics: South Asia

 

Postgraduate modules

  • LPM045 – Post-migration Europe

 

2015

  • University of Bradford, Elections 2015 Project
    Amount: £2000
  • University of Bradford, Dean’s Grant
    Amount: £2000
  • University of Bradford, Faculty of Social Science Research grant for International Studies Association Conference, New Orleans
    Amount: £2000

2014

  • British Academy, Participation in Elite-level Workshop at Conservative Part Conference
    Amount: £300

2011

  • British Academy, Post-doctoral Fellowship
    Amount: £224,725

2010

  • LUMS, Research Grant for oversees research
    Amount: £1500

2009

  • ESRC, Post-doctoral Fellowship
    Amount: £67,492

2006

  • EUROFOR Scholarship to present at the “From Immigration Politics to Migration Management – Changes in Migration Governance, Athens
    Amount: £1000

2005

  • ECPR Conference Scholarship to present at the ECPR annual conference, Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary
    Amount: £500

2004

  • Institut für Politikwissenschaft Otto-von-Guericke University of Magdeburg Travel Grant to present at the, Transforma 2 conference, Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg, Germany
    Amount: £400

2003

  • ESRC studentship (1+3) MA and PhD, University of Birmingham, UK

2016

2015

2014

2007

  • 1 hour radio show on Vienna-radio, Vienna, Theories of Political Participation
  • 1hour radio show on Unityfm, UK, Muslim Leadership in the UK

2004

  • Member of panel on the issue of Identity Cards with Home Secretary, David Blunkett BBC Television, UK

 

Room: NW922G
Phone: 0121 204 3331
Email: p.akhtar2@aston.ac.uk 
Office hours: 
Wednesday 11am-1pm
Thursday 11am-1pm