- Research Institute for the Social Sciences, Keele University, U.K. (In-Spire’s home research institute)
- Research Centre for the study of Politics, International Relations and Environment (RC4SPIRE), Keele University, U.K.
- Research Centre for Economics and Management, Keele University, U.K.
- Research Centre for Law, Ethics and Society, Keele University, U.K.
- Research Centre for Social Policy, Keele University, U.K.
- School of Politics, International Relations and the Environment (SPIRE), Keele University, U.K. (In-Spire’s sponsoring department)
- Graduate Junction – a steadily growing global research community for graduates and early career researchers.
- Global Policy Forum – monitoring policy-making at the United Nations and fostering global citizen participation.
- Thinkcentreasia.org – independent political think-tank, which critically examines issues related to political development, democracy, rule of law, human rights and civil society.
- Forum for Ethnicity, Migration & Marginalisation – assembles leading international researchers studying ethnicity, racism, multiculturalism, and social exclusion.
- The Postcolonial Web – project funded by the University Scholars Programme, National University of Singapore, covering postcolonial discourse theory.
- Democratiya – bi-monthly online review of books that aims at contributing to a renewal of the politics of democratic radicalism by providing a forum for serious analysis and debate.
International relations/global politics
- Millennium: Journal of International Studies – leading international relations journal, often highlighting critical voices within the discipline
- Political Science Quarterly – Published continuously since 1886, the most widely read and accessible scholarly journal covering government, politics and policy
- The Globalist – daily online feature service covering aspects of globalization
- World Policy Journal – a publication of the World Policy Institute at The New School, NY.
- YaleGlobal Online – flagship publication of the Yale Center for the Study of Globalization.
- MANAS – independent journal of world society
- ctheory – “One of the three leading intellectual electronic reviews in the world…” (Le Monde)
- Journal for Lacanian Studies – aims to contribute to the advancement and dissemination of Lacanian concepts in every area of research.
- Philament – journal of arts & culture.
- Reason Online – current developments in politics and culture.
- Social Criticism Review – modern society and its ills.
Law and critical legal studies
- Journal for Cultural and Religious Theory cutting-edge scholarship dealing with religious and cultural theory
- Journal of Human Dignity and Humiliation Studies – scholarly publication of the Human Dignity and Humiliation Studies network
- The Little Magazine(TLM) – South Asia’s only professionally produced print magazine of culture and politics
- Fourth World Journal of the Center for World Indigenous Studies – dedicated to the advancement of ideas and knowledge from the perspective of indigenous peoples – the world’s more than six thousand nations.
- Borderlands E-Journal – virtual space for new forms of thought and writing in the humanities.
- Cerebration – trans-cultural space for critical thought and creative work. Submissions cover a variety of topics ranging from politics, culture and literature to science, art, music, films, etc.
- Quest – postgraduate journal of humanities and social sciences.
Media and communications
- Image [&] Narrative – peer-reviewed journal on visual narratology in the broadest sense of the term. Beside tackling theoretical issues, it is a platform for reviews of real life examples.
- M/C Journal – peer-reviewed journal, open to submissions and responses from the Internet. A place of public intellectualism, analysing and critiquing the meeting of media and culture. A crossover between the popular and the academic.
Postgraduate teaching & research resources
- C-SAP – the Higher Education Academy Subject Network for Sociology, Anthropology and Politics. C-SAP promotes a scholarly and disciplinary-specific approach to the innovation and reform of learning and teaching in the social sciences.
- The Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research – aids research in all branches of anthropology and closely related disciplines concerned with human origins, development and variation.
- AHRC Research Centre for Law, Gender and Sexuality – pioneering and facilitating work that analyses, investigates and deepens understanding of the relationship between Law, Gender and Sexuality.
- Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology – comparative analysis of contemporary social transformation and anthropological theory building.
- The International Studies Association – founded in 1959, promotes research and education about international affairs.
- The Internet Archive – digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artefacts in digital form. Like a paper library, it provides free access to researchers, historians and scholars.
- The Feminist Institute – current women’s policy issues that reflect on traditional issues in a new way and approach novel issues from an unconventional angle.
- European Centre for Minority Issues – practice-oriented research website, providing information and documentation, and offering advisory services concerning minority-majority relations in Europe.
- The Research Unit for Global Justice – based at Goldsmiths College, U.K., studies the legal and ethical implications of contemporary global social change.
- Climate Change Research Group – associated with the Royal Geographical Society, based at Leeds University, U.K.
- Migration Research Group – interdisciplinary research on economic, legal and ethnic aspects of human migration
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