Our academics conduct world-leading research on Area studies and/or Migration studies. We work collaboratively across different universities, schools, and disciplines, as well as different regions of the world.
We're an established leading institution in research, innovation and knowledge exchange. Our ambition is to create prosperity and opportunity in the communities it serves.
Our institute draws together three important pillars as the basis of its activities: Teaching, Research and Innovation.
These key pillars help enable and promote:
- Collaborative research
- Professional development
- Training and support for PhD and early career researchers
- Public engagement activities
- New opportunities for collaboration and learning.
The institute's diverse global community and interdisciplinary approach to teaching, research, and innovation ensure quality outputs. This setup enables us to advance world-leading research in the following ways:
Alan is Director of the UCLan Research Centre in Migration, Diaspora and Exile and Co-Director of the Institute for Black Atlantic Research. Alan's scholarship has led to collaborative projects with museums and community organisations. He has published 3 monographs and many artic…
Niki Alsford is a Professor in Asia Pacific Studies. As an anthropologist, Alsford welcomes proposals for doctoral research on society and culture within the Asia Pacific region. He is particularly keen on proposals pertaining to Taiwan and the wider Pacific Ocean. In addition, h…