The research activity of CRISPI is organised around three workstreams:
The idea of political theory ‘in the vernacular’ ties these separate streams together and provides a platform for research collaboration, institutional identity and the generation of impact.
Funder: MercatusPI: Dr Hugo DrochonDuration: Ends September 2023
Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen both reject the left-right divide in French politics, either claiming to incarnate it 'en même temps', or being beyond it. They propose new oppositions: for Macron, progressives vs. reactionaries, for Le Pen, patriots vs. globalists. Both refuse to acknowledge the other's new framework or their respective place in it. What consequences for our understanding of history and contemporary politics of seeing political dynamics not through a left/right divide but a centre/extremes one?
Funder: Economic and Social Research Council Impact Accelerator AccountPI: Professor Mathew HumphreyDuration: January - June 2022
Professor Mathew Humphrey collaborates with the Motorcycle Action Group and RideTo Motorcycle Training on this impact project to understand the motivations and aspirations of new riders of powered two-wheel (PTW) transport.
Funder: Institute for Human StudiesPI: Dr Hugo Drochon; Co investigators: Professor Maiken Umbach and Dr Annemarie Walter Duration: Ends August 2023
This project seeks to develop the first scientifically validated questionnaire to correctly measure levels of antisemitism in the US and the UK, to better understand it so as to better combat it.
Funder: British AcademyPrincipal Investigator: Dr Helen McCabeDuration: February 2023-January 2024
This project is a British Academy Innovation Fellowship in partnership with Karma Nirvana, a leading charity who run the national helpline for honour-based abuse (HBA). It seeks to map key stakeholders who are, and who should be, collecting data on HBA; identify and share best-practice in data-gathering; recognise barriers to effective knowledge-exchange faced by stakeholders; and co-develop ways to overcome them.
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