Positively shocking: using James Bond to teach liberal arts - ‘Bondologist’ Martin D. Brown says the complex Bondian universe can be used to teach students about modern international history

Bond is back. Again. News that will elicit a frisson of excitement from some, or a groan of exasperation from others. James Bond, an unlikely hero of Cold War pulp fiction, has become a global brand and cultural icon. Love him or loathe him,…
Dr Rafal Soborski

Rafal Soborski chairs Global Studies Conference

Dr Rafal Soborski is the Chair of the 11th Conference on Global Studies to be held at University of Granada (Spain) on 30-31 July 2018. The special focus of this year’s conference is Subjectivities of Globalization. More information about…

New President announced for Richmond, The American International University in London “Joining at a tremendously exciting time for the University”

Professor Lawrence Abeln has been appointed as the new President of Richmond, The American International University in London, by the Board of Trustees. Professor Abeln, 49, is a US citizen, and graduated Phi Beta Kappa with BA in History…

Stephen Basdeo publishes chapter on Victorian penny dreadfuls

Stephen Basdeo has published a chapter on George William MacArthur Reynolds’s novel The Mysteries of London. The novel was serialised between 1844 and 1848 in weekly penny numbers and colloquially known as a “penny dreadful”. In spite…
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Alumni of Richmond has book shortlisted by Reese Witherspoon’s book club

A former student of Richmond, The American International University in London, Chanel Cleeton has had her latest novel, Next Year in Havana, recommended by Reese Witherspoon as her July read of the month. Reese Witherspoon says of the book…
Louise Byrne

Louise Byrne works on BBC World Service Series

Louise Byrne, Assistant Professor of International Journalism, has been working on a BBC World Service documentary in the 'Money and Power' series. In the documentary, Back from the Brink, three entrepreneurs from around the world share their…

Two lecturers from Richmond smash Guinness World Record canoeing attempt

Two charity fundraising lecturers from Richmond, The American International University in London, have broken the Guinness World Record for the fastest canoe journey down the non-tidal Thames, from Lechlade in Gloucestershire where the Thames…

Ready, steady, row! Two lecturers from Richmond set out in bid for Guinness World Record canoeing attempt

Two lecturers from Richmond, The American International University in London, have hit upon a novel way of cooling down and raising money for a great cause at the same time. Mark Horne, Assistant Professor in Psychology at Richmond and Professor…

Find out more about travel grants for change-makers

Are you interested in finding out more about a life changing opportunity to travel abroad for up to 8 weeks, fully funded by the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust – through the Churchill Fellowship. Anyone interested is invited to Basingstoke…

Book on developmentalism by Associate Professor at Richmond is short-listed for prestigious award

A major achievement has been announced for Dr Christopher Wylde, Associate Professor of International Relations at Richmond, whose book Emerging Markets and the State: Developmentalism in the 21st Century has made the short-list for the BISA…