Welcome to our news site, where we disseminate information and stories from leading thinkers in Global South studies, as well as complementary content from both TWQ and CAS journals. 

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  • “A is for Africa”: Towards the Decolonisation of Knowledge Production

    “A is for Africa”: Towards the Decolonisation of Knowledge Production

    Sylvia Tamale, an accomplished Ugandan academic and human rights activist, presented “A is for Africa”: Towards the Decolonisation of Knowledge Production at the third annual Devaki Jain lecture series which took place at St. Anne’s College, University of Oxford, UK, on the 13th of October 2022. Below is the transcript of Tamale’s insightful lecture (first published in ‘The…

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    • Call for Contributors to the Global Souths Hub

      Call for Contributors to the Global Souths Hub

      Are you knowledgeable about inequality, policy, politics, development, economics, cultural, legal or environmental aspects of any region or nation in the Global Souths? Are you interested in the rise of the Global South and how the region is shaping a future world order? Or have something important to say about South-South collaborations and/or North-South relationships? If…


    • An interview with Jing Gu: China and Global South Collaborations

      An interview with Jing Gu: China and Global South Collaborations

      We spoke to Jing Gu, a political economist with a focus on development policy and impact. Jing is the Director of the Centre for Rising Powers and Global Development at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS), as well as an Academic Editor for Third World Quarterly (TWQ). Jing touches on her academic journey, her responsibilities…


    • From Awareness to Action: Shaping a Just World on Social Justice Day

      From Awareness to Action: Shaping a Just World on Social Justice Day

      The World Day of Social Justice, observed annually on February 20th, serves as a global reminder of the pressing need for social justice and equality for all.  This day highlights the importance of addressing systemic issues such as poverty, inequality, and discrimination, and emphasises the principles of fairness, justice, and human rights. By promoting dialogue…


    • An Academic Journey into Central Asia with Rico Isaacs

      An Academic Journey into Central Asia with Rico Isaacs

      Rico Isaacs is the Editor of Central Asian Survey and a Professor of International Politics at the University of Lincoln, UK. Find out about what first sparked Rico’s interest in the field and his early academic journey. We also talk to him about his three main research interests – exploring authoritarianism through interviewing party leaders during…


    • Launching Global Souths Hub –   A New Blog and Community Resource Site

      Launching Global Souths Hub – A New Blog and Community Resource Site

      We are delighted to announce the launch of Global Souths Hub, a news and resource site developed alongside the leading academic journals Third World Quarterly (TWQ) and Central Asian Survey (CAS).  Global Souths Hub aims to share and connect the voices of scholar-activists, academics, researchers, policymakers, practitioners, and anyone interested in the challenges and opportunities…


    • Guest Editor Annamária Artner on New TWQ Special Issue

      Guest Editor Annamária Artner on New TWQ Special Issue

      The Third World Quarterly (TWQ) Special Issue ‘Emancipatory movements of the Global South in a changing world order’ (Volume 44, Issue 10) encompasses a broad spectrum in terms of space, time and issues. It deals with all parts of the Global South and raises economic, political, environmental and cultural questions; it looks back into the…


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