Digital Library of the Caribbean: https://www.dloc.com/ – “a cooperative digital library for resources from and about the Caribbean and circum-Caribbean.” An extensive collection of primary source material contributed by a range of partner institutions. Topics covered include Economics, Politics, Race, Class, Gender, Religion, Language, Literature, Slavery and resistance and Culture.
A report for the British International Studies Association and the Political Studies Association covering UK academic careers in Higher education. The report covers 2012-2019 and reveals that men and white members of staff are over-represented at senior levels compared to their proportion in the academic workforce more generally. 29% of senior academics (senior lecturers, readers, professors) […]
Chinese comic book covers Curated by Chinese Studies Librarian Zhaohui Xue, this online exhibition from Stanford University of the covers of various comic books held in the collections of the East Asia Library. Most were published 1950-1970s. They offer insight into propaganda and cultural attitudes of the period.
Briefing on how coronavirus has affected UK elections, from the House of Commons Library
Closing the gender pay gap will take 135 years according to shocking statistics from the latest Economic Forum report This report benchmarks the evolution of gender-based gaps in over 100 nations worldwide, focussing on four sectors: economic participation and opportunity; educational attainment; health and survival; and political empowerment. This year’s report considers the impact of the pandemic on gender […]
Oman Library at the Middle East Institute (MEI) digital collection includes rare books published from 1700 to 1921 in 7 Middle Eastern languages including Arabic, French and Turkish. All topics of Middle Eastern history, culture and politics are covered.
The latest Congressional research service report now has updated data. It incudes total numbers, data on each congress and party affiliations. There are also essays giving overviews of trends in representations and biographies of all members.
An online exhibition from the University of Utah It includes examples of 20th century pamphlets, posters and literary magazines from radical socialist and workers organisations.
A digital collection from SOAS. It comprises Middle East Women’s Activism digital archive, a collection of interviews with 96 women of different generations in Egypt, Jordan and Lebanon, which form the basis of a monograph, entitled, Embodying Geopolitics: Generations of Women’s Activism in Egypt, Jordan and Lebanon. All interviews were conducted by Nicola Pratt, University of Warwick, in […]
Just launched by Cambridge University press, a free collection of journal articles and book chapters which engage critically with the legacy of empire, the slave trade and issues of race and power in society. It will be updated quarterly.