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Department of Development Studies

Dr Feyzi Ismail

MSc PhD (London)

Overview

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Department of Development Studies

Senior Teaching Fellow

Neoliberalism, Globalisation, and States

Research Cluster Member

Labour, Movements and Development

Research Cluster Member

Name:
Dr Feyzi Ismail
Email address:
Telephone:
020 7898 4723
Address:
SOAS, University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
Building:
Russell Square: College Buildings
Office No:
4404
Office Hours:
Thursdays 2-4pm

Biography

Feyzi holds an undergraduate degree in Philosophy from McMaster University, a Master’s in Social Policy from LSE and a PhD in Development Studies from SOAS, where she conducted research on the relationship between NGOs and the left parties in Nepal. She has taught at SOAS, the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, Ruskin College and UCL. Her research interests include NGOs and social movements, politics and development in Nepal and South Asia, global protest and change, alternatives to neoliberalism, and imperialism.

Teaching

Programmes Convened
Courses Taught

Current teaching: 

Civil society, social movements and the development process
Themes in contemporary development: civil society & social movements
Issues of the working poor and development
NGOs and social movements: the politics of protest and change (co-convenor)

Previous teaching:
Theory, policy and practice of development
NGOs, development and change (convenor)

Publications

Book Chapters

Ismail, Feyzi (2014) 'Nepal: Whose revolution is it anyway?' In: Feuchtwang, Stephan and Shah, Alpa, (eds.), Emancipatory Politics and Armed Struggle: A Critique from Within. Zed Books. (Forthcoming)

Ismail, Feyzi (2011) 'The politics of occupation.' In: Bailey, Michael and Freedman, Des, (eds.), The Assault on Universities: A Manifesto for Resistance. Pluto Press, pp. 123-131.

Articles

Ismail, Feyzi (2010) 'Nepal's Peace Process: Does Ethnic Inclusion Mean Economic Inclusion?' Development Viewpoint, 49 .

Book Reviews

Ismail, Feyzi (2014) 'The bias of balance: Politics and constitution making in Nepal.' Economic and Political Weekly .

Ismail, Feyzi (2012) 'The Political Economy of NGOs: State Formation in Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.' Journal of Contemporary Asia, 42 (2). pp. 340-343.

Ismail, Feyzi (2011) 'New Nepal: The Fault Lines.' Journal of Contemporary Asia, 41 (3). pp. 512-514.

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