Miss Catherine Craven

Key information

Graduate Teaching Assistant
BA (Sussex) MSc (LSE)
Email address
Thesis title
Locating Politics in the Global: A Practice-Based Analysis of Tamil Diaspora Engagement
Support hours
Thursdays, 10.00 - 11.00am


Since June 2017 Research Associate, SFB 700 “Governance in Areas of Limited Statehood”, Freie Universität Berlin

Since Oct 2016 Editor for the SOAS Journal of Postgraduate Research

Feb-June 2017 Visiting Graduate Researcher, Centre for Asian Research, York University, ON

Nov 2015- 2016 Research Assistant to Fiona B. Adamson, SOAS University of London, “Conflict Beyond Borders: Transnational identities, belonging and Security”

June 2016 Certificate of Completion, Institute for Qualitative and Multi-Method Research, Syracuse University

Jan-Jun 2016 Organiser of the MPhil Graduate Conference, Department of Politics and International Studies, SOAS

Jan-Aug 2016 Market Intelligence Analyst, Middlesex University, London

2014-2015 Student Research Assistant, DFG Collaborative Research Centre 700 “Governance in Areas of Limited Statehood”, B2 Governance by External Actors, Freie Universität Berlin

2014-2015 Student Publications Assistant, DFG Research College (KFG) “The Transformative Power of Europe”, Freie Universität Berlin

Feb-Jun 2014 Research Assistant, Peace and Security Program, Global Public Policy Institute, Berlin

Feb-June 2012 Research and Events Intern, Goethe-Zentrum Hyderabad, India

Scholarships and Awards

2015-2018 SOAS Scholarship for the Bloomsbury DTC - Economic and Social Research Council (full-tuition remission)

2017 Geographical Club Award of the Royal Geographical Society

2017 Graduate Student Scholarship of the International Council for Canadian Studies

2016 Santander Mobility Award, SOAS University of London

Research interests

  • Globalization
  • Global Governance
  • Networks
  • Diaspora
  • Transnationalism
  • Social Fields
  • Practice Theory
  • Ethnography
  • Post-Positivism

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