Get a taste of what we do
Nationalism, militarism and masculinity – how do the three connect?
Dr Stratis Andreas Efthymiou argues that militarism, nationalism and masculinity have a symbiotic relationship, which is made and remade in social, political and symbolic activity.
News and success stories
Autocracy as a curse
London Met sociologist Svetlana Stephenson discusses how Putin, once an inconspicuous St. Petersburg official, turned into Shakespeare's Richard III in 20 years.
Thousands of Afghan refugees living in UK hotels, one year from Taliban takeover
The uncertainty surrounding settlement is deeply affecting the mental health of Afghan refugees in the UK, say London Met researchers, and costing British taxpayers millions weekly.
'Irish Nurses in the NHS: an oral history' project receives a grant from the Irish Government
The funding will enable research leads Professor Louise Ryan and filmmaker Grainne McPolin to significantly expand the focus of their research.
"We invite you to die" - London Met Professor explores Russian 'necropolitics'
In a new op-ed, Svetlana Stephenson, Professor of Sociology at London Met, sheds new light on the political rhetoric behind Russia’s 'special operation' in Ukraine.
Mistrust of national employment services, and structural barriers, fuelling BAME employment gap
Research participants reported feeling pressured into taking on unsuitable work.
Chaos at Kabul Airport: Lessons must be learned
Professor Louise Ryan, Dr Maria Lopez and Alessia Dalceggio from the Global Diversities and Inequalities Research Centre discuss the failures of the evacuation mission last year.
"We are tired of being told it is not a big deal": Institutional Machismo in Mexico
A new paper from London Met’s Dr María E. López argues women suffer from a dominant male chauvinist ideology that is exacerbated by President López Obrador’s administration.
Diversity and difference in everyday life
Dr Julius Elster discusses his research into the experiences of young people in Tottenham, finding ‘super-diversity’ to be integral to the area’s cultural identity.
Understanding Brexit from the perspective of London's highly-skilled French migrants
A new study considers how the shock of Brexit exposed but also threatened the previously taken-for-granted privileges enjoyed by this capital-rich migrant population.
Violence against Women in Latin American Women’s Writing
A new book from London Met’s Dr María López and UCL’s Professor Stephen Hart explores the works of female writers in portraying violence against women.
"The present is not forever"
Shifts in the perception of biographical and historical time are central to many Russian people's understanding of the war in Ukraine, argues Professor Svetlana Stephenson.
New award winning, open access book from London Met academic
'Revisiting Migrant Networks' which was co-edited by Professor Louise Ryan and awarded the IMISCOE Prize, is available to read and download free of charge.
After Progress: new digital exhibition asks us to reimagine life and modernity
The exhibition brings together more than 60 pieces of work from around 175 artists and writers, and invites the audience to question what counter-progressive stories may sound like.
Understanding the contribution of Irish Nurses to the NHS: an oral history project
A new partnership between the London Irish Centre and London Metropolitan University will capture the stories of Irish women who were recruited to train and work in the NHS.