Dr Ritu Vij

Dr Ritu Vij

Senior Lecturer

Overview

Contact Details

Telephone
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Email
Address
The University of Aberdeen F59 Edward Wright Building
School of Social Science
University of Aberdeen
AB24 3QY

Biography

Ritu Vij joined the Department of Politics and International Relations in 2006, after completing a two-year fellowship at Keio Univerity (Tokyo) as the recipient of a Fellowship awarded jointly by the Social Science Research Council (USA) and the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS). Her doctoral degree is from the Graduate School of International Studies (GSIS), at the University of Denver, USA. She has been affiliated with several universities in Japan including, Kobe, Meiji Gakuin, Meiji, Ritsumeikan and Tokyo Universities. In the UK, her research has been funded by the British Academy, the Carnegie Trust of Scotland, the British International Studies Association and the University of Aberdeen.  


Memberships and Affiliations

Internal

Director, Teaching and Learning Committee, School of Social Science

Director, Taught Post-Graduate Masters in International Relations

Member, College of Arts and Sciences Executive Council

Member, School Executive Council, Social Science

Member, University Senate

Previously: Coordinator, Politics and IR Seminar Series

 

 

 

External

Membership in Professional Associations:

  • International Studies Association (ISA)
  • British International Studies Association (BISA)
  • European International Studies Association (EISA)
  • International Political Science Association (IPSA)
  • Asian Studies in Japan (ASJ)

Professional Service:

  • President,Global Development Section (GDS)ISA (2009-2010; 2004-2005)
  • Vice-President,GDS, ISA (2003-2004)
  • Treasurer & Newsletter Editor, GDS, (2002-2003)
Research

Research Overview

Social theory; International Political Economy; Social Policy and Civil Society; Affect and Political Subjectivity.

Current Research

Precarity and the International, European International Studies Association, Conference, Warsaw September 18-21, 2013.

Call for Papers: http://www.8thpaneuropean.org/

Online submission of Proposalshttps://www.conftool.pro/paneuropean2013/index.php?page=login

Deadline: February 24, 2013.

Research Funding and Grants

Funding for research received from the following:

British Academy

British International Studies Association

Carnegie Trust of Scotland

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science

Social Science Research Council, USA.

Teaching

Teaching Responsibilities

Post-graduate: International Relations Theory; Human and Critical Security

Under-graduate: International Political Economy; Japan and the World; Introduction to International Relations.

Publications

Publications 

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  • Precarity and International Relations

    Vij, R. (ed.), Kazi, T. (ed.), Wynne-Hughes, E. (ed.)

    Palgrave Macmillan. 336 pages

    Books and Reports: Books

  • Atemporal Dwelling: Heterotopias of Homelessness in Contemporary Japan

    Vij, R.

    Time, Temporality and Violence in International Relations. Agathangelou, A. M., D. Killian, K. (eds.). Routledge, pp. 172-188, 17 pages

    Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings: Chapters

  • Temporality, Violence, Politics

    Vij, R.

    Time, Temporality and Violence in International Relations. Agathangelou, A., Killian, K. (eds.). Routledge

    Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings: Chapters

  • Atemporal dwelling: Heterotopias of homelessness in contemporary Japan1

    Vij, R.

    Time, Temporality and Violence in International Relations. Agathangelou, A. M., Killian, K. D. (eds.). Taylor and Francis AS, pp. 172-188, 17 pages

    Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings: Chapters

  • Making and Un-Making Modern Japan

    Vij, R.

    ProtoSociology, vol. 32, pp. 1-263

    Contributions to Journals: Articles

  • The Vicissitudes of Japanese Modernity

    Vij, R.

    ProtoSociology, vol. 32, pp. 17-58

    Contributions to Journals: Articles

  • Cinematic Narratives of Precarity: Gender and Affect in Contemporary Japan

    Vij, R.

    Visions of Precarity in Japanese Popular Culture and Literature. Iwata-Weickgenannt, K., Rosenbaum, R. (eds.). Routledge, pp. 169-186, 18 pages

    Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings: Chapters

  • Hegelian Encounters: Subjects to International Relations

    Vij, R. (ed.)

    Palgrave Macmillan. 272 pages

    Books and Reports: Books

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