Former Project Coordinator, LCSS
Rosa Vercoe is currently a part-time Project Coordinator at the London Centre of Social Studies. She holds PG Diploma with Honours in Russian Language and Literature; MA in International Relations from Nottingham Trent University (2005); and MSc in Development Studies with Special Reference to Central Asia from SOAS, University of London (2014).
Previously Rosa taught in academic and international establishments in Kazakhstan and The Netherlands. She also coordinated the EC TACIS-funded projects in Kazakhstan, Russia and Azerbaijan while working in the London-based NGO ‘Consumers International’. Her current research interests include regional development and the role of SCO and China’s One Belt One Road Strategy in Central Asia, particularly in Kazakhstan.
Rosa has been closely involved in organising the LCSS’s events, including the LCSS Training Programme on Ottoman and Archival Studies and the LCSS Summer School.
Summer Scout for Disadvantaged Children project aims to enable children aged between 9-15 to actively engage with peers through educational and leisurely scout activities resulting in a better understanding of using their free time wisely and actively, thus building their self-esteem and confidence by developing their social interaction and communication skills.
British Engagement Project for Displaced Children seeks to enhance understanding of British values, culture, and history through a professionally developed non-informal curricula designed for displaced (i.e. asylum seekers, refugees, forced migrants) families children, aged between 11-16.
On 27 November 2015, LCSS has successfully organised a roundtable at SOAS to discuss the recent Migrant Crisis
In August 2015, LCSS has successfully conducted the Training Programme on Ottoman and Archival Studies, which took place in London and Oxford.
We are excited to conduct LCSS's first summer school and to host a lovely group of students from Azerbaijan. 20 July - 14 August
International Conference on Gender and Education: Critical Issues, Policy and Practice: Re-Gendering Education
LCSS’s growing gender platform continued its international conference series in Bloomington, IN, United States on International Conference on Gender and Education
Feray J. Baskin - PhD Candidate, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA
Daniela Alaattinoğlu - PhD Candidate, European University Institute - Florence, Italy
Interview by Ozdemir Ahmet - On Thursday 4 April 2013 An interview was conducted with Baroness Molly Meacher at the House of Lords where questions were put out to her with regards to the welfare reforms introduced by the coalition.