Dr Mina Toksoz
Head of Country Risk, Standard Bank London
Dr. Mina Toksoz has been working as Head of Country Risk at Standard Bank London since September 2001. She has been in investment banking for the past ten years including as Equity Strategist for Emerging Europe, Middle East and Africa at ABN Amro London. Prior to this Mina worked for The Economist Group's, Economist Intelligence Unit variously as Middle East editor, director of EIU's Country Risk Service, and Regional Director for Europe. She has published on Turkey, Lebanon, EU-Middle East relations, GCC, Russia, Eastern Europe and the Caucasus. Mina did her DPhil in Economics at Sussex University, BA in Economics at Bosphorus University, and more recently the Harvard University Executive Programme on Infrastructure in a Market Economy.
She has published on emerging market trends, Turkey, Lebanon, EU-Middle East relations, and has a forthcoming book, The Economist Guide to Country Risk, to be published by Profile Books in 2014.
- Analysis and management of country risk
- Global economic trends and their impact on emerging markets, with a focus on the Mediterranean rim and CIS
- Sector expertise includes banking, mining, and infrastructure
- Economic modelling expertise including country risk rating models
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.
An opportunity for PhD and early-career researchers from diverse social science and humanities disciplines to meet and share their research experiences.
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.