Michael Keith is Director of COMPAS, Co-ordinator of Urban Transformations (The ESRC portfolio of investments and research on cities), and Co-Director of the University of Oxford Future of Cities programme.
His research focuses on migration related processes of urban change. His most recent work is the monograph China Constructing Capitalism: Economic Life and Urban Change (2014). His next will be a book for Cambridge University Press, entitled: Power, Identity and Representation: Race, Governance and Mobilisation in British Society.
He has experience outside the academy as a politician for twenty years in the east end of London, serving in the 1990s and early 2000s for five years as leader of a London local authority, Chair of the Thames Gateway London Partnership and a commissioner on the Blair government’s response to the 2005 London bombings, the Commission on Integration and Cohesion.
Michael Keith, Nicholas Simcik Arese and Andreza de Souza Santos
Michael Keith and Bridget Anderson
Bridget Anderson and Michael Keith
Michael Keith, Scott Lash, Jakob Arnoldi, Tyler Rooker
Michael Keith, Les Back, Azra Khan, Kalbir Shukra, John Solomos
Ben Gidley, Sarah Spencer, Michael Keith and Vanessa Hughes | 2011 – 2012
Michael Keith | 2009
Michael Keith, Mikal Mast and Emma Newcombe | 1 October 2017 - 31 December 2021
Michael Keith | 2006 – 2009
Michael Keith | 2010 - 2011
Michael Keith, Nicola Headlam, Peter Grant, Igor Calzada, Andreza de Souza Santos, Nicholas Simcik Arese, Emma Newcombe, Mikal Mast and Nathan Grassi | 2015 - 2019