Events 

Keep up to date with the latest news and events from around the department and the wide-ranging projects our staff and students get involved with. More events throughout the School of Government and Society.

Forthcoming events 

Education and Peace-Building in Deeply Divided Societies

Date
Monday 5th December 2016
Location:
Room 417 Muirhead Tower
Description
Speaker: Dr Giuditta Fontana (University of Birmingham).
POLSIS Doctoral Colloquium

POLSIS Doctoral Colloquium

Date
Wednesday 7th December 2016
Location:
121 Muirhead Tower
Description
Speakers: Neema Begun (University of Bristol), Neal Harris (University of Brighton).

Diplomacy in the Middle East: The Norwegian Experience

Date
Monday 9th January 2017
Description
Speaker: Ambassador Aud-Lise Norheim, Norway's Ambassador to Tehran. Ambassador Norheim has been has served at the Norwegian embassy in Tehran since 2014. Her previous ambassadorial posts include Damascus, Beirut, Dhaka, Rome and South Africa.
Radical right-wing populist parties in Europe: Into the mainstream?

Radical right-wing populist parties in Europe: Into the mainstream?

Date
Wednesday 25th January 2017
Location:
121 Muirhead Tower
Description
Speaker: Dr Sarah de Lange (University of Amsterdam); discussant: Dr Daniele Albertazzi (POLSIS)

The Disappearance of the Battlefield in the Age of Global Targeting

Date
Wednesday 1st February 2017
Location:
Muirhead Tower, Room 121
Description
Speaker: Dr. Antoine Bousquet (Senior Lecturer in International Relations, Birkbeck College, London).

Trust, Diplomacy and Conflict Transformation 2017

Date
Monday 27th - Friday 31st March 2017
Location:
Muirhead Tower, University of Birmingham
Description
A 5-day professional training programme on the role of mediation in managing and transforming political conflicts. The programme will explore how people develop trust and empathy with theit adversaries,and how this can transform conflicts at local, regional, or state levels.
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