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 

Is (S)he Feminist? Gendered Receptions of Women Writers and Activists. The Cases of Anna Haag and Elizabeth Robins

Date
Wednesday 22nd February 2017
Location:
Muirhead Tower, room 420
Description
Speakers: Dr Bea Kluesener (Catholic University Eichstätt) and Sybil Oldfield (University of Sussex), Discussant: Dr Shelley Budgeon (University of Birmingham).

Can Organisations Be Trustworthy?

Date
Monday 27th February 2017
Location:
Muirhead Tower, Room 417
Description
Speaker: Professor Katherine Hawley (University of St Andrews), Chair: Dr Jonathan Parry.

Workshop and reading with Japanese- German writer Yoko Tawada

Date
Wednesday 1st March 2017
Location:
Muirhead Tower
Description
Writer in Residence at the University of Birmingham on 1 March, 2017.
From Electoral Despair to Where?: Has Brexit Given the Liberal Democrats a Lifeline?

From Electoral Despair to Where?: Has Brexit Given the Liberal Democrats a Lifeline?

Date
Wednesday 1st March 2017
Location:
121 Muirhead Tower
Description
Speaker: Professor David Cutts (POLSIS); Discusant: Karin Bottom (INLOGOV).
The End of Globalisation? Populism, protectionism and the neoliberal order

The End of Globalisation? Populism, protectionism and the neoliberal order

Date
Wednesday 8th March 2017
Location:
Strathcona LT1
Description
Speakers: Professor Helen Thompson (Cambridge); Professor Keith Pilbeam (City University); Professor John Fender (Economics); Dr Huw Macartney (POLSIS).
Power Talk during Prime Minister's Questions: Organising adversarial talk in political interaction

Power Talk during Prime Minister's Questions: Organising adversarial talk in political interaction

Date
Tuesday 14th March 2017
Location:
ERI Building, G54
Description
Speaker: Elisabeth Reber, University of Würzburg

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.

Writing Statehood into Existence: Explanatory IR, the War against ISIS, and Discourses on Kurdish National Self-determination

Date
Tuesday 4th April 2017
Location:
Muirhead Tower, room 420
Description
Speaker: Dr Hannes Cerny. Hosted by the Political Settlements Research Group.
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