Lectures and talks

students at event

The departments in the School of Government and Society hosts a number of seminars throughout the academic year term which focuses on a range of different topics. The seminars are open to everyone.

Forthcoming lectures and talks

Ethnic minority political representation in Britain: the end of the Race Relations Paradigm?

Ethnic minority political representation in Britain: the end of the Race Relations Paradigm?

Date
Wednesday 21st January 2015
Description
Speaker: Maria Sobolewska (Manchester)
The Palatine Wedding of 1613 and its Impact on Confessional Politics

The Palatine Wedding of 1613 and its Impact on Confessional Politics

Date
Wednesday 21st January 2015
Location:
Strathcona LT6
Description
Sara Smart (University of Exeter). IGS / Modern Languages seminar.
EU as an international security actor

EU as an international security actor

Date
Wednesday 28th January 2015
Description
Speaker: Adrian Hyde-Price (Gothenburg), Discussant: Derek Averre (POLSIS/CREES).
From "Coventration" to Reconciliation: Coventry and Dresden after 1940/45

From "Coventration" to Reconciliation: Coventry and Dresden after 1940/45

Date
Thursday 5th February 2015
Description
Speaker: Dr Stefan Goebel (University of Kent). IGS 'Not The First World War Centenary' seminar.
The Greenest Nation on Trial: German Environmentalism in Perspective

The Greenest Nation on Trial: German Environmentalism in Perspective

Date
Tuesday 24th February 2015
Location:
Muirhead Tower (Building R21 on campus map), Room 417
Description
IGS Panel Discussion. Speakers: Axel Goodbody (University of Bath), Silke Mende (Centre d'Histoire de Sciences Po, Paris), Frank Uekötter (University of Birmingham).
Rhetoric and the Performance of Leadership in British Politics

Rhetoric and the Performance of Leadership in British Politics

Date
Wednesday 25th February 2015
Description
Speaker: Alan Finlayson (UEA)
DEFA's Last Gasp: Melancholy and the End of East German Filmmaking

DEFA's Last Gasp: Melancholy and the End of East German Filmmaking

Date
Wednesday 4th March 2015
Location:
Strathcona LT6
Description
Speaker: Nick Hodgin (University of Lancaster). IGS / Modern Languages seminar.
The rise of populism in Europe

The rise of populism in Europe

Date
Wednesday 11th March 2015
Description
Speakers: Daniele Albertazzi (Modern Languages) and Peter Kerr (POLSIS).
Whither German Memory? Towards an Integrated Model of Remembering

Whither German Memory? Towards an Integrated Model of Remembering

Date
Wednesday 18th March 2015
Location:
Strathcona LT6
Description
Speaker: Bill Niven (Nottingham Trent). IGS / Modern Languages seminar.