Lectures and talks

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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

EU as an international security actor

EU as an international security actor

Date
Wednesday 28th January 2015
Location:
Muirhead Tower 121
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
Wednesday 4th February 2015
Location:
Muirhead Tower 429
Description
Speaker: Dr Stefan Goebel (University of Kent). IGS 'Not The First World War Centenary' seminar.
Governance beyond government: Transnational private regulation and the garments trade

Governance beyond government: Transnational private regulation and the garments trade

Date
Thursday 5th February 2015
Location:
Muirhead Tower, Room 112
Description
Speaker: Dr. Donald Curtis International Development Department
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
Location:
Muirhead Tower 121
Description
Speaker: Alan Finlayson (UEA)
Corporate influence on institutional development in an emerging economy: The case of China

Corporate influence on institutional development in an emerging economy: The case of China

Date
Thursday 26th February 2015
Location:
Muirhead Tower, Room 112
Description
Speaker: Professor John Child, Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham
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.
Succeeding to failure: Hybrid organizations and institutional complexity

Succeeding to failure: Hybrid organizations and institutional complexity

Date
Thursday 5th March 2015
Location:
Muirhead Tower, Room 112
Description
Speaker: Professor Royston Greenwood, University of Alberta
The rise of populism in Europe

The rise of populism in Europe

Date
Wednesday 11th March 2015
Location:
Muirhead Tower 121
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.
50 Years of German-Israeli Relations: Reflections on History, Memory and International Politics

50 Years of German-Israeli Relations: Reflections on History, Memory and International Politics

Date
Tuesday 12th May 2015
Location:
Muirhead Tower G15
Description
IGS Symposium. Speakers: Lorena De Vita (Aberystwyth University); Harald Kindermann (former FRG Ambassador to Israel); Shimon Stein (former Israeli Ambassador to the FRG); Ruth Wittlinger (University of Durham)