Lectures and talks

students at eventThe 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

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).
Manufacturing power: The everyday politics of power in Pakistan

Manufacturing power: The everyday politics of power in Pakistan

Date
Thursday 8th December 2016
Location:
Muirhead Tower, Room 417
Description
Speaker: Dr Rosita Armytage, Australian National University.
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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