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

Helping People Help Themselves? Challenges and Opportunities for Improving the Effectiveness of Capacity Development Support

Date
Monday 1st - Tuesday 30th September 2014
Location:
Muirhead Tower, Room 417
Description
Postponed until September. Speaker: Niels Keijzer, Bi- and Multilateral Development Cooperation Department, German Development Institute/Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE).

The Implication of the Scottish Independence Referendum

Date
Wednesday 1st October 2014
Location:
Muirhead Tower, Room 121
Description
Chair: Dr Peter Kerr (POLSIS), Speakers: Paul Cairney (University of Stirling), Nicola McEwen (University of Edinburgh), James Johnston (Senior Clerk, Scottish Parliament).

Hobbes's Dilemma and the Liberal Quest for World Order

Date
Wednesday 29th October 2014
Description
Chair: Tim Haughton, Speaker: Robert O. Keohane (Princeton), Discussant: Nicholas Wheeler (ICCS, University of Birmingham).

EU: The State of the Union

Date
Wednesday 12th November 2014
Location:
Muirhead tower - Room 121
Description
Chair: Tim Haughton, Speakers: Sara Binzer Hobolt (LSE) and Nathaniel Copsey (Aston)

Reflections on the Revolutions in Europe: 1989 a Quarter of a Century On

Date
Wednesday 12th November 2014
Location:
Muirhead tower - Room 121
Description
Chair: Tim Haughton, Speakers: Michael Bernhard (Florida), Rodric Braithwaite (former British Ambassador in Moscow, 1988-1992), Graham Timmins.

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

Date
Wednesday 21st January 2015
Description
Speaker: Maria Sobolewska (Manchester)

EU as an international security actor

Date
Wednesday 28th January 2015
Description
Speaker: Adrian Hyde-Price (Gothenburg), Discussant: Derek Averre.

The rise of populism in Europe

Date
Wednesday 11th March 2015
Description
Speakers: Daniele Albertazzi and Peter Kerr.
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