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Posted 01 February 2016

POLSIS MA Study tour visit Brussels, January 2016

Every year all MA students based within POLSIS have the opportunity to take part in an study trip to Brussels. The group, led by Lorenzo Cladi, Nino Kemoklidze and Chiara Morbi, visited the European Commission, the European Parliament, NATO and the Council of the European Union.

Posted 01 February 2016

Sociology to host a BSA Regional Postgraduate Day on Power and Exclusion

We are pleased to announce that the British Sociological Association Regional Postgraduate Day on the theme of "Researching Social Inequality Across the Social Sciences: Contemporary Sociological Analyses of Power and Exclusion" will be held at Birmingham this Spring 2016.

Posted 26 January 2016

IGS podcast: 25 Years of German Unification

Speakers: Dr Tereza Novotna (Université Libre de Bruxelles): 'How Germany Unified and the EU Enlarged: Negotiating the Accession through Transplantation and Adaptation'. Professor Chloe Paver (University of Exeter): 'Emotions and Everyday Life in Museums of GDR History and Culture'. Chair: Dr Isabelle Hertner (IGS).

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International Development Department

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Posted 07 January 2016

Making sense of urban poverty

Dr Philip Amis' 1995 paper 'Making sense of urban poverty' is highlighted as the most read article in the Urbanisation and Development journal over the last 25 years.

Posted 07 January 2016

New article on political economy analysis and ownership

A new Development in Practice article by IDD's Jonathan Fisher and Heather Marquette discusses the tensions between development agencies' focus on donor-centric political economy analysis and their interest in fostering partner countries' ownership of development agendas.

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Department of Political Science and International Studies

POLSIS News

Posted 01 February 2016

POLSIS MA Study tour visit Brussels, January 2016

Every year all MA students based within POLSIS have the opportunity to take part in an study trip to Brussels. The group, led by Lorenzo Cladi, Nino Kemoklidze and Chiara Morbi, visited the European Commission, the European Parliament, NATO and the Council of the European Union.

Posted 27 January 2016

Win a free place on the 2016 ICCS training programme

To coincide with this year's training programme in Trust, Diplomacy and Conflict Transformation, the Institute for Conflict, Cooperation and Security has launched a competition to offer a free place on the 5-day programme, worth £300.

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Institute of Local Government Studies

INLOGOV news

Posted 02 December 2015

Complete our Online Survey and win an iPad

We want to ensure you and your colleagues are able to make use of our ideas and engage with us is in a way that's convenient, accessible and most importantly useful to you. As someone who works in this sector, we would be grateful to hear your views.

Posted 16 October 2015

Building better collaboration

The District Council's Network has commissioned INLOGOV to undertake a programme of research into collaborative and partnership working in local government. The project was mostly centred on partnership projects led by or promoted by districts, but contains many insights into good collaborative behaviour that will be of interest both to wider local government and to bodies that regularly partner with councils.

Posted 15 September 2015

ESRC PhD studentships

The School of Government and Society invites applications for fully-funded ESRC studentships for postgraduate research beginning in September 2015.

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