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

The EU and Global Capitalism: Origins, Development, Crisis

Date
Wednesday 18th October 2017
Location:
Muirhead Tower - Room 113
Description
The European Union has faced ongoing crisis since 2010, most obviously exacerbated now with the threat of disintegration posed by Brexit. Professor Magnus Ryner presents some of the key themes from his book, co-authored with Alan Cafruny, which seeks to address the historical development of the EU and its position within global capitalism, and the way in which this has resulted in crisis. POLSIS hosts a number of seminars throughout the autumn term which focuses on a number of different topics. The seminars are open to everyone.

Eye Witness: Daily Life in the Rural West Bank

Date
Thursday 19th October 2017
Location:
Muirhead Tower - Room 417
Description
Speaker: John Hobson, Barrister at Doughty Street Chambers. The International Development Department hosts a number of seminars throughout the year which focuses on a number of different topics. The seminars are open to everyone.

Let's Talk Terrorism Legislation

Date
Monday 30th October 2017
Location:
Gisbert Kapp Building - NG15
Description
Speaker: Max Hill, UK Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation. The International Development Department hosts a number of seminars throughout the year which focuses on a number of different topics. The seminars are open to everyone.

Perceptions of Peace Agreements and State Authority: Evidence from Guatemala, Nepal, and Northern Ireland

Date
Thursday 2nd November 2017
Location:
Muirhead Tower - Room 417
Description
Speaker: Professor Kristin Bakke, University College London. The International Development Department hosts a number of seminars throughout the year which focuses on a number of different topics. The seminars are open to everyone.

Politicising Inequality: The Power of Ideas

Date
Thursday 16th November 2017
Location:
Muirhead Tower Room - 417
Description
´╗┐Speaker: Dr Alice Evans, King's College London. The International Development Department hosts a number of seminars throughout the year which focuses on a number of different topics. The seminars are open to everyone.

Workshop: 'German Politics in Times of Populism'

Date
Friday 17th November 2017
Location:
University of Birmingham
Description
The German Politics Specialist Group of the Political Studies Association (PSA), supported by the Institute for German Studies at the University of Birmingham, invite proposals for papers for a one-day workshop on the theme of 'German Politics in Times of Populism'. The workshop will be held at the University of Birmingham on Friday, 17 November 2017.

International Humanitarian Aid Workers: The Case of Doctors from Cuba

Date
Thursday 23rd November 2017
Location:
Muirhead Tower - Room 417
Description
Speaker: Dr St├ęphanie Panichelli-Batalla, University of Warwick. The International Development Department hosts a number of seminars throughout the year which focuses on a number of different topics. The seminars are open to everyone.

Arrested Development: What's Wrong with the OECD Development Assistance Committee and How to Fix It

Date
Thursday 30th November 2017
Location:
Muirhead Tower - Room 417
Description
Speakers: Dr Richard Woodward, University of Coventry and Dr William Hynes, The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). The International Development Department hosts a number of seminars throughout the year which focuses on a number of different topics. The seminars are open to everyone.

 

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