Events 

Keep up to date with the latest news and events from around the department and the wide-ranging projects our staff and students get involved with. More events throughout the School of Government.

Antidote to Backsliding: Ethnic Politics and Democratic Resilience

Date
Tuesday 7th February 2023
Location:
Seminar Room 3, Strathona
Description
CEDAR Reading Group
Vampires, Vibrators and Pret-a-Manger: A Story of Big Data

Vampires, Vibrators and Pret-a-Manger: A Story of Big Data

Date
Wednesday 22nd February 2023
Location:
Room G15 in the Muirhead Tower (Building R21 on the campus map)
Description
Vampires, Vibrators and Pret-a-Manger: A Story of Big Data, exploring development of Big Data and its use public opinion research, speculating on what the future might look like for nationally-representative research.
Voters Under Pressure: Group-Based Cross-Pressure and Electoral Volatility

Voters Under Pressure: Group-Based Cross-Pressure and Electoral Volatility

Date
Thursday 23rd February 2023
Location:
Online
Description
Voters Under Pressure was published in December 2022. The book examines changes in voters' electoral choices over time and investigates how these changes are linked to a growth in electoral volatility.
5th UK Annual Political Psychology Conference

5th UK Annual Political Psychology Conference

Date
Monday 27th February - Friday 3rd March 2023
Location:
Zoom
Description
Join ICCS for the 5th UK Annual Political Psychology Conference
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Previous Events

2022

16th November - Roses Down the Barrel of a Gun, Georgia: Love and Revolution

3rd November - Contemporary German literature and theatre: Between cultural production and political interventions (online event)

20th October - Language, Violence, and Peacemaking in Ukraine

12th October - 25 years on from Blair's Babes – what have we learned about women's representation?

4th October - Building sustainable workplaces after the pandemic – the contribution and challenges of carbon zero for business

4th October - Improving social mobility: how should education institutions and employers work together?

4th October - Levelling Up Through Literacy - the power of cross-sector collaboration

28th September - The mother of all presidential elections in (still) democratic Brazil

28th September - Ukraine & Russia: between Myths and War

22nd September - What is Eloquence? Why Does It Matter?

21st September - Performing Popular Sovereignty: Populism in Ancient and Modern Politics

22nd June - ICCS roundtable - Expert Accounts of International Conflict: The Russian invasion of Ukraine

6th-21st June - #MeToo in China Exhibition

25th May - ICCS roundtable - Expert Accounts of International Conflict: The Russian invasion of Ukraine

11th May - The Fault Lines of Inequality: COVID19 and the Politics of Financialization

3rd May - NEW DATE! On a Slippery Slope? Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe

27th April - ICCS roundtable - Expert Accounts of International Conflict: The Russian invasion of Ukraine

30th March - Heterogeneity and plasticity of the self. Some anthropological reflections

30th March - ICCS roundtable - Expert Accounts of International Conflict: The Russian invasion of Ukraine

23rd-25th March - Teaching German in a Transcultural World

16th March - Writing Home: A Conversation between Olivia Wenzel and Kaoutar Harchi

9th March - ICCS roundtable - Expert Accounts of International Conflict: The Russian invasion of Ukraine

22nd-25th February - 4th UK Annual Political Psychology Conference

16th February - ICCS Research Seminar: Methodological Insights on Studying Distrust in IR

9th February - The Ideology of Political Reactionaries

2nd February - Englishness: The Force Transforming British Politics

26th January - The Russia-Ukraine-NATO Triangle: War, Peace and Diplomacy in Europe

2021

8th December - Early GDR literature-avant-garden approaches to theatre in the socialist state: Matthew Hines

1st December - Happy Birthday Niedersachsen

24th November - Annual Fage Lecture: The Time of Letters: Epistolarity and Nigerian Newsprint Cultures, 1920s-1960s

24th November - The COP 26 Summit: Reflections and Future Scenarios

18th November - The Same Old Newness: the Elections in Bulgaria

17th November - Democratic Decay and Authoritarian Resurgence

10th November - 'Intourist' in the Baltics in the 20 century: Marta Starostina

10th November - Special POLSIS Seminar: "Britain after Brexit"

3rd-4th November - Opening a conversation about statelessness, governance, and the problem of citizenship - in the Commonwealth and beyond

13th October - Richard Wagner as Subject of Friedrich Nietzsche's and Theodor W. Adorno's Enlightenments: Imran Hashmi

13th October - Failure of Democracy: Political Threats and Economic Crisis in Interwar Europe

6th October - A Changing of the Guard? The 2021 German Elections

28th September - Post-Truth Politics: Silencing, Violence and Resistance in Public Debate

30th June-2nd July - Shifting Constellations: Germany and Global (Dis)Order

1st June - 2021 Birmingham Asia Forum

21st April - Prospects of Stabilising US-China Relations

10th March - The New Party Challenge: Party Politics in Central and Eastern Europe

4th March - Brexitland

3rd March - IGES Book Panel with Paul Betts - Ruin and Renewal: Civilising Europe after World War II

24th February - New Patterns of Political Competition in Western Europe: Populists vs. Populists

23rd February - IGES/BRIHC Lecture

10th February - The Moral Economy of Elections in Africa: Democracy, Voting and Virtue

3rd February - Empathy and the Historical Understanding of the Human Past… and Present

28th January - Authors and translators in dialogue: Sandra Hoffmann and Katy Derbyshire

27th January - Germany and Eastern Europe: Birmingham-Utrecht Joint Postgraduate Workshop

27th January - REPRESENT Seminar on Populism with Daniele Albertazzi and Davide Vampa