News and media
Keep up to date with the latest news and events from around the school and the wide-ranging projects our staff and students get involved with.
Professor Stefan Wolff reports on the ongoing project exploring both the opportunities and challenges associated with economic connectivity, particularly in the fields of trade, energy and digitalisation.
PhD alumnus Dr Daniel Rio Tinto has been appointed as Nuclear Security Fellow at FGV-SP in Brazil. He will be working on a project on the impact of armed violence and criminal activities in the nuclear security challenges and policies, particularly looking at the Brazilian context.
Dr Daniele Albertazzi (POLSIS) will act as principal investigator for an ESRC-funded project on 'The survival of the mass party: Evaluating activism and participation among populist radical right parties in Europe'.
Prof Nicholas Wheeler writes for the BISA blog and offers an instructive summary of the key points from his new book, Trusting Enemies.
ICCS Director Prof Nicholas J Wheeler writes for Social Sciences Birmingham: Can personal relationships between leaders really transform enemies into friends?
We are thrilled that our undergraduate Politics course has seen success in the 2018 National Student Survey, rising from 85% last year to an impressive 91% satisfaction rate.
Professor David Dunn in Social Sciences Birmingham: Not all US Presidential visits to the UK are alike, and on this occasion great pains were taken to keep the visitor busy, on the move, out of London, and entertained with grand palaces in Windsor and Blenheim performing bands and marching soldiers.
The New Statesman: Research Fellow Dr Eszter Simon assesses the fallout of Trump's meeting with Putin in Helsinki earlier this week.
Written by David White for The Conversation. In Russia, the success of the much-derided national team was an unexpected treat for the host nation.
Scott Edwards discusses the arrest of Malaysia's former Prime Minister after their first change of government since independence.
Scott Edwards writes for the BISA blog on the ongoing challenges of political transition in Malaysia.
Professor Nicholas Wheeler and Honorary Research Fellow Dr Marcus Holmes discuss the potential outcomes of the forthcoming US-Russia Summit in Helsinki between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin.