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.
Dr Alex Oaten in The Conversation: Robinson was sentenced to 13 months in prison for live streaming outside a court where a rape trial was taking place. The high-profile campaign that has sprung up to call for his release is part of a well established, and highly effective, narrative of right-wing politics, which depicts people like Robinson as victims of a repressive state.
Gerasimos Tsourapas is organising, together with Reem Abou-El-Fadl (SOAS) and Michael Farquhar (King's College London) a closed workshop on "Rethinking Liberalisation under Sadat: Protest, Policing, and Regime Survival in 1970s Egypt".
For the first time in many years the staff beat the students in the annual footballing clash of the titans.
Dr Tim Haughton in The Washington Post: The 2018 elections were not as decisive as some European politicians were quick to claim.
Prof Stefan Wolff co-authors a piece with Simona Ross of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya reflecting on potential avenues for mitigating intra-state conflicts.
Dr Kevork Oskanian in The Conversation: Postcolonial scholarship has overwhelmingly focused on the legacy of Western empires – but despite a long history of foreign expansionism and domination, Russia, in its various incarnations, has never received the same amount of critical scrutiny.
Dr Joan McGregor, who was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the University of Birmingham last year, has recently been involved in a number of projects supporting international conflict transformation efforts.
Daniele Albertazzi writes for The Conversation: After a confusing election and months of negotiations, Italy has a government once again. But don't be surprised if it gets a new one before too long.
Dr David Bailey, recently attended the 5th Critical European Studies Workshop, organised by the Critical Political Economy Research Network and Open Learning Initiative, and which took place at the Central European University in Budapest on 11-12 May 2018.
The College of Social Sciences was delighted to present the inaugural lecture of Professor Nicholas Wheeler, Professor of International Relations.
Abigail Higgins writes for Bright: Guilt-inducing images of black and brown people help charitable aid organizations rack in money. But only in the short run.
On 27th April Dr Huw Macartney (POLSIS) hosted a workshop on Bank Culture with high profile speakers from the Financial Conduct Authority, the British Bankers Association, and the Banking Standards Board.