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.
The College of Social Sciences was delighted to present the inaugural lecture of Professor Nic Cheeseman, Professor of Democracy and International Development
Harvard University's prize-winning Daniel Ziblatt delivered a talk to staff and students based on his most recent book, 'How Democracies Die', recently recommended by Barack Obama as a book which speaks to the current political moment.
It's less than six months until the UK's departure from the European Union. The party conferences have ended with the May Government clinging to a compromise "Chequers Plan" — but with the Prime Minister so embattled by hard Brexit-ers that she dare not mention it by name. Uncertainty prevails.
At the recent Conservative Party Conference, the Department of Political Science and International Studies delivered a panel session on how we can better engage young people in politics
Speaker: Dr Pablo Yanguas (Honorary Research Fellow at University of Manchester and international development consultant)
A summit report published after a workshop held at King's College London to discuss NATO's 360-degree approach to deterrence and collective defence.
The Institute for Conflict, Cooperation and Security is pleased to present its annual report for 2017/18, which highlights the range of important research taking place.
The Voices of Memory exhibition has opened in Tunis, launched by the University of Birmingham and the International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ).
Model NATO 2018 was one of the most valuable experiences of my life. As a mature student doing a masters in International Development, doing something so politically focused was out of my comfort zone.
Professor Fiona Nunan writes in The Conversation: Urgent measures need to be adopted to prevent corruption linked to illegal fishing activity in an around Lake Victoria.
We are pleased to announce that Dr Rita Floyd, Birmingham Fellow in Conflict and Security at POLSIS, has recently won a prestigious mid-career fellowship from the Independent and Social Research Foundation for her project Emergency politics: security, threats and the duties of states.
Prof Scott Lucas and Honorary Research Fellow Dr Talat Farooq write for The Conversation on the ongoing legacy of US drone strikes in Pakistan.