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Campbell talks Campbell

Alastair Campbell will be joining us on November 20th to deliver the Peter Campbell Memorial Lecture as part of our Political Voices initiative. Tickets are free – and are bound to go quickly. Register at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/political-voices-campbell-talks-campbell-tickets-38936076854 FacebookEmail

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Transatlantic Social Dialogue

Dr Tim Vlandas was invited to give a talk on the Political Economy of far right party support at the 2017 Transatlantic Social Dialogue in New York. The event, which took place on the 15th of September, was hosted by … Continue reading

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Folke Bernadotte Academy workshop

Dr Sarah von Billerbeck attended a specialized workshop on UN peacekeeping operations in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, hosted by the Folke Bernadotte Academy (Sweden) https://fba.se/en/, on 7-8 October. The workshop saw a small group of scholars from around the world studying a … Continue reading

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Jamie Mulholland – International Poverty Reduction Center in China (IPRCC)

I’ve recently started working as an English copy editor for the GPIG Portal, International Poverty Reduction Center in China (IPRCC). This project work is in cooperation with the World Bank and the FAO. The IPRCC operates under the China Internet Information … Continue reading

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APG Richard E Neustadt Book prize – and the award goes to…

Congratulations to Dr. Mark Shanahan who is the 2017 winner of the APG Richard E Neustadt Book prize for his monograph ‘Eisenhower at the Dawn of the Space Age’ published by Lexington Books. The prize is awarded annually by the … Continue reading

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Dr Sarah von Billerbeck – new journal article

Dr Sarah von Billerbeck has co-edited a special issue of the Journal of Intervention and Statebuilding (vol. 11, issue 3, 2017) published by Taylor & Francis Online, entitled ‘Legitimacy in Conflict’ with Birte Julia Gippert. It examines a variety of aspects of legitimacy … Continue reading

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Dr Georgina Holmes – new article

Dr Georgina Holmes’ new article has been published by Taylor & Francis Online 2017, ‘The Commonwealth, Gender and Peacekeeping’, The Round Table: The Commonwealth Journal of International Affairs, Vol 106 Issue 3, pp. 1-17 Reflecting on the strategic commitment outlined … Continue reading

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Breezes picking up: six months into a presidency like no other

I’ve just been scanning the latest headlines on President Trump and a presidency that history may well record as the car crash to end all car crashes. In the past few days he has publicly humiliated his Attorney General, while … Continue reading

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Yanos Soubieski – new publication

Yanos’ paper has now been published in ‘Language Studies Working Papers’ (LSWP) titled ‘Language and Loneliness in Althusserian Thought’.  This paper outlines how Althusserian thought accounts for power dynamics within language. It aims to reconcile loneliness and Althusser’s theory of interpellation … Continue reading

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Dr Adam Humphreys – new publication

Dr Adam Humphreys’ new book, The Anarchical Society at 40: Contemporary Challenges and Prospects, has just been published by Oxford University Press. https://global.oup.com/academic/product/the-anarchical-society-at-40-9780198805144?cc=gb&lang=en&# The book re-examines Hedley Bull’s classic text The Anarchical Society, forty years after it was first published … Continue reading

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