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The UN and Global Order

How research can support and strengthen the United Nations Please join us for a one-day conference, and launch of the UN and Global Order Programme at the University of Reading KEYNOTE SPEECHES IAN MARTIN Former Special Representative of the Secretary … Continue reading

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Delphi Economic Forum

Dr Daphne Halikiopoulou gave a talk on populism at the Delphi Economic Forum earlier this month. More information on the event can be found here. FacebookEmail

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Dr Sarah von Billerbeck elected

Dr Sarah von Billerbeck was elected a member of the Research Working Groups of the Folke Bernadotte Academy, the Swedish government agency for peace, security, and development. The five groups are composed of around 120 scholars from around the world, … Continue reading

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Delphi Economic Forum

Dr Daphne Halikiopoulou will be travelling to Delphi in early March to give a talk at the Delphi Economic Forum on Populism and values. FacebookEmail

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Dr Sarah von Billerbeck – ESRC and FBA Grant Awards

Sarah and Oisín Tansey (King’s College London) were recently awarded an ESRC Standard Grant to support a three-year project entitled ‘Enabling Authoritarianism? United Nations Peacebuilding and Authoritarian Rule.’ The project, due to start in June 2018, will examine the ways … Continue reading

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Dr Daphne Halikiopoulou and Dr Tim Vlandas – new article

Daphne and Tim’s article ‘Does unemployment matter? Economic insecurity, labour market policies and the far right vote in Europe’ has been accepted for publication and is forthcoming in European Political Science (EPS) as a part of a symposium on the … Continue reading

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Dr Daphne Halikiopoulou – new article

Daphne’s article with Sofia Vasilopoulou ‘Breaching the Social Contract: Crises of Democratic Representation and Patterns of Extreme Right Party Support’ will be published in print in Government and Opposition’s next print issue this coming January. Government and Opposition, vol. 53, … Continue reading

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Dr Georgina Holmes – research paper

Dr Georgina Holmes presented a research paper on the pre-deployment training experience of Ghanaian tactical-level military peacekeepers at a two-day workshop on Preventing Sexual Exploitation & Abuse in Humanitarian Settings, hosted by the LSE Centre for Women, Peace & Security, on 30th … Continue reading

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Daphne Halikiopoulou – new article

Daphne’s article The Paradox of Nationalism: The common denominator of radical right and radical left euroscepticism’, originally published in the European Journal of Political Research (EJPR) in 2012, has just been included in an EJPR virtual special issue on Populism. … Continue reading

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European Trade Union Institute – Monthly Forum – December 2017

On Thursday, December 14th, Dr Daphne Halikiopoulou and Dr Tim Vlandas will be in Brussels, discussing the electoral success of far right parties in Europe at the European Trade Union Institute (ETUI) Monthly Forum. Click below for info: https://www.etui.org/Events/Monthly-forum-The-rise-of-far-right-parties-and-the-future-of-the-European-Union FacebookEmail

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