Department of Politics, Languages & International Studies

Cluster and research funding seminar series

Seminars 2015/16

Date Time Speaker / Cluster Title Room
6 October 2015 12.30pm-2.05pm Professor Akbar S. Ahmed (Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies, American University in Washington, D.C.)
Dr Brian Glynn Williams (Professor of Islamic history at the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth, USA)
Ms. Jennifer Gibson (Reprieve's coordinator on drone strikes in Pakistan)
Targeted killing and drones: The morality of lesser evils (Skype event) Chancellors' Building 3.1
20 October 2015 1.15pm-2.05pm Dr Cian O'Driscoll (Senior Lecturer in Politics, Glasgow University) Triumph and Tragedy: The Victory of Just War 1 West North 2.4
16 November 2015 6.15pm-7.30pm Dr. Jong Kun Choi, Associate Professor at the Department of Political Science and International Studies at Yonsei University Crisis stability or general stability? Assessing Northeast Asia’s absence of war and prospects for liberal transition Chancellors' Building 3.9
24 November 2015 1.15pm-2.05pm Dr Victoria M Basham, Senior Lecturer in International Relations, University of Exeter The Restless Reservist: Gendered Labour and the Reproduction of Britain’s Warfighting Capacity 1 West North 2.4
1 December 2015 1.15pm-2.05pm Professor Feargal Cochrane (Director, Conflict Analysis Research Centre, (CARC), University of Kent) The Paradox of Conflict Tourism: The Commodification of War, or Conflict Transformation in Practice? 1 West North 2.4
3 December 2015 1.15pm-2.05pm Dr Govinda Clayton (Senior Lecturer in International Conflict Analysis, University of Kent) State Security Structures: Paramilitaries and Pro-government militias 1 West North 2.4
28 January 2016 1.15pm-2.05pm Professor Richard Aldrich (Professor of International Security, University of Warwick) Future Spooks: Secret Intelligence in 2025 1 West North 2.4
9 February 2016 1.15pm-2.05pm Dr Jaime Baeza Freer (Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Chile) Security Communities in South America: ABC countries and cooperation towards the Region 1 West North 2.4
18 February 2016 1.15pm-2.05pm Dr Klejda Mulaj, University of Exeter Genocide and the Ending of a War 1 West North 2.4
25 February 2016 1.15pm-2.05pm Dr Ty Solomon, University of Glasgow The Politics of Subjectivity in American Foreign Policy Discourses 1 West North 2.4
7 March 2016 12.30-14.05 Dr Simon McMahon (Coventry University)
Dr Nando Sigona (University of Birmingham)
Dr Vicki Squire (University of Warwick)
Skype event - The Politics of Migration: Selecting Migrants from Refugees in the UK and beyond 1 West 2.103
8 March 2016 1.15pm-2.05pm Professor Ilan Pappe, Director European Center for Palestine Studies, University of Exeter A New Discourse for the Palestine Question? 1 West North 2.4
5 April 2016 1.15pm-2.05pm Professor Patrick Porter, University of Exeter The Global Village Myth: Distance, War and the Limits of
Power
1 West North 2.4
30 June 2016 11.15 Barbara Buraczynska, Third year PhD candidate, University of Sheffield Disaggregating autocracy: international conflict and its effects on authoritarian regimes 1 West 3.30

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