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Department of Politics, Languages & International Studies seminars 2019/20

See the schedule of seminars taking place in the Department of Politics, Languages & International Studies.

Seminars in Winter 2020

See details of our seminars before the Easter break 2020.


Tuesday 4 February

A life of their own’? Traditions, power, and ‘as if realism’ in political analysis

  • Speaker: Dr Karl Pike, Queen Mary University of London
  • Time: 1.15pm to 2.05pm
  • Venue: 1 West North, 2.4

Tuesday 11 February

Racism, 'Populism' and the dangers of euphemisation

  • Speaker: Katy Brown and Dr Aurelien Mondon, University of Bath
  • Time: 1.15pm to 2.05pm
  • Venue: 1 West North, 2.4

Tuesday 18 February

Gender and Public Opinion in the UK

  • Speaker: Prof Rosie Campbell, Kings College London
  • Time: 1.15pm to 2.05pm
  • Venue: 1 West North, 2.4

POSTPONED

Global Norms and Local Action: The Campaigns to End Violence against Women in Africa

  • Speaker: Dr Peace Medie, University of Bristol
  • Time: 1.15pm to 2.05pm
  • Venue: 1 West North, 2.4

POSTPONED

Arctic (in)security?

POSTPONED

Votes and Participation: The Effect of Election Frequency on Voter Turnout

  • Speaker: Dr Filip Kostelka, University of Essex
  • Time: 1.15pm to 2.05pm
  • Venue: 1 West North, 2.4

POSTPONED

Understanding women’s political underrepresentation: the prevalence of political gender stereotypes in Flanders (Belgium)

  • Speaker: Dr Robin DeVroe, Ghent University
  • Time: 1.15pm to 2.05pm
  • Venue: 1 West North, 2.4

POSTPONED

How do voters choose one out of many? The effects of ideological, socio-normative and candidate-related cues on candidate choice

Speaker details will be confirmed closer to the event.


Seminars in Spring 2020

See details of our seminars after the Easter break 2020.


POSTPONED

Title to be confirmed

  • Speaker: Dr Diana O'Brien, Rice University and Fulbright Scholar at the University of Vienna
  • Time: 1.15pm to 2.05pm
  • Venue: 1 West North, 2.4

Tuesday 28th April 2020

‘Populism in “abeyance”: Waves of activism and the survival of populist repertoires’

  • Speaker: Dr George Newth, PoLIS, University of Bath
  • Time: 1.15pm to 2.05pm
  • Venue: Online Teams Seminar

Tuesday 5th May 2020

‘Politics is on our ground at the moment’: far-right discourse and Brexit’

  • Speaker: Katy Brown, University of Bath
  • Time: 1.15pm to 2.05pm
  • Venue: ONLINE Teams

Tuesday 12th May 2020

How Chinese media reacted to COVID-19? Decoding Conspiracy Theories - Fact or Myth

  • Speaker: Dr Yukteshwar Kunar, University of Bath and Suvam Pal
  • Time: 1.15pm to 2.05pm
  • Venue: ONLINE Teams

Tuesday 19th May 2020

'To the surprise of absolutely no one: gendered leadership change in Northern Ireland'

POSTPONED

Zelensky’s victory in the Ukrainian elections

  • Speaker: Prof Paul Chaisty, University of Oxford
  • Time: 1.15pm to 2.05pm
  • Venue: 1 West North, 2.4

Speaker details will be confirmed closer to the event.


Seminars in 2019

See details of lectures taking place below. Registration is not required for these seminars.


Tuesday 1 October

General Perspectives in Peace Agreements: an analysis of the PA-X dataset

  • Speaker: Dr Kevin McNicholl, University of Edinburgh
  • Time: 1.15pm to 2.05pm
  • Venue: 1 West North, 2.4

View details of Dr Kevin McNicholl's lecture

Tuesday 8 October

Food and Societal (Dis)Order in Marie Darrieussecq's Works

  • Speaker: Dr Sandra Daroczi, University of Bath
  • Time: 1.15pm to 2.05pm
  • Venue: 1 West North, 2.4

Tuesday 15 October

Do Parties Still Represent?

  • Speaker: Dr Bram Wauters, Ghent University
  • Time: 1.15pm to 2.05pm
  • Venue: 1 West North, 2.4

Tuesday 22 October

The Politics of Financialisation of Britain

  • Speaker: Dr Jack Copley, University of Bath
  • Time: 1.15pm to 2.05pm
  • Venue: 1 West North, 2.4

Tuesday 29 October

Dragon-Elephant Tango-Rise of Modi & Xi Jingping

  • Speaker: Dr Yukteshwar Kumar, University of Bath
  • Time: 1.15pm to 2.05pm
  • Venue: 1 West North, 2.4

Tuesday 5 November

You Tube Populism: Technology, Ideology and Rhetorical Form

  • Speaker: Dr Alan Finlayson, University of East Anglia
  • Time: 1.15pm to 2.05pm
  • Venue: 1 West North, 2.4

Tuesday 12 November

Overcoming Barriers to Accessing Perinatal Mental Health Services for At-Risk, Seldom Heard Groups

  • Speaker: Dr Rebecca Steinfeld, Goldsmiths, University of London
  • Time: 1.15pm to 2.05pm
  • Venue: 1 West North, 2.4

Tuesday 19 November

Overcoming Barriers to Accessing Perinatal Mental Health Services for At-Risk, Seldom Heard Groups

  • Speaker: Dr Peter Allen, University of Bath
  • Time: 1.15pm to 2.05pm
  • Venue: 1 West North, 2.4

Tuesday 26 November

Feminisation Strategies and Party Leadership: A Case Study of Northern Ireland

Tuesday 3 December

Gender and Public Opinion in the UK

  • Speaker: Dr Rosie Campbell, Kings College London
  • Time: 1.15pm to 2.05pm
  • Venue: 1 West North, 2.4

Tuesday 10 December

Title to be confirmed

  • Speaker: Dr Ayse Zarakol, University of Cambridge
  • Time: 1.15pm to 2.05pm
  • Venue: 1 West North, 2.4

Seminar enquires

For further information about our seminars, you can contact the organiser.