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Department of Politics, Languages & International Studies seminars 2020/21

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

Semester Two Seminar 2020-21

All seminars will take place via Teams.


Tuesday 2nd February 2021

  • Speaker: Prof Axel Goodbody
  • Time: 13.15-14.05

Title: TBC

Abstract: TBC

Tuesday 9th February 2021

Title: TBC

Abstract: TBC

Tuesday 16th February 2021

  • Speaker: Dr Malu Gatto, University College London
  • Time: 13.15-14.05

Title: TBC

Abstract: TBC

Tuesday 23rd February 2021

Title: TBC

Abstract: TBC


Semester One Seminars 2020-21

All seminars will take place via Teams.


Tuesday 29 September

'The Political Economy of Urban Corruption in Spain' Javier Moreno Zacarés, University of Warwick

Tuesday 6 October

'Informed, Involved or Empowered? Three ideal types of autism policy design in Western Europe' Kate Precious, Postgraduate Research Student, PoLIS

Tuesday 13 October

'Understanding Women's Political Under-Representation: an experimental study on the prevalence of political gender stereotypes in Flanders (Belgium)' Dr Robin DeVroe, Ghent University

Tuesday 20 October

'(B)ordering Britain: law, race and empire' Dr Nadine El-Enany, Birbeck University of London

Tuesday 27 October

'Crypto Assets: catch me if you can' Robby Houben, University of Antwerp

Tuesday 3 November, 16.15pm

'The New Geopolitics of the Arctic'

Professor Caroline Kennedy-Pipe and Dr Duncan Depledge, Loughborough University

Tuesday 10 November

'Race and the Referendum: White and Ethnic Minority Voting in the 2016 EU Referendum’ Dr Neema Begum, University of Manchester

Tuesday 17 November

'Understanding Populist Foreign Policy: A comparative analysis' Prof Cameron Thies, Arizona State University

Tuesday 24 November

'Violence Against Women and Post-Conflict Policing in Liberia and Côte d’Ivoire’ Dr Peace Medie, University of Bristol

Tuesday 1 December

'Placing the Mbembe debate: What does it tell us about developments in German memory?’ Professor Bill Niven, Institute for Contemporary History, Munich

Tuesday 8 December

'Great Powers' use of Religion: Obama, desecuritization and re-establishing diplomatic relations with Cuba' Dr Luke Cahill, University of Bath

Tuesday 15 December

'Terrorism in the Media' Christoph Weisser, Georg-August-Universitat Gottingen

Seminar enquires

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