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BOOKS: Bill Kissane Introduces ‘Nations Torn Asunder’

Bill Kissane discusses his latest book ‘Nations Torn Asunder – The Challenge of Civil War‘

Women’s March on London: The Importance of Sister Marches

Ali Cirone, LSE Fellow in Political Economy in the Department of Government, reflects on the Women’s March on London which took place on the 21 January 2017.

The United Kingdom is known for being gloomy in winter, yet recently London has seen bursts of colour from an atypical source — protest signs. On January 21th, 2017, thousands of individuals participated […]

February 10th, 2017|Featured, Staff|0 Comments|
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    HOTSEAT: Thomas Leeper on Trump’s Inauguration & the Start of His Presidency

HOTSEAT: Thomas Leeper on Trump’s Inauguration & the Start of His Presidency

Thomas Leeper discusses Donald Trump’s inauguration and what it tells us about the policy and approach we can expect from his presidency.

January 25th, 2017|Featured, HotSeat, Staff|0 Comments|
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    The world is right to be concerned by Donald Trump’s unwarranted praise of Russia

The world is right to be concerned by Donald Trump’s unwarranted praise of Russia

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Dr Thomas Leeper, Assistant Professor in Political Behaviour in the Department of Government at the LSE, reflects on the US-Russian relationship and how this relationship may change under a Trump presidency.

Donald Trump will be the most pro-Russian American President in recent memory. While an easing of tensions between the world’s sole superpower and its […]

January 9th, 2017|Featured, Staff|0 Comments|

HOTSEAT: Tony Travers on 2016, An Eventful Year In Politics

Professor Tony Travers discusses the key political events of 2016, an unprecedented year in politics which saw the UK vote for Brexit and Donald Trump elected US President.

HOTSEAT: Alexandra Cirone on Post-Truth Politics

What is ‘Post-Truth’? Alexandra Cirone discusses the latest political buzzword and what it really means for politics in 2016 and beyond.

December 9th, 2016|Featured, HotSeat, Staff|0 Comments|
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    Art and Reconciliation: Looking at Post-Conflict Reconstruction in a Different Light

Art and Reconciliation: Looking at Post-Conflict Reconstruction in a Different Light

Dr Denisa Kostovicova tells us about her new interdisciplinary research project ‘Art and Reconciliation: Conflict, Culture and Community’, a collaboration with King’s College London and University of the Arts London that takes an innovative approach to reconciliation and conflict resolution.

  • The HotSeat: Brian Klaas on the 2016 US Presidential Election & Implications of a Trump Presidency
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    HOTSEAT: Brian Klaas on the 2016 US Presidential Election & Implications of a Trump Presidency

HOTSEAT: Brian Klaas on the 2016 US Presidential Election & Implications of a Trump Presidency

As the world continues to digest the outcome of the 2016 US Presidential Election, Brian Klaas discusses the result and what we might expect from a Donald Trump Presidency.

November 16th, 2016|Featured, HotSeat, Staff|0 Comments|
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    SNAPSHOT: LSE Government Academics React to the 2016 US Presidential Election result

SNAPSHOT: LSE Government Academics React to the 2016 US Presidential Election result

On the day that Donald Trump won the 2016 US Presidential Election, beating Democratic Rival Hilary Clinton, we asked some of our faculty to give us their snap analysis of the result and it’s implications for politics in the US and beyond.

November 9th, 2016|Featured, Snapshot, Staff|0 Comments|
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    Bill Kissane Interviews Fatma Müge Göçek for H-Nationalism

Bill Kissane Interviews Fatma Müge Göçek for H-Nationalism

Bill Kissane speaks to Turkish academic Fatma Müge Göçek in a recent, in-depth interview for H-Nationalism.

October 19th, 2016|Featured, Staff|0 Comments|