Monthly Archives: June 2016

Jun 30 2016

Workshop on Citizen Preferences, Political Mobilization, Institutional Change, and Regime Stability in Russia and Ukraine

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On June 10 2016, Tomila Lankina organised a workshop on Citizen Preferences, Political Mobilization, Institutional Change, and Regime Stability in Russia and Ukraine.  The workshop received generous funding from the British Academy (Mid-Career Fellowship awarded to Tomila Lankina), the LSE … Continue reading

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Jun 28 2016

Global South Unit lectures and alumni event in Peru and Chile

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Professor Chris Alden and Dr Alvaro Mendez of the LSE International Relations Department’s Global South Unit conducted a series of lectures, workshops and meetings in Peru and Chile in May 2016.

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Jun 21 2016

LSE-Waseda University PhD Exchange Programme 2016

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I am a third year Ph.D. student in the Department of International Relations, interested in International Political Economy, particularly on Korea and Japan’s Free Trade Agreements (FTAs). I am currently on an exchange programme at Waseda University, Graduate School of … Continue reading

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Jun 21 2016

Research Student Destinations: John Pearson, 2016, Research Advisor

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John Pearson Research advisor for social sciences and humanities at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven from September 2016. Thesis Title: Republicanism beyond borders? Preventing domination in the absence of the state Supervisor: Kimberly Hutchings “John Pearson is research advisor for social sciences … Continue reading

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Jun 15 2016

Research Student Destinations: Takeshi Yuzawa, 2005, Professor of IR

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Takeshi Yuzawa April 2006-March 2010  Research Fellow, The Japan Institute of International Affairs (JIIA), Tokyo, Japan April 2010-March 2016  Associate Professor of International Relations, Hosei University, Tokyo April 2016 to Present:   Professor of International Relations, Hosei University, Tokyo, Japan Thesis Title: Japan’s Security … Continue reading

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Jun 14 2016

Research Student Destinations: Nicola Casarini, 2006, Research Head for Asia

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Nicola Casarini Research Head for Asia at the Istituto Affari Internazionali (start date: March 2015-) Thesis Title: A critical analysis of European Union foreign policy towards China (1995-2005) awarded by the LSE (October 2006) Supervisor: Chris Hughes “Nicola Casarini is Research Head … Continue reading

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Jun 9 2016

Research Student Destinations: Ramon Pacheco Pardo, 2010, Senior Lecturer in IR

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Ramon Pacheco Pardo Senior Lecturer in International Relations, 2010-present. Thesis Title: Weak Power Bargaining with Great Powers during Crises: The Case of North Korea’s Bargaining with the United States during the Second Nuclear Crisis (2010) Supervisor: Chris Hughes “Current research interests … Continue reading

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Jun 8 2016

Research Student Destinations: Rebekka Friedman, 2013, Lecturer in IR

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Rebekka Friedman Lecturer of International Relations, King’s College London, Department of War Studies (since September 2013 on a three-year fixed term contract; from September 2016 on a permanent contract). Thesis Title: Hybrid Truth and Reconciliation Commissions and National Reconciliation in … Continue reading

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Jun 7 2016

Research Student Destinations: Annie R. Bird, 2012, Senior Policy Advisor

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Annie R. Bird Senior Policy Advisor, Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations, State Department, March 2013. Thesis Title: US Foreign Policy on Transitional Justice (2012) (published by OUP in 2015) Supervisor: Chris Brown “Annie Bird is a Senior Policy Advisor … Continue reading

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Jun 2 2016

Research Student Destinations: Martin Daniel Niemetz, 2013, Policy Analysis Officer

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Martin Daniel Niemetz Policy Analysis Officer at UN Sustainable Energy for All since May 2013. Thesis Title: Promoting a Deliberative System for Global Peace and Security: How to Reform the United Nations’ Decision-Making Procedures (2013) Supervisors: Mathias Koenig-Archibugi and Kimberly … Continue reading

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