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May 18 2017

International Relations and European Foreign Policy Unit Symposium: Symposium in Honour of Professor Christopher Hill

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On 12 May 2017, the International Relations Department hosted a symposium in honour of Professor Christopher Hill, a former member of the Department. The symposium brought together dozens of Professor Hill’s former students and colleagues, as well as current members … Continue reading

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Apr 26 2017

Foundation and History of the International Relations Department

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The 75th Anniversary Year of the IR Department was launched on 26 November 2002 with a special lecture by the then Montague Burton Professor of International Relations, Christopher Hill. You can read the text of Professor Hill’s 75th Anniversary Lecture … Continue reading

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Jan 11 2017

Implications of Brexit for the UK, the EU and the international system: a summary of the 2016 lecture series

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submitted by Karen E. Smith, Professor of International Relations During Michaelmas Term 2016, Professor Karen E Smith of the International Relations Department organised a series of ten lectures on ‘Brexit: the implications for the UK, the EU and the international … Continue reading

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Dec 7 2016

Cumberland Lodge Conference 2016

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For the LSE International Relations community, the last weekend of November is usually marked with a special event organised by the IR Department; the Cumberland Lodge Conference. It is a moment in which IR students from all levels of study—Undergraduate, … Continue reading

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Nov 29 2016

2015-16 MSc Dissertation Prizewinners announced

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The International Relations Department is pleased to be able to announce the MSc dissertation prizewinners for the 2015-16 session:

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Oct 27 2016

Find Policy: Quick Access to Research from Leading Think Tanks set up by IRD alumn

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Think tanks offer a valuable addition to academic research. Between the day-to-day commentary of journalism and the year-on-year of academic publication, think tanks provide topical in-depth analysis on essential policy issues. Across the US and Europe, there are easily 50 … Continue reading

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Sep 20 2016

Remittances and Walls by Covadonga Meseguer

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In one of the many boutades that candidate Donald Trump has provided us with during his campaign, he proposed to force Mexico to pay $5–$10bn for the construction of the border wall as a condition for the flow of remittances … Continue reading

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Sep 15 2016

Research Student Destinations: Elisabetta Brighi, Lecturer, PhD 2005

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Dr Elisabetta Brighi Lecturer in International Relations, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Westminster (permanent post) Thesis Title: Foreign Policy and the International/Domestic Nexus: The Case of Italy (2005) Supervisor: Professor Christopher Hill Dr. Brighi’s current research interests lie at … Continue reading

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Sep 15 2016

Research Student Destinations: Reuben Yik-Pern Wong, Professor, PhD 2003

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Reuben Yik-Pern Wong Associate Professor and Jean Monnet Chair, NUS Political Science Dept Director of Studies, College of Alice & Peter Tan Thesis Title: Europeanization and French policy in East Asia, 1988-2002 (2003) Supervisor: Professor Christopher Hill Reuben Wong is Director of … Continue reading

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Sep 15 2016

Research Student Destinations: Chad Peterson, Policy Planning, PhD 2007

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Chad Peterson Member, Policy Planning Staff, Office of the U.S. Secretary of State (2016-2018) Thesis Title: German diplomacy in east central Europe: Foreign relations with the Czech Republic and Poland 1990-1998 (2007) Supervisor: Professor Christopher Hill “Chad Peterson’s research compared and contrasted … Continue reading

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