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Sep 19 2017

Research Student Destinations: Cora (Corina) Lacatus, Fellow, PhD 2017

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Dr Cora (Corina) Lacatus Career Development Fellow (US Equivalent: Visiting Assistant Professor) 1 June 2017 Thesis Title: The design of national human rights institutions: global patterns of institutional diffusion and strength (2017) Supervisor: Dr Ulrich Sedelmeier Cora is a Career Development Fellow at … Continue reading

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Sep 12 2017

The Dominique Jacquin-Berdal Travel Grant awarded for 2017

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The Dominique Jacquin-Berdal Travel Grant was established by the International Relations Department at the LSE in memory of Dr Dominique Jacquin-Berdal who was a lecturer in the Department from 1999 until her death in 2006. She taught on nationalism and … Continue reading

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Aug 8 2017

Ben Eastman: Report on his visit to the US Naval Academy Foreign Affairs Conference 2017

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Ben Eastman US Naval Academy Foreign Affairs Conference 2017 As a third year IR and history undergraduate student, I had the opportunity to go to the US NAFAC in Annapolis, Maryland in April 2017. A three day conference, the theme … Continue reading

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Aug 3 2017

2013-14 MSc IPE Dissertation Prizewinner announced

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The International Relations Department is pleased to be able to announce the Susan Strange International Political Economy dissertation prizewinner for the 2013-14 session:

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Jun 29 2017

Benjamin Ho: Report on his Global South Doctoral Fieldwork Research Award 2016

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Benjamin Ho Fieldwork interviews at the China Foreign Affairs University Thanks to the Global South Doctoral Fieldwork Research Award from the International Relations Department at the LSE, as part of my PhD study into the topic of Chinese exceptionalism, I had … Continue reading

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May 31 2017

Ilaria Carrozza: Report on her Global South Doctoral Fieldwork Research Award 2016

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Ilaria Carrozza Fieldwork interviews at the diplomatic heart of Africa Thanks to the Global South Doctoral Fieldwork Research Award from the International Relations Department at the LSE, I visited Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, earlier this year to conduct fieldwork interviews for … Continue reading

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May 30 2017

Christopher Murray: Report on his Global South Doctoral Fieldwork Research Award 2016

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Christopher Murray One week in Accra: Doing archival research in the anti-colonial ‘beacon of hope’ Ghana is marking 60 years of independence from the British Empire this year. This was a fact that I had strangely not considered before arriving in … Continue reading

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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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