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Jan 30 2018

Centre for International Studies: 50th Anniversary Roundtable Event

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Centre for International Studies (CIS) celebrated its 50th anniversary on 8th December 2017, with a Roundtable event in which academics and practitioners with connections to the Centre debated  the challenges that the world will face over the next 50 years.

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Dec 13 2017

Honourable Mention for undergraduate in prestigious essay competition

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We are delighted to announce that 2nd Year BSc Politics and International Relations undergraduate Yi Jun Mock received an Honourable Mention in the prestigious 2017 Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy X Foreign Affairs Magazine Undergraduate Essay Competition.  Full results are … Continue reading

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Dec 6 2017

2016-17 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 2016-17 session:

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Dec 5 2017

Cumberland Lodge Conference 2017

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“Populism in the 21st Century: Causes and Consequences” For students and faculty of the London School of Economics International Relations Department, the last weekend of November is typically marked with a much-anticipated event: the annual Cumberland Lodge Conference. The conference … Continue reading

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Nov 14 2017

Professor Susan Strange: A Tribute from Frances Pinter

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There are four books of Susan’s that are still in print. They’ve been reprinted countless times, and two now have new introductions, written for them as recently as 2015. I had the great honour and pleasure of publishing three of … Continue reading

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Oct 17 2017

Benjamin Ho: Report on his Patrick Gillam Fieldwork Research Award 2017

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Benjamin Ho As part of my PhD study, I had the opportunity to spend three weeks in Hanoi, Vietnam between 13 September and 4 October 2017 to conduct interviews with Vietnamese scholars and policy makers to obtain their insights and … Continue reading

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Oct 17 2017

Professor Susan Strange 1923 – 1998: A Tribute

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Susan Strange (1923-1998) was arguably Britain’s most influential scholar of world politics in the last quarter of the twentieth century.  Today, she is widely recognized for having put the field of International Political Economy (IPE) on the map in the … 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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