Category Archives: departmental news

Oct 11 2018

New Blog Post at Africa at LSE from Dr Milli Lake

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In her latest blog post for Africa at LSE, Dr Milli Lake of LSE Department of International Relations explores how and to what extent the spotlight on sexual violence has restructured judicial priorities in eastern DR Congo and South Africa. … Continue reading

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Oct 11 2018

Professor Tarak Barkawi wins major AHA 2018 award for ‘Soldiers of Empire’

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We are thrilled to announce that Tarak Barkawi, Professor of International Relations at the London School of Economics, has been selected as the winner of the 2018 Paul Birdsall Prize for the book Soldiers of Empire: Indian and British Armies … Continue reading

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Sep 27 2018

The Dominique Jacquin-Berdal Travel Grant awarded for 2018

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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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Sep 19 2018

Introducing Dr Natalya Naqvi

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Dr Natalya Naqvi joined the LSE International Relations Department as Assistant Professor in September 2018.  She introduces herself here:

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Aug 28 2018

Gender and bias in the International Relations curriculum: Insights from reading lists

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Kiran Phull, Gokhan Ciflikli and Gustav Meibauer, three members of the LSE Department of International Relations have produced an important paper analysing female exclusion in an International Relations curriculum, using the LSE IR curriculum as a dataset. The paper is … Continue reading

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Jul 19 2018

BSc IR Prizewinners 2017-18 announced

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The International Relations Department is delighted to announce the following BSc IR prizewinners this year:

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Apr 18 2018

What is Eurocentrism?: Locating a suitable definition for qualitative research on the possible Eurocentric bias in IR

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by Naomi Potter Naomi is a third year undergraduate student in BSc Politics and International Relations Shortly after completing our first year at LSE, a group of undergraduate students, including myself, set about to take the concepts and tools we … Continue reading

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Apr 17 2018

Yi Jun Mock: Report on his visit to the US Naval Academy Foreign Affairs Conference 2018

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Yi Jun Mock US Naval Academy Foreign Affairs Conference 2018 From the 10th to the 12th of April 2018, I had the distinct pleasure of representing the Department of International Relations at the 58th United States Naval Academy Foreign Affairs … Continue reading

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Apr 17 2018

Professor Tomila Lankina – Research Briefing Q&A

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This month LSE Research Briefing puts some questions to Tomila Lankina, Professor of International Relations, whose recent research seeks to understand the dynamics of citizen protest as a potential challenge to authoritarian rulers. Read more

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Mar 20 2018

Contesting Coloniality In International Relations’ Reading Lists

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by Deborah Haffner This post is part of the IR Department’s roundtable on ‘Diversifying IR: Gender, Race, and Class‘ on Wednesday 21 March 2018. Listen to or download the podcast. In the ongoing debate about decolonising of curricula (at SOAS and … Continue reading

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