Category Archives: departmental news

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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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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