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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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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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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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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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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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Jun 30 2016

Workshop on Citizen Preferences, Political Mobilization, Institutional Change, and Regime Stability in Russia and Ukraine

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On June 10 2016, Tomila Lankina organised a workshop on Citizen Preferences, Political Mobilization, Institutional Change, and Regime Stability in Russia and Ukraine.  The workshop received generous funding from the British Academy (Mid-Career Fellowship awarded to Tomila Lankina), the LSE … Continue reading

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Jun 28 2016

Global South Unit lectures and alumni event in Peru and Chile

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Professor Chris Alden and Dr Alvaro Mendez of the LSE International Relations Department’s Global South Unit conducted a series of lectures, workshops and meetings in Peru and Chile in May 2016.

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