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Sep 11 2018

Internships in the IR Department – reports from previous interns

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Funded by donations from LSE Alumni, our Undergraduate Research Internship Scheme and the LSE Internship Fund provide our undergraduate students with the exciting opportunity to enhance their studies and time at LSE. Below are some reports from previous interns about their experiences. Follow … Continue reading

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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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Jun 28 2018

The Islamic State in Retreat – Post-workshop Executive Summary

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A workshop took place at the London School of Economics on 31 May 2018, funded by the David Davies of Llandinam Fellowship Read the Executive Summary below and the full report here

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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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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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Mar 8 2018

International Women’s Day: Celebrating the most influential women in the field of IR

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This International Women’s Day, the Department of International Relations would like to take the opportunity to celebrate some (but by no means all) of the most inspirational and influential women in the field of IR:

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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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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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