Category Archives: staff

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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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

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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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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Apr 26 2017

Foundation and History of the International Relations Department

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The 75th Anniversary Year of the IR Department was launched on 26 November 2002 with a special lecture by the then Montague Burton Professor of International Relations, Christopher Hill. You can read the text of Professor Hill’s 75th Anniversary Lecture … Continue reading

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Sep 20 2016

Remittances and Walls by Covadonga Meseguer

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In one of the many boutades that candidate Donald Trump has provided us with during his campaign, he proposed to force Mexico to pay $5–$10bn for the construction of the border wall as a condition for the flow of remittances … Continue reading

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Sep 14 2016

Janina Dill’s book runner up in prestigious Birks Prize for Outstanding Legal Scholarship

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Congratulations to Dr Janina Dill for winning second prize in the 2016 Peter Birks Prizes for Outstanding Legal Scholarship with her book Legitimate Targets? Social Construction, International Law and US Bombing (Cambridge University Press). The standard of the entries was extremely … 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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May 10 2016

Do Britons and other Europeans disagree on policy issues? The answer might surprise you.

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This article originally appeared in the LSE BrexitVote blog – read the original here. Eurosceptics in the UK and elsewhere often argue that the EU subverts democracy by forcing countries with different values and economic systems to follow the same rules. The … Continue reading

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