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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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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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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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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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Jun 21 2016

LSE-Waseda University PhD Exchange Programme 2016

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I am a third year Ph.D. student in the Department of International Relations, interested in International Political Economy, particularly on Korea and Japan’s Free Trade Agreements (FTAs). I am currently on an exchange programme at Waseda University, Graduate School of … Continue reading

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May 10 2016

Dr Katerina Dalacoura workshops on Contemporary Turkish Discourses on Culture in IR

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In the context of her British Academy project on ‘Alternative Universalisms? Contemporary Turkish Discourses on Culture in International Relations’, Dr Katerina Dalacoura co-organised two workshops, one in Ankara, Turkey, and the other in Washington DC. Both were funded by the … Continue reading

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Jun 11 2015

New online portal on Gulf History involving IR Dept PhD alumnus, Francis Owtram

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IR Department  PhD alumnus, Francis Owtram, is currently assisting with the development of an online portal of archival material which will be of key interest to students of the history and international relations of the Arabian/Persian Gulf.  The Qatar Digital … Continue reading

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