Feb 6 2020

Simulating Twitter in International Diplomacy: A New Tool for Teaching

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Dr Aaron McKeil, Course Tutor, LSE Executive MSc International Strategy and Diplomacy, shares his insights into the use and practice of Twitter in international diplomacy and the benefits of the simulation for teaching and learning.

 

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Feb 4 2020

The Baldwin/Buckley Debate Of 1965, And How Baldwin Won It

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Joss Harrison, an undergraduate student in the Department of International Relations at LSE, recently published in the LSE US Centre’s blog on American Politics and Policy an account of one of the most powerful, yet overlooked victories of the American civil rights movement.

Read about the Baldwin/Buckley Debate of 1965, and how Baldwin won it.

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Dec 10 2019

2018/19 MSc Dissertation Prizewinners announced

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trophiesThe International Relations Department is very pleased to announce the MSc dissertation prizewinners for the 2018/19 session (see below for summaries of each dissertation):

 

 

 

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Dec 3 2019

Cumberland Lodge Conference 2019

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Cumberland Lodge is a beautiful old brick building in the heart of Great Windsor Park – only a short ride from LSE and the centre of London, unless you’re stuck in Friday evening traffic! The Lodge was bequeathed as an educational foundation by King George VI in 1947, as a place where young people could gather to discuss the moral and spiritual dilemmas of the day. Every year, the LSE IR department invites its faculty, Masters and PhD students to spend a weekend at Cumberland Lodge discussing pertinent issues in IR while getting to know each other in a more relaxed and social environment. Continue reading

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Nov 28 2019

Studying and working in the IR Department at LSE in the 1970s and 1980s

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Margot Light, Emeritus Professor of International Relations

 

Emeritus Professor Margot Light was a research student in the International Relations Department in the 1970s and returned in the late 1980s as a lecturer. She shared her experiences in this talk at the Cumberland Lodge Conference, November 2019.

 

 

 

 

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Nov 26 2019

Studying IR at LSE in the 1960s

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Emeritus Professor Chris Brown, an undergraduate at LSE in the 1960s, gave this talk at the Cumberland Lodge Conference, November 2019.

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Oct 16 2019

Introducing Dr Theresa Squatrito

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Dr Theresa Squatrito joined the LSE IR Department in September 2019 as Assistant Professor in International Relations.  She introduces herself here: Continue reading

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Oct 15 2019

Introducing Dr Martin Bayly

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Dr Martin Bayly joined the LSE IR Department formally in September 2019 as Assistant Professor in International Relations Theory.  He introduces himself here: Continue reading

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Aug 1 2019

New blog post on financial and legal barriers to the creation and operation of a National Investment Bank

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Rob Jump, Lecturer in economics at the University of the West of England, and Natalya Naqvi, Assistant Professor in the Department of International Relations at LSE, have recently published a guest paper with the UCL Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose about financial and legal barriers to the creation and operation of a National Investment Bank.

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Jul 23 2019

BSc IR Prizewinners 2018-19 announced

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The International Relations Department is delighted to announce the following BSc IR prizewinners this year:

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