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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May 23 2019

Marco Lam blog prize runner up 2019: Tetsekela M Anyiam-Osigwe

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We are pleased to announce the winners of the inaugural Marco Lam Prize. In honour of the late Kuan (Marco) Long Lam, the Department established this prize for outstanding blogging.

Marco was an outstanding student and a keen blogger and we are happy to be able to commemorate him through this prize.

First place was awarded to Milton Wong (1st year BSC Politics and IR) and the runners-up are Jad Baghdadi (2nd year BSc IR) and Tetsekela M. Anyiam-Osigwe (3rd year BSC Politics and IR). Each of these blogs provides a unique perspective on what IR means; touching on the heritage of the field, its application in current conflicts and cultures, and its influence on them personally.

Read more about Marco and the prize here


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May 23 2019

Marco Lam blog prize runner-up 2019: Jad Baghdadi

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We are pleased to announce the winners of the inaugural Marco Lam Prize. In honour of the late Kuan (Marco) Long Lam, the Department established this prize for outstanding blogging.

Marco was an outstanding student and a keen blogger and we are happy to be able to commemorate him through this prize.

First place was awarded to Milton Wong (1st year BSC Politics and IR) and the runners-up are Jad Baghdadi (2nd year BSc IR) and Tetsekela M. Anyiam-Osigwe (3rd year BSC Politics and IR). Each of these blogs provides a unique perspective on what IR means; touching on the heritage of the field, its application in current conflicts and cultures, and its influence on them personally.

Read more about Marco and the prize here


What does IR mean to you?

Jad Baghdadi
BSc International Relations, 2nd year Continue reading

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