Category Archives: departmental news

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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Mar 12 2019

Male authors outnumber their female counterparts on international relations course reading lists by more than five to one

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Do scholars produce and reproduce a biased representation of the academy when compiling their taught course reading lists? Following a year-long mapping exercise of the university’s entire international relations curriculum by a group of PhD students at the LSE, Gustav … Continue reading

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Dec 12 2018

2017-18 MSc Dissertation Prizewinners announced

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The International Relations Department is very pleased to be able to announce the MSc dissertation prizewinners for the 2017-18 session (see below for summaries of each dissertation):    

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Dec 4 2018

Ten Years of the G20: The Illiberal Turn of Neoliberalism’s Saviour

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Dr Tristen Naylor, Fellow in the Department of International Relations, LSE, attended the G20 Meeting in Argentina in 2018 and gives his assessment here: It has been a decade since the G20 leaders of the world’s most powerful economies first met … Continue reading

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Dec 4 2018

“Rethinking Neoclassical Realism” – Workshop at LSE

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On 29 November, thirty scholars met to discuss neoclassical realism in a day-long workshop organised by Gustav Meibauer and funded by the IR Department. The workshop brought together senior and junior researchers as well as doctoral students from the UK … Continue reading

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Nov 28 2018

Cumberland Lodge Conference 2018

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This year’s annual weekend conference at Cumberland lodge was held from November 23 – November 25, 2018. There were 95 participants mainly Undergraduate, Masters and PhD students as well as faculty and Fellows from the International Relations Department who converged … Continue reading

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Oct 11 2018

New Blog Post at Africa at LSE from Dr Milli Lake

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In her latest blog post for Africa at LSE, Dr Milli Lake of LSE Department of International Relations explores how and to what extent the spotlight on sexual violence has restructured judicial priorities in eastern DR Congo and South Africa. … Continue reading

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Oct 11 2018

Professor Tarak Barkawi wins major AHA 2018 award for ‘Soldiers of Empire’

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We are thrilled to announce that Tarak Barkawi, Professor of International Relations at the London School of Economics, has been selected as the winner of the 2018 Paul Birdsall Prize for the book Soldiers of Empire: Indian and British Armies … Continue reading

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Sep 27 2018

The Dominique Jacquin-Berdal Travel Grant awarded for 2018

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The Dominique Jacquin-Berdal Travel Grant was established by the International Relations Department at the LSE in memory of Dr Dominique Jacquin-Berdal who was a lecturer in the Department from 1999 until her death in 2006. She taught on nationalism and … 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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