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Departmental Seminars

 

 

 

POLIS Departmental Research Seminar 

 

This Seminar Series returns this term 

If you have something you’d like to discuss with colleagues this term please get in touch 

 


 

 

The Cambridge IR and History Working Group

 

Alena Drieschova (University of Cambridge): “From a European Hierarchy Enshrined in Diplomatic Precedence to a Territorial Balance of Power Upheld by the Concert of Europe”

Thursday 28 October, 13:00-14:00. Refreshments will follow.

Room 138, Alison Richard Building, Department of Politics and International Studies.

https://cam-ac-uk.zoom.us/j/98334089351?pwd=a2lRUXFJTEJ3VWJHVUtQL05WZWVEQT09

 

Margot Tudor (University of Exeter): “Testing the Waters: Experiments in an International Military, 1946-1955”

Tuesday 16 November, 13:00-14:00. Refreshments will follow.

Room 138, Alison Richard Building, Department of Politics and International Studies.

https://cam-ac-uk.zoom.us/j/97234652536?pwd=WGVEazhYc3pqVFNXWXBuaDBmTFJpdz09

 

Joanne Yao (Queen Mary University of London): “The Silence of Empire: Territoriality, Geographic Imaginaries, and the 1884-5 Berlin Conference.”

Tuesday 30 November, 13:00-14:00. Refreshments will follow.

Room 138, Alison Richard Building, Department of Politics and International Studies.

https://cam-ac-uk.zoom.us/j/94970998313?pwd=a0ZyQ2JYaE85dlJKSFYwTkNaekNOZz09

 

 


 

 

 

The Cambridge seminar on the future of the island of Ireland

 

18 October

The future of the island of Ireland with Bertie Ahern, former Taoiseach (Fianna Fáil) & Dr Barry Colfer, St Edmund’s College, University of Cambridge

 

25 October    

Uniting people from the grassroots with Eileen Weir (Shankhill Women’s Centre) & Prof Bronwen Walter, Anglia Ruskin University 

8 November     

The future of the island of Ireland with John Bruton (Fine Gael) & Prof Kalypso Nicolaides, European University Institute, Florence, Italy 

15 November   

The future of the island of Ireland with Lord Robin Eames (former Archbishop of Armagh and Anglican Primate of All Ireland)     
 

22 November    

The future of the Island of Ireland with Matt Carthy TD (Sinn Féin)     
 

29 November    

The future of the Island of Ireland with  Ivana Bacik TD (Labour)     
 

6 December 

The future of the Island of Ireland with Doug Beattie MLA (Leader of the UUP)

 

 

Find out more, register for and watch previous recordings of this seminar series here>>

 


 

 

POLIS Political Economy Seminar Series

 

All in-person seminars will be in room 138 of the Alison Richard Building at 5 pm.

 

Wednesday 17 November at 5 pm (online)

'Financialised Capitalism and the Subordination of Emerging Capitalist Economies’

with Dr Anina Kaltenbrunner (Leeds)

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Wednesday 26 January at 5 pm (In Person)

'Seeking Refuge in Mathematised Free Market Models? The Febrile Political Backdrop to Ricardo’s Principles’

with Professor Matthew Watson (Warwick)

 

Wednesday 23 February at 5 pm (In Person)

‘Guardians of Right and Reason? The Climate Problem of Politics and the Role of Courts and Central Banks in Greening the Economy’

Dr Hjalte Lokdam (LSE) 

 

Wednesday 9 March at 5 pm (In Person)

Dr Victoria Paniagua (LSE) Title TBC

 

Wednesday 25 May at 5 pm (In Person)  

Professor Ricardo Soares de Oliveira (Oxford) Title TBC

 

 


 

 

 

Centre for Development Studies Seminar Series

 

Thursday 28 October at 3:30 pm (online)

Ellen Lust, University of Gothenburg

Everyday Choices: The Role of Competing Authorities and Social Institutions in Politics and Development

 

Thursday 11 November at 4 pm (online)

Hanson Nyantakyi-Frimpong, University of Denver

Farming the Floodplain: Gendered Surplus People and Climate Change Maladaptation in Northern Ghana

 

Thursday 25 November at 4 pm (online)

Benjamin Selwyn, University of Sussex

World Development Under Monopoly Capitalism

 

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