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‘Getting Intimate to Rethink International Relations’ workshop

The Critical Global Politics (CGP) Cluster in conjunction with the Global Political Economy (GPE) Cluster were delighted to host ‘Getting Intimate to Rethink International Relations’, a workshop organised around Visiting Leverhulme Professor V. Spike Peterson’s pioneering work on intimacy. Comprising…

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Leverhulme Visiting Professorship – V. Spike Peterson

The Critical Global Politics Cluster is delighted to be hosting Professor V. Spike Peterson at the University of Manchester as a Leverhulme Visiting Professor, between the 1st of July and the 22nd of December 2016. Professor Peterson’s pioneering work on intimacy and…

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Cluster Workshop on the Politics of the Poppy Appeal

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Adi Kuntsman: Digital Militarism – Israel’s Occupation in the Social Media Age

On the 20th May, 2pm-3.30pm (Samuel Alexander A116), we are delighted to be hosting a seminar with Adi Kuntsman who will be talking about her new book entitled Digital Militarism – Israel’s Occupation in the Social Media Age (co-authored with…

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Chris Rossdale: Militarism, Anti-Militarism and the Politics of Resistance: An Ethnography

The next Global Political Economy cluster research seminar will be a joint event with the Critical Global Politics cluster. It will be given by Dr Chris Rossdale (RHUL) on ‘Militarism, Anti-Militarism and the Politics of Resistance: An Ethnography’   It…

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Louiza Odysseos: Governing through impunity, Resisting through rights

On Tuesday, March 3, 4.15 – 6pm (University Place, 1.219) we are delighted to announce that Dr Louiza Odysseos from the University of Sussex will be speaking about her recent and exciting work on modes of governance and resistance through…

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Sino-Russian Border Architecture: Mimesis, Orientalism, Gigantism

Sino-Russian Border

Critical Global Politics alongside The Centre for Chinese Studies are hosting a joint research seminar entitled Sino-Russian Border Architecture: Minesis, Orientalism, Gigantim with Franck Billé from the University of Cambridge. It will be held in University Place, 1.219 at The…

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Workshop: The European Union: A Cybersecurity Actor?


Since its first use in the 1990s by computer scientists, cybersecurity has transcended its mere technical conception of computer security to become the expression of a worst-case scenario with devastating societal effects. The question of cybersecurity is thus no more…

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Workshop: Occupying Politics in a Time of Alterity

Occupying Politics in a Time of Alterity is the third and final workshop of the Many Voices, Many Politics series. The workshop interrogates the concept of alterity and devotes its attention to engaging with the impact of socio-political change on…

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Gregynog Ideas Lab IV

Gregynog Ideas Lab IV

The 4th Annual Gregynog Ideas Lab will be held at Gregynog Hall in New Town between 13th-18th July 2015. The Ideas Lab provides a unique opportunity for graduate students and academics engge in work in international politics from a range…

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