Events at Manchester


21st September 1-4.30pm: ‘Getting Intimate to Rethink International Politics’

Half-day internal workshop where staff and PhD students will present short interventions on the topic of ‘intimacy’ linked to Professor Peterson’s work and discuss how they anticipate its relationship to their ongoing and future work. Presenters will explore how the idea of intimacy provokes thinking in their own research around the meaning, possibilities and challenges to how we understand politics, community and the international.
University Place, room 6.208. Attendance is open to all, but booking is compulsory. Please email or to book a place.

11 October 4-5:30pm: ‘Intimate Politics and Global Inequalities: The pleasure and pain of border crossings’
CIDRAL (Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Arts and Languages) ‘in conversation’ with V. Spike Peterson.
Samuel Alexander building, room A113. This will be followed by a wine and cheese reception in the Samuel Alexander foyer afterwards, from 5:30-6:30pm.

 26 October, 1-2pm: ‘Privilege: The Secret Weapon of Right-handed Scissors’
Professor Peterson will give a talk as part of UoM Pankhurst Lecture series directed at UG and PG students.
University Place, room 5.211.
3-4th of November 1-2pm: ‘Intimacy, Geopolitics and the State’

As part of a  workshop hosted at The People’s History Museum, on the topic of ‘Intimate Geopolitics’, Professor Spike Peterson will deliver the keynote.
The People’s History Museum, Salford – Coal Store Room.Attendance open to all but booking is compulsory. Please email either or to book a place.

 9th November 2016 4-5.30pm: Joint Critical Global Politics (CGP) cluster and Global Political Economy (GPE) cluster talk by Spike Peterson.


 External Talks to be given by Professor V. Spike Peterson during Leverhulme Visiting Professorship:

13th October 2016 – University of Cardiff, Wales
10th November 2016 – University of Edinburgh, Scotland
23rd November 2016 – University of Sussex, Brighton, England
8th December 2016 – SOAS, University of London, England.


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