Research Seminars

Research Seminars in the Department of Politics & International Relations 2015-16

The Department runs a series of seminars throughout the year on a range of topics. These offer an opportunity for staff and students of the department to hear about the latest developments in the subject as well as the cutting-edge research which is taking place within the department.

Research Seminars 2015-16

DateResearch Cluster
Speaker(s)Seminar Title
25th November 2015 ISSS & GEPT

Prof Bernard Ryan (University of Leicester)

Prof Laura Morales (University of Leicester)

Dr Kelly Staples (University of Leicester)

Dr Laura Brace (University of Leicester)

Dr Tara McCormack (University of Leicester)

Panel discussion on 'Perspectives on the Refugee Crisis in Europe'
2nd December 2015 GEPT

Prof Moya Lloyd (Loughborough University), with contributions from Dr Kelly Staples and Andrew Reid (University of Leicester)

Roundtable discussion of Anne Phillips' book 'The Politics of the Human'
3rd February 2016 3PO Dr Emile van Haute (Universite Libre de Bruxelles) TBC
3rd February 2016 ISSS Prof Paul Cammack (University of Manchester) Citizenship in the World Market: Liberal, Feminist and Marxist Perspectives
10th February 2016 GEPT Andrew Reid (University of Leicester) Can Restrictions on Freedom ever be Legitimate?
24th February 2016 3PO Dr Shaun Bevan (University of Edinburgh) When does Government Listen to the Public? Interest Groups and Dynamic Agenda Representation in the United States
9th March 2016 3PO Prof Simon Hix (LSE) The Power of Bexit Arguments: A Survey Experiment of the Impact of Economic, Cultural and Political Arguments on Support for Leaving/Remaining in the EU
27th April 2016 GEPT Dr Marsha Henry (LSE) Masculinities, Memory and Peacekeeping
11th May 2016 ISSS Dr Elke Schwarz (University of Leicester) All Hail Our Robot Overlords: Killer Robots in Human Warfare

Previous Politics Research Seminars 2011-2015

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Department of Politics and International Relations
University of Leicester
University Road
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)116 252 2702