The International Initiative for Promoting Political Economy (IIPPE) and the Centre for the Study of Democracy (CSD) hosted an all-day workshop on 7 November for undergraduate and postgraduate students, junior academics and activists.
On the 29 and 30 June, the Centre for the Study of Democracy (CSD) and Department of Politics and International Relations (DPIR) at the University of Westminster hosted the seventh London Conference in Critical Thought (LCCT). The conference attracted around 200 participants over two days and brought together scholars, students,...
Fourteen Students from Department of Politics and International Relations joined academic staff and students from St Andrew University (formerly know as Georgian University of the Patriarchate of Georgia, SANGU) for a 6-day field trip to Tbilisi.
In September 2017, the Department of Politics and International Relations Hannah Cross and Don Flynn (former Director of Migrants' Rights Network) hosted the event 'Immigration Policy: What is the Scope for a Radical Approach from Labour?', which is now available as a report.
Democratic Education Network (DEN) hosted their second international student conference on 11 and 12 May 2018. The conference programme included around 50 speakers engaged in discussion and debates covering different disciplines such as economics, politics, sociology, law and history.
The student-run Democratic Education Network (DEN) will once again bring together Westminster students in conversation with students from around the world for their second annual student conference called Global Crisis, Local Voices.
Dr Ipshita Basu, Senior Lecturer at the University of Westminster’s Department of Politics and the International Relations, was invited to the House of Commons on 23 January 2018 to speak on the political situation in Bangladesh and the role of UK aid.
Graham Smith, Professor of Politics and Director of the Centre for the Study of Democracy at the University of Westminster who has earlier helped to organise a Citizen Assembly on Brexit, contributed to a collection of comments on The Conversation about the future of democracy.
On 14 December the Poetry Translation Centre, alongside the University of Westminster's Departments of Politics and International Relations and Modern Languages and Cultures, hosted a panel discussion on the Politics of Translation.
Dr Magdalena Frenhoff Larsen, Lecturer in Politics, has been interviewed by BBC World and BBC Radio 5 regarding the Brexit negotiations and Theresa May’s recent speech in Florence. She also wrote an article for the Conversation on the topic.
The University of Westminster’s Centre for the Study of Democracy is involved in organising a Citizens’ Assembly on Brexit that will take place over two weekends in September. Led by the Constitution Unit at University College London, the project team also includes the University of Southampton and the civil society...
On 20-21 May, the University of Westminster hosted the 6th ICTs and Society conference 'Digital Objects, Digital Subjects: An Interdisciplinary Symposium on Activism, Research and Critique in the Age of Big Data Capitalism'.
The student-led Democratic Education Network (DEN), a flagship initiative of the Department of Politics and International Relations, organised an exhibition titled Silent Oppressions at the University of Westminster on Friday 24 March.