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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.

Applications are now open for funded research studentships at the Centre for the Study of Democracy.

Professor Graham Smith, Professor of Politics in the Centre for the Study of Democracy at the University of Westminster, is part of a $2 million collaborative research programme investigating how to improve the quality of debates on online news comments platforms.

This interdisciplinary symposium on 4-6 May invites doctoral and postdoctoral researchers working on participatory spaces to come together to generate new and deeper understandings of novel forms of organisation.

The Centre for the Study of Democracy and the Department of Politics and International Relations are organising a full programme of seminars with visiting speakers for Semester 2.

Hannah Cross' book, Migrants, Borders and Global Capitalism: West African Labour Mobility and EU Borders has been reissued in paperback by Routledge.

Graham Smith, Professor of Politics in University of Westminster’s Centre for the Study of Democracy (CSD), was part of a team of leading academics and civil society organisations who received the high-profile Democratic Innovation Award for the Democracy Matters Citizens’ Assembly project at the Political Studies Association’s (PSA) Annual Awards.

Dr Patricia Hogwood, Reader in European Politics in the Department of Politics and International Relations, has received two awards for her coverage of Brexit and European affairs with The Conversation UK.

The University of Westminster Graduate School is offering five MPhil/PhD Scholarships in the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities.

Professor Graham Smith, Director of the Centre for the Study of Democracy, was invited to act as a rapporteur to close the annual World Forum for Democracy organised by the Council of Europe.

The Department of Politics and International Relations' student engagement week included a field visit on Tuesday 1 November to the Palace of Westminster for those studying the first-year module British Politics.

The Centre for the Study of Democracy is organising a workshop on ‘Putting Deliberation in its Place’ on Saturday 10 December.

Senior Lecturer in International Relations at the University of Westminster Dr Sam Raphael has authored a report entitled ‘Arming Repression: The new British Imperialism in the Persian Gulf’, criticising the UK government’s role in arming repression throughout the Gulf region.

The Gender and Sexuality Study Group of the Centre for the Study of Democracy (CSD) hosted world-renowned feminist international relations academic Professor Cynthia Enloe during O-Week.

The Centre for the Study of Democracy and the Department of Politics and International Relations are organising a full programme of seminars with visiting speakers this semester.

This is a call for papers on the topic of democratic network governance.

The Centre for the Study of Democracy's Dr Richard Barbrook organised and helped write Jeremy Corbyn's digital democracy manifesto and spoke at its launch on Tuesday 30 August.

The Department of Politics and International Relations has expanded its international reach with a new intensive short-burst exchange course taught in Hanoi exploring the politics, development and international relations relating to Vietnam.

For the past two years (2015 and 2016) the BA Development Studies and International Relations has enjoyed 100% overall student satisfaction in the National Student Survey. We meet Farhang Morady, course leader in the Department of Politics and International Relations.

Professor Dibyesh Anand is Head of the Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Westminster. Find out why our students rate Politics and International Relations so highly.

Senior lecturer in Politics and International Relations Dr Daniel Conway recently wrote for the Conversation, arguing that South African politics has been shuffled, but not transformed by the municipal elections.

The Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Westminster has recorded an outstanding performance in the 2016 National Student Survey (NSS), with two courses achieving 100% overall satisfaction.

The Department of Politics and International Relations (DPIR) had stunning success in last week’s Staff Appreciation Awards, reflecting the excellent quality of teaching and focus on student experience within the department.

Saturday 19 June saw the launch of the English language version of Podemos: In the Name of the People at the Centre for the Study of Democracy (CSD).

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