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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.

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.

Hans Asenbaum has won the Best Paper prize for Online Anonymity in Deliberative Democracy: Disinhibition and Contestation or Deindividuation and Conformity?

Politics and International Relations BA students on the third-year module Gender and Politics visited The Women's Library collection, held at the London School of Economics library, in November 2017.

The University of Westminster’s Centre for the Study of Democracy was involved in organising a Citizens’ Assembly on Brexit which concluded that people in the UK want a ‘soft’ Brexit.

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.

Magdalena Frennhoff Larsén, Lecturer in Politics at the Centre for the Study of Democracy, has published a piece in The Conversation providing analysis of the current Brexit negotiations.

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.

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.

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.

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