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The Centre for the Study of Democracy (CSD) is collaborating with the Centre of Integrated Research in Risk and Resilience and the Research Centre in International Relations (King's College London) and the Centre for Citizenship, Identities and Governance (The Open University) in organising an inters-disciplinary worksop on Political Action, Resilience...

Research Studentships in the Department of Politics and International Relations based in the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities.

This year’s CSD Encounter will focus on the work of the political theorist James Tully, Distinguished Professor of Political Science, Law, Indigenous Governance and Philosophy at the University of Victoria.

As part of their studies at the University of Westminster, first year students at the Department for Politics and International Relations have organized a series of events to explore complex topical issues in politics.

Graham Smith, Professor of Politics at CSD, presented his Inaugural Lecture on 12 February 2014.

The Department of Politics and International Relations has announced the schedule of its seminar series, which takes place in February and March this year.

EU COST Action IS1003 and the Centre for the Study of Democracy, University of Westminster are co-sponsoring a workshop on Democracy Rights and Reason(s).

The Centre for the Study of Democracy at the University of Westminster is hosting a two-day interdisciplinary conference, New Perspectives on the Problem of the Public on 15-16 May 2014.

As German Chancellor-elect Angela Merkel announces a Grand Coalition agreement, Patricia Hogwood discusses the background and implications with Channel 4 news.

Graham Smith, Professor of Politics at CSD, has organised a workshop on (re)designing democracy for the long term on 3 December 2013.

From 26 to 28 November, CSD is hosting three visiting researchers from VetAgroSup (VAS) Institute, Irstea and UMR Métafort in Clermont Ferrand, France.

The EU COST Action IS1003 and the Centre for the Study of Democracy are co-sponsoring a conference on Democracy, Rights and Reason(s) on 13-14 February 2014.

Graham Smith, Professor of Politics at the Centre for the Study of Democracy (CSD) has been awarded £100,000 as part of the ESRC Connected Communities consortium ‘Imagine: the social, historical, cultural and democratic context of civic engagement’. The consortium is led by Professor Graham Crow (University of Edinburgh) and will...

Two articles by Thomas Moore have been published this October, contributing to the debate on the role of ethics within International Relations.

A message from the Democracy and Sustainability Platform: Climate change is here. Unless we change, now, the human species will be battered by heatwaves, droughts, rising seas and extreme weather. Do your part, gain invaluable career experience and earn some extra cash with the Manifesto for Democracy and Sustainability.

The Department of Politics and International Relations have announced the schedule of their seminar series, which takes place from October to December this year.

CSD is hosting a one-day research workshop on 28 November in collaboration with VetAgroSup Institute, Clermont Ferrand, France and the Leibniz Institute for Ecological and Regional Development, Dresden, Germany.

Peter Newell, Professor of International Relations at the University of Sussex, will be giving this year’s annual CSD Governance and Sustainability Lecture on the theme ‘Governing the Sustainability Challenge’.

The internationally-recognised CSD Professor, Chantal Mouffe, has recently published a new work: Agonistics: Thinking the World Politically (Verso).

One Day Workshop Organized Jointly by the Centre for the Study of Democracy, University of Westminster and the Institute of Financial Economics, American University of Beirut.

Amanda Machin, Visiting Fellow at CSD, has recently published Negotiating Climate Change: Radical Democracy and the Illusion of Consensus (Zed Books).

In June, CSD hosted an international academic conference entitled the ‘Politics of Markets.’

Dr Abdelwahab El-Affendi interviewed on the crisis in Egypt on Al-Jazeera

Dr Farhang Morady from the Department of Politics and International Relations has been named the most ‘Outstanding Teacher’ in SSHL in the annual 2013 Staff Appreciation Awards.

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