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The Centre for the Study of Democracy, based in the Department of Politics and International Relations, has an international reputation for research excellence, with research themes in contentious politics and democracy, security and violence in global politics, gender and sexuality, as well as resilience and sustainability.


Drs Umit Cetin and Celia Jenkins (University of Westminster) and Dr Omer Tekdemir (University of Leicester).

Our next research seminar will be on Tuesday 23 October – with Ferruh Yilmaz (Tulane University, Louisiana​) on How the Workers Became Muslims: Immigration, Culture, and Hegemonic Transformation in Europe.
Research seminars take place on Tuesdays 4-5.30pm at Westminster Forum, Level 5, 32-38 Wells Street, University of Westminster, W1T 3UW. Seminars are followed by drinks with the speaker.

All are welcome and there is no need to register.