Department of Politics and International Relations Seminar Series announced for Autumn/Winter 2013

9 October 2013

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

All seminars run from 4-6pm and will be held in the Westminster Forum, 5th floor Wells Street (unless otherwise stated).

All are welcome to attend the following seminars.

  • 8 October - Kant's Political Theology and Why it Matters, Sean Molloy (University of Kent)
  • 22 October - Anarchism and Non-Domination, Alex Prichard (University of Exeter)
  • 5 November - How Women Do Politics: Peacebuilding, Resistance and Survival in Palestine, Sophie Richter-Devroe (University of Exeter)
  • 12 November,  5.30-7pm - Cognitive Capitalism and the Quantified Self, Phoebe Moore-Carter (Middlesex University)
  • 19 November - War as Oikonomy by Other Means,  Patricia Owens (University of Sussex)
  • 26 November, 4–5pm - Migrant Labour, The Global Remittance Agenda and Financialisation: Market-Building as Development, Hannah Cross (University of Westminster) Followed at 5-6.30pm by book launch for Chantal Mouffe’s Agonistics.
  • 3 December - The State of Australian Democracy: Sex, Gender and the 2013 Federal Election, Meryl Kenny (University of Leicester)

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