Department of Politics and International Relations Spring 2014 Seminar Series

Politics and International Relations 10 January 2014

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

This term's seminars include presentations by colleagues from universities in Canada, Germany and Portugal (as well as the UK!) on subjects ranging from complexity to representation.

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

All are welcome to attend the seminars.

More details on each event will be posted on our upcoming events page shortly.


28 January

Teresa Almeida Cravo (CES, University of Coimbra/DPIR)
The Performativity of Discourse: Western   Development Aid and the Mozambican Success

4 February

Radhika   Desai (University of Manitoba)
Geopolitical Economy: After US Hegemony, Globalization and Empire

11 February

Elisa Randazzo (University of Westminster) 
Pol Bargues Pedreny (University of Westminster)
Jessica   Schmidt (Käte Hamburger Kolleg/CGS
Complexity and Critique

18 February

NOTE 5 -7   pm

Meryl Kenny (University of Leicester)
The State of Australian Democracy: Sex, Gender and the 2013 Federal Election

4 March

Gabriele Abels (University of Tuebingen)
From De-to Re-parliamentarisation: What role for Parliaments in EU Politics?

11 March

Xavier Guillaume (University of Edinburgh)
The Sound of Silence: Voice, Security and the   Mundane

18 March

Michele Ledda (University of Westminster)
Syed Kamran Bokhari (University of Westminster)
Changing  Practices of Governance

19 March

Michael Saward (University of Warwick)
Shape-Shifting   Representation

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