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The China Media Centre has hosted the International Conference on China and the Changing Geopolitics of Global Communication.

Professor Simon Joss, from the Department of Politics and International Relations, is among the top five authors in the award-winning International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioural Sciences.

A multi-generational group of artists, art historians and cultural workers will be exploring the ‘political turn’ in British Conceptual art, including its concentration on feminist concerns. The event, which fuses conversation and performance, will raise the questions: How have pioneering conceptualists influenced younger generations of artists? Can we conceive of...

The Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Westminster is pleased to host the first event of the recently founded New Perspectives Series.

"Do optimists plan for retirement? A behavioural explanation for non-participation in pension schemes" is a collaborative research article released in connection with the Pensions Research Network.

We're delighted to announce that Archive Services at the University of Westminster has launched a fascinating new blog to explore the images and slogans in the posters of the China Poster Collection, which is stored under their care at Little Titchfield Street.

A new research institute set to foster interdisciplinary and independent critical thinking has been founded by the University of Westminster.

The workshop "Indigeneity and the Promise of Inclusion" was held on 12 February 2016 at the University of Westminster.

The University of Westminster is delighted to have been given the prestigious European Commission HR Excellence in Research Award.

December and January news from the Centre for Law, Society and Popular Culture.

One of the WIAS’ key features is the Research Fellowship Programme that attracts and brings together current and future academic leaders who engage in independent critical thinking beyond borders. We invite applications for international junior and senior research fellows who conduct fellowship research projects in the realm of Critical Social...

Critical Digital and Social Media Studies is a new book series edited by Prof Christian Fuchs on behalf of the Westminster Institute for Advanced Studies and published by the University of Westminster Press (UWP). We invite submissions of book proposals that fall into the scope of the series.

Following on from a successful series of events in 2015, we are delighted to announce the first events of 2016.

The Centre for the Study of Democracy and the Department of Politics and International Relations is organising a full programme of seminars this semester, featuring both visiting speakers and research in progress from staff at Westminster.

As it is the start of the new academic year, we thought it a good time to reflect on the Group’s most successful recent activities.

The International Eco-Cities Initiative at the University of Westminster has entered into a new knowledge partnership with Connect4Climate, an initiative launched jointly by the World Bank, the Italian Ministry of Environment, and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Corporation and Development, to promote solutions and to empower people to take...

In the recent report Further Education: Social Mobility, Skills and Second Chances, Professor Peter Urwin investigates the effects of cuts in further education (FE).

Building on the success of the Film Matters 2015 programme, the Centre for Law, Society and Popular Culture is delighted to announce details of the 2016 screenings.

The fifth workshop of the Living in the Anthropocene series, sponsored by the CSD Materialisms Study Group, was held on Friday 27 November 2015.

November News from the Centre.

A panel discussion titled 'Iran Nuclear Deal: Problems and Prospects' was organised by International Law at Westminster Research Group on 17 November 2015. The aim was to consider the legal, political and diplomatic implications of the Iran nuclear deal, signed in July 2014 by the P5+1 (UK, France, US, Germany,...

Floating Points

25 November 2015

Tom Corby and Gavin Bailey at Ambika P3 Private view: 18 December 6pm Open 19 to 21 December 12-6pm

Our colleague Dr Lindsay Bremner, Director of Architectural Research in the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment has been awarded a 2015 European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant of up to €1.5m for her research proposal ‘Monsoon Assemblages’.

On Saturday 7 November over 300 people participated in a conference at the University of Westminster on ‘Doing and Thinking Democracy Differently’.