16 October 2015, TBC | Conference | Beech Grove House
An annual conference that concentrates on the study of political issues between disciplines in the humanities and social sciences
12 June 2015 | Lecture | Rupert Beckett Lecture Theatre, Michael Sadler Building
Three lectures delivered by Professor Matthew Flinders (University of Sheffield), Professor Nicola Phillips (University of Sheffield) and Professor David Hulme (University of Manchester). There is a blog post about this event byDr. Lata Narayanaswamy available on the Centre for Global Development website
10 June 2015, 10:00-17:30 | Conference | 14.33, Social Sciences Building
Sessions will include Security and Governance, Development and International Cooperation and Interdisciplinary Approaches to Politics. There is no requirement to book. All are welcome.
5 June 2015, 10:30-17:45 | Conference | Room 14.33, Social Sciences Building | Political Theory
5 June 2015, 10:30 - 17:45 Room 14.33, Social Sciences Building, University of Leeds
21 May 2015, 16:00-17:30 | Seminar | 14.33, Social Sciences Building
14 May 2015, 14:00-17:00 | Seminar | 14.33, Social Sciences Building | Contemporary Democracy and Authoritarianism
Keynote speaker: Laurence Whitehead (Nuffield College, Oxford University): ‘Representative Democracy and the Challenges of Direct Democratic Activism’, and roundtable featuring Jean Grugel, Dirk Tomsa and Lars Berger.
8 May 2015, 12:45-15:30 | Open Day | Beech Grove House or the Social Sciences Building
Come and find out more about our range of Masters and PhD opportunities; meet current students and academic staff as well as touring the campus and the School of Politics and International Studies.
5 May 2015, 16:00-17:30 | Seminar | LG.15 Michael Sadler Building
19 March 2015, 16:00-17:30 | Seminar | 14.33, Social Sciences Building
In this seminar it is argued that the rise in shadow banking was a response to the credit requirements of the petit bourgeoisie.
18 March 2015 | Seminar | 14.33, Social Sciences Building | Global Development and Justice
This seminar, delivered by Professor Graham Harrison (Department of Politics, Sheffield) puts the case for a more holistic approach to development in Rwanda.
5 March 2015, 16:00-17:30 | Seminar | 14.33, Social Sciences Building
Rob Young and Nick Robinson discuss military videogames and their depiction of global security and the war on terror.