Faculty of Education, Social Sciences and Law

School of Politics and International Studies

Events

Recent Events

  • Political economy seminar: Corporate Rule and its Contestation

    1 May 2018, 14:00 - 16:00 | Seminar | Baines Wing SR (1.06), University of Leeds
    On Tuesday 1 May Dr Terry Hathaway (University of York) and Dr David Bailey (University of Birmingham) will present their research on corporate rule and its contestation.

  • Cancellation: Offer Holder Day, Saturday 3 March

    3 March 2018, 13:00 | Open Day
    Due to adverse weather conditions and poor forecast in many parts of the UK, we regret that the School of Politics and International Studies Offer Holder Day scheduled to take place on Saturday 3 March has been cancelled.

  • Political trust after war: The effect of broken promises after demobilization in Colombia

    15 February 2018, 16:00 - 17:30 | Seminar | Social Sciences Building, Room 14.33
    As part of the School of Politics and International Studies research seminar series, we will be joined by Joakim Kreutz (Dept. of Political Science, Stockholm University) who will delivery a presentation on 'Political trust after war: The effect of broken promises after demobilization in Colombia'.

  • Writing as an Interdisciplinary Research Process

    8 February 2018, 12:00 - 13:30 | Workshop | Liberty Building, Room G.33
    Professor Giuseppe Cocco, political theorist and Professor at the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), joins us to lead two events on Thursday 8 February.

  • Research Seminar: The Brazilian Crisis and Rethinking Future Security Policy

    8 February 2018, 16:00 | Seminar | Social Sciences Building, Room 14.33
    Professor Giuseppe Cocco, political theorist and Professor at the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) joins us to lead this seminar on 'The Brazilian Crisis and Rethinking Future Security Policy'.

  • International conference: The Responsibility to Protect, Peace and Security

    12 December 2017 — 13 December 2017, 09:00 - 17:30 | Conference | Nathan Bodington Chamber, Parkinson Building, University of Leeds | European Centre for the Responsibility to Protect
    This two-day international conference brings together women with expertise as senior academics, researchers, diplomats, active civil society representatives, and senior policy-makers, working in fields related to the Responsibility to Protect, Peace and Security.

  • ECR2P 2017 Annual Lecture: Dr Ivan Simonovic

    30 November 2017, 17:00 - 19:00 | Lecture | Conference Auditorium 2, University of Leeds | European Centre for the Responsibility to Protect
    We are very honoured to be welcoming the UN Assistant Secretary-General and Special Adviser on the Responsibility to Protect, Dr Ivan Simonovic, to the University of Leeds. Dr Simonovic will deliver the Second ECR2P Annual Lecture on Thursday 30th November.

  • Sir Roderic Lyne speaking on The Iraq conflict and the Chilcot Inquiry: lessons for strategic decision-making

    14 November 2017, 11:00 - 12:30 | Seminar | Rupert Beckett Lecture Theatre, Michael Sadler Building
    Sir Roderic Lyne, former diplomat, member of the Chilcot Inquiry, Deputy Chair of Chatham House and University of Leeds alumni is coming to the University of Leeds to speak about his experiences on the Chilcot Inquiry team.

  • Political Careers Employability Event

    8 November 2017, 13:00 - 14:30 | Seminar | Room 14.33, Social Sciences Building
    POLIS has some wonderful alumni working in a variety of sectors and we have invited some of those alumni back to the University of Leeds to discuss how they used their degree from POLIS to build a career in the offices of govenment and associated organisations.

  • The Role of Parliament - a lecture by the Speaker of the House of Commons

    3 November 2017, 17:00 - 18:30 | Lecture | G.02, Maurice Keyworth Building, University of Leeds
    We are very honoured to welcome the Rt Hon John Bercow MP, Speaker of the House of Commons, to the University of Leeds. The Speaker will give a public lecture, followed by Q&A, where he will share with us his reflections about the role of Parliament in today's society.

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