Faculty of Education, Social Sciences and Law

School of Politics and International Studies

Events Archive - 2017

  • 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.

  • Women, Peace and Security in the African Union

    26 October 2017, 16:00 - 17:30 | Seminar | Room 14.33, Social Sciences Building
    Toni Haastrup, Lecturer in International Security at the University of Kent, will present on: Women, Peace and Security in the African Union.

  • ECR2P Film Series: When Good Men Do Nothing

    3 October 2017, 17:00 - 19:30 | Film Screening | Chemistry Lecture Theatre D | European Centre for the Responsibility to Protect
    As part of the European Centre for the Responsibility to Protect Film Series Head of School Professor Jason Ralph will be introducing 'When Good Men Do Nothing'.

  • Workshop on Social Investment Policies in Europe and East Asia

    6 July 2017 — 7 July 2017 | Workshop
    An exciting workshop on social investment policies designed to facilitate collaborations between colleagues based in the UK (Leeds, LSE) and South Korea will take place here at Leeds.

  • Contemporary UK Development Aid Conference

    6 July 2017, 09:30 - 19:00 | Conference | School of Politics and International Studies, University of Leeds
    The School of Politics and International Studies at the University of Leeds is hosting a one day conference focusing on Britain’s role in contemporary development aid. Call for papers.

  • The 2017 'Brexit' General Election. A discussion and Q&A with experts from POLIS

    24 May 2017, 15:30 -17:00 | Seminar | Speakman Lecture Theatre (G.89), Clothworkers' Central Building
    On Wednesday 24 May 15:30 - 17:00 POLIS experts will come together to discuss the 2017 General Election and it's relevance during Brexit. The discussion will be followed by a Q&A session.

  • The Duties of Refugees

    21 April 2017, 15:00 - 17:00 | Seminar | 14.33 Social Sciences Building, University of Leeds
    This seminar is the first event of the project ‘Understanding Solidarity amid Refugee Crises’, a White Rose collaboration funded project, led by Dr Kerri Woods. Professor Matthew Gibney (University of Oxford) will illustrate the importance of conceptualising refugees as duty holders and critically examines some of the duties that have recently been ascribed to refugees in political debates.

  • Jörg Wiegratz on Neoliberal Moral Economy in Uganda

    28 February 2017, 16:30 - 18:00 | Seminar | LG19, Michael Sadler Building
    Neoliberal Moral Economy: Capitalism, Socio-Cultural Change and Fraud in Uganda. Book launch and LUCAS seminar with Jörg Wiegratz.

  • 100 Years of Female Suffrage. Harriet Harman gives first Alice Bacon talk

    25 January 2017, 18:00 - 20:00 | Lecture | Great Hall, University of Leeds
    Ms Harman will give the lecture, From Pioneers to Parity? 100 Years of Female Suffrage, in the Great Hall at the University on Thursday 25 January.

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