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We run a number of differing seminars and lectures throughout the year. Click on a link to the left to see what is on. We also advertise upcoming events via our Twitter account, so don't forget to 'follow' us.

Upcoming Events

Event Type Details Where / When
Seminar Speaker: Paul Raekstad # University of Edinburgh, PIR From Republicanism to Socialism 13th Nov 2019 15:00 (1 hour and 30 minutes)
Room 3.15, 18 Buccleuch Place
Seminar Speaker: Dr David Tobin # University of Manchester Securing China's northwest frontier: Identity and insecurity in Xinjiang 15th Nov 2019 13:00 (1 hour and 30 minutes)
Seminar Room 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building
Seminar Speaker: Jamie Allinson # University of Edinburgh The Syrian War Economy: A critique of the concept 18th Nov 2019 13:00 (1 hour)
Room 2.15, CMB
Lecture Speaker: Richard Seymour # Writer and Broadcaster The Twittering Machine: How the Social Industry Commodified Our Lives 18th Nov 2019 15:00 (1 hour and 30 minutes)
David Hume Tower, The University of Edinburgh, LG.09, George Square
Seminar Speaker: Marie Le Conte # Freelance Journalist Haven’t You Heard? Gossip, Power and How Politics Really Works – book launch 22nd Nov 2019 15:00 (2 hours)
Violet Laidlaw Room, Chrystal Macmillan Building
Seminar Speaker: Andy Hom # University of Edinburgh Victory and Politics of American Wartime 25th Nov 2019 13:00 (1 hour)
Room 2.15, CMB
Seminar Speaker: Sarah Childs # Birkbeck, University of London Feminist Democratic Representation: Women’s Group Representation and Institutional (Re)design – workshop 25th Nov 2019 14:00 (3 hours)
Conference Room 2.15, Chrystal Macmillan Building
Seminar Speaker: Professor Charles Tripp # SOAS; Speaker: Dr Jamie Allinson # University of Edinburgh, PIR From Mubarak to ISIS: Revolution and counter-revolution in the Contemporary Middle East 26th Nov 2019 17:00 (2 hours)
LG.10 David Hume Tower, George Square, Edinburgh, EH8 9JX
Seminar Speaker: Anders Berg Sorensen # Copenhagen University ‘Wir sind das Volk’. Power and powerlessness in the political thinking of 1989 27th Nov 2019 15:00 (1 hour and 30 minutes)
Room 3.15, 18 Buccleuch Place
Seminar Speaker: TBC # TBC Ethics Forum 29th Nov 2019 13:00 (1 hour and 30 minutes)
Seminar Room 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building
Seminar Speaker: Ewan Stein # University of Edinburgh Defending Investor Rights: Barriers to reforming investment rules in Australia and Peru 2nd Dec 2019 13:00 (1 hour)
Room 2.15, CMB
Lecture Speaker: Rom Coles # Australian Catholic University The Indispensable Powers of Receptivity in times of Political Ecological Calamity 2nd Dec 2019 15:00 (1 hour and 30 minutes)
Room 3.15, 18 Buccleuch Place
Seminar Speaker: Dr Ayça Çubukçu # London School of Economics For the Love of Humanity: The World Tribunal on Iraq 5th Dec 2019 18:00 (1 hour and 30 minutes)
Violet Laidlaw Room, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15a George Square, EH8 9LD
Seminar Speaker: Wassim Mroue # University of Edinburgh Framing Contests Between Same-Sect Parties: Hezbollah and Amal as a case study 9th Dec 2019 13:00 (1 hour)
Room 2.15, CMB
Seminar Speaker: Mark Shephard # University of Strathclyde An Experimental Exploration of Network Dynamics on Social Media: Accounting for Who Spots Fake News and Who Shares It 9th Dec 2019 14:30 (1 hour)
Conference Room 2.15, Chrystal Macmillan Building
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