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Politics and International Relations (PIR): Events


2013 / 2014

Date / Time Details Where
16 Jun 2014 10:30am - 17 Jun 2014 5:30pm Workshop: Preventing Atrocity - Reasons to Engage with the Religion and Ethics of the Other
Hosted by: Carmen Gebhard # PIR; Hosted by: George Wilkes # New College
New College
2 May 2014 5:15pm - 6:30pm Lecture: Montague Burton Lecture to be given by Peter Mandelson
Speaker: Lord Peter Mandelson # EU Trade Commissioner; Hosted by: Professor John Peterson # University of Edinburgh
The Informatics Forum
19 Mar 2014 3:00pm - 4:00pm Seminar: A Commercial Perspective on Fair Trade
Speaker: Alok Ruia # Ruia Group
Meadows Lecture Theatre
12 Mar 2014 3:00pm - 4:00pm Seminar: Governing Divided Fantasy Societies: The Possibility of Federalism in Game of Thrones' Westeros
Speaker: Alan Convery # PIR
Meadows Lecture Theatre
10 Mar 2014 5:30pm - 7:00pm Seminar: Against A Tide of Evil - Reflecting on Darfur's 10th and Rwanda's 20th genocide anniversaries: will "never again" happen "yet again"?
Hosted by: Dr Jana Hoenke # TBC; Speaker: Professor Mukesh Kapila CBE # Former Head of UN in Sudan
Lecture Room 183, Old College
27 Feb 2014 5:30pm - 8:00pm Conference: #BritainAfrica50
Hosted by: Sarah Boyack # MSP; Speaker: Humza Yousaf # Scottish Minister of Foreign Affairs and Development; Speaker: Martin Plaut # Former BBC Africa Editor; Speaker: Claude Kabemba # Executive Director of Southern Africa Resource Watch
Burns Room, Scottish Parliament
26 Feb 2014 2:30pm - 4:00pm Roundtable: Roundtable on the Global Politics of Mineral Extraction and Trade in Africa
Speaker: Claude Kabemba # Southern Africa Resource Watch; Speaker: Chantal Daniels # Christian Aid; Hosted by: Jana Hoenke # Politics and IR; Hosted by: Wolfgang Zeller # Centre of African Studies
Meadows Lecture Theatre
12 Feb 2014 3:00pm - 4:30pm Workshop: Academic Reading and Writing Skills Workshop
Hosted by: Sara Dorman # University of Edinburgh
Meadows Lecture Theatre
5 Feb 2014 3:00pm - 5:00pm Screening: 'Dr Strangelove'
Hosted by: Xavier Guillaume # University of Edinburgh; Hosted by: Dan Kenealy # University of Edinburgh
Meadows Lecture Theatre
29 Jan 2014 3:00pm - 5:00pm Seminar: 'Shake Hands with the Devil'
Hosted by: Claire Duncanson # University of Edinburgh
G.07 Meadows Lecture Theatre (Doorway 4)
22 Jan 2014 3:00pm - 5:00pm Screening: 'The Trials of Henry Kissinger'
Hosted by: John Peterson # University of Edinburgh
Meadows Lecture Theatre
2 Oct 2013 3:10pm - 4:00pm Lecture: PIR+ JYA Talk for second year students
Speaker: Ewan Stein # PIR
Meadows Lecture Theatre, G.07