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2014 / 2015

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1 Jul 2015 1:00pm - 6:00pm Social: SPS Graduation Ceremony Reception
The Sheraton Grand Hotel
24 Jun 2015 9:00am - 26 Jun 2015 5:00pm Seminar: Political Violence- Summer School 2015
Hosted by: Dr Mathias Thaler # Politics & IR
Room G.02 50 George Square
21 May 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm Conversations: PIR Course Options: 2nd year 2015/16
Speaker: Dr Andrea Birdsall # University of Edinburgh; Speaker: Dr Claire Duncanson # University of Edinburgh
Medical School, Teviot - Teviot Lecture Theatre - Doorway 5
20 May 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm Seminar: PIR Course Options: Fourth Year 2015/16
Speaker: Dr Andrea Birdsall # University of Edinburgh; Speaker: Dr Claire Duncanson # University of Edinburgh
Medical School, Teviot - G.07 Meadows Lecture Theatre - Doorway 4
20 May 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm Conversations: PIR Course Options: Third Year 2015/16
Speaker: Dr Andrea Birdsall # University of Edinburgh; Speaker: Dr Claire Duncanson # University of Edinburgh
Medical School, Teviot - G.07 Meadows Lecture Theatre - Doorway 4
11 May 2015 5:00pm - 6:00pm Seminar: Celebrating 100 Years of Women Peacemakers
Speaker: Claire Duncanson # University of Edinburgh; Speaker: Megan Bastick # Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces; Speaker: Zoe Marks # University of Edinburgh; Speaker: Helen Kay # Chrystal Macmillan expert; Speaker: Anne Scott # UK WILPF Secretary
50 George Square, Screening room G.04
6 May 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm Seminar: European Commissioners and their cabinets, national agents in the European Commission
Speaker: Renke Deckarm # University of Edinburgh
Seminar room 3, Chrystal Macmillan Building
2 Apr 2015 11:30am - 1:00pm Seminar: Interrogating Feminism and Development in the 21st Century
Speaker: Professor Shirin Rai # University of Warwick; Hosted by: Professor Fiona Mackay # University of Edinburgh; Hosted by: Dr Kanchana N Ruwanpura # University of Edinburgh
6th floor common room, Chrystal Macmillan Building
19 Mar 2015 4:00pm - 6:00pm Seminar: Career in Political Analysis, Consultancy, Journalism and Public Relations
Speaker: Liam Kirkaldy # Holyrood Magazine; Speaker: Robie Mackie # Formerly of Pagoda PR; Speaker: Alison Payne # Reform Scotland; Speaker: Ruth Stevenson # Ruthless Research
Staff room 6th floor, CMB
5 Mar 2015 4:30pm - 6:00pm Conversations: A Career in Politics, Government and the EU, 5th of March 2015, 4:30pm
Speaker: Tom Cole # European Commission; Speaker: Anna Salvarli # Department for International Development; Speaker: Eilidh Whiteford # MP for Bannff & Buchan; Speaker: Katy Orr # Scottish Parliament
Staff room, 6th floor, Chrystal Macmillan Building
26 Feb 2015 6:00pm - 7:30pm Seminar: Trouble in the Neighbourhood? The Future of the EU's Eastern Partnership
Speaker: Christina McKelvie # MSP, Convenor of the European & External Relations Committee; Speaker: David Martin # MEP, European Parliament Sub-committee on Human Rights; Speaker: Dr Carmen Gebhard # University of Edinburgh; Speaker: Prof. Rick Fawn # University of St Andrews
St Giles Suite, Radisson Blu, Royal Mile
26 Feb 2015 4:30pm - 6:00pm Social: Careers Events for Fourth-Year PIR Honours Students
Speaker: Greg Black # Civil Service; Speaker: Alison Payne # Reform Scotland; Speaker: Neda Pencheva # Oxfam
Staff room, 6th floor CMB
12 Feb 2015 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: Career Paths for PIR Students-Series: Postgraduate Studies as the Next Step on the Career Ladder, 12th February 2015
Chrystal Macmillan Building- 6th floor
11 Feb 2015 5:15pm - 7:00pm Seminar: Independence and Interdependence: The Dynamics of Scottish Self-Government
Speaker: Professor Nicola McEwen # Chair of Territorial Politics, UOE
University of Edinburgh Business School, 29 Buccleuch Place
9 Feb 2015 5:00pm - 6:30pm Seminar: Queer Intellectual Curiosity as IR Method
Speaker: Professor Cynthia Weber # University of Sussex; Hosted by: Dr Xavier Guillaume # University of Edinburgh
Meadows Lecture Theatre, Medical School, Teviot Place
4 Feb 2015 5:15pm - 7:00pm Lecture: "Doing Politics"
Speaker: Professor Richard Freeman # University of Edinburgh
Main Lecture Theatre, 50 George Square (School of Literatures, Languages & Cultures)
9 Dec 2014 5:00pm - 7:00pm Conversations: We, the People- Learning About Citizen Led Constitution Making
Introduced by: Oliver Escobar # University of Edinburgh; Speaker: Jordan Kroll # University of Edinburgh
Conference room, David Hume Tower
8 Dec 2014 1:00pm - 3:00pm Seminar: Neuropolitics Presentation: Your Brain is Built for Politics
Speaker: Darren Schrieber # University of Exeter; Hosted by: Laura Cram # University of Edinburgh
Staff room, 6th floor of Chrystal Macmillan Building
3 Dec 2014 5:15pm - 6:00pm Lecture: Professor Ailsa Henderson Inaugural Lecture
Speaker: Professor Ailsa Henderson # University of Edinburgh
Business School, 29 Buccleuch Place
27 Nov 2014 3:00pm - 5:00pm Seminar: Teaching & Democracy seminar
Hosted by: Dr Mathias Thaler # University of Edinburgh
Chrystal Macmillan Building
26 Sep 2014 7:00pm - 8:30pm Seminar: Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas - You'll have had your vote then
Speaker: Dr Oliver Escobar # University of Edinburgh
Godfrey Thomson Hall, Thomson’s Land, Holyrood Rd
11 Sep 2014 7:00pm - 10:00pm Conversations: Student Independence Referendum Debate
Lecture Theatre 187, Old College
11 Sep 2014 1:30pm - 4:00pm Social: Scottish Parliament Tour with PIR Society
The Scottish Parliament, Holyrood
9 Sep 2014 7:00pm - 10:00pm Social: Student v Professors pub Quiz!
- Please choose: TBC # TBC
Pilgrim Bar
Edinburh Students