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Politics and International Relations (PIR): Events


2015 / 2016

Date / Time Details Where
21 Sep 2016 3:00pm - 5:00pm Meeting: Political Theory Research Group Meeting
Speaker: Tahl Kaminer # ECA
CMB 2.15
16 Jul 2016 12:00pm - 5:00pm Social: Scottish Parliament Tour
Holyrood- The Scottish Parliament
29 Jun 2016 4:30pm - 6:30pm Social: Graduation Reception
Assembly Rooms, George St.
17 Jun 2016 9:30am - 3:30pm Open Day - Welcome Prospective Students
George Square - various buildings.
15 Jun 2016 4:45pm - 6:15pm Workshop: Arash Abizadeh on "Hobbes's Theory of the Good"
Speaker: Arash Abizadeh # McGill University
2.15 Chrystal Macmillan Bldg
9 Jun 2016 5:00pm - 7:30pm Lecture: BJPIR Public Lecture Hosted by SPS
Speaker: Professor Jane Mansbridge # Harvard
Conference Room, ECCI, High School Yards, Edinburgh
7 Jun 2016 3:00pm - 5:00pm Seminar: 2 new seminars taking place in Edinburgh in June
Hosted by: Oliver Escobar # UoE, What Works Scotland
Paterson's Land, room 1.19
6 Jun 2016 6:00pm - 7:30pm Roundtable: Tomorrow’s EU – what does it mean to you?
Hosted by: Prof. Laura Cram # PIR
George Square Lecture Theatre
13 May 2016 6:00pm - 7:30pm Social: Jamie Allinson: The Struggle for the State in Jordan
Speaker: Jamie Allinson # University of Edinburgh
Blackwell's Bookshop, South Bridge
5 May 2016 3:30pm - 5:00pm Seminar: Whatever Happened to the Somali Pirates? Understanding the Rise and Fall of Piracy
Speaker: Dr Christian Bueger # Cardiff University
6th floor staff room, Chrystal Macmillan Building
18 Apr 2016 4:00pm - 6:00pm Social: PIR 4th Year Dissertation Submission Party
Hosted by: PIR # UoE
Foyer, CMB
15 Apr 2016 11:00am - 12:30pm Seminar: Citizenship in Africa: what difference does the law make?
Speaker: Bronwen Manby # TBC
CMB Seminar Room 1
30 Mar 2016 1:45pm - 4:45pm PIR Welcomes students to the Post-Offer Visit Day
CMB Seminar Rooms 1&2
14 Mar 2016 5:00pm - 6:30pm Seminar: SAVE THE DATE* - Special BJPIR event on the Financial Crisis
Speaker: Andrew Hindmoor # University of Sheffield; Speaker: Iain Hardie # University of Edinburgh; Speaker: Donald Mackenzie # University of Edinburgh
Teviot Lecture Theatre, doorway 5, Old Medical School
1 Mar 2016 4:00pm - 6:00pm Conversations: A Career in NGOs, Think Tanks and Charities
Hosted by: Sissela Matzner # University of Edinburgh; Speaker: Robbie Mackie # Research, Policy and Communications Officer for The Queen's Nursing Institute Scotland (QNIS); Speaker: Kathie Pollard # Policy & Networks Advisor at the Royal Town Planning Institute; Speaker: Adam Ramsay # Activism Manager at People & Planet, Co-Editor of OpenDemocracyUK; Speaker: Alistair Stoddartq # Community Engagement and Scotland Lead for the Democratic Society
CMB Sixth floor staff room
25 Feb 2016 5:00pm - 7:00pm Seminar: Japanese Perspectives on Asian Diplomacy
Speaker: TBC # TBC
Project room, 50 George Square
25 Feb 2016 3:00pm - 5:00pm Social: NR Labs Neuropolitics Research Launch
Hosted by: Prof. Laura Cram # University of Edinburgh
Flat 2F2, 18 Buccleuch Place
4 Feb 2016 5:00pm - 7:00pm Seminar: David Miller, "The Duty to Rescue Boat People"
Speaker: Professor David Miller # University of Oxford; Hosted by: Dr Kieran Oberman # University of Edinburgh
G.04, 50 George Square
2 Feb 2016 4:00pm - 6:00pm Conversations: Career Paths for PIR Students
Hosted by: Sissela Matzner # University of Edinburgh; Speaker: Carmen Gebhard # MSc Programmes, UoE; Speaker: Julie Kaarbo # PG Adviser, UoE; Speaker: Victor Gigleux # Postgrad Student, UoE; Speaker: Elizabeth Stanton # Postgrad Student, UoE
Chrystal Macmillan Building, 6th floor
15 Jan 2016 5:00pm - 7:00pm Roundtable: Counter-terrorism, radicalisation and the university
Speaker: Gavin Douglas # Deputy Secretary, Student Experience, University of Edinburgh; Speaker: Richard Jones # School of Law, University of Edinburgh; Speaker: Genevieve Lennon # Law School, University of Strathclyde; Speaker: Urte Macikene # EUSA Vice President Services; Speaker: Andrew Neal # Politics and International Relations, University of Edinburgh; Hosted by: Akwugo Emejulu # Moray House School of Education, University of Edinburgh
David Hume Tower - LG09
7 Dec 2015 9:00am - 5:00pm Conference: Call for Papers: Political Silence -- One Day Conference
Speaker: Melani Schroter # University of Reading
Ground floor, Academy of Government, 21 George Square
3 Dec 2015 5:15pm - 6:30pm Seminar: Paint it Black: Colours and the Social Meaning of the Battlefield
Speaker: Dr Xavier Guillaume # University of Edinburgh
Lecture Theatre, Hunter Building Lauriston Place
3 Dec 2015 4:30pm - 6:00pm Seminar: Careers in the Private Sector
6th floor staff room, Chrystal Macmillan Building
26 Nov 2015 7:00pm - 9:00pm Seminar: What Next for Scotland? Discussing Democracy and the Scotland Bill
Speaker: Prof. Nicola McEwen # University of Edinburgh, ESRC Centre on Constitutional Change
Edinburgh City Chambers
26 Nov 2015 5:30pm - 6:30pm Social: Careers in Politics, Government and the EU
Hosted by: Sissela Matzner # University of Edinburgh; Speaker: Graeme Beale # Office of the Chief Researcher, Scottish Government; Speaker: Laura Hemmati # Cabinet of the European Commissioner for Research, Science & Innovation; Speaker: Paul Robertson # Head of Research SNP Westminster, former senior Parliamentary Assistant; Speaker: Anna Savarli # DfID
6th floor staff room, Chrystal Macmillan Building
26 Nov 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm Roundtable: ROUNDTABLE ON THE 2015 CANADIAN FEDERAL ELECTION
Speaker: Professor Jocelyn Létourneau # Laval University, Quebec; Speaker: Dr. James Kennedy # Centre of Canadian Studies, Edinburgh; Speaker: Professor Ailsa Henderson # Politics & IR, Edinburgh
CMB Seminar Room 1 & 2
24 Nov 2015 5:15pm - 7:00pm Seminar: Refugee Crisis Response: Is the Global Refugee Regime Fit for Purpose?
Hosted by: Dr Mathias Thaler # University of Edinburgh; Speaker: Amal Azzudin # Mental Health Foundation/Glasgow Girls; Speaker: Christina Boswell # University of Edinburgh; Speaker: Jamie Kerr # Thorntons Solicitors; Speaker: Lucy Lowe # University of Edinburgh
Lecture Theatre 3, Appleton Tower
20 Nov 2015 10:00am - 5:00pm Seminar: Climate Change Talks in Paris: Politics, Policies and Principles
Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation
12 Nov 2015 9:00am - 10:30am Seminar: Clinton Global Initiative University Proposal Writing Workshop
Chrystal Macmillan Building
5 Nov 2015 7:00pm - 8:00pm Seminar: This House Would Use Proportional Representation
Speaker: Marco Biagi # Member of Scottish Parliament for SNP; Speaker: William Sullivan # Director of the Electoral Reform Society Scotland; Speaker: Richard Leonard # Political Officer at the GMB Union; Speaker: Dr Daniel Kenealy # Deputy Director of the Academy of Government, University of Edinburgh
Lecture Theatre 5, Appleton Tower
29 Oct 2015 7:00pm - 9:00pm Seminar: The Referendum One Year On: a health check on democracy
Speaker: Dr Oliver Escobar # University of Edinburgh
Glasgow School Of Art
29 Oct 2015 12:30pm - 2:00pm Roundtable: Roundtable on the 20th anniversary of the 1995 Quebec Referendum on Independence
Speaker: Professor Ailsa Henderson # PIR; Speaker: Professor Michael Keating # Centre on Constitutional Change; Speaker: Dr James Kennedy # Centre of Canadian Studies; Speaker: Professor Nicola McEwen # PIR; Speaker: Professor Stephen Tierney # Centre for Constitutional Law
Staff room, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 6th Floor
26 Oct 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm Lecture: Is Mexico another BRIC? The successes and pathologies of a rising power
Speaker: Professor Mark Aspinwall # CIDE
Seminar room 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building
22 Oct 2015 9:00am - 23 Oct 2015 6:00pm Seminar: CeSeR, the new Centre for Security Research Launch Conference 22-23 October 2015
Informatics Forum, 10 Crichton Street
6 Oct 2015 5:15pm - 6:00pm Seminar: The Roots of the Syrian Crisis
Speaker: Dr. Thomas Pierret # University of Edinburgh; Speaker: Dr. Manhal Alnasser # University of Edinburgh; Speaker: Arek Dakessian # co-founder and co-project director of LIVED; Hosted by: Dr Sarah Jane Cooper Knock # Centre for African Studies, UoE
Lecture Theatre 3, Appleton Tower
1 Oct 2015 9:00am - 10:00am Meeting: Clinton Global Initiative University Info Session
Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation
24 Sep 2015 5:30pm - 7:00pm Seminar: Leviathan Editorial Meeting
Chrystal Macmillan Building seminar room 1
21 Sep 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm Social: PIR 4th year welcome back event - free cake!
Speaker: Dr Claire Duncanson # University of Edinburgh
Chrystal Macmillan Building
21 Sep 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm Social: PIR 3rd year welcome back event - free cake!
Speaker: Dr Claire Duncanson # University of Edinburgh
Chrystal Macmillan Building
21 Sep 2015 10:00am - 11:30am Social: Returning Student 2nd year talk- free cake!
Speaker: Dr Claire Duncanson # University of Edinburgh
Chrystal Macmillan Building
18 Sep 2015 3:00pm - 5:00pm Seminar: The Populist Signal: Why Politics and Democracy Need to Change
Hosted by: Oliver Escobar # University of Edinburgh; Speaker: Claudia Chwalisz # University of Sheffield; Speaker: Marco Biagi # SNP MSP Edinburgh Central; Speaker: Ailsa Henderson # University of Edinburgh; Speaker: Juliet Swann # Electoral Reform Society Scotland
G43, Paterson's Land, University of Edinburgh
16 Sep 2015 11:30am - 1:30pm PG Student: Post-Graduate Research Student Induction
Hosted by: Julie Kaarbo # TBC
CMB Seminar Room 6
15 Sep 2015 10:00am - 11:00am Lecture: PIR Welcome Talk
Speaker: Dr Claire Duncanson # University of Edinburgh
Lecture theatre 2, Appleton Tower
3 Jun 2015 3:00pm - 4:30pm Seminar: Human Beings in International Relations: Rethinking the Psychological Foundations of IR Theory
Speaker: Annette Freyberg-Inan # Visiting Fellow, IASH
6th Floor Common Room CMB
2 Jun 2015 5:30pm - 7:00pm Roundtable: What Is Patient Capital and Where Might We Find It?
Lecture Theatre 1, 7 Bristo Square
28 May 2015 10:00am - 29 May 2015 5:00pm Conference: New Political Topographies
Hosted by: Dr Jana Hnke # PIR, University of Edinburgh; Hosted by: Kathy Dodworth # PIR, University of Edinburgh; Speaker: Rita Abrahamsen # University of Ottawa
Chrystal Macmillan Building