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Transatlantic Seminar Series

The Transatlantic Seminar is designed to promote informed discussion of current issues and research on American and European politics, economy, and society and (especially) transatlantic relations.

The Seminar is held weekly, usually Friday between 13:00 - 14:30, and is hosted by Edinburgh Politics & International Relations. We have an extensive archive of video webcasts of past Seminars that you can view here.

All are welcome to attend. The Seminar (usually) meets weekly in Seminar Rooms 1+2, Chrystal Macmillan Building.

      ** THE SCHEDULE FOR AUTUMN 2017 CAN BE FOUND here **.  

Two special seminars that were held  n September 2017 might be noted:

21 Sept 17: G. John Ikenberry (Princeton University) 'The End of the Liberal World Order?' was delivered as the  Montague Burton Lecture in the Playfair Library; was also a featured event at the annual conference of the US Foreign Policy Working Group of the British International Studies Association held at the University 21-22 Sept.  The lecture was recorded for a webcast and  can be viewed here.

28 Sept 17:  Douglas Kriner and Graham Wilson (Boston University)  'The Elasticity of Reality and British Support for the War in Afghanistan' (NB:  BJPIR Best Article Lecture was delivered by authors of the article voted best to appear in the British Journal of Politics and IR in 2016). Their is now available as a webcast (see above link). 

Please join our mailing list to receive email alerts of future Seminars: contact Europa@ed.ac.uk

Trubowitz

Transatlantic Seminar of 10th February 2017, featuring Peter Trubowitz of the London School of Economics on 'Trump's Foreign Policy:  End of the American Era?'.  Click here to watch the video webcast.

Upcoming Events

Date / Time Details Where
26th Jan 2018 13:00 (1 hour and 30 minutes) Seminar : Sunset of an Icon? Aung San Suu Kyi and Myanmar’s Troubled Transitions
Speaker: Dr Youngmi Kim # University of Edinburgh
Seminar Room 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building
2nd Feb 2018 13:00 (1 hour and 30 minutes) Seminar : The Rhetoric Versus the Reality of Justice: The US and Guantanamo Bay
Speaker: Dr Kasey McCall-Smith # University of Edinburgh
Seminar Room 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building
9th Feb 2018 13:00 (1 hour and 30 minutes) Seminar : The US under Trump: The End or a New Beginning for the Global Liberal Order?
Speaker: Professor Inderjeet Parmar # City, University of London
Seminar Room 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building
16th Feb 2018 13:00 (1 hour and 30 minutes) Seminar : Ethics Forum
Speaker: TBC # TBC
Seminar Room 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building
2nd Mar 2018 13:00 (1 hour and 30 minutes) Seminar : States, Suits, and Lawsuits: When Corporations Sue Governments for Billions
Speaker: Dr Julia Calvert # University of Edinburgh
Seminar Room 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building
9th Mar 2018 13:00 (1 hour and 30 minutes) Seminar : North-South Relations amidst Transatlantic Populism
Speaker: Professor JP Singh # University of Edinburgh
Seminar Room 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building
16th Mar 2018 13:00 (1 hour and 30 minutes) Seminar : Trump, Trudeau and the (not so) New Climate Politics
Speaker: Professor Matthew Paterson # University of Manchester
Seminar Room 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building
23rd Mar 2018 13:00 (1 hour and 30 minutes) Seminar : Ethics Forum
Speaker: TBC # TBC
Seminar Room 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building
30th Mar 2018 13:00 (1 hour and 30 minutes) Seminar : Why Conflict is Necessary
Speaker: Dr Brad Evans # University of Bristol
Seminar Room 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building

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