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Politics and International Relations (PIR): News



Rome Treaty 60 years on

John Peterson and Dermot Hodson on the future of the EU [23 Apr 2017]

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EUSA teaching awards

Slew of PIR staff nominated in several categories [13 Apr 2017]

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PIR's staff kicks off PSA 2017

Meryl Kenny chairs plenary panel on Gender and Political Representation at the Political Studies Association 2017 International Conference [10 Apr 2017]

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BISA-ILAW workshop cfp

BISA-ILAQ group reconvenes with a one-day workshop at the University of Edinburgh, 6 September [07 Apr 2017]

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Come work with us

Two exciting research fellowships at PIR and Birmingham University. [31 Mar 2017]

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Edinburgh Political Union wins at the Activities Awards

EPU and the North American Society won for Best Group Event in 2016. [24 Mar 2017]

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Jamie Allinson wins major book award

The Struggle for the State in Jordan wins the prestigious Middle East Political Economy prize for best book published in 2013-15. [15 Mar 2017]

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PIR Student Newsletter - back issue

Check out the previous issue of our fantastic student newsletter! [10 Mar 2017]

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PIR Student Newsletter

Check out the excellent newsletter on all things PIR, including staff interviews, put together by our excellent undergrads! [10 Mar 2017]

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Cakes and Catastrophe

A series of PIR roundtables on the possible end of the world as we know it [28 Feb 2017]

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Major US foreign policy conference coming to Edinburgh

The BISA US Foreign Policy working group is now accepting proposals for its conference, to be held 21-22 September, at the UoE. [28 Feb 2017]

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Film Series: Complicity

This free film series explores cinematic depictions that bring the thorny issue of complicity to the fore, all films will be introduced by academics. [23 Feb 2017]

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Nominations open for best postgraduate tutor

If you have or had an excellent PG tutor this year, now's the time to nominate them for an award. [09 Feb 2017]

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4th edition of The Institutions of the European Union ( Peterson and Hodson, eds.) now available

New edition of leading text on the EU just published. [30 Jan 2017]

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Edinburgh Graduations