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2008

Edinburgh PIR ranked top in Scotland and 11th in UK

Politics and IR is delighted to announce its results for the Research Assessment Exercise 2008. [18 Dec 2008]

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David Howarth awarded Jean Monnet Chair

Jean Monnet Chair funding from the European Commission has been awarded to Dr. David Howarth over the 2008-2011 period. [20 Nov 2008]

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Major EU funded research project on European migration policy completed

Researchers at Edinburgh recently completed a project on European migration policies [27 Oct 2008]

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US Presidential Election

A series of special seminars and talks linked to the upcoming election will take place in October/ November. [09 Oct 2008]

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ESRC-funded project surveys 4,500 European Commission staff

An international team of scholars being co-organised by Prof. John Peterson in Edinburgh Politics and International Relations have launched their survey of around 4,500 staff at the European Commission. [02 Oct 2008]

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'Dialogue of the Deaf? Constructivism, Rational Choice and EU Studies'

Seminar by Professor Gerald Schneider, Professor of International Relations, University of Konstanz Executive Editor of European Union Politics.  [02 Oct 2008]

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Edinburgh Politics undergraduate wins UK national essay prize

Congratulations to Edinburgh politics student Naomi Ralph, who has been awarded the 2008 UK Political Studies Association prize for best undergraduate essay on women and politics.  [16 Sep 2008]

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Edinburgh Territorial Politics Team wins ESRC Seminar Series Award

Wilfried Swenden and Nicola McEwen have won a prestigious award in the Economic and Social Research Council’s annual seminar series competition. [14 Aug 2008]

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Climate Change Seminar Series Funded

Politics/IR staff Elizabeth Bomberg and Chad Damro led a successful bid for a Europa Institute-funded seminar series on 'The EU, Climate Change and Global Environmental Governance'. [21 Jul 2008]

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New Sir Bernard Crick Fellowships created

Edinburgh Politics & IR are very pleased to announce the creation of two annual Sir Bernard Crick Fellowships, whose aim is to reward and assist outstanding applicants to our PhD programme [07 Jul 2008]

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Edinburgh Politics/IR part of international research team surveying the EU Commission

An international team of researchers including Edinburgh’s John Peterson and Andrew Thompson will conduct a comprehensive attitudinal survey of the European Commission. [01 Jul 2008]

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Edinburgh Politics/IR leads €1.5 million EU-funded project

The 'MERCURY' project is coordinated by Edinburgh University and includes 8 other partner institutions in Europe, Africa and China. [10 Jun 2008]

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Environmental Justice specialist Dr Elizabeth Cripps joins Edinburgh Politics/ IR

Elizabeth Cripps works on environmental justice, with a particular focus on collective responsibility. [10 Jun 2008]

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Dr Mark Aspinwall wins fellowship at ITAM in Mexico City

Supported by the Ford Foundation, Dr Aspinwall will conduct research on regional integration and political development in Mexican environmental politics. [16 Apr 2008]

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Collaborator with Edinburgh Politics/ IR appointed Finnish Foreign Minister

The co-editor of a textbook recently published by 2 Edinburgh Politics and IR colleagues was recently named as Foreign Minister of Finland.  [15 Apr 2008]

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Edinburgh undergrad publishes in leading academic journal

One of Edinburgh Politics and IR’s former undergraduates, Anna Davidson, has recently published an article – originally written during her 3rd year for the honours course ‘Political Theory of European Integration’ – in a high-quality, refereed journal: the ‘Journal of Contemporary European Research’. [15 Apr 2008]

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Dr Dominic Johnson wins prestigious book prize

Dominic Johnson has been awarded (along with Dominic Tierney) the International Studies Association’s annual prize for the best book on international studies for their work ‘Failing to Win’ (Harvard University Press, 2006). [15 Apr 2008]

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Workshop on Feminist Institutionalism at ECPR Joint Sessions 2008

FIIN Directors Dr. Fiona Mackay and Dr. Mona Lena Krook (Washington University, St. Louis) have been successful in bidding for a workshop on feminist institutionalism as part of the 2008 ECPR Joint Sessions . [10 Mar 2008]

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Transatlantic Seminar Series - Europa Half Day Seminar

Friday 7 March - 'The EU And Effective Multilateralism' [03 Mar 2008]

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Dr Roland Dannreuther wins BISA Prize

Dr Roland Dannreuther has been awarded (jointly with Hidemi Suganami) the prize for Best Article of 2007 by the British International Studies Association (BISA) [28 Feb 2008]

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Claudio Radaelli Lecture

The University of Edinburgh's Public Policy Network invites you to a seminar on Tuesday 26 February to be given by Professor Claudio Radaelli on 'Measuring policy learning across Europe'.   [22 Feb 2008]

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Transatlantic Seminar Series - Dr Duncan Bell

29 February - 'Liberal and Republican Visions of Empire in Nineteenth-Century Britain'. [22 Feb 2008]

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Transatlantic Seminar Series - Dr Iain Hardie

Friday 22 February - 'Trading the Risk: Financialisation, Loyalty and Emerging Market Government Policy Autonomy'. [18 Feb 2008]

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Edinburgh Politics/IR student wins EU essay prize

Edinburgh student Daniel Kenealy recently won a Scotland-wide competition to mark the 50th Anniversary of the Treaty of Rome. [31 Jan 2008]

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Annual John Erickson Lecture

This year's John Erickson lecture, titled 'Multilateralism, Humanitarianism and Interventionism: What on Earth is happening to Foreign Policy?', will be given by Lord Malloch-Brown Cabinet Minister for Asia, Africa and the United Nations, on Friday 8 February. Note special time and place: 530pm in the Playfair Library. An informal reception will follow the lecture. All are welcome. [30 Jan 2008]

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British Lion Gregor Townsend returns

Scotland rugby star and Edinburgh Politics/IR graduate Gregor Townsend returns to the Uni to discuss his student days, career and the future of sport. [21 Jan 2008]

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Brussels book launch for EU text by Edinburgh Politics/IR staff

A book launch will be held on 12 February 2009 (1800) at Scotland Europa in Brussels to mark the publication of the 2nd edition of ‘The European Union:  How Does it Work?’ [15 Jan 2008]

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