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2017

PIR Student Prizes 16/17

Congratulations to the following students who were awarded prizes for 16/17; [14 Jul 2017]

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Transatlantic Seminar lineup announced for Semester 1, Autumn 2017

Strong roster of visiting and local experts [26 Jun 2017]

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Congratulations to Politics PhD Student, Victor Gigleux, on his scholarship award.

Congratulations to Victor for being awarded with the Consular Corps in Edinburgh and Leith and University of Edinburgh Scholarship. [22 Jun 2017]

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Commission on Parliamentary Reform Report features SPS experts

PIR and Public Policy experts contributed research to the report and expertise and to key meetings [20 Jun 2017]

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PSA Edinburgh Applying to Study Politics

For the sixth consecutive year The Political Studies Association (PSA) will be holding a series of Applying to Study Politics Workshops across the country over the coming months, including at the University of Edinburgh next week (27 June). [19 Jun 2017]

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Scottish Immigration Policy After Brexit

PIR researchers have produced a major report on options for the Scottish immigration policy of the future. [19 Jun 2017]

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Luba Zatsepina-McCreadie wins award

Named Best Undergraduate Tutor in PIR [13 Jun 2017]

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‘BREXIT’s Causes and Consequences’

Update from the BJPIR; special issue entitled ‘BREXIT’s Causes and Consequences’ is in the process of being published. [09 Jun 2017]

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Come work with us!

Edinburgh's School of Social and Political Science is hiring a Lecturer in Politics/International Relations with Quantitative Methods. [08 Jun 2017]

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Bomberg inaugural: Trump and Climate Change - How Bad Can It Get?

One word answer: very. Longer answer: very, buuuuut... [08 Jun 2017]

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PIR PhD students victorious

4th year grad students win prestigious scholarship [25 May 2017]

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UoE students rock the PSA

Edinburgh's Political Studies Association Undergraduate game is strong [15 May 2017]

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Political theorists let loose in the wild

Returned unharmed [09 May 2017]

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'An American Leader Like No Other' John Peterson on Trump's 100 days

Prof John Peterson recently analyzed the first 100 days of the Trump presidency [03 May 2017]

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MA Dissertation Hand-in Reception

4th year UG students celebrate turning in their dissertations [03 May 2017]

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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 - deadline extended!

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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