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PIR's Transatlantic Seminar

2018 Autumn program released

The Transatlantic Seminar is a weekly lunch-time seminar hosted by the Politics and IR subject area in the School of Social and Political Science at the University of Edinburgh. It features cutting edge research talks by a range of UoE and other experts, often about pressing current events.

We have an excellent lineup for Autumn, 2018, posted just below and available for downloard here. Seminars take place during term time, Fridays 1pm-2.30pm, Seminar Room 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building, with no booking necessary; all welcome. View our many recorded webcasts here.

21|09|18 Julia Calvert (University of Edinburgh) How Comparative Advantage Works (and How it Doesn’t)

28|09|18 Claire Duncanson (University of Edinburgh) Empowering Women through UN Peacebuilding

05|10|18 David Hulme (University of Manchester) Best or Worst of Worlds? Unpacking Global Development

12|10|18 Thomas Weiss (Charles University, Prague) Securitization and Small States

19|10|18 Ethics Forum – TBA

26|10|18 Maia Cross (Northeastern University) Is Europe Really in Crisis?

02|11|18 Chris Bickerton (University of Cambridge) Brexit as the Exception

09|11|18 Ethics Forum - TBA

16|11|18 Sabine Saurugger (Sciences Po Grenoble) Can Macron Save the EU?

24|11|17 Tim Oliver (University of Loughbourgh) What the EU Has Got Wrong About Brexit?

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