Politics and International Relations (PIR)
View desktop page

2018

Class trip to the Scottish Parliament

Professor Nicola McEwen, took this year's Comparing Scottish Devolution class to the Scottish Parliament to meet Deputy Presiding Officer, Linda Fabiani. [26 Nov 2018]

Read More


PIR researcher launches Disant Voices Album

ESRC and Creative Scotland funded project bears melodic fruit [26 Sep 2018]

Read More


PIR judges

Participatory democracy expert to serve as judge at Debating Matters Scotland Championship [07 Sep 2018]

Read More


PIR in the Times and BBC

Staff and PhD student's research on food waste makes waves [27 Aug 2018]

Read More


BJPIR Breakthrough Symposia

The 2018 Symposium reflects on Ikenberry's After Victory [13 Aug 2018]

Read More


UK Foreign Policy after Brexit: Losing Europe and Finding a Role

Written evidence to a parliamentary committee - co-authored by Professor Julie Kaarbo. [27 Jul 2018]

Read More


PIR's Transatlantic Seminar

2018 Autumn program released [25 Jul 2018]

Read More


PIR staff on the institutional irony of Brexit

Prof John Peterson and Dermot Hodson (Birkbeck) for The Guardian. [18 Jul 2018]

Read More


PIR goes to Westminster

Kristen Hopewell to the House of Commons [04 Jun 2018]

Read More


PIR goes to Washington

Kristen Hopewell to the Wilson Center [28 May 2018]

Read More


PIR staff talking trade and China in the MonkeyCage

Dr Kristen Hopewell has published an article in The Washington Post on why President Trump is threatening a trade war over China’s industrial policy. [03 May 2018]

Read More


Excellent cleaner, Joyce Cubitt, included in PhD thesis acknowledgements.

Joyce Cubitt, the excellent cleaner of the third floor of CMB, received a warm tribute by PIR PhD student Sissela Matzer in the acknowledgements in Sissela’s thesis. [27 Apr 2018]

Read More


PIR PhD wins prestigious award

Sissela Matzner collaborated with colleagues at Sciences Po and Milan [03 Apr 2018]

Read More


Congratulations to Professor Fiona Mackay!

Congratulations to Professor Fiona Mackay on being elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. She joins other PIR fellows Professor Christina Boswell, Professor Charlie Jeffrey and Professor James Smith. [05 Mar 2018]

Read More