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Politics and International Relations (PIR): News



Viva Success

Congratulations to Ingmar Versolmann, who has successfully passed his viva! [17 Dec 2019]

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PIR welcomes new lecturers

We are pleased to welcome both Dr Kasia Kaczmarska and Dr Benjamin Martill who join us this semester as Lecturers in Politics and International Relations. [12 Sep 2019]

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Call for Papers – International Conference

Memories of Loss, Dreams of Solidarity University of Edinburgh 30th of January to 1st of February 2020 [24 Jul 2019]

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Professor John Peterson

The School of Social and Political Science and the University of Edinburgh are greatly saddened by the death of Professor John Peterson at the weekend. [14 May 2019]

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Professor Luke March's inaugural video now available!

Professor Luke March gave his inaugural lecture on 3rd April at King Khalid Lecture Theatre. [24 Apr 2019]

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PIR tutor award-winner

Rebecca Smyth has been awarded the 2018/2019 best tutor prize in Politics and IR, with Judith Sijstermans and Deanna Solonika as joint runner ups. [04 Apr 2019]

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Women’s Power in Politics

PIR's Dr Meryl Kenny was invited to speak to the European Parliament’s Gender Equality Committee ahead of International Women’s Day on the topic of ‘Women’s Power in Politics’. [12 Mar 2019]

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UG Dissertation Retreat: student blog

Read our latest PIR blog, written by two of our 4th Year Undergraduate students; Betzy Hänninen and Abrahim Assaily. [08 Mar 2019]

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PIR Tutor Award

Nominations are now open for best PIR tutor. [08 Feb 2019]

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PIR work on stage at Celtic Connections Fest

Oliver Escobar's collaborative album to be performed live [21 Jan 2019]

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