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Annual IPE Lecture: Juanita Elias

Professor Juanita Elias, University of Warwick, will be giving the Annual IPE Lecture on: 'Women on board: The gender politics of economic competitiveness'.

The lecture will take place on 22nd January, from 15:00-16:30 in L5 (Sciences Concourse). There will be a short drinks reception afterwards. All welcome.

Fri 22 Nov 2019, 11:50 | Tags: Front, Staff, PhD, MA, UG, International Political Economy, Research

Dr. Maria Koinova on US House Recognition of Armenian Genocide

When Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan visited the White House on November 13, 2019 he said a landmark resolution passed by the House of Representatives in October recognising the Armenian genocide had “hurt deeply the Turkish nation”, and had the “potential to cast a deep shadow over our bilateral relations”.

This article by Dr. Maria Koinova in The Conversation discusses how the Armenian diaspora, preoccupied with issues of genocide recognition, became instrumental in passing this resolution in the US, and building coalitions with other ethnic groups to advocate globally.

Tue 19 Nov 2019, 11:52 | Tags: Front, Staff, Research

Publication on Latin American security

Tom Long and Sebastian Bitar published a new entry on "International Security in Latin America," for the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American Politics. The chapter surveys the state of the field relating to Latin American security, including topics such as state security, transnational organized crime, high homicide rates, borders, and more. In the region, "isolated state responses are insufficient to respond to transnational dynamics; although some coordination has been achieved, intergovernmental responses have produced limited gains and substantial unintended consequences." The piece emerged from collaboration during Dr Bitar's visit as an IAS in 2018; Dr Bitar is an associate professor at Universidad de los Andes, Bogota, Colombia.

The piece is available here:

Fri 01 Nov 2019, 09:40 | Tags: Front, Staff, PhD, MA, UG, International Relations and Security, Research

How To Predict Election Results

Andreas Murr has published an article in the British Journal of Political Science on why vote expectations are a better tool for predicting election results than vote intentions. 

The results of the article are summarised in a post on the LSE's British Politics and Policy Blog.

New Articles on US Foreign Policy by Georg Löfflmann

Georg Löfflmann has published a new article, "The Obama Doctrine and Military Intervention" in a special issue on US foreign policy in the journal Perceptions: Journal of International Affairs (open access). The article is available here:

Also available online is the article "From the Obama Doctrine to America First: The erosion of the Washington consensus on grand strategy," which was published in International Politics. The article is available here:

Fri 25 Oct 2019, 09:59 | Tags: Front, Staff, PhD, MA, UG, International Relations and Security, Research

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