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Prof. Gary Goertz at Warwick: Workshop and Faculty Seminar

Gary Goertz, Professor at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame, is visiting Warwick on 13 March, 2019. Prof. Goertz is a highly influential scholar on issues of conceptual development, causal mechanisms and multi-methods research. Professor Goertz will present work from his forthcoming, completely revised book, Social Science Concepts: A User’s Guide. Earlier versions of this book have served as a touchstone for students of political science and social sciences more broadly.

Professor Goertz will give a small workshop with faculty (including post-docs) and Ph.D. students (2:00-3:30, Ramphal Building, R0.03 on “Guidelines for Constructing and Evaluating Complex Concepts”), and present at the closing session of the Politics and International Studies Department seminar for term 2 (4:00 – 5:30 pm. Ramphal building R0.03 on "Three Schools of Conceptualization and Measurement: with Applications to Global Indicators such as related to Poverty and Human Well-being").

Interested colleagues are invited to write to the co-organizers Tom Long t.long.1@warwick.ac.uk and Maria Koinova m.koinova@warwick.ac.uk to RSVP and for further information. A flyer of Prof. Goertz talk at 4 pm. is attached here.

Wed 06 Mar 2019, 11:14 | Tags: Front Staff PhD MA Faculty of Social Sciences Research Events

Annual Debate on the Future of International Political Economy: Brexit in Context

The Warwick Annual Debate on the Future of International Political Economy takes place on Wednesday March 13th at 5pm in S0.12.

This year's debate will challenge some of the common interpretations of Brexit, whilst offering up a wider range of ways in which we can better understand it, including through gender, post-colonial and new institutionalist lenses. By broadening our vision and placing Brexit within longer term political, cultural and economic contexts, the debate will shed light on Brexit as a process, and on what it means for the political economy of Britain and Europe.

We have, again, a great line-up of speakers: Professor Roberta Guerrina, University of Surrey; Professor Ben Rosamond, Copenhagen University; Dr Nadine El-Enany, Birkbeck University of London; and Dr Muireann O'Dwyer, University of Warwick. All welcome!


Call for Proposals: The Fifth Annual Research Conference in Politics and International Studies

Tuesday 2nd July, 2019. 9.30am—5.00pm. Maths Building, University of Warwick.

Proposals for our fifth annual research conference are invited from all academic staff and doctoral researchers in the Department of Politics and International Studies.

We welcome the following types of proposals: (1) paper proposals; (2) panel proposals; (3) roundtable proposals.

For papers please submit the paper title, author name(s), and 200-word abstract.

For panels please submit the panel title, details of 4 paper proposals, and name of panel chair.

For roundtables please submit the roundtable title, 200-word abstract on the roundtable theme, list of 4—5 contributing speakers, and name of roundtable chair.

Please e-mail all proposals to Jill Pavey: J.Pavey@warwick.ac.uk by Wednesday 1st May, 2019

Tue 04 Dec 2018, 10:16 | Tags: Staff, PhD, Research Events

Her Excellency, Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, President of the Republic of Malta Gives Lecture to PAIS Students

On Monday 19th November, we were honoured to welcome Her Excellency, Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, President of the Republic of Malta, to give a lecture to PAIS students and staff.

Her Excellency, who is an Honorary Professor in PAIS, gave a lecture titled ‘Europe and Africa: Twin Continents for Building Positive Peace,’ and answered questions posed by PAIS students.

You can watch the video of the lecture on Facebook as well as view more photographs of the lecture.

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BISA Workshop on Governing Transit Migration

Dr. Maria Koinova (University of Warwick) and Dr. Gerasimos Tsourapas (University of Birmingham) are co-organizing a workshop on "Governing Transit Migration: Varieties of Approaches to International Politics" on 17 September, 2018 at Warwick University.

This workshop is part of the activities of the British International Studies Association working group on the "International Politics of Migration, Refugees and Diasporas," which they co-founded in 2016. The workshop has attracted established and early career scholars from the UK, Europe, US, Canada, and Peru.

The full programme is available here. 

Tue 11 Sep 2018, 15:55 | Tags: Staff, Impact, PhD, Research Events, Research

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