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Research Cluster videos

from the Department of International Relations

Research at the International Relations Department is divided into four targeted research areas.

Members of the faculty and PhD candidatees have created some videos about the major areas of research within the International Relations Department.

You can also watch all videos as a YouTube playlist on the LSE IR channel.

 

 

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International Institutions, Law and Ethics: research clusters in the IR Department

Featuring academics and PhD candidates, this film looks at the issues and research involved in International Institutions, Law and Ethics, including the work of institutions such as the UN, NATO and the International Criminal Court, and whether they can make a difference.

Contributors: Professor Karen E Smith, Dr Ulrich Sedelmeier, Dr Kirsten Ainley, and Alessandro Guasti.

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Security and Statecraft: research clusters in the IR Department

Featuring academics and PhD candidates, this film looks at the issues and diverse theoretical approaches involved in statecraft: the foreign policies and strategies of states and non-state actors; the wars and conflicts that sometimes result; and diplomacy and security relations. 

Contributors: Professor Peter Trubowitz, Professor Tarak Barkawi, Dr Milli Lake, Jacklyn Majnemer.

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International Theory: research clusters in the IR Department

Featuring academics and PhD candidates, this film looks at the issues and the wide range of theoretical approaches to international theory that the department is renowned for, and how they can be applied to an equally wide range of issue-areas and regions.

Contributors: Dr Kirsten Ainley, Dr George Lawson, Dr Kate Millar, Kerry Goettlich.

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International Political Economy: research clusters in the IR Department

Featuring academics and PhD candidates, this film looks at the issues and the analysis of relationships between states and markets in a global context, and at how historical and contemporary questions are addressed with an array of different theoretical and methodological approaches.

Contributors: Dr Robert Falkner, Dr Covadonga Meseguer, Dr James Morrison, Oksana Levkovych.

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