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Professor William A. Callahan
Acting Director, Centre for International Studies
Department of International Relations
London School of Economics
Houghton Street
London WC2A 2AE

Phone: +44 (0)20 7107 5118
Email: cis@lse.ac.uk  

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Centre for International Studies


The Centre for International Studies at LSE is home to an interdisciplinary community of scholars from around the globe undertaking innovative research with an international dimension.


Deadlines for applications to apply for a visiting appointment in the CIS:

30 September 2016


On 14 July 2016, CIS Fellows Linda Hantrais and Ashley Lenihan organised a workshop to discuss International Social Research Training Needs.

Research managers and policy advisers in government departments and agencies, think tanks, survey organisations, social research institutions, the Parliamentary Office for Science and Technology, What Works Centres and other non-academic institutions were invited to explore the issues raised in accessing, analysing and interpreting international data, and brokering knowledge transfer between researchers and policymakers.

The training needs identified at the workshop will form the basis for proposals for different forms of training provision to be delivered over the next 18 months in London and the regions.

For more information, contact the organisers.

EU Referendum

CIS Fellows Linda Hantrais and Ashley Lenihan have published a CIS Working Paper on 'The Implications of the EU Referendum for UK Social Science: Post-referendum Options for UK Social Scientists'. You can read the paper here.


 CIS Fellow Ashley Lenihan, and co-author Sharon Witherspoon, have article 'UK social science will be dealt a serious blow by Brexit' published on the Guardian Online. You can read the full article here.


For previous news items, visit the CIS News Archive.


International Criminal Justice on/ and Film

This one a half day workshop will look at the role of film in the scholarship and practice of international criminal justice.

12-13 September 2016, LSE

For further information, visit the event web page.

Supported by the CIS, LSE Department of International Relations and the LSE Department of Law.


Religion, Migration and Human Security: A Post-Secular Perspective?

In this public lecture, current CIS Fellow Giorgio Shani will rethink “security” along “post-secular” lines by taking into account the continued importance of culture, religion and identity to human security.

20 October 2016, 6.30 - 8.00pm, Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building

Supported by the LSE Department of International Relations.


Call for Papers

'Theorizing Historical Change in International Relations’ at the WISC conference in Taipei

1-3 April 2017

Full details at the Conference Website.


For a list of previous events, visit the CIS Dialogues and Events page.