IR Department Public Lecture Series Michaelmas Term 2016
The Department of International Relations is delighted to confirm an array of speakers for our Public Lecture series beginning Michaelmas Term 2016.
Open to staff, students and members of the public, the IR Department will host talks from a variety of internationally renowned academics including; Dr Harald Bøckman from the University of Oslo on China; Professor Giorgio Shani, Professor of Politics and IR at International Christian University, Tokyo on ‘post-secular’ human security; Professor Beth A. Simmons of Harvard University; and Nathalie Tocci, Special Adviser to EU HRVP Federica Mogherini, in charge of coordination of work on a new European Security Strategy, on Brexit and the EU Global Strategy.
Professor Nicola Phillips, Professor of Political Economy at the University of Sheffield, is our confirmed speaker at this year’s Martin Wight Memorial Lecture, presenting on Power and Inequality in the Global Political Economy.
This year’s Fred Halliday Memorial Lecture will welcome Professor Hatsue Shinohara, Professor of IR at the Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies (GSAPS), Waseda University, to speak on International Norm Change: The Outlawry of War in the Interwar Years.
Michaelmas Term will also see the start of a new Foreign Policy Analysis lecture series on competing theoretical trends within Foreign Policy Analysis and the future development of the discipline. Confirmed speakers so far include Professor Valerie M. Hudson, Professor and George H.W. Bush Chair in the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University, and Jeffrey W. Taliaferro, Associate Professor of Political Science at Tufts University.
For further information on our events, please visit the IR events webpage, or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.