Political Science and Political Economy Doctoral Workshop

This information is for the 2019/20 session.

Teacher responsible

Dr Stephane Wolton


This course is available on the MRes/PhD in Political Science. This course is available as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit.

Mainly for second and subsequent year research students and staff in Government and elsewhere in the School involved in research in political science and/or political economy. First year MRes and research students are welcome to attend.

Course content

The PSPE Doctoral Workshop/Work in Progress Seminar is intended as a setting in which Research Students from the Government Department present and receive feedback on early stage and ongoing research projects. In weeks when research students do not present, LSE PhD students, LSE staff, and visiting scholars from other departments will present. The Seminar aims to foster a strong and lively research community and as such, welcome empirical or theoretical work linked in any way to politics or political economy.


16 hours and 30 minutes of seminars in the MT. 16 hours and 30 minutes of seminars in the LT. 10 hours and 30 minutes of seminars in the ST.

The workshop will meet every week.


Not assessed.

Key facts

Department: Government

Total students 2018/19: 4

Average class size 2018/19: 3

Value: Non-credit bearing

Guidelines for interpreting course guide information

Personal development skills

  • Problem solving
  • Communication
  • Application of numeracy skills
  • Specialist skills