Podcasts 2017

from the Department of International Relations

Catch up with our events from 2017


Partners or Adversaries? Managing US-China Relations in the Era of Trump

International Relations public lecture from the department's inaugural Susan Strange Professor in International Relations

Date: Thursday 16 November 2017
Speaker: Professor Michael Mastanduno
Discussant: Dame Minouche Shafik
Chair: Professor Peter Trubowitz

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Introduction to Foreign Affairs Writing

International Relations and Foreign Policy Rising workshop

Date: Wednesday 15 November 2017
Speaker: Madeline McSherry

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Soldiers of Empire: Indian and British Armies in World War II

International Relations, LSE IDEAS and South Asia Centre book launch

Date: Thursday 9 November 2017
Speakers: Dr Tarak Barkawi, Professor Gurminder Bhambra, Professor Susan Carruthers, and Professor Patrick Porter
Chair: Dr Anna Stavrianakis

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Afghanistan in Global Affairs: New Histories and Perspectives

International Relations and South Asia Centre public roundtable

Date: Thursday 19 October 2017
Speakers: Dr Dawood Azami, Dr Martin Bayly, Dr Elisabeth Leake, Dr Timothy Nunan
Chair: Professor Christopher Coker

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Beyond Gridlock

Date: Thursday 5 October 2017
Speakers: Thomas Hale and Professor David Held
Chair: Mathias Koenig-Archibugi

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Can an Occupation Become Unlawful? Israeli practices in the Palestinian territories and third party responsibilities

Date: Thursday 15 June 2017
Speaker: Michael Lynk 
Discussants: Valentina AzarovaFederica BicchiVictor Kattan, and Hugh Lovatt
Chair: Toby Dodge 

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The Joint UN-World Bank Study on Conflict Prevention: Which transitional justice processes drive conflict non-recurrence

Date: Monday 12 June 2017
Speaker: Chris Mahony
Chair: Kirsten Ainley

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Symposium in Honour of Professor Christopher Hill

Date: Friday 12 May 2017

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Public Opinion, Legitimacy and Tony Blair’s War in Iraq

Date: Thursday 27 April 2017
Speakers: Dr. James Strong, Professor Sir Lawrence Freedman and Professor Juliet Kaarbo
Chair: Professor Toby Dodge

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Restating the State of the Discipline

Date: Thursday 23 March 2017
Speakers: Professor Oliver Kessler, Professor Elisabeth Prügl, Professor Matthew Watson and Dr. Ayşe Zarakol
Chair: Dr. George Lawson

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The Distribution of Identity in World Politics and Hegemonic Transition

Date: Monday 20 March 2017
Speaker: Professor Ted Hopf
Chair: Professor Toby Dodge

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The Future of Global Governance and the Fall of International Organisations

Date: Wednesday 15 March 2017
Speaker: Professor Jon C. W. Pevehouse
Chair: Dr. Ulrich Sedelmeier

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The Great War and the Middle East

Date: Wednesday 1 February 2017
Speaker: Dr Robert Johnson
Chair: Dr Heather Jones

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Europe and the Challenges of Governance in the Southern Neighbourhood

Date: Tuesday 24 January 2017
Speakers: Dr. Nicholas Westcott, Dr. Ian Black, Dr. Mattia Toaldo and Dr. Inez von Weitershausen
Chair: Dr. Federica Bicchi

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FPA and the Resurgence of the State in a Globalised Era

Date: Monday 23 January 2017
Speakers: Professor Chris Alden and Dr. Amnon Aran
Chair: Professor Toby Dodge

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Cognitive Approaches to Foreign Policy Analysis

Date: Thursday 12 January 2017
Speaker: Professor Deborah Welch Larson
Chair: Professor Toby Dodge

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