Events from 2 October, 2016
4th October, 201612.00-1.30pm
In this seminar Professor Andrew Hindmoor (University of Sheffield and University of Queensland) will look at the role and legacy of the left in Britain, and the current political climate.
13th October, 201612.00-1.30pm
Morality politics in the European Parliament: An Analysis of MEPs’ Vote on Abortion and Embryonic Stem Cell Research (1998-2013)
This seminar presents the research of Dr Caroline Close (Université Libre de Bruxelles CEVIPOL) which examines how the members of the European Parliament (MEPs) vote on morality issues, i.e. issues that are framed in terms of (religious) values.
27th October, 201612.00-1.30pm
This presented by Professor Allan McConnell this seminar provides a novel heuristic to help analysts approach this important but grossly under-researched topic of hidden political agendas. After tackling difficult methodological issues surrounding how we research the 'hidden', it addresses issues such as who hides? What do they hide? What tools/ techniques are used to hide?
8th November, 201612:00pm - 1:30pm
GIR Colloquium Series | War and the Fate of Democracy: Battlefield Lessons and the Politics of the Exceptional
Professor Ron Krebs from University of Minnesota will talk about war and the fate of democracy based on battlefield lessons and the politics of the exceptional.