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The Department of Government hosts a varied programme of exciting engagements, from open research seminars to graduate conferences. We provide a lively calendar of events, designed to pique your interest and share the very latest thinking from leading experts in the field of politics.

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Spring 2021 Events

  • 25 January, Kai Arzheimer from the University of Mainz will discuss Electoral behaviour, Extreme Right and German Politics.
  • 1 February, Karolina Milewicz from the University of Oxford will discuss Int'l institutions, int'l law, trade.
  • 8 February, Chitralekha Basu from the University of Cologne Electoral will discuss politics, party competition and political representation.
  • 15 February, Valeria Sinclair from the Chapman Purdue University will discuss American political institutions, legislative politics and minority representation in Congress.
  • 22 February, Alex Braithwaite from the University of Arizona will discuss Terrorism, protests, riots, interstate wars and civil wars.
  • 1 March, Julia Gray from the University of Pennsylvania will discuss Reputational effects of int'l organizations, int'l economic agreements and financial markets.
  • 8 March, Gizem Arikan from Trinity College Dublin will discuss Pol. psychology & behaviour, effect of religiosity on political attitudes.
  • 15 March, Jennifer Wolak from the Michigan State University will discuss Pol. psychology, gender & politics and US politics.
  • 22 March Adrian Flore from the University of Glasgow will discuss Civil war & ethnic conflict, secessionism and rebel governance .
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Find out about the very latest events from the Department of Government, including workshops, seminars, conferences and public lectures Many of our regular face-to-face events are now being held online and can be accessed digitally wherever you are.

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Our international research network comprises of some of the most high profile academics working in the field of politics today. Some of our most notable external speakers include:

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