Past events

07
May
2018

DAY OF THE PORTUGUESE LANGUAGE

 Dr Kate Mitchell, Head of the School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics, Dr Elisabeth Mayer, Director ANCLAS together with HE the Ambassadors, Abel...
03
May
2018

Women and Combat in World War II: the Anti-Female Combat Norm and Norm Change

This paper considers a puzzle: why was there such considerable variation in ways in which the USSR, Great Britain, and Germany mobilized women during World War...
26
Apr
2018

Predicting Low-Intensity Political Violence using Social Media

The study of political violence is commonly concerned with understanding mass violence like civil war onset or rebellion. Such events are relatively easy to...
19
Apr
2018

From Non-Interventionism to Interventionism: Explaining America's Foreign Affairs Agenda Since the Nineteenth Century

Since the early 20th century, the United States of America has served as the backbone of the contemporary world order in which we live today. However,...
06
Apr
2018

“The ballot is stronger than the bullet”?: Democracy in difficult contexts

An interdisciplinary workshop with Professor Nic Cheeseman addressing democracy, governance, and human rights. Scholars, early career researchers, and post-...
05
Apr
2018

Why there is no such thing as institutionless politics: Lessons from Africa

Professor Nic Cheeseman will present the findings from his latest book, Institutions and Democracy in Africa: How the rules of the game shape political...
04
Apr
2018

How to get published: Journals, books and blogs

How to get published is one of the greatest challenges facing early career academics. Which thesis chapters would make for the best articles? Is it better to...

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