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17 upcoming talks and 1089 talks in the archive.

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

Digital Verification Workshop

UserRay Adams Row Farr and Rebekah Lyndon, students at the University of Cambridge.

HouseAngevin Room, Queens' College.

ClockTuesday 19 November 2019, 17:00-19:00

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

CGHR and CAS event - Decolonising African Studies?

UserProfessor Christopher Clapham, University of Cambridge.

HouseRoom S1, ARB.

ClockWednesday 06 November 2019, 17:00-19:00

Contemporary Political Theory

Radical Reparations

UserDaniel Butt (Oxford).

HouseAudit Room, King's College.

ClockFriday 25 October 2019, 13:00-14:30

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

Exhibition opening- War in Raqqa: Rhetoric versus Reality

UserDonatella Rovera, Sam Dubberly, Matt Mahmoudi.

HouseAngevin room, Queens College.

ClockFriday 18 October 2019, 17:15-18:30

Contemporary Political Theory

Hypocrisy and Anti-Hypocrisy

UserEmma Mackinnon (Cambridge).

HouseAudit Room, King's College.

ClockFriday 11 October 2019, 13:00-14:30

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Insta-Glam: Smartphone Apps and Beauty Surveillance

UserProf Rosalind Gill, City University of London.

HouseRoom B, 17 Mill Lane.

ClockTuesday 12 March 2019, 12:30-14:00

Contemporary Political Theory

Left Critiques of Equality

UserAnne Phillips (LSE).

HouseAudit Room, King's College.

ClockFriday 01 March 2019, 13:00-14:30

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

CGHR Panel - The Streets Don't Forget: Photojournalism and Creative Research on the Philippine Drug War

UserRaffy Lerma - freelance photographer; Ica Fernandez - urban planner; Inez Feria - founder of NoBox Philippines .

House Room SG2, Alison Richard Building, Sidgwick Site, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DT.

ClockTuesday 26 February 2019, 17:00-18:30

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

The Class Ceiling: Why it Plays to be Privileged

UserDr Sam Friedman, London School of Economics.

HouseRoom B, 17 Mill Lane.

ClockTuesday 26 February 2019, 12:30-14:00

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

CGHR Practitioner's Series with Rt. Hon. Sir Stephen O’Brien KBE

UserRt. Hon. Sir Stephen O’Brien KBE, former United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator.

House Room S1, Alison Richard Building, Sidgwick Site, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DT.

ClockWednesday 20 February 2019, 17:00-18:30

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

'Appointment with God'; Facebook, Digital-Deathworlds and Extra Judicial Killings of Criminal Gangs in Eastlands Nairobi

UserDr. Duncan Omanga, British Academy Visiting Fellow at the Centre for Governance and Human Rights, University of Cambridge (2018/9); Senior Lecturer of Media Studies in Moi University, Kenya.

House Room S1, Alison Richard Building, Sidgwick Site, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DT.

ClockWednesday 13 February 2019, 17:00-18:30

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Is Europe Christian?

UserProf Oliver Roy, European University Institute.

HouseRoom B, 17 Mill Lane.

ClockTuesday 12 February 2019, 12:30-14:00

All POLIS Department Seminars and Events

The Humanitarian Club

UserProfessor Michael Barnett (George Washington University).

House138, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DT.

ClockThursday 07 February 2019, 13:00-14:00

Contemporary Political Theory

Emancipation for the Unjust Past

UserAlasia Nuti (York).

HouseAudit Room, King's College.

ClockFriday 01 February 2019, 13:00-14:30

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

What is the Sociology of Reproduction all about?

UserProf Sarah Franklin, Sociology Department, University of Cambridge.

HouseRoom B, 17 Mill Lane.

ClockTuesday 29 January 2019, 12:30-14:00

Contemporary Political Theory

The Logic of Legitimacy

UserAmanda Greene (UCL).

HouseKeynes Hall, Kings College.

ClockFriday 18 January 2019, 13:00-14:30

Contemporary Political Theory

Political Theory for the Real World

UserMichael Goodhart (Pittsburgh).

HouseRoom 138, Alison Richard Building.

ClockTuesday 20 November 2018, 12:30-14:00

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Sociology at Cambridge: Past, Present and Future

UserProf Anthony Giddens, Prof Patrick Baert, Dr Ali Meghji, Prof Jackie Scott, Prof J Thompson.

House Clare College, Cambridge .

ClockMonday 12 November 2018, 14:45-16:15

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

How to do things with sensors

UserProf Jennifer Gabrys, Cambridge Sociology Department.

HouseRoom B, 17 Mill Lane.

ClockTuesday 30 October 2018, 12:00-14:00

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

Panel Discussion: Crime, Human Rights and Police-Community Relations: Law Enforcement in Post-Colonial Worlds

UserKaitlin M. Ball (University of Cambridge), Nanjala Nyabola (Kenyan writer & Political Analyst), Dr Jude Kagoro (University of Bremen).

House Room S1, Alison Richard Building, Sidgwick Site, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DT.

ClockWednesday 24 October 2018, 17:00-18:30

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

Political Policing in Uganda: Surveillance, Mobilisation and Police-NRM Party nexus

UserDr Jude Kagoro, Research Fellow at the Institute of Intercultural and International Studies (InIIS), Bremen University.

House Room S1, Alison Richard Building, Sidgwick Site, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DT.

ClockTuesday 23 October 2018, 18:00-19:00

Contemporary Political Theory

A Just Theory of Riots

UserJonathan Havercroft (Southampton).

HouseAudit Room, King's College.

ClockFriday 12 October 2018, 13:00-14:30

All POLIS Department Seminars and Events

Alcuin Lecture 2018- Brexit: What happened and where do we go from here?

UserProfessor Anand Menon, Professor of European Politics and Foreign Affairs, Kings College London and Director of UK in a Changing Europe.

HouseMain Lecture Theatre, Old Divinity School, St John’s College.

ClockTuesday 08 May 2018, 17:00-18:30

All POLIS Department Seminars and Events

Alcuin Lecture 2018- Brexit: What happened and where do we go from here?

UserProfessor Anand Menon, Professor of European Politics and Foreign Affairs, Kings College London and Director of UK in a Changing Europe.

HouseMain Lecture Theatre, Old Divinity School, St John’s College.

ClockTuesday 08 May 2018, 17:00-18:30

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

Climate Change & Human Rights: Let's talk interdisciplinary action

UserDr Stephen Humphreys (LSE), Dr Shailaja Fennell (Centre of Development Studies), chaired by Dr Mette Eilstrup- Sangiovanni (POLIS).

House Room SG1, Alison Richard Building, Sidgwick Site, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DT.

ClockThursday 03 May 2018, 17:00-19:00

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Fear and loathing in modern warfare

UserProf Michael Mann, Distinguished Research Professor, UCLA.

HouseRoom 3, Mill Lane.

ClockTuesday 01 May 2018, 14:00-16:00

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

Film Screening UNSEEN ENEMY with the director Janet Tobias

UserJanet Tobias, Director, Sierra Tango Productions & Dr Laurie Denyer Willis, CGHR Research Associate.

HouseFitzpatrick Hall, Queens' College.

ClockMonday 30 April 2018, 17:00-19:00

All POLIS Department Seminars and Events

A Certain Idea of Britain: Writing the political history of one's own country in one's own times

UserLord Peter Hennessy (Attlee Professor of Contemporary British History at Queen Mary, University of London).

HouseMcCrum Lecture Theatre, Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, CB2 1RH.

ClockThursday 01 March 2018, 17:30-18:30

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Digital Fakery and its Consequences

UserDr Ella McPherson, Cambridge Sociology Department.

HouseRoom G, 2nd Floor, 17 Mill Lane.

ClockTuesday 13 February 2018, 12:30-14:00

Contemporary Political Theory

Structural Injustice and the Rising Demands of Beauty

UserHeather Widdows (Birmingham).

HouseUpper Hall, Jesus College.

ClockFriday 02 February 2018, 13:00-14:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

John Stuart Mill on Universal History

UserCallum Barrell (New College of the Humanities).

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Trinity College.

ClockMonday 29 January 2018, 17:00-19:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

"As God Rules the Universe": Reflections on the People and the State in Early America

Pitt Professor Inaugural Lecture, with American History Seminar

UserIra Katznelson (Columbia) .

HouseQueens Building Lecture Theatre, Emmanuel College.

ClockThursday 25 January 2018, 17:00-19:00

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

Policing with Human Rights - promoting peaceful and inclusive societies

UserChristof Heyns, Member of the UN Human Rights Committee & former UN Special Rapporteur on summary executions, Anneke Osse, Consultant on policing and human rights, Stuart Maslen Honorary Professor, Faculty of Law (University of Pretoria) .

House Room SG1, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DT.

ClockThursday 18 January 2018, 18:00-19:30

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

The Weaponisation of Human Rights

UserChase Madar, attorney, author and journalist.

HouseKing's Audit Room, King's College.

ClockFriday 01 December 2017, 17:00-18:30

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

Corruption as a global threat

UserLaurence Cockcroft, Independent Writer and Economist & Prof Jason Sharman, POLIS.

House Room S2, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DT.

ClockTuesday 28 November 2017, 17:00-18:30

All POLIS Department Seminars and Events

Can the Digital Revolution Transform our Productivity?

UserGilles Babinet, Tech entrepreneur and former President of the French Digital National Council.

HouseSG1 Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 23 November 2017, 12:00-02:00

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

What's next for Kenya after the 2017 Elections? The good, the bad and the ugly

UserNjoki Wamai (CGHR, POLIS, University of Cambridge), Patrick Mutahi (University of Edinburgh), Kamau Wairuri (University of Edinburgh) .

House Room S1, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DT.

ClockWednesday 08 November 2017, 17:00-18:30

Contemporary Political Theory

Philosophical Racism

UserKatrin Flikschuh (LSE).

HouseBawden Room, West Court, Jesus College.

ClockFriday 03 November 2017, 13:00-14:30

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Putting health and wellbeing evidence into policy

User• Sara MacLennan, Whatworks wellbeing centre.

HouseEnglish faculty room GR04.

ClockWednesday 01 November 2017, 17:00-18:30

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Conference: Centenary of the Russian Revolution

UserOrganisers: Dr David Lane (Cambridge Sociology) and Dr Jeff Miley (Cambridge Sociology).

HouseQueen's Lecture Theatre, Emmanuel College.

ClockFriday 27 October 2017, 09:45-18:00

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

Breaking Aleppo: Facts and Fictions of the Conflict

UserMaksymilian Czuperski, Director, Digital Forensic Research Lab & Special Advisor to the President, Atlantic Council.

House Room S2, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DT.

ClockTuesday 13 June 2017, 12:00-13:30

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

CGHR Salon: Duterte’s War on Drugs (Last CGHR Salon of Easter Term!)

UserSharmila Parmanand, PhD Candidate, University of Cambridge Centre for Gender Studies.

House Room S2, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DT.

ClockThursday 08 June 2017, 13:00-14:00

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

Authority, Expertise and Race in the South African TRC

UserDr. Deborah Posel, Professor of Sociology at the University of Cape Town.

House Room S1, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DT.

ClockWednesday 17 May 2017, 17:00-18:45

All POLIS Department Seminars and Events

Public Policy Seminar: Cycles of Invention and Discovery

UserProfessor Venkatesh Narayanamurti, Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences .

HouseRoom 119, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road.

ClockFriday 05 May 2017, 12:30-13:30

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

Beyond Clicktivism: New Models for Exposing Human Rights Violations in the Digital Age

UserSam Dubberley, manager of Amnesty International's Digital Verification Corps, and Alexa Koenig, Executive Director of the Human Rights Center, UC Berkeley School of Law.

House Room SG2, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DT.

ClockMonday 27 March 2017, 17:30-18:30

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

POSTPONED: Book launch: The Horn of Africa, State Formation and Decay

UserProfessor Christopher Clapham (Cambridge); Dr Harry Verhoeven (Georgetown, Qatar).

HouseS2, Alison Richard Building, Sidgwick Site, 7 West Rd, CB3 9DT.

ClockWednesday 15 March 2017, 17:00-18:30

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

Asylum Monologues

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseLarkum Studio, ADC Theatre.

ClockSaturday 11 March 2017, 14:00-16:00

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

Radio and Political Change: Everyday Life Listening in Morocco

UserDr Ali Sonay, POLIS, University of Cambridge, with Discussant Lorena Gazzotti (Centre of Development Studies, Cambridge).

HouseRoom 138, Alison Richard Building, Sidgwick Site, 7 West Rd, CB3 9DT.

ClockMonday 06 March 2017, 13:00-14:00

Contemporary Political Theory

States, Corporations, Robots

UserDavid Runciman (Cambridge).

HousePrioress's Room, Jesus College.

ClockFriday 03 March 2017, 13:00-14:30

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

State Security, Torture and the Law

UserDr. Onder Ozkalipci (Medical Expert), Dr. Carla Ferstman (REDRESS) and Dr. Lutz Oette (SOAS).

HouseMill Lane Lecture Room 4.

ClockThursday 02 March 2017, 17:00-18:30

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Iran’s Rhetoric Aggression: the Hard Words of Soft War

UserDR ROXANNE FARMANFARMAIAN (POLIS, University of Cambridge).

HouseSociology Department Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 28 February 2017, 12:30-14:00

All POLIS Department Seminars and Events

How can researchers better engage with national and global policymaking?

UserCharlotte Watts (DfID), Peter Sellen (Education Policy Institute), Roy Head (CEO of DMI) and Pauline Rose (University of Cambridge).

HouseBoulind Room, Mary Allen Building, Homerton College, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PH.

ClockWednesday 22 February 2017, 16:00-18:00

Contemporary Political Theory

Institutions, Growth, and Global Justice

UserChris Armstrong (Southampton).

HousePrioress's Room, Jesus College.

ClockFriday 17 February 2017, 13:00-14:30

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

The challenge of justice in transnational contexts of human rights violations: reflections on the case of Giulio Regeni

UserDr Antonio Marchesi (Professor of Law at Università di Teramo and President, Amnesty Italy) .

HouseKeynes Hall Lecture Theatre, King's College.

ClockTuesday 14 February 2017, 12:00-13:45

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

Life Beside the State: Refusing citizenship in Rio de Janeiro's Pentecostal Subúrbios

UserLaurie Denyer-Willis (CGHR, POLIS) with discussant Professor Sarah Radcliffe (Geography).

HouseRoom 138, Alison Richard Building, Sidgwick Site, 7 West Rd, CB3 9DT.

ClockMonday 06 February 2017, 13:00-14:00

All POLIS Department Seminars and Events

Dealing with Extremism

UserProfessor David Runciman, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 03 February 2017, 17:30-18:30

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

CGHR Salon: Politics of Choice in Eastern and Southern Europe

UserDr. Marcin Smietana, Dr. Robert Pralat, and Dr. Katie Dow; Reproductive Sociology Research Group.

HouseRoom 119, Alison Richard Building, Sidgwick Site, 7 West Rd, CB3 9DT.

ClockThursday 01 December 2016, 13:00-14:00

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Peculiar Institutions: Four centuries of race-making in the United States

UserProfessor Loïc Wacquant, Pitt Professor in the Department of Sociology .

HouseKnox Shaw Room, Sidney Sussex College.

ClockMonday 28 November 2016, 17:00-19:00

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

The ghetto and the prison

UserProfessor Loïc Wacquant, Pitt Professor in the Department of Sociology .

HouseMill Lane Lecture Room 9.

ClockFriday 18 November 2016, 17:00-19:00

Contemporary Political Theory

The Doctrine of Gender Identity - A Critical Examination

UserRebecca Reilly-Cooper (Warwick).

HouseAudit Room, King's College.

ClockFriday 18 November 2016, 13:00-14:30

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Racialized slavery and racial terrorism

UserProfessor Loïc Wacquant, Pitt Professor in the Department of Sociology .

HouseMill Lane Lecture Room 9.

ClockThursday 17 November 2016, 17:00-19:00

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Race as symbolic violence and public dishonour

UserProfessor Loïc Wacquant, Pitt Professor in the Department of Sociology.

HouseMill Lane Lecture Room 1.

ClockWednesday 16 November 2016, 17:00-19:00

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

In conversation: Richard Leakey FRS on Kenyan politics, African politics

*Attendance by registration only: email Dr Srinivasan - ss919@cam.ac.uk

UserProfessor Richard Leakey (Stony Brook University, Turkana Basin Institute).

House Room SG1, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DT.

ClockTuesday 25 October 2016, 16:00-17:00

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

Film screening: Things of the Aimless Wanderer

UserKiev Ruhorahoza (film Director), Piotr Cieplak and Dr Andrea Grant.

HouseArts Picturehouse, 38-39 St Andrew's Street, Cambridge CB2 3AR.

ClockSaturday 22 October 2016, 18:30-20:30

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

Should human rights be apolitical? A debate

UserAngela Patrick, Dr Ayça Çubukçu, Dr Stephanie Palmer, Dr Sharath Srinivasan and Julian Huppert.

HouseS1, Alison Richard Building, Sidgwick Site, 7 West Rd, CB3 9DT.

ClockMonday 17 October 2016, 19:30-20:30

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

Book launch: Why Comrades Go To War

UserHarry Verhoeven (Georgetown), Philip Roessler (College of William and Mary), Christopher Clapham (discussant, Cambridge).

HouseS2, Alison Richard Building, Sidgwick Site, 7 West Rd, CB3 9DT.

ClockWednesday 12 October 2016, 17:00-18:30

All POLIS Department Seminars and Events

On Feeding the Masses: The Politics of Regulatory Failure in China

UserProfessor John Yasuda, School of Global and International Studies, Indiana University.

House Room S3, Alison Richard Building, Sidgwick Site, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DT.

ClockWednesday 05 October 2016, 16:00-18:00

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Immigrant Access in the Affordable Care Act: Legacies of the Confederacy

UserProf Donald W. Light, Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine.

HouseSociology Department Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 14 June 2016, 12:30-14:00

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

Research Group: 'Governing the slums: Lessons from Kenya and Rwanda'

UserThomas H. Stubbs (Department of Sociology); Discussant: Dr. Graham Denyer Willis.

HouseRoom 138, Alison Richard Building, Sidgwick Site, 7 West Rd, CB3 9DT.

ClockMonday 06 June 2016, 13:00-14:00

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

The Political Sociology of Human Rights

UserPROF KATE NASH (Goldsmiths, University of London).

HouseSociology Department Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 31 May 2016, 12:30-14:00

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

The Marikana Commission of Inquiry: Investigations and Accountability for Right to Life Violations CGHR in conversation with the lead counsel for the Human Rights Commission, Toby Fisher

UserToby Fisher, Barrister, Lead Counsel South African Human Rights Commission - Marikana Commission; Dr Thomas Probert Research Consultant, UN Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions; CGHR Research Asociate.

HouseRoom S1, Alison Richard Building, Sidgwick Site, 7 West Rd, CB3 9DT.

ClockTuesday 24 May 2016, 16:00-18:00

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Jewish Conditions, Theories of Nationalism

UserProf John Hall, James McGill Professor of Comparative Historical Sociology at McGill University.

HouseSociology Department Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockThursday 12 May 2016, 12:30-14:00

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Better Medical Research Without Patents? The Good-Pharma model.

UserPROF DONALD W LIGHT (Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine).

HouseSociology Department Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 10 May 2016, 17:00-19:00

All POLIS Department Seminars and Events

What is left of the international? Professor Hill's valedictory lecture.

UserProfessor Christopher Hill, Sir Patrick Sheehy Professor of International Relations.

HouseThe Riley Auditorium, Memorial Court, Clare College.

ClockWednesday 04 May 2016, 17:00-18:00

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Thinking through racial capitalism in our time

UserPROF GARGI BHATTACHARYYA (University of East London).

HouseSociology Department Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 03 May 2016, 12:30-14:00

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

The Causes of War

UserProf Michael Mann, University of California. Los Angeles.

HouseSociology Department Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockWednesday 27 April 2016, 17:00-19:00

Technology and Democracy Events

"Social media and political turbulence"

UserProfessor Helen Margetts (Oxford Internet Institute).

HouseCRASSH, Alison Richard Building, West Road, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 26 April 2016, 14:00-16:00

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

CGHR Practitioner Series

UserNadia Kevlin (Humanitarian Aid Worker); Daniella Ritzau Reid (Humanitarian Aid Worker).

HouseRoom S1, Alison Richard Building, Sidgwick Site, 7 West Rd, CB3 9DT.

ClockWednesday 09 March 2016, 17:00-18:30

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

Decolonising Higher Education: From South Africa to the UK

Critical Theory and Practice seminar, co-sponsored by CGHR

UserAdam Branch (Politics, Cambridge) and others.

HouseMill Lane Lecture Room 6.

ClockTuesday 08 March 2016, 17:15-18:45

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

ALGORITHMIC PREDICTION IN POLICING: ASSUMPTIONS, EVALUATION AND ACCOUNTABILITY

UserLyria Bennett Moses, Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, University of New South Wales.

HouseRoom S3 Alison Richard Building, Sidgwick Site, 7 West Rd, CB3 9DT.

ClockFriday 04 March 2016, 11:00-12:00

Contemporary Political Theory

The Art of Solidarity

UserMihaela Mihai (Edinburgh).

HouseColeridge Room, Jesus College.

ClockFriday 26 February 2016, 13:00-14:30

All POLIS Department Seminars and Events

Public Policy Research Seminar: Doing Development Differently

UserMr Andy Ratcliffe, Deputy CEO and Director of Strategy and Development, Tony Blair Africa Governance Initiative (AGI)..

HouseRoom 119, ARB.

ClockThursday 25 February 2016, 12:30-13:30

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

CGHR Practitioner Series: The UN from Within

UserStephanie La Hoz Theuer, MPhil candidate Cambridge, former Associate Programme Officer, UNFCCC; Victoria Stewart-Jolley, PhD candidate, POLIS, former UNV, UNDP; Chair: Dr Devon Curtis, POLIS..

HouseRoom S1, Alison Richard Building, Sidgwick Site, 7 West Rd, CB3 9DT.

ClockWednesday 24 February 2016, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge-Africa Programme

Complications during pregnancy in Uganda: Researching socio-cultural drivers using innovative methods (King's/Cambridge-Africa Seminar)

Wine will be served from 17:15...

UserDr Claudia Abreu Lopes, Head of Research and Development, Africa's Voices Foundation.

HouseWine Room, King's College, Cambridge, CB2 1TS.

ClockTuesday 23 February 2016, 17:30-18:30

All POLIS Department Seminars and Events

The World Bank Global Agenda on Jobs and Implications for the Middle East and North Africa region after the Arab Spring

UserDiego F. Angel-Urdinola, senior economist in the Human Development Department of the Middle East and North Africa Region of the World Bank.

House Room SG1, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DT.

ClockFriday 19 February 2016, 17:00-18:00

All POLIS Department Seminars and Events

The World is not Enough: developing social entrepreneurship in academia and real life

UserDr Nir Tsuk- Adjunct Professor, Social Capital & Entrepreneurship, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

House Room SG1, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DT.

ClockTuesday 16 February 2016, 17:00-18:00

Contemporary Political Theory

Rhetorical Performances

UserAlan Finlayson (UEA).

HouseColeridge Room, Jesus College.

ClockFriday 12 February 2016, 13:00-14:30

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

Minding the Gap: African Conflict Management in a Time of Change

UserFunmi Olonisakin (Director, African Leadership Centre); Pamela Aall (Senior Fellow, Centre for International Governance Innovation); Sharath Srinivasan (Director, CGHR). Chaired by Devon Curtis (POLIS).

HouseRoom S2, Alison Richard Building, Sidgwick Site, 7 West Rd, CB3 9DT.

ClockThursday 11 February 2016, 13:00-14:00

All POLIS Department Seminars and Events

Public Policy Research Seminar: 'Skills and Techniques of an NGO'

UserDame Barbara Stocking, President, Murray Edwards College, former CEO Oxfam GB.

HouseRoom 119, ARB.

ClockThursday 11 February 2016, 12:30-13:30

All POLIS Department Seminars and Events

What's in Cameron's Baskets and Why Does It Matter? Renegotiating the UK's Relationship with the EU

UserProfessor Kenneth Armstrong, Dr Julie Smith, Professor Catherine Barnard, Dr Markus Gehring, Dr Albertina Albors-Llorens.

HouseFaculty of Law.

ClockMonday 08 February 2016, 16:30-00:00

All POLIS Department Seminars and Events

Public Policy Research Seminar: 'Being a Special Adviser (SPAD)'

UserGiles Wilkes, Financial Times Former Special Adviser to Vince Cable.

HouseRoom 119, ARB.

ClockThursday 04 February 2016, 12:30-13:30

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

Roundtable: Digital Publics and Counterpublics in Africa

UserHarri Englund (Cambridge), Florence Brisset-Foucault (Paris-Sorbonne), Duncan Omanga (Moi University, Kenya).

HouseRoom S2, Alison Richard Building, Sidgwick Site, 7 West Rd, CB3 9DT.

ClockWednesday 03 February 2016, 17:00-18:30

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

How to Overcome Inequality

UserRobert Wade (London School of Economics).

HouseSociology Department Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockMonday 01 February 2016, 17:00-19:00

Contemporary Political Theory

Reparations and Historic Injustice

UserCatherine Lu (McGill University).

HouseRoom 138, Alison Richard Building.

ClockFriday 29 January 2016, 13:00-14:30

All POLIS Department Seminars and Events

Public Policy Research Seminar: 'Using Research to Influence Government Policy'

UserJo Casebourne, Programme Director, Institute for Government.

HouseRoom 119, ARB.

ClockThursday 28 January 2016, 12:30-13:30

All POLIS Department Seminars and Events

Public Policy Research Seminar: ‘What’s Wrong with the British Constitution? Implications of the Scottish and EU Referendum Votes’

UserIain McLean, Professor of Politics, University of Oxford, Vice-President for Public Policy, British Academy.

HouseRoom 119, ARB.

ClockThursday 21 January 2016, 12:30-13:30

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

Rating Companies on Responsible Sourcing: Data Sprint

REGISTER AT: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/rating-companies-on-responsible-sourcing-data-sprint-tickets-20056692106?aff=es2

UserAmnesty International and WikiRate.

HouseArmitage Room, Queens' College.

ClockMonday 18 January 2016, 12:30-16:30

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Prof Robert D. Putnam in conversation

UserRobert D. Putnam Malkin Professor of Public Policy, Harvard University.

HouseMill Lane Lecture Room 7.

ClockWednesday 09 December 2015, 10:00-11:30

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

CGHR Film screening: Enemies of the People

Reserve FREE tickets: http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/cghr-film-screening-enemies-of-the-people-followed-by-a-qa-with-co-director-rob-lemkin-tickets-19473962145

UserRob Lemkin (Co-Director).

HouseQueens Building, Emmanuel College, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 02 December 2015, 18:30-20:30

All POLIS Department Seminars and Events

Taking a wolf by the ears: What is Putin up to in Syria and Ukraine?

UserSir Tony Brenton ( Former British Ambassador to Russia; Governing Body Fellow, Wolfson Colleg).

HouseRoom S3, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road.

ClockMonday 30 November 2015, 13:00-14:00

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

Theorising Borders in an Era of Globalization and Securitization

Sponsored by: The Martin Centre for Architectural and Urban Studies and the Centre of Governmence and Human Rights, POLIS. This event is free but please RSVP Ann Waterman (EED) at aw244@cam.ac.uk

UserProfessor David Newman, Ben-Gurion University, Israel.

HouseDonald McIntyre Building, Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge. Room GS4.

ClockWednesday 25 November 2015, 15:30-17:30

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

Ranking Digital Rights Project

Co-hosted by the Centre for Intellectual Property and Information Law and CGHR

UserRebecca Mackinnon (New America).

HouseG24, Law Faculty (Sidgwick Site).

ClockFriday 20 November 2015, 16:00-18:00

Contemporary Political Theory

Revolutionary Partisanship

UserProf. Lea Ypi (LSE).

HouseColeridge Room, Jesus College.

ClockFriday 20 November 2015, 13:00-14:30

All POLIS Department Seminars and Events

Special panel discussion on Paris attacks

UserProfessor Christopher Hill, Dr Christopher Bickerton, Dr Aaron Rapport and Professor Robert Tombs.

House Little Hall Auditorium.

ClockThursday 19 November 2015, 17:00-18:30

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

Problematic Politics: is the notion of human rights imperialistic?

Co-hosted by Cambridge University Amnesty International, CGHR and Clare Politics

UserDr Sharath Srinivasan (CGHR), Lucy Wake (Amnesty International), Prof. Stephen Hopgood (CCRI, SOAS), Dr Arath Sriprakash (Cambridge), Srishti Krishnamoorthy (Cambridge) .

HouseElton Bowring Room, Gillespie Centre, Clare College.

ClockThursday 12 November 2015, 19:30-00:00

All POLIS Department Seminars and Events

Global Capitalism and its Critics: Discussion Group

UserGuy Standing, Professor of Development Studies at SOAS.

HouseSeminar room, Sociology Department, Free School Lane .

ClockThursday 12 November 2015, 17:00-18:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Governing America: John Locke in the 1690s

UserProf Mark Goldie (University of Cambridge).

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Trinity College.

ClockMonday 09 November 2015, 17:00-18:45

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Salvador Allende Memorial Lecture - The Chilean road to capitalism: the role of agrarian reform and peasant revolt before the coup

UserJosé Bengoa, Rector and Professor of Anthropology Universidad Academia de Humanismo Cristiano Santiago de Chile.

HouseSG1, Ground Floor, Alison Richard Building, West Road.

ClockMonday 26 October 2015, 17:15-19:00

All POLIS Department Seminars and Events

The Festival of Ideas @ POLIS: Unusual suspects

UserJames Montague, Sophie Roborgh and Hazem Kandil.

HouseSG1/2, Alison Richard Building, Cambridge, CB3 9DT.

ClockSaturday 24 October 2015, 14:30-15:30

Contemporary Political Theory

Forms of Differential Social Inclusion

UserProf. Jonathan Wolff (UCL).

HouseColeridge Room, Jesus College.

ClockFriday 23 October 2015, 13:00-14:30

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

The Egg and the Sperm 2.0

UserProfessor Emily Martin ( Department of Social Anthropology, New York University).

HouseSainsbury Laboratory University of Cambridge, Bateman Street.

ClockThursday 22 October 2015, 17:00-19:00

Contemporary Political Theory

Family Values

UserProf. Adam Swift (Warwick).

HouseColeridge Room, Jesus College.

ClockFriday 09 October 2015, 13:00-14:30

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

2nd Graduate Conference: (In)security in a Global Age

UserKeynote speakers: Dr Craig Calhoun, Professor Cristina Boswell, Professor Harry Collins.

HouseSociology Department , Free School Lane.

ClockSaturday 26 September 2015, 09:00-18:00

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

2nd Graduate Conference: (In)security in a Global Age

User Keynote speakers: Dr Craig Calhoun, Professor Cristina Boswell, Professor Harry Collins.

HouseSociology Department , Free School Lane.

ClockFriday 25 September 2015, 09:00-18:00

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Book launch: Becoming Denmark: How societies build control of corruption

UserAlina Mungiu-Pippidi, Hertie School of Governance, Berlin.

HouseSociology Department , Free School Lane.

ClockWednesday 16 September 2015, 12:00-14:00

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Reflections on the Recent Spanish Elections in a European Context: A Roundtable Discussion

UserDr Jeff Miley (Cambridge Sociology Department), Prof Gonzalo Velasco Arias (Camilo Jose Cela University), Vangelis Georgas (Cambridge Sociology Department)University.

HouseSociology Department Tea Room, Free School Lane.

ClockMonday 15 June 2015, 17:00-18:30

All POLIS Department Seminars and Events

The United States of Europe: myth or reality?

UserPietro De Matteis, President, European Federalist Party and Cambridge alumnus.

HouseAlison Richard Building (ARB), 7 West Road, 1st floor, room 138.

ClockFriday 12 June 2015, 17:00-18:30

All POLIS Department Seminars and Events

CISA panel event: 'The Labour Party and political culture: a post-election analysis'

UserProf. Alan Finlayson (East Anglia University), Prof. Andrew Gamble (University of Cambridge), Dr. Ben Jackson (University of Oxford).

HouseAlison Richard Building, room S2.

ClockWednesday 10 June 2015, 17:00-18:00

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Scapegoating "Strangers" in Europe: Deep Structures and Shallow Stereotypes of Fear

UserProf Ray Taras, Visiting Leverhulme Professor in Migration Studies, University of Sussex.

HouseSociology Department Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 02 June 2015, 12:30-14:00

All POLIS Department Seminars and Events

CISA seminar on "UN peacekeeping reform from the operational perspective"

UserJonathan Marley (LSE, Irish Defence Forces Military College) and Edward Burke (University of St Andrews, FRIDE).

HouseAlison Richard Building (ARB), Room 138.

ClockThursday 28 May 2015, 17:00-18:00

All POLIS Department Seminars and Events

Overreach: Delusions of Regime Change in Iraq

UserProf. Michael MacDonald, Frederick L. Schuman Professor of International Relations at Williams College.

HouseAlison Richard Building (ARB), Room 106.

ClockMonday 25 May 2015, 14:30-15:30

All POLIS Department Seminars and Events

Innovative Human-Centred Development Approaches: Learn How the UN is Engaging Youth in Peace Building and Development.

UserMr. Andrew Russell is the UN Development Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Kosovo..

HouseEnglish Faculty GR04.

ClockFriday 22 May 2015, 15:00-16:00

All POLIS Department Seminars and Events

Subnational peripheries and the comparative method

UserThomas B Pepinsky, Associate Professor of Government, Cornell University.

HouseAlison Richard Building (ARB), 7 West Road, 2nd floor, Room S2.

ClockThursday 14 May 2015, 14:00-15:30

All POLIS Department Seminars and Events

Waterloo: the first NATO operation?

UserProfessor Brendan Simms, POLIS and Peterhouse.

HouseTheatre, Peterhouse.

ClockMonday 11 May 2015, 17:00-18:00

All POLIS Department Seminars and Events

The House of Commons select committee system: present and future

UserAriella Huff, Committee Specialist at the Foreign Affairs Committee, House of Commons and Cambridge alumna.

HouseAlison Richard Building (ARB), 7 West Road, 2nd floor, Room S2.

ClockFriday 08 May 2015, 17:00-18:30

POLIS Department Research Seminars

Stifling the Arab Spring: The GCC Perspective

UserProfessor Dr Malik Dahlan, Principal of Institution Quraysh for Law & Policy (iQ); Chief Lawyer, MBR Legal and; International Chair of the Harvard Law School Association..

HouseAlison Richard Building, 7 West Road (Sidgwick Site), Room: 119.

ClockFriday 08 May 2015, 15:30-17:00

POLIS Department Research Seminars

Emotional Diplomacy: Official Emotion on the International Stage and in Peace Negotiations

UserDr Todd Hall, associate professor in the Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Oxford and Tutor in Politics at St Anne’s College.

HouseAlison Richard Building, 7 West Road (Sidgwick Site), Room: 119.

ClockFriday 01 May 2015, 15:00-17:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

The American States and Their Police Power, 1789-1931

Please note the change of venue: this seminar will be held in the WINSTANLEY LECTURE THEATRE at Trinity College, the entrance to which lies directly opposite the Trinity porters' lodge.

UserProf. Gary Gerstle (University of Cambridge).

HouseWinstanley Lecture Theatre, Blue Boar Court, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 27 April 2015, 17:00-18:45

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

CGHR Practitioner Series, Freddie Carver, DFID

UserFreddie Carver, Head of Security and Justice Group, Stabilisation Unit, DfID.

HouseRoom S1, Alison Richard Building, Sidgwick Site, 7 West Rd, CB3 9DT.

ClockTuesday 10 March 2015, 17:00-18:30

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Surveillance and Counter-Surveillance in the Digital Society

UserProf Manuel Castells (University of Southern California).

HouseArts School Room A, New Museums Site.

ClockMonday 09 March 2015, 17:00-18:30

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

Talha Ahsan: the Power of Poetry and the Arts in Extradition Campaigns

Hosted by Cambridge Student PEN and CGHR

UserHamja Ahsan, Julian Huppert MP, Kate Honey (Green Party).

HouseRoom S1, Alison Richard Building, Sidgwick Site, 7 West Rd, CB3 9DT.

ClockThursday 05 March 2015, 17:00-18:30

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Renewing Radical and Revolutionary Political Strategies: a reflection on sense and nonsense

UserChris Rogers (Warwick University; author of ‘Alternatives to Capitalism’ (2014)).

HouseSociology Department Committee Room, Free School Lane.

ClockMonday 02 March 2015, 17:00-18:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Early Hobbes

UserProf. Alan Cromartie (University of Reading).

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Trinity College.

ClockMonday 02 March 2015, 17:00-18:45

POLIS Department Research Seminars

Recall of MPs

UserTony Wright (Birkbeck, University of London, University College London).

HouseAlison Richard Building, 7 West Road (Sidgwick Site), Room: 119.

ClockFriday 27 February 2015, 15:00-17:00

Contemporary Political Theory

Moral Equality, Respect, and Cruelty

UserDr Andrea Sangiovanni (KCL).

HouseUpper Hall, Jesus College.

ClockFriday 27 February 2015, 13:00-14:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Is there a republican model of democracy?

UserProf. Andreas Niederberger (University of Duisberg-Essen).

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Trinity College.

ClockMonday 16 February 2015, 17:00-18:45

POLIS Department Research Seminars

Parliament and the Law

UserDawn Oliver (University College London).

HouseAlison Richard Building, 7 West Road (Sidgwick Site), Room: 119.

ClockFriday 13 February 2015, 15:00-17:00

Contemporary Political Theory

Social Contribution Injustice

UserProf. Kimberlee Brownlee (Warwick).

HouseColeridge Room, Jesus College.

ClockFriday 13 February 2015, 13:00-14:30

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

CGHR Practitioner Series: Tech Innovators Working in Human Rights

UserTanya O'Carroll, Adviser, Technology and Human Rights Team, Amnesty International, and Harlo Holmes, Research Fellow, Head of Metadata, The Guardian Project and technical lead for InformaCam..

HouseRoom S1, Alison Richard Building, Sidgwick Site, 7 West Rd, CB3 9DT.

ClockTuesday 10 February 2015, 17:30-19:00

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

CGHR Film Screening: The Awra Amba Experience, preview screening followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers

PLEASE NOTE CHANGES TO PREVIOUSLY ADVERTISED TIME AND VENUE

UserFilmmakers: Paulina Tervo and Serdar Ferit.

House Room SG1, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DT.

ClockTuesday 03 February 2015, 19:00-21:00

POLIS Department Research Seminars

Labour in Opposition

UserTim Bale (Queen Mary University of London).

HouseAlison Richard Building, 7 West Road (Sidgwick Site), Room: 138.

ClockFriday 30 January 2015, 15:00-17:00

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

CGHR Practitioner Series: Defending Human Rights

UserJames Savage, Amnesty International; Valdênia Paulino Lanfranchi, University of York; Mikdam Turkey, London South Bank University .

HouseRoom S1, Alison Richard Building, Sidgwick Site, 7 West Rd, CB3 9DT.

ClockTuesday 27 January 2015, 17:30-19:00

Contemporary Political Theory

Levels of Non-Ideality

UserProf. Hillel Steiner (Manchester).

HouseColeridge Room, Jesus College.

ClockFriday 16 January 2015, 13:00-14:30

All POLIS Department Seminars and Events

"We are all Charlie?" Lunchtime Seminar

UserProfessor Robert Tombs, a Fellow of St. John's College.

HouseAlison Richard Building, 7 West Road (Sidgwick Site), Room SG2.

ClockMonday 12 January 2015, 14:00-15:00

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

Asylum Monologues

UserPerformed by Ice and Fire (Script by Sonja Linden).

HouseKeynes Hall, King's College.

ClockMonday 01 December 2014, 17:30-18:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Bureaucracy and Moral Agency: Practices of the Self at the Frontlines of Public Service

Please note the change of venue: this seminar will be held in the WINSTANLEY LECTURE THEATRE at Trinity College, the entrance to which lies directly opposite the Trinity porters' lodge.

UserBernardo Zacka (Christ's College, University of Cambridge).

HouseWinstanley Lecture Theatre, Blue Boar Court, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 01 December 2014, 17:00-18:45

POLIS Department Research Seminars

The Global Transformation

UserDr George Lawson, London School of Economics.

HouseAlison Richard Building, 7 West Road (Sidgwick Site), Room: 138.

ClockFriday 28 November 2014, 15:00-17:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Dystopia: For Dummies

Please note the change of venue: this seminar will be held in the WINSTANLEY LECTURE THEATRE at Trinity College, the entrance to which lies directly opposite the Trinity porters' lodge.

UserProfessor Greg Claeys (Royal Holloway, University of London).

HouseWinstanley Lecture Theatre, Blue Boar Court, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 24 November 2014, 17:00-18:45

Contemporary Political Theory

Naming Abscence: The Politics of Body Counts

UserMoya Lloyd (Loughborough).

HouseColeridge Room, Jesus College.

ClockFriday 21 November 2014, 13:00-14:30

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

International Mediation as the Management of Complexity

UserProf. Laurie Nathan, Centre for Mediation in Africa, University of Pretoria.

HouseRoom 138, Alison Richard Building, Sidgwick Site, 7 West Rd, CB3 9DT.

ClockTuesday 18 November 2014, 13:00-14:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Thomas Paine's Democratic Thought

Please note the change of venue: this seminar will be held in the WINSTANLEY LECTURE THEATRE at Trinity College, the entrance to which lies directly opposite the Trinity porters' lodge.

UserDr Robert Lamb (University of Exeter).

HouseWinstanley Lecture Theatre, Blue Boar Court, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 17 November 2014, 17:00-18:45

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

Sovereignty Rules: Human Rights Regimes and State Sovereignty

UserProf. Laurie Nathan, Centre for Mediation in Africa, University of Pretoria.

HouseRoom 119, Alison Richard Building, Sidgwick Site, 7 West Rd, CB3 9DT.

ClockMonday 17 November 2014, 17:00-19:00

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

Book launch: The Workers' Movement and Egypt's Long Revolution

UserDr Maha Abdelrahman (Centre of Development Studies and POLIS), Anne Alexander (CRASSH.

HouseRoom S1, Alison Richard Building, Sidgwick Site, 7 West Rd, CB3 9DT.

ClockTuesday 04 November 2014, 15:00-16:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Raymond Aron and the Origins of the "End of Ideology"

UserDr Iain Stewart (Queen Mary, University of London).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 03 November 2014, 17:00-18:45

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

Seminar: Big Data, Communications and Media Theory: Conceptual Challenges

UserWendy Pullan (Architecture) John Naughton (CRASSH, Wolfson), Sharath Srinivasan (POLIS).

HouseRoom SG2, Alison Richard Building, Sidgwick Site, 7 West Rd, CB3 9DT.

ClockThursday 30 October 2014, 14:00-16:00

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

Africa's Voices Project

Inaugural Cambridge-Africa Day

UserSharath Srinivasan, Director, Centre of Governance and Human Rights.

HouseEmmanuel College, Queen’s Building.

ClockThursday 30 October 2014, 12:10-12:25

All POLIS Department Seminars and Events

Poland and Ukraine: Passages to Democracy

UserDr Harald Wydra (POLIS, St Catz) and Dr Rory Finnin (Cambridge, Ukranian Studies).

HouseThe McGrath Centre, St Catharine's College, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 28 October 2014, 12:30-14:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Concern for Oneself and for Others in Porphyry's Ethics of "On Abstinence"

Please note the change of venue: this seminar will be held in the WINSTANLEY LECTURE THEATRE at Trinity College, the entrance to which lies directly opposite the Trinity porters' lodge.

UserDr Miira Tuominen (University of Helsinki).

HouseWinstanley Lecture Theatre, Blue Boar Court, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 27 October 2014, 17:00-18:45

Contemporary Political Theory

Reading Shakespeare Politically

UserElizabeth Frazer (Oxford).

HouseColeridge Room, Jesus College.

ClockFriday 24 October 2014, 13:00-14:30

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Affective Relations: The Transnational Politics of Empathy

UserDR CAROLYN PEDWELL (Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research, University of Kent).

HouseSociology Department Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 21 October 2014, 12:30-14:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Nietzsche's Perfect State

UserDr Hugo Drochon (University of Cambridge).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 20 October 2014, 17:00-18:45

POLIS Department Research Seminars

The State of War

UserProfessor Jens Bartelson, Lund University, Sweden.

HouseAlison Richard Building, 7 West Road (Sidgwick Site), Room: 138.

ClockFriday 17 October 2014, 15:00-17:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Michael Oakeshott and the Idea of Totalitarianism

UserProfessor Andrew Gamble (University of Sheffield).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 13 October 2014, 17:00-18:45

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Cambridge Sociology Graduate Conference : Crisis and Social Change: Towards Alternative Horizons

UserKey note speakers: Prof Ted Benton (University of Essex); Prof Donatella Della Porta (Robert Schuman Centre); Prof Goran Therborn (Cambridge Sociology Department); Prof Greg Philo (University of Glasgow).

HouseSociology Department , Free School Lane.

ClockSaturday 27 September 2014, 08:30-18:00

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Cambridge Sociology Graduate Conference : Crisis and Social Change: Towards Alternative Horizons

UserKey note speakers: Prof Ted Benton (University of Essex); Prof Donatella Della Porta (Robert Schuman Centre); Prof Goran Therborn (Cambridge Sociology Department); Prof Greg Philo (University of Glasgow).

HouseSociology Department , Free School Lane.

ClockFriday 26 September 2014, 08:30-18:00

POLIS events and lectures

Daniel Drezner on How the World Stopped Another Depression

UserDaniel Drezner, professor of international politics at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.

HouseAlison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DT.

ClockThursday 05 June 2014, 16:00-18:00

Europe Research Seminar Series

European Defence-Industrial Cooperation: Theory and Practice

UserDaniel Fiott, Institute for European Studies - Vrije Universiteit Brussel.

HouseAlison Richards Building, 7 West Road (Sidgwick Site), Room: S2.

ClockTuesday 27 May 2014, 17:00-18:30

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Exploring the Secret Garden of Inequality Effects

UserProf Guillermina Jasso (Sociology, New York University).

HouseSociology Department Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 20 May 2014, 12:30-14:00

Department of Politics and International Studies Research Seminar Series

TBC

UserDr Martin Jacques (Senior Fellow, POLIS, & author of When China rules the world).

HouseRoom 138, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road.

ClockMonday 19 May 2014, 17:00-18:30

Department of Politics and International Studies Research Seminar Series

The Great War: causes and consequences

UserProfessor Dominic Lieven with Dr Alex Anievas, Professor Brendan Simms, and Dr Ayse Zarakol Chair: Professor Andrew Gamble.

HouseSG1, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road.

ClockThursday 08 May 2014, 16:00-18:00

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Feminist Classics revisited 2

UserProf Sarah Franklin, Cambridge Sociology Department (Chair); Speakers: Michelle Stanworth, Patricia Spallone, Deborah Lynn Steinberg.

HouseSociology Department Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockThursday 01 May 2014, 13:00-16:00

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Have Societies Evolved?

UserProf Michael Mann.

HouseMill Lane Lecture Room 9.

ClockTuesday 29 April 2014, 17:00-18:30

Europe Research Seminar Series

Comparative study on europeanisation of party politics.

UserDr. Erol Külahci, (Associate member) Centre for the study of Politics, Université Libre de Bruxelles.

HouseAlison Richards Building, 7 West Road (Sidgwick Site), Room: S2.

ClockTuesday 29 April 2014, 17:00-18:30

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Seminar: Social Networks and Social Movements: a Global Perspective, 2010-2014

UserProf Manuel Castells, University of Southern California.

HouseMill Lane Lecture Room 6.

ClockThursday 13 March 2014, 17:00-19:00

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Public Lecture: Internet and Society: the Culture of Autonomy

UserProf Manuel Castells, University of Southern California .

HouseArts School Room A, New Museum Site.

ClockMonday 10 March 2014, 17:00-18:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Statelessness in International Political and Legal Thought, 1921-1935

Comment: Duncan Kelly (Jesus College, Cambridge)

UserMira Siegelberg (Harvard University).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 10 March 2014, 17:00-18:45

Department of Politics and International Studies Research Seminar Series

Egypt and the Arab Spring

UserDr Maha Abdel-Rahman, Centre of Development Studies and POLIS.

HouseRoom 138, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road.

ClockMonday 10 March 2014, 17:00-18:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Edmund Burke and the French Revolution before the Reflections

UserRichard Bourke (Queen Mary, University of London).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 03 March 2014, 17:00-18:45

Contemporary Political Theory

Torture, Morality, and Law

UserMatthew Kramer (Cambridge).

HouseColeridge Room, Jesus College.

ClockFriday 28 February 2014, 13:00-14:30

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Independence for Catalonia?

UserDr Jeff Miley, Cambridge Sociology Department.

HouseSocial Sciences Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 25 February 2014, 12:30-14:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

'If it be without contention': Hobbes on Difference without Disagreement

Comment: Richard Tuck (Harvard University)

UserTeresa Bejan (Columbia University).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 24 February 2014, 17:00-18:45

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

The 20 Years Anniversary of the Zapatista Uprising: round-table and screening

Event organised by the Centre of Latin American Studies, Cambridge, and the Radical Americas Network

UserProf Rosalva Aida Hernandez (Simon Bolivar Chair, Cambridge), Prof John Gledhill (University of Manchester), Dr Sarah Washbrook (University of Oxford), Geoff Goodwin (UCL, Cambridge), Dr Jeff Miley (Sociology, Cambridge).

HouseSociology Department Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 18 February 2014, 14:30-18:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Bentham as Conspiracy Theorist

UserDavid Runciman (University of Cambridge).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 17 February 2014, 17:00-18:45

Contemporary Political Theory

Deaths That Matter: NOTE: SEMINAR CANCELLED

UserMoya Lloyd (Loughborough).

HouseColeridge Room, Jesus College.

ClockFriday 14 February 2014, 13:00-14:30

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

Researching Public Opinion and Political Accountability: Broadcasting and New Media in Contemporary African Context

UserCGHR's Politics and Interactive Media in Africa (PiMA) project roundtable (invitation/registration only).

HouseRoom 119 - Alison Richard Building, West Road, Cambridge.

ClockFriday 14 February 2014, 08:30-18:00

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Sociology of Intellectuals Reading Group: Sartre on Public Intellectualism

UserIntroduced by Prof Patrick Baert, Cambridge Sociology Department.

HouseSociology Department Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 11 February 2014, 09:30-11:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Philosophical History in Hannah Arendt’s Political Thought

Comment: Robert Fine (University of Warwick)

UserWaseem Yaqoob (Pembroke College, Cambridge).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 10 February 2014, 17:00-18:45

CISA Talks - Cambridge International Studies Association

Does Stealing from Foreigners Increase Quality of Life? How Expropriation Affects Domestic Human Rights

Chair/Discussant: Dr Nikitas Konstantinidis, POLIS, Cambridge

UserDr Noel P. Johnston, Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford.

HouseAlison Richards Building, 7 West Road (Sidgwick Site), Floor 3, Room: S3.

ClockMonday 03 February 2014, 17:30-19:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Postmarxism, Radical Democracy, and the Machiavellian Moment

UserWarren Breckman (University of Pennsylvania/Humboldt University).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 03 February 2014, 17:00-18:45

Europe Research Seminar Series

The future of EU Defence Policy.

UserDaniel Keohane, Senior Researcher and Head of Strategic Affairs, FRIDE.

HouseAlison Richards Building, 7 West Road (Sidgwick Site), Room: 119.

ClockFriday 31 January 2014, 16:00-17:30

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Resilient Liberalism

UserProf Mark Thatcher (Department of Government, LSE).

HouseSocial Sciences Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 28 January 2014, 12:30-14:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Radical Atheism: Jean Meslier in Context

Comment: Michael Sonenscher (King’s College, Cambridge)

UserCharles Devellennes (University of Kent).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 27 January 2014, 17:00-18:45

Department of Politics and International Studies Research Seminar Series

Was the First World War a just war?

UserNigel Biggar, Regius Professor of Moral and Pastoral Theology, Oxford University.

HouseRoom 138, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road.

ClockMonday 27 January 2014, 17:00-18:30

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Is Austerity good for our Health?

UserProf Larry King, Cambridge Sociology Department.

HouseYusuf Hamied Lecture Theatre, Christ's College.

ClockThursday 23 January 2014, 18:00-19:00

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

Conflict and Crisis in South Sudan: Roundtable

UserDr Sharath Srinivasan (CGHR/POLIS, University of Cambridge), Peter Ajak (PhD Student, POLIS) and Dr Laura James (Independent Consultant and Former Economic Adviser to African Union High-Level Implementation Panel for Sudan).

HouseS1, Alison Richard Building, Sidgwick Site, 7 West Rd, CB3 9DT.

ClockWednesday 22 January 2014, 13:00-14:00

CISA

Evidence-Based Policy: Doing it Better

UserDr. Nancy Cartwright, Professor of Philosophy at Durham University, LSE, and University of California at San Diego; Director of the Durham Centre for Humanities Engaging Science and Society; Fellow of the British Academy.

HouseSG1, Alison Richard Building, Sidgwick Site.

ClockThursday 12 December 2013, 17:00-19:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

E. P. Thompson, Judith Shklar and the Implications of 'Antipolitics'

Comment: Stefan Collini (Cambridge)

UserTim Rogan (St Catharine's College, Cambridge) .

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 02 December 2013, 17:00-18:45

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Afghanistan Post-2014: what does the future hold?

UserHE M Daud Yaar, Ambassador of Afghanistan to the UK.

HouseSocial Sciences Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 26 November 2013, 15:45-17:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Kant on Rebellion and the Mere Idea of Popular Rule

UserChristopher Meckstroth (University of Cambridge).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 25 November 2013, 17:00-18:45

Contemporary Political Theory

Crimes Against Humanity, and Future People

UserCatriona McKinnon (Reading).

HouseColeridge Room, Jesus College.

ClockFriday 22 November 2013, 13:00-14:30

Cambridge-Africa Programme

Africa's digital communications revolution: Valuing new voices in African public spheres

This seminar is part of the King's/Cambridge-Africa Seminar Series

UserDr Sharath Srinivasan (Fellow of King's College, Cambridge); Director, Centre of Governance and Human Rights (CGHR), Cambridge.

HouseBeves Room, King's College, Cambridge, CB2 1ST.

ClockThursday 21 November 2013, 18:00-19:00

Europe Research Seminar Series

War Without Americans: the real challenge for the European Council on Defence

UserProfessor Sven Biscop, Egmont – The Royal Institute for International Relations.

HouseAlison Richards Building, 7 West Road (Sidgwick Site), Room: 138.

ClockFriday 15 November 2013, 14:00-16:00

POLIS events and lectures

King Rama X: The Thai Monarchy and Democracy

UserPavin Chachavalpongpun (Kyoto University).

HouseLecture Block Room 8 (Sidgwick site).

ClockFriday 15 November 2013, 12:00-13:00

Europe Research Seminar Series

Norms Resistance in European Foreign Policy: The Case of the European External Action Service

UserProf Sophie Vanhoonacker, University of Maastricht and Visiting Fellow at Pembroke College.

HouseAlison Richards Building, 7 West Road (Sidgwick Site), Room: S2.

ClockTuesday 12 November 2013, 17:00-18:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Citizenship, War and the Origins of International Ethics in American Political Philosophy 1960-1975

Comment: Christopher Brooke (University of Bristol)

UserKatrina Forrester (St John's College, Cambridge) .

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 04 November 2013, 17:00-18:45

Political Thought and Intellectual History

What Makes Representation Democratic?

UserSofia Näsström (Uppsala University).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 28 October 2013, 17:00-18:45

CISA Talks - Cambridge International Studies Association

Panel “What’s left? The European left beyond the Third Way”

The panel will be chaired by prof. Andrew Gamble (Cambridge, POLIS)

UserDr. Stephen Driver (Roehampton); Prof. Marc Lazar (SciencesPo Paris); Prof. Luke Martell (Sussex); Prof. William Paterson (Aston).

HouseAlison Richards Building, 7 West Road (Sidgwick Site), Room: S2.

ClockFriday 25 October 2013, 17:00-19:00

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Power in the Global Age: symposium with Michael Mann

UserProf Michael Mann, Prof Anthony Giddens, Prof Goran Therborn, Prof Sylvia Walby, Prof Christopher Bayly.

HouseSt John's College Divinity School.

ClockFriday 25 October 2013, 14:00-17:30

Contemporary Political Theory

Benificence and Blackmail

UserBen Colburn (Glasgow).

HouseColeridge Room, Jesus College.

ClockFriday 25 October 2013, 13:00-14:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Not Talking But Thinking: Democratic Deliberation in Classical Athens

Comment: David Runciman (POLIS)

UserDaniela Cammack (Harvard Society of Fellows) .

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 21 October 2013, 17:00-18:45

Europe Research Seminar Series

Policy-Making in EU Security and Defense: An Institutional Perspective

UserDr Hylke Dijkstra, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford.

HouseAlison Richards Building, 7 West Road (Sidgwick Site), Room: 138.

ClockFriday 18 October 2013, 14:00-16:00

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

'Africa's Voices' project seminar

UserDr Sharath Srinivasan (CGHR) and Dr Claudia Abreu Lopes (CGHR) .

HouseRoom S1, Alison Richard Building, Sidgwick Site, 7 West Rd, CB3 9DT.

ClockWednesday 16 October 2013, 13:00-14:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

What is Liberalism?

UserDuncan Bell (Christ's College).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 14 October 2013, 17:00-18:45

CISA Talks - Cambridge International Studies Association

Panel ‘2013 German Elections’

UserDr. Waltraud Schelkle, (LSE); Dr. Pieter Van Houten (Cambridge).

HouseAlison Richards Building, 7 West Road (Sidgwick Site), Room: S2.

ClockFriday 11 October 2013, 17:15-19:00

Contemporary Political Theory

Moral and Institutional Desert

UserJules Holroyd (Nottingham).

HouseColeridge Room, Jesus College.

ClockFriday 11 October 2013, 13:00-14:30

POLIS events and lectures

Alcuin Lecture 2013, Is there a future for the European Union - and with Britain in it?

Applications to attend should be received by 12 noon on 31 May, please email cahg2@cam.ac.uk

UserProfessor Loukas Tsoukalis, University of Athens, President of ELIAMEP.

HouseRiley.

ClockWednesday 05 June 2013, 17:00-18:00

POLIS events and lectures

Symposium on The Future of Deadly conflict is Optimism Defensible

Note online registration required

UserHumanitas Visiting Professor: Gareth Evans.

HouseThe Pitt Building, Trumpington Street.

ClockTuesday 14 May 2013, 14:00-18:00

POLIS events and lectures

Eliminating Nuclear Weapons: An Impossible Dream?

UserHumanitas Visiting Professor: Gareth Evans.

HouseMill Lane Lecture Halls.

ClockMonday 13 May 2013, 17:00-19:00

POLIS events and lectures

Ending Mass Atrocity crimes: A Hopeless Dream

UserHumanitas Visiting Professor: Gareth Evans.

HouseMill Lane Lecture Halls.

ClockFriday 10 May 2013, 17:00-19:00

POLIS events and lectures

Ending the Deadly Conflict: A Naive Dream?

UserHumanitas Visiting Professor: Gareth Evans.

HouseMill Lane Lecture Halls.

ClockWednesday 08 May 2013, 17:00-19:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

J. G. A. Pocock and the Idea of the 'Cambridge School' in the History of Political Thought

Comment: Richard Bourke (Queen Mary)

UserSam James (Jesus College, Cambridge).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 06 May 2013, 17:00-18:45

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

Reflections on the Kenyan Elections - A Panel Discussion

UserProfessor John Lonsdale (Trinity College, Cambridge); Professor Bruce Berman (Queen's University, Ontario; Smuts Visiting Research Fellow); Njoki Wamai (PhD Student, POLIS).

HouseRoom SG2, Alison Richard Building, Sidgwick Site, 7 West Rd, CB3 9DT.

ClockMonday 11 March 2013, 13:00-14:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

'Society' in British Political Thought, c. 1930 to 1960: Some Rival Conceptions of 'Positivism'

Joint Session with the Modern British History Seminar

UserJose Harris (University of Oxford).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 04 March 2013, 17:00-18:45

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

When Authoritarianism fails in the Arab World: understanding the recourse to the Muslim lexicon

UserDr Francois Burgat, director of research at the CNRS (National Centre for Scientific Research).

HouseRoom SG1, Alison Richard Building, Sidgwick Site, 7 West Rd, CB3 9DT.

ClockThursday 28 February 2013, 17:00-18:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Malthus and the Doctrine of Utility

Commentator: Donald Winch (University of Sussex)

UserNiall O'Flaherty (King's College, London).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 25 February 2013, 17:00-18:45

POLIS events and lectures

'What is British foreign policy for?’

UserProf. Christopher Hill.

HousePembroke College.

ClockTuesday 19 February 2013, 17:30-00:00

POLIS events and lectures

'What is British foreign policy for?’

UserProf. Christopher Hill.

HousePembroke College.

ClockTuesday 19 February 2013, 17:30-19:00

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

The Last Campaign

UserProf Jeffrey Alexander, Pitt Professor for 2012-13.

HouseMill Lane Lecture Room 3.

ClockTuesday 19 February 2013, 17:00-19:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

'This Melancholy Labyrinth': Magistrates and Order in the Early Nineteenth-Century British Empire

Commentator: Michael Lobban (Queen Mary, London)

UserLauren Benton (New York University).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 18 February 2013, 17:00-18:45

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Obama in Power

UserProf Jeffrey Alexander, Pitt Professor for 2012-13.

HouseMill Lane Lecture Room 3.

ClockTuesday 12 February 2013, 17:00-19:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Histories of Thought and Comparative Political Theory: The Thesis of 'Chinese Origins for Western Knowledge,' 1860-1895

Commentator: John Dunn (King's College, Cambridge)

UserLeigh Jenco (London School of Economics and Political Science).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 11 February 2013, 17:00-18:45

POLIS Staff and PhD Student Colloquium

Politics and The Sacred

Hard copies available at the POLIS office. Digital copies by request.

UserDr Harald Wydra, St Catharine's College/POLIS.

HouseSeminar Room 119, Alison Richard Building (ARB), Sidgwick Site.

ClockTuesday 05 February 2013, 17:00-18:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

The Charismatic Sword: Thomas Müntzer’s Theology of Violence

UserMatthias Riedl (Central European University).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 04 February 2013, 17:00-18:45

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

The Importance of Being Civil

UserPROF JOHN HALL (Mc Gill University, Quebec).

HouseSocial Sciences Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 29 January 2013, 12:30-14:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

The Third Earl of Shaftesbury and the Defence of Humane Learning

Commentator: Richard Serjeantson (Trinity College, Cambridge)

UserKaren Collis (University of Oxford).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 28 January 2013, 17:00-18:45

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

From Suez to Sudan: UN Peacekeeping in Africa

UserDr. Adekeye Adebajo, Executive Director of the Centre for Conflict Resolution (CCR), Cape Town, South Africa.

HouseRoom 119, Alison Richard Building, Sidgwick Site, 7 West Rd, CB3 9DT.

ClockMonday 21 January 2013, 13:00-14:00

European Research Group

Workshop: St Malo’s impetus for European Security and Defence: Much Ado about Nothing?!

UserCRASSH, in cooperation with POLIS, University of Birmingham and the Global Governance Institute.

House Room SG1, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DT.

ClockFriday 07 December 2012, 14:00-18:00

CISA Talks - Cambridge International Studies Association

Panel on the Politics of Wellbeing

UserAvner Offer (Oxford), Jules Evans (Queen Mary, University of London), Felicia Huppert (Cambridge).

HouseAlison Richards Building, 7 West Road (Sidgwick Site), Room: S2.

ClockWednesday 21 November 2012, 17:00-18:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

The Passions in Hobbes's Political Philosophy

Comment: Michael Edwards (University of Cambridge)

UserRaffaella Santi (University of Urbino).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 19 November 2012, 17:00-18:45

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Historicisms and counter-historicisms in the seventeenth century

Comment: Scott Mandelbrote (Cambridge)

UserNick Hardy (University of Cambridge).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 12 November 2012, 17:00-18:45

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Hobbes and Sexual Desire

UserNoel Malcolm (All Souls College, University of Oxford).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 05 November 2012, 17:00-18:45

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

The Return of Class.

UserPROF GORAN THERBORN (Cambridge University, Sociology).

HouseSocial Sciences Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 30 October 2012, 12:30-14:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

The nature of dominion in De Justa Reipublicae Christianae Authoritate (1590)

Comment: Harro Hopfl (Essex)

UserSophie Nicholls (University of Oxford).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 29 October 2012, 17:00-18:45

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Authority: Some Fables

UserRaymond Geuss (Faculty of Philosophy, University of Cambridge).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 22 October 2012, 17:00-18:45

Contemporary Political Theory

Freedom as Independence

UserLaura Valentini (UCL).

HouseRoom 138, Alison Richard Building.

ClockFriday 12 October 2012, 13:00-14:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Kant and Vattel in Context: Cosmopolitan Philosophy and Diplomatic Casuistry

Commentator: Isaac Nakhimovsky (University of Cambridge)

UserIan Hunter (University of Queensland).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 08 October 2012, 17:00-18:45

jti20's list

Balzan-Skinner Lecture and Colloquium 2012

John Locke and the Fable of Liberalism

UserDr Tim Stanton and others.

HouseCRASSH, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DT.

ClockFriday 05 October 2012, 10:00-17:00

Centre of International Studies Lectures and Events

The Hague Tribunal and the Serbian Elites

UserSonja Biserko, Eric Lane Fellow - Clare College and President of the Helsinki Committee for Human Rights in Serbia.

HouseS2, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road.

ClockWednesday 13 June 2012, 16:30-17:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

The power of persuasion in Plato

UserJill Frank (University of South Carolina).

HouseBeves Room, King’s College.

ClockMonday 28 May 2012, 17:00-18:45

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

'Human-centred' development? Rethinking 'freedom' and 'agency'

UserProfessor David Chandler, Research Director of the Centre for the Study of Democracy, University of Westminster.

HouseRoom S1, Alison Richard Building, Sidgwick Site, 7 West Rd, CB3 9DT.

ClockFriday 18 May 2012, 14:00-16:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Roman Liberty

UserMalcolm Schofield (University of Cambridge).

HouseBeves Room, King’s College.

ClockMonday 14 May 2012, 17:00-18:45

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

CGHR Roundtable: Crisis in the Sudans

UserDr Sarah Nouwen (Cambridge), Ms Benedetta De Alessi (SOAS), Dr Sharath Srinivasan (CGHR).

HouseRoom S2, Alison Richard Building, Sidgwick Site, 7 West Rd, CB3 9DT.

ClockWednesday 09 May 2012, 17:00-18:30

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Conceptualising the Quality of Employment

UserDr B Burchell (Cambridge Sociology Division)m Dr K Sehnbruch (University of Chile).

HouseSocial Sciences Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 08 May 2012, 12:30-14:00

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

The Future of Capitalism

UserProfessor Michael Mann (UCLA).

HouseMill Lane Lecture Room 9.

ClockWednesday 02 May 2012, 17:00-19:00

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

Political Transition in Myanmar (Burma)

UserSanjay Pulipaka (Pavate Visiting Fellow, Cambridge; Fellow, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies, Kolkata India).

HouseS1, Alison Richard Building, Sidgwick Site, 7 West Rd, CB3 9DT.

ClockWednesday 02 May 2012, 17:00-18:30

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

Workshop: People’s Power in the Struggle for Freedom

UserJack DuVall, International Center on Non-Violent Conflict (ICNC) President, Dr. Maciej Bartkowski, ICNC Senior Director, Hardy Merriman, ICNC Senior Advisor, Professor Howard Barrell, Arwa Hassan, International Development Specialist.

HouseRoom 138, Alison Richard Building, Sidgwick Site, 7 West Rd, CB3 9DT.

ClockTuesday 01 May 2012, 10:00-17:00

European Research Group

Workshop - 'Managing Migration and Asylum in Europe: Current Challenges and Policy Responses'

UserFor all speakers, see http://cambridgemigrationworkshop2012.blogspot.com/.

HouseRobinson College, Cambridge.

ClockFriday 16 March 2012, 00:00-00:00

European Research Group

'Faltering alliances and emerging faultlines: the political complexities of EU immigration policy'

Lecture followed by a drinks reception. For more information, see http://cambridgemigrationworkshop2012.blogspot.com/

UserElizabeth Collett Director, Migration Policy Institute Europe and Senior Advisor to the Transatlantic Council on Migration.

HouseUmney Theatre, Robinson College, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 15 March 2012, 17:30-19:00

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

CGHR Expert Practitioner Series: Working in Human Rights, Peacebuilding, Humanitarian Aid and Development

UserRebecca Dale - UK Department for International Development, Senior Conflict Advisor.

HouseAlison Richard Building, Sidgwick Site.

ClockWednesday 14 March 2012, 17:00-18:30

Department of Politics and International Studies Research Seminar Series

The future of the CSDP

RESCHEDULED

UserDr Mette Eilstrup-Sangiovanni, POLIS.

HouseS3, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road.

ClockWednesday 14 March 2012, 14:00-15:30

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Social Mobility over three Generations in Britain

UserDr Tak Wing Chan (University of Oxford) and Dr Vikki Boliver (Durham University).

HouseSocial Sciences Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 13 March 2012, 12:30-14:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Republicanism and Empire in Britain and France 1763-1815

Held jointly with the Modern European History Seminar

UserRichard Whatmore (University of Sussex).

HouseKnox Shaw Room, Sidney Sussex College.

ClockMonday 20 February 2012, 17:00-18:45

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Sismondi contra Rousseau

UserTom Hopkins (University of Helsinki).

HouseKeynes Hall, King’s College.

ClockMonday 13 February 2012, 17:00-18:45

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Jean Bodin, oeconomics and politics

UserAnna Becker (University of Basle).

HouseKeynes Hall, King’s College.

ClockMonday 30 January 2012, 17:00-18:45

CISA Talks - Cambridge International Studies Association

The EU as a Global Conflict Manager

UserStefan Wolff, Professor of International Security, University of Birmingham.

HouseAlison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DT.

ClockWednesday 25 January 2012, 18:00-19:30

CISA Talks - Cambridge International Studies Association

Egypt Study Trip

UserEgypt Study Trip organised by CISA.

HouseAlison Richard Building, 7 West Road, room 138.

ClockWednesday 25 January 2012, 17:00-18:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Civil Religion: a window into perennial themes in political philosophy

UserRonald Beiner (University of Toronto and Clare Hall).

HouseKeynes Hall, King’s College.

ClockMonday 23 January 2012, 17:00-18:45

CISA Talks - Cambridge International Studies Association

Democracy and Governance in Afghanistan: What has been achieved?

UserJoseph Brinker USAID, Senior Democracy and Governance Advisor - Afghanistan/Pakistan Affairs.

HouseSenior Common Room, 17 Mill Lane, Cambridge CB2 1RX.

ClockTuesday 06 December 2011, 17:00-18:30

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

Rising China and Global Justice

UserProfessor Ian Holliday, University of Hong Kong.

HouseSenior Common Room, 17 Mill Lane, Cambridge CB2 1RX.

ClockTuesday 29 November 2011, 13:00-14:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Regalism and Enlightenment in Eighteenth-Century Naples

UserGirolamo Imbruglia (University of Naples, l'Orientale).

HouseKeynes Hall, King’s College.

ClockMonday 21 November 2011, 17:00-18:45

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Retooling Reproductive Sustance: IVF as a stem technology

UserProf Sarah Franklin, Cambridge Sociology Department.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 15 November 2011, 12:30-14:00

CISA Talks - Cambridge International Studies Association

Marking the 70th anniversary of Pearl Harbor: How the US created the UN to win the war and the implications for IR

UserDr Dan Plesch, Director of the Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy School of Oriental and African Studies.

HouseSenior Common Room, 17 Mill Lane, Cambridge CB2 1RX.

ClockMonday 14 November 2011, 17:00-18:30

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

Beyond revolutions: the use of ICTs for political mobilization and participation in Sub-Saharan Africa

Workshop participation is limited: to register your interest, please email Iginio Gagliardone (ig282@cam.ac.uk) describing your background and why you would like to participate.

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseCRASSH, 17 Mill Lane, Cambridge CB2 1RX.

ClockFriday 11 November 2011, 09:00-17:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

A social and cultural history of early modern keywords and concepts

UserMark Knights (University of Warwick) and Phil Withington (University of Cambridge).

HouseKeynes Hall, King’s College.

ClockMonday 07 November 2011, 17:00-18:45

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

Political Change and the Politics of Small Things

UserDr Mohammad M Mojahedi, CRASSH and CGHR Visiting Associate.

HouseSenior Common Room, 17 Mill Lane, Cambridge CB2 1RX.

ClockMonday 07 November 2011, 13:00-14:00

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

State of Citizenship: Contexts and Cultures of Public Engagement and Citizen Action

UserProfessor Andrea Cornwall, Institute of Development Studies Sussex University.

HouseSenior Common Room, 17 Mill Lane, Cambridge CB2 1RX.

ClockWednesday 02 November 2011, 17:00-18:30

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Cambridge Festival of Ideas event: Contemporary revolution in religious life

UserDr David Lehmann, Cambridge Sociology Division, Department of Social Sciences.

HouseMill Lane Lecture Room 9.

ClockTuesday 25 October 2011, 17:30-18:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Women, freedom and equality: Margaret Cavendish and Mary Astell

UserSarah Hutton (University of Wales Aberystwyth and Wolfson College, Cambridge.

HouseKeynes Hall, King’s College.

ClockMonday 24 October 2011, 17:00-18:45

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Cambridge Festival of Ideas event: The rise of Sartre and French existentialism

UserDr Patrick Baert, Cambridge Sociology Division, Department of Social Sciences.

HouseFaculty of English.

ClockSaturday 22 October 2011, 15:00-16:00

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Cambridge Festival of Ideas event: The Left in Crisis: what is next?

UserProf Saskia Sassen (Columbia University) and Prof Richard Sennett (New York University and London School of Economics).

HouseFaculty of Law.

ClockSaturday 22 October 2011, 11:00-12:00

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Cambridge Festival of Ideas event: The Creative Campus

UserDr David Fowler, Cambridge Sociology Division, Department of Social Sciences.

HouseMill Lane Lecture Room 9.

ClockThursday 20 October 2011, 17:30-18:30

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Cambridge Festival of Ideas event: Why do people works so hard?

UserDr Brendan Bruchell, Cambridge Sociology Division, Department of Social Sciences.

HouseMill Lane Lecture Room 9.

ClockWednesday 19 October 2011, 17:30-18:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Three Views of Democracy

UserDavid Runciman (University of Cambridge).

HouseKeynes Hall, King’s College.

ClockMonday 10 October 2011, 17:00-18:45

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

'Facts on the Ground' and the Subversion of the Global in Israeli Activism

UserFiona Wright, PhD Candidate, Department of Social Anthropology, University of Cambridge.

HouseSenior Common Room, 17 Mill Lane, Cambridge CB2 1RX.

ClockMonday 10 October 2011, 13:00-14:00

Contemporary Political Theory

The Idea of Immanent Criticism

UserGordon Finlayson (Sussex).

HouseSeminar Room G, 2nd Floor, 17 Mill Lane.

ClockFriday 07 October 2011, 13:00-14:30

CISA Talks - Cambridge International Studies Association

CISA Annual Garden Party

Members free entry, non-members 3£

UserGarden Party.

HouseTrinity Hall, Fellows Garden.

ClockWednesday 15 June 2011, 15:00-18:00

POLIS Staff and PhD Student Colloquium

Exlusionary Rhetoric- Expansionist Policies? Reflections on the Italian Centre-Right Immigration Approaches

Please join us for a discussion of Elif''s recent work. Hard copies of the paper will be available from the CIS office in Mill Lane in the week before the Colloquium. Alternatively e-mail Elif Cetin at ec409@cam.ac.uk for a copy.

UserElif Cetin, PhD Candidate, POLIS, University of Cambridge.

HouseSeminar Room B, 17 Mill Lane.

ClockTuesday 07 June 2011, 17:00-18:00

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

Urban governance as labour rights: The case of transport workers in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

CGHR Research Group

UserDr Matteo Rizzo, Smuts Researcher in African Studies, University of Cambridge.

HouseSenior Common Room, 17 Mill Lane, Cambridge CB2 1RX.

ClockMonday 06 June 2011, 12:30-14:00

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

From SPS [PPSIS] to The House of Commons: Social Science, Evidence and Policy

Stella Creasy graduated from Social and Political Sciences Tripos (now PPS) and Magdalene College in 1999, and was elected as a Labour MP in 2010. Between these two she worked as a councillor in local government, obtained a PhD in social psychology from

UserStella Creasy, MP, PhD.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockThursday 02 June 2011, 16:00-17:30

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

PUBLIC LECTURE: Cooperation

UserProf Richard Sennett, Distinguised Visiting Professor at Cambridge Sociology Department.

HouseMill Lane Lecture Room 9.

ClockTuesday 24 May 2011, 17:00-19:00

POLIS Staff and PhD Student Colloquium

Sailing with the Sea Shepherds: Preliminary Findings from Participant Observation of Anti-whaling Direct Action in the Southern Ocean

Please join us for a discussion of Teale's recent work. Hard copies of the paper will be available from the CIS office in Mill Lane in the week before the Colloquium. Alternatively e-mail Elif Cetin at ec409@cam.ac.uk for a copy.

UserTeale Phelps Bondaroff, PhD candidate, POLIS, University of Cambridge.

HouseSeminar Room B, 17 Mill Lane.

ClockTuesday 24 May 2011, 17:00-18:00

POLIS Staff and PhD Student Colloquium

Migration Systems, Pioneers and the Role of Agency

Please join us for a discussion of Agnieszka's recent work. Hard copies of the paper will be available from the CIS office in Mill Lane in the week before the Colloquium. Alternatively e-mail Elif Cetin at ec409@cam.ac.uk for a copy.

UserAgnieszka Kubal, International Migration Institute (IMI), Research Fellow, Department of International Development, University of Oxford.

HouseSeminar Room B, 17 Mill Lane.

ClockTuesday 10 May 2011, 17:00-18:00

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Emergent logics of expulsion: beyond social exclusion

UserProf Saskia Sassen, Distinguished Visiting Scholar at Cambridge Sociology Department.

HouseMill Lane Lecture Room 9.

ClockMonday 09 May 2011, 17:15-18:15

Political Thought and Intellectual History

John Locke in liberal memory

UserJeffrey Collins (Toronto /Clare Hall).

HouseKeynes Hall, King’s College.

ClockMonday 09 May 2011, 17:00-18:45

CISA Talks - Cambridge International Studies Association

The transformation of Turkey from Empire to Republic

UserFatma Müge Göçek, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Michigan - Ann Arbor.

HouseSenior Common room of the Centre of International Studies (17 Mill Lane, 1st floor).

ClockMonday 09 May 2011, 17:00-18:30

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

Conspiracy Theories As Social Imaginary: The Case of Blackwater in Pakistan

CGHR Research Group

User Dr. Humeira Iqtidar, Lecturer in Politics, King's College London.

HouseSenior Common Room, 17 Mill Lane, Cambridge CB2 1RX.

ClockMonday 09 May 2011, 12:30-14:00

POLIS Staff and PhD Student Colloquium

Defining Dependence- The Hydrocarbon Society and the Dangers of Foreign Oil

Please join us for a discussion of Sebastian's recent work. Hard copies of the paper will be available from the CIS office in Mill Lane in the week before the Colloquium. Alternatively e-mail Elif Cetin at ec409@cam.ac.uk for a copy.

UserSebastian Herbstreuth, PhD candidate, POLIS, University of Cambridge.

HouseSeminar Room B, 17 Mill Lane.

ClockTuesday 26 April 2011, 17:00-18:00

European Research Group

How to Manage Europe's Decline

UserRichard Youngs, Director General, FRIDE and Assistant Professor, University of Warwick.

HouseSenior Common Room, POLIS, 17 Mill Lane.

ClockFriday 18 March 2011, 14:00-15:30

POLIS Staff and PhD Student Colloquium

Politics of international administration of post-conflict societies

Please join us for a discussion of Mateja's recent work. Hard copies of the paper will be available from the CIS office in Mill Lane in the week before the Colloquium. Alternatively e-mail Elif Cetin at ec409@cam.ac.uk for a copy.

UserMateja Peter, PhD candidate (final year), POLIS, University of Cambridge.

HouseSeminar Room B, 17 Mill Lane.

ClockTuesday 08 March 2011, 17:00-18:00

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

Human Rights education and the Palestinian Authority Security Services

CGHR Research Group

UserDr Lori Allen, University Lecturer in Contemporary Middle Eastern Politics and Society.

HouseSenior Common Room, 17 Mill Lane, Cambridge CB2 1RX.

ClockMonday 07 March 2011, 12:30-14:00

Centre of International Studies Lectures and Events

Kosovo's Emergence as a European Nation

UserHE Dr Muhamet Hamiti, Ambassador of the Republic of Kosovo to the United Kingdom.

HouseRiley Auditorium, Clare College, Memorial Court, Queen's Road, Cambridge, CB3 9AJ.

ClockTuesday 01 March 2011, 17:30-19:00

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Erotic Capital: Extending Bourdieu

UserDr Catherine Hakim, London School of Economics.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 01 March 2011, 12:30-14:00

POLIS Staff and PhD Student Colloquium

Why WTO? Forum Shopping for New Aid for Trade Regime

Please join us for a discussion of Dan's on-going research. Hard copies of the paper will be available from the CIS office in Mill Lane in the week before the Colloquium. Alternatively e-mail Elif Cetin at ec409@cam.ac.uk for a copy.

UserDan Kim, PhD student (3rd year), POLIS, University of Cambridge.

HouseSeminar Room B, 17 Mill Lane.

ClockFriday 25 February 2011, 17:00-18:00

Jean Monnet - Marie Curie Seminar Series

The politics of EU energy policy

UserDavid Buchan, Senior Research Fellow, Oxford Institute for Energy Studies.

House Senior Common Room, Polis, 17 Mill Lane..

ClockThursday 24 February 2011, 17:00-18:30

Centre of International Studies Lectures and Events

The Case of Multilateralism

UserSir Emyr Jones Parry - Former British Permanent Representative to the United Nations.

House Senior Common Room, Polis, 17 Mill Lane..

ClockThursday 24 February 2011, 13:00-14:00

CISA Talks - Cambridge International Studies Association

Rising Powers and Global Order

Joint event with the Centre for Rising Powers

UserAndrew Hurrell (University of Oxford) chaired by Amrita Narlikar (Director of CRP).

HouseSenior Common room of the Centre of International Studies (17 Mill Lane, 1st floor).

ClockTuesday 22 February 2011, 17:00-18:30

Centre of International Studies Lectures and Events

The rule of law in Afghanistan. Missing in inaction

UserDr Whit Mason, The University of New South Wales, Sydney.

House Senior Common Room, Polis, 17 Mill Lane..

ClockTuesday 22 February 2011, 13:00-14:00

Contemporary Political Theory

The Relevance of the Real World

UserNic Southwood, ANU/Oxford.

HouseNihon Room, Pembroke College.

ClockFriday 18 February 2011, 13:00-14:30

Centre of International Studies Lectures and Events

The G8/G20: the Core of Global Leadership?

UserSir Jon Cunliffe, Prime Minister's Adviser on Europe and Global Issues.

House Senior Common Room, Polis, 17 Mill Lane..

ClockFriday 18 February 2011, 12:30-13:30

CISA Talks - Cambridge International Studies Association

Screening of Oliver Stone's 'South of the Border' followed by Panel Discussion

Joint event with the Centre of International Studies and the Centre of Latin American Studies

UserPanel chaired by Brendan Simms (Director of CIS) including Par Engstrom (SAS, Uni London), Fabienne Viala, Marta de Magalhaes and Michael Kuczynski (CLAS).

HouseSenior Common room of the Centre of International Studies (17 Mill Lane, 1st floor).

ClockWednesday 16 February 2011, 17:00-20:30

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

Human Rights and Academic Freedom

UserMr S Dakarai, Mrs Latefa Guemar, Dr Terrence Karran, Dr Julian Huppert.

HouseCRASSH, 17 Mill Lane, Cambridge CB2 1RX.

ClockFriday 11 February 2011, 17:00-19:00

Jean Monnet - Marie Curie Seminar Series

The EU as a Diplomatic Actor in the Post-Lisbon Era'

UserMichael Smith, Jean Monnet Professor of European Politics, University of Loughborough.

House Senior Common Room, Polis, 17 Mill Lane..

ClockThursday 10 February 2011, 17:00-18:30

CISA Talks - Cambridge International Studies Association

The Comparative Politics of Human Rights

Jointly organized with the Centre of Governance and Human Rights

UserDr Todd Landman (University of Essex).

HouseSenior Common room of the Centre of International Studies (17 Mill Lane, 1st floor).

ClockWednesday 09 February 2011, 17:00-18:30

POLIS Staff and PhD Student Colloquium

The role of national parliaments in post-Lisbon Europe

Please join us for a discussion of Julie's recent work. Hard copies of the paper will be available from the CIS office in Mill Lane in the week before the Colloquium. Alternatively e-mail Elif Cetin at ec409@cam.ac.uk for a copy.

UserDr Julie Smith, Senior Lecturer, POLIS, University of Cambridge.

HouseSeminar Room B, 17 Mill Lane.

ClockTuesday 08 February 2011, 17:00-18:00

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Migration and the rise of the radical right in Europe

UserProf Montserrat Guibernau, Professor of Politics, Queen Mary University of London.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 08 February 2011, 12:30-14:00

Centre of International Studies Lectures and Events

The Egyptian Crisis

UserDr George Joffe, POLIS and Dr Maha Abdel-Rahman, POLIS.

HouseSeminar A, Polis, 17 Mill Lane..

ClockMonday 07 February 2011, 13:00-14:00

Department of Politics and International Studies Research Seminar Series

Oxford Handbook of Local and Regional Democracy

UserProfessor John Loughlin, St Edmund's and Professor John Dunn, King's College Cambridge.

HouseSCR, 17 Mill Lane.

ClockFriday 04 February 2011, 17:00-19:00

European Research Group

The EU's Strategic Partnerships: What They Tell us about the World and about Europe

UserJoao Marques de Almeida, European Political Adviser to Commission President J.M. Barroso, Head of Global Dialogue Sector - BEPA).

HouseSenior Common Room, POLIS, 17 Mill Lane.

ClockFriday 04 February 2011, 14:00-15:30

Contemporary Political Theory

The Arrogance of Politics: A Hallmark of Thinking Politically

UserMichael Freeden, University of Oxford.

HouseNihon Room, Pembroke College.

ClockFriday 04 February 2011, 13:00-14:30

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

Climate Change in Africa

UserDr Camilla Toulmin (Director of the International Institute for Environment and Development).

HouseSenior Common Room, 17 Mill Lane, Cambridge CB2 1RX.

ClockTuesday 01 February 2011, 17:00-18:30

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

The Nature of Empathy

UserProf Simon Baron-Cohen, Department of Psychiatry, Cambridge.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 01 February 2011, 12:30-14:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Republic and Mixed Government: Machiavelli and Aristotle

UserPasquale Pasquino (New York University / CNRS).

HouseKeynes Hall, King’s College.

ClockMonday 31 January 2011, 17:00-18:45

Jean Monnet - Marie Curie Seminar Series

Has the Lisbon Treaty made the EU more democratic?

UserMichael Shackleton, UK Office of the European Parliament.

House Senior Common Room, Polis, 17 Mill Lane..

ClockThursday 27 January 2011, 17:00-18:30

POLIS Staff and PhD Student Colloquium

'Resilience: aiming for security in an age of risk'

Please join us for a discussion of Olaf's recent work. Hard copies of the paper will be available from the CIS office in Mill Lane in the week before the Colloquium. Alternatively e-mail Elif Cetin at ec409@cam.ac.uk for a copy.

UserDr. Olaf Corry, Research Associate, Cambridge Judge Business School, University of Cambridge.

HouseSeminar Room B, 17 Mill Lane.

ClockTuesday 25 January 2011, 17:00-18:00

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

The Sociology of Resentment: the American Tea Party Movement

UserProf Bryan Turner, University of Western Sidney.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 25 January 2011, 12:30-14:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

James Mill on the French Revolution

UserAnna Plassart (Christ Church, Oxford).

HouseKeynes Hall, King’s College.

ClockMonday 24 January 2011, 17:00-18:45

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

The integration of human rights into official development assistance: towards reorienting South Korea’s ODA policy

CGHR Research Group

UserSoo Hee Choi, Visiting Associate, Centre of Governance and Human Rights, University of Cambridge, International Relations Officer, Communications and Cooperation Division, National Human Rights Commission of Korea.

HouseSenior Common Room, 17 Mill Lane, Cambridge CB2 1RX.

ClockMonday 24 January 2011, 12:30-14:00

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Conference: Digital Diasporas: Migration, ICTs and Transnationalism

UserConvenor: Dr Mirca Madianou (Sociology and Lucy Cavendish College, Cambridge).

HouseCRASSH, 17 Mill Lane.

ClockFriday 14 January 2011, 00:00-00:00

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Conference: Digital Diasporas: Migration, ICTs and Transnationalism

UserConvenor: Dr Mirca Madianou (Sociology and Lucy Cavendish College, Cambridge).

HouseCRASSH, 17 Mill Lane.

ClockThursday 13 January 2011, 00:00-00:00

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Seminar: Greater gender equality, (un)happier families?

UserProfessor Karen Henwood, Cardiff University Professor; Janet Walker, University of Newcastle; Lynn Prince Cooke, University of Kent; Emilia Del Bono, Institute for Social & Economic Research; Vanessa Gash, University of Manchester; Denise Hawke.

HouseMond Building Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockThursday 09 December 2010, 10:00-16:30

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

State of Anxiety: Ongoing research on security and sovereign practices in Indonesia

CGHR Research Group

UserDr Laurens Bakker, Faculty of Law, University of Leiden.

HouseSenior Common Room, 17 Mill Lane, Cambridge CB2 1RX.

ClockMonday 06 December 2010, 12:30-14:00

Jean Monnet - Marie Curie Seminar Series

Immigration Policy in Italy

UserLuca Einaudi, University of Cambridge, Harvard University.

House Senior Common Room, Polis, 17 Mill Lane..

ClockThursday 02 December 2010, 17:00-18:00

POLIS Staff and PhD Student Colloquium

'The Treaty of Lisbon and the European Border Control Regime: Consequences for the UK and Norway'

Please join us for a discussion of Marianne's recent work. Hard copies of the paper will be available from the CIS office in Mill Lane in the week before the Colloquium. Alternatively e-mail Elif Cetin at ec409@cam.ac.uk for a copy.

UserMarianne Takle, NOVA, Norwegian Social Research, Visiting Fellow, POLIS, University of Cambridge.

HouseSeminar Room B, 17 Mill Lane.

ClockTuesday 30 November 2010, 17:00-18:00

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Seminar: Shock Tactics: health inside out

UserDr Simon Cohn, Cambridge General Practice and Primary Care Research Unit.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 30 November 2010, 12:30-14:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

'Seventeenth-Century Perceptions of the Norman Conquest'

UserGeorge Garnett (St Hugh's College, Oxford).

HouseKeynes Hall, King’s College.

ClockMonday 29 November 2010, 17:00-18:45

European Research Group

Socialisation and European Foreign Policy

UserKarolina Pomorska, University of Maastricht.

HouseSenior Common Room, POLIS, 17 Mill Lane.

ClockFriday 26 November 2010, 14:00-15:30

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

Reordering South African Townships

UserLaurent Fourchard. Researcher, Sciences Po Bordeaux..

HouseSenior Common Room, POLIS, 17 Mill Lane.

ClockWednesday 24 November 2010, 17:00-18:30

European Research Group

Reproduction of National Identity: Norway's New National Library

UserMarianne Takle, NOVA, Norwegian Social Research.

HouseSeminar Room B, POLIS, 17 Mill Lane.

ClockFriday 19 November 2010, 14:00-15:30

CISA Talks - Cambridge International Studies Association

Selling security in the risk society

UserDr Elke Krahmann, Senior Lecturer in International Relations, University of Bristol.

HouseSenior Common room of the Centre of International Studies (17 Mill Lane, 1st floor).

ClockWednesday 17 November 2010, 17:00-18:30

POLIS Staff and PhD Student Colloquium

'1914 in World Historical Perspective: The "Uneven" and "Combined" Origins of the First World War'

Please join us for a discussion of Alex's recent work. Hard copies of the paper will be available from the CIS office in Mill Lane in the week before the Colloquium. Alternatively e-mail Elif Cetin at ec409@cam.ac.uk for a copy.

UserAlex Anievas, POLIS, University of Cambridge.

HouseSeminar Room B, 17 Mill Lane.

ClockTuesday 16 November 2010, 17:00-18:00

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Seminar: Autonomy and Dependence: the paradox of the believer as subject

UserProfessor Daniele Hervieu, Former President of the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 16 November 2010, 12:30-14:00

POLIS Staff and PhD Student Colloquium

'What's in a Label? The Aid Community's Perceptions of Success and Failure'

Please join us for a discussion of Teresa's recent work. Hard copies of the paper will be available from the CIS office in Mill Lane in the week before the Colloquium. Alternatively e-mail Elif Cetin at ec409@cam.ac.uk for a copy.

UserTeresa A. Cravo, POLIS, University of Cambridge.

HouseSeminar Room B, 17 Mill Lane.

ClockTuesday 09 November 2010, 17:00-18:00

European Research Group

Intensifying European Military Cooperation: New Opportunities

UserBjoern Seibert, Policy Planning and Advisory Staff, German MOD.

HouseSenior Common Room, POLIS, 17 Mill Lane.

ClockFriday 05 November 2010, 14:00-15:30

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

Human Rights Obligations of Multinational Corporations in Weak States

CGHR Research Group

UserNicole Janz, PhD candidate, Department of Politics and International Studies.

HouseSenior Common Room, 17 Mill Lane, Cambridge CB2 1RX.

ClockMonday 01 November 2010, 12:30-14:00

European Research Group

France and its Migrants Today: Facts, Fictions and Lies

UserHelen Drake, University of Loughborough.

HouseSeminar Room C, POLIS, 17 Mill Lane.

ClockFriday 29 October 2010, 16:00-17:30

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Seminar: Alternative Economic Cultures in a Context of Crisis

UserProf Manuel Castells, University of Southern California, Los Angeles.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockFriday 22 October 2010, 17:00-19:00

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Public Lecture: The Multidimentional Crisis of Informational Capitalism

UserProfessor Manuel Castells, University of Southern California, Los Angeles.

HouseMill Lane Lecture Room 3.

ClockFriday 22 October 2010, 14:00-16:00

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Public Lecture: Bourdieu Race and the Penal System

UserProfessor LoïcWacquant, University of California at Berkeley.

HouseMill Lane Lecture Room 3.

ClockTuesday 19 October 2010, 14:00-16:00

Contemporary Political Theory

The Idea of Global Citizenship

UserDavid Miller (Oxford).

HouseSeminar Room G, 17 Mill Lane.

ClockFriday 15 October 2010, 13:00-14:30

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

Deliberating new media: creating alternative politics in the Middle East and Africa?

UserAmy Saunderson-Meyer (Freedom Fone, Zimbabwe), Herman Wasserman (Rhodes University), Firoze Manji (Pambazuka News).

HouseCRASSH, 17 Mill Lane, Cambridge CB2 1RX.

ClockThursday 14 October 2010, 17:00-19:00

POLIS Staff and PhD Student Colloquium

Title to be confirmed

Please join us for a discussion of Samir's recent work. Hard copies of the paper will be available from the CIS office in Mill Lane in the week before the colloquium. Alternatively e-mail Jonathan Agensky at ja413@cam.ac.uk for a copy.

UserSamir Puri.

HouseSeminar Room B, 17 Mill Lane.

ClockTuesday 01 June 2010, 17:00-18:00

International Political Economy Research Group

IPE and Foreign Policy groups symposium

Chaired by Dr. Amrita Narlikar.

UserIPE and Foreign Policy research groups.

HouseSeminar Room C, POLIS, 17 Mill Lane.

ClockTuesday 01 June 2010, 16:30-18:00

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Where is the Worl Going? Understanding World Dynamics - Public Lecture

UserProfessor Goran Therborn, University of Cambridge.

HouseArts School Room A.

ClockWednesday 19 May 2010, 17:00-18:30

POLIS Staff and PhD Student Colloquium

‘Who is Guarding the Guardians? Patterns of Government Accountability in Bulgaria, Germany and Russia’

Please join us for a discussion of Gergana's recent work. Hard copies of the paper will be available from the CIS office in Mill Lane in the week before the colloquium. Alternatively e-mail Mateja Peter at mp423@cam.ac.uk for a copy.

UserGergana Dimova.

HouseSeminar Room B, 17 Mill Lane.

ClockTuesday 18 May 2010, 17:00-18:00

POLIS Staff and PhD Student Colloquium

‘Statebuilding and the subject: tolerance, appropriation and resistance in Mozambique’

Please join us for a discussion of Meera's recent work. Hard copies of the paper will be available from the CIS office in Mill Lane in the week before the colloquium. Alternatively e-mail Jonathan Agensky at ja413@cam.ac.uk for a copy.

UserMeera Sabaratnam (LSE).

HouseSeminar Room B, 17 Mill Lane.

ClockTuesday 11 May 2010, 17:00-18:00

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

Domestic Violence and International Law

UserProfessor Bonita Meyersfeld (University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa).

HouseKeynes Lecture Theatre, King's College.

ClockWednesday 05 May 2010, 17:00-18:30

International Political Economy Research Group

Crossing the River, by Feeling for Stones: China’s Gradual Currency Internationalization

Chaired by Dr. Amrita Narlikar.

UserDr. Gregory Chin - Assistant Professor of Political Science at York University (Toronto) and senior fellow of the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI).

HouseSenior Common Room, POLIS, 17 Mill Lane.

ClockWednesday 05 May 2010, 17:00-18:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

On Equality

UserMalcolm Bull (Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art, Oxford).

HouseKeynes Hall, King’s College.

ClockMonday 03 May 2010, 17:00-18:45

Jean Monnet Seminar Series

Informal Governance in the European Union

UserDr Mareike Kleine, London School of Economics and Political Science.

HouseSeminar Room B, First Floor, 17 Mill Lane.

ClockThursday 29 April 2010, 17:00-18:30

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

On Critique in a Time of Crisis

UserLuc Boltanski, Ecoles des hautes etudes en sciences sociales, Paris, and Professor Nancy Fraser, New School for Social Research, New York.

HouseMill Lane Lecture Room 9.

ClockWednesday 28 April 2010, 16:00-18:00

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

The Simultaneous Resurgence of Russia and Russophobia

UserProfessor Ray Taras, Eurpean Institute, Florence, and Tulane University.

HouseThrikill Room, Clare College.

ClockTuesday 27 April 2010, 17:00-18:00

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

Scholars at Risk: Human Rights and Academic Freedom

UserThe president of the UK Exiled Journalists Network; A female Iranian lawyer and women's/children's rights campaigner; A Zimbabwean politics academic; Chaired by Sir Martin Harris (President, Clare Hall).

HouseLG18, Faculty of Law, 10 West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DZ.

ClockMonday 26 April 2010, 17:00-19:00

POLIS Staff and PhD Student Colloquium

Theories of global politics

Please join us for a discussion of Olaf's recent work. Hard copies of the paper will be available from the CIS office in Mill Lane in the week before the colloquium. Alternatively e-mail Jonathan Agensky at ja413@cam.ac.uk for a copy.

UserDr. Olaf Corry.

HouseSeminar Room B, 17 Mill Lane.

ClockTuesday 20 April 2010, 17:00-18:00

European Research Group

Religion in the EU

UserDr Sara Silvestri, City University.

HouseSeminar Room B, 17, Mill Lane.

ClockFriday 12 March 2010, 14:00-15:30

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

Corporate Complicity in Human Rights violations in Africa

UserVuyelwa Kuuya (Lauterpacht Centre for international Law, Cambridge).

HouseThe Mond Building Seminar Room, Centre of African Studies.

ClockMonday 08 March 2010, 17:00-18:30

European Research Group

Think Tanks and Europe

UserMark Leonard, Director, European Council on Foreign Relations.

HouseSenior Common Room, 17, Mill Lane.

ClockFriday 05 March 2010, 14:00-15:30

Centre of International Studies Lecture Series

"Croatia - 28th EU Member State"

UserDr Ivica Tomic, Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia to the United Kingdom.

HouseLatimer Room, Clare College, Trinity Lane, Cambridge CB2 1TL..

ClockThursday 04 March 2010, 17:30-19:00

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

The return of the state in post-war Angola

UserDr Ricardo Soares de Oliveira, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford.

HouseThe Mond Building Seminar Room, Centre of African Studies.

ClockMonday 01 March 2010, 17:00-18:30

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Special Sociology Lecture: The Increasing Significance if Guanxi

UserProf Yanje Bian, University of Minnesota.

HouseArts School, room B.

ClockFriday 26 February 2010, 15:00-16:00

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

A matter of life and death: The struggle for Ugandan gay rights

UserMr David Cato, Advocacy/Litigation officer at Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG).

HouseUpper Hall, Jesus College.

ClockWednesday 24 February 2010, 16:00-17:30

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

False Twins dealing with their pasts: Transitional Justice in Rwanda and Burundi

*Note Venue*

UserDr Stef Vanderginste (Antwerp), Dr Phil Clark (Oxford) and Dr Antje du Bois-Pedain (Cambridge).

HouseSeminar Room, PPSIS, New Museums Site.

ClockTuesday 23 February 2010, 17:00-18:30

POLIS Staff and PhD Student Colloquium

'Secession and International Order'

Please join us for a discussion of James's recent work. Hard copies of the paper will be available from the CIS office in Mill Lane in the week before the colloquium. Alternatively e-mail Joanne Wallis at jew44@cam.ac.uk for a copy.

UserProfessor James Mayall, POLIS, University of Cambridge.

HouseSeminar Room B, 17 Mill Lane.

ClockTuesday 23 February 2010, 17:00-18:00

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

The Politics of Exile in Latin America

UserProf Mario Sznajder, Leon Blum Chair at Jerusalem Hebrew University.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 23 February 2010, 12:30-14:00

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

Struggles for Citizenship in Africa

UserBronwen Manby (AfriMAP and Open Society Foundation).

HouseThe Mond Building Seminar Room, Centre of African Studies.

ClockMonday 15 February 2010, 17:00-18:30

Department of Politics and International Studies Research Seminar Series

Understanding New Wars

UserDr Harald Wydra, Faculty of Politics, Psychology, Sociology, and International Studies, University of Cambridge.

HouseCRASSH, 17 Mill Lane.

ClockSaturday 13 February 2010, 09:00-13:30

International Political Economy Research Group

The New Geopolitics of Multilateralism: Brazil's Economic Diplomacy in the WTO Doha Round Agriculture Negotiations

Chaired by Dr. Amrita Narlikar (POLIS)

UserMr. Braz Baracuhy, First Secretary, WTO Agriculture Desk, Permanent Mission of Brazil to the WTO.

HouseSenior Common Room, POLIS, 17 Mill Lane.

ClockFriday 12 February 2010, 17:00-18:30

Department of Politics and International Studies Research Seminar Series

Understanding New Wars

UserDr Harald Wydra, Faculty of Politics, Psychology, Sociology, and International Studies, University of Cambridge.

HouseCRASSH, 17 Mill Lane.

ClockFriday 12 February 2010, 09:00-17:30

International Political Theory Research Seminar Series

Global Taxes on Natural Resources

UserPaula Casal (University of Reading/Universidad Pompeu Fabra).

HouseSeminar Room G, Second Floor , 17 Mill Lane.

ClockThursday 11 February 2010, 17:00-19:00

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

Truth be Told? Debating the Human Rights records of Exiled Liberation Movements in Southern Africa

*Note venue*

UserProf. Jocelyn Alexander (Oxford), Prof. Saul Dubow (Sussex) and Prof. Stephen Ellis (African Studies Centre, Leiden & Free University Amsterdam) with Paul Trewhela, author of 'Inside Quatro: Uncovering the Exile History of the ANC and SWAPO'.

HouseThe Keynes Lecture Theatre, King's College Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 10 February 2010, 17:00-19:30

Department of Politics and International Studies Research Seminar Series

Russia in a Global World

This is a joint meeting organized by CamCREES, POLIS and the Department of Slavonic Studies.

UserH E Yurii Fedotov, Ambassador of the Russian Federation.

HouseWinstanley Lecture Theatre, Trinity College.

ClockTuesday 09 February 2010, 17:00-18:30

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Engineers of Jihad

UserDiego Gambetta (Oxford).

HousePPSIS Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 09 February 2010, 12:30-14:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

The Crisis of Global Citizenship

UserJames Tully (Victoria University, British Columbia).

HouseKeynes Hall, King’s College.

ClockMonday 08 February 2010, 17:00-18:45