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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

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

Financial History Seminar

Taxes and growth: new narrative evidence from interwar Britain

UserNicholas Dimsdale, University of Oxford.

HouseDarwin College, Old Library.

ClockMonday 11 February 2019, 17:00-18:30

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

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

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

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

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

Centre for Rising Powers

How to Deal with a Rising China: a Japanese Perspective

UserProfessor Akio Takahara, Professor of Contemporary Chinese Politics at the University of Tokyo’s Graduate School of Law and Politics.

HouseRoom 119, Alison Richard Building, West Road.

ClockThursday 29 June 2017, 14:00-15:30

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

Centre for Rising Powers

The Future of the UN

UserRt Hon Lord Mark Malloch-Brown KCMG .

HouseThe Old Combination Room, Trinity College CB2 1TQ.

ClockWednesday 10 May 2017, 16:00-17:45

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

Financial History Seminar

Money: the unauthorised biography

UserDr Felix Martin, Institute for New Economic Thinking and Centre for Global Studies .

HouseDarwin College (Seminar Room, No. 1 Newnham Terrace - entrance via Porters Lodge on Silver St).

ClockMonday 13 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

Financial History Seminar

Why did Britain have broad money supply targets?

http://www.hist.cam.ac.uk/directory/djn33@cam.ac.uk

UserDr Duncan Needham, Centre for Financial History.

HouseDarwin College (Seminar Room, No. 1 Newnham Terrace - entrance via Porters Lodge on Silver St).

ClockMonday 27 February 2017, 17:00-18:30

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

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

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

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

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

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

Financial History Seminar

The end of the Swiss economic model

UserProfessor Jonathan Steinberg, Walter H. Annenberg Professor of Modern European History at the University of Pennsylvania.

HouseDarwin College (Seminar Room, No. 1 Newnham Terrace - entrance via Porters Lodge on Silver St).

ClockMonday 22 February 2016, 17:00-18:30

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

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 for Rising Powers

CRP Roundtable on the South China Sea

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseMill Lane Lecture Room 7.

ClockWednesday 20 January 2016, 17:00-18:30

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

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

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

Contemporary Political Theory

Family Values

UserProf. Adam Swift (Warwick).

HouseColeridge Room, Jesus College.

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

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

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

Financial History Seminar

Doctrinal determinants of Federal Reserve policy, 1914-1934

UserProfessor Barry Eichengreen, George C. Pardee and Helen N. Pardee Professor of Economics and Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley.

HouseDarwin College, Old Library.

ClockMonday 11 May 2015, 17:00-18:30

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

Financial History Seminar

The Coalition Effect, 2010-2015

UserDr Mike Finn, Director of the Centre for Education Policy Analysis and David Howarth, Member of Parliament for Cambridge from 2005–10..

HouseDarwin College (Seminar Room, No. 1 Newnham Terrace - entrance via Porters Lodge on Silver St).

ClockWednesday 06 May 2015, 19:00-20:00

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

Financial History Seminar

Mr Osborne’s Economic Experiment

UserWilliam Keegan, Senior Economics Commentator, The Observer.

HouseDarwin College (Old Library).

ClockThursday 23 April 2015, 18:00-19:30

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

Financial History Seminar

British Financial Crises in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

UserProfessor Forrest Capie, Cass Business School, City University, London.

HouseDarwin College, Old Library.

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

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

Financial History Seminar

The international monetary arrangement is dysfunctional: surges in cross-border investment flows are the source of financial turbulence.

UserProfessor Robert Z. Aliber, Professor Emeritus of International Economics and Finance, University of Chicago Booth School of Business..

HouseDarwin College (Seminar Room, No. 1 Newnham Terrace - entrance via Porters Lodge on Silver St).

ClockWednesday 05 November 2014, 17:00-18:30

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

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

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 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

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