international relations

‘Turkish Opening to Africa: Challenges and Opportunities for the African Students in the Turkish Capital’ ISRU Work-In-Progress Seminar with Dr Engin Akcay 30.10.2019

Posted on 26 November 2019 by Rosa Maryon

Turkish Opening to Africa: Challenges and Opportunities for the African Students in the Turkish Capital Dr Engin Akcay 30.10.2019 On the 30th of October, Dr Engin Akcay presented his draft paper ‘Turkish Opening to Africa: Challenges and Opportunities for the African Students in the Turkish Capital’ at the first ISRU Work-In-Progress Seminar of the new academic
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Celebrating publications from ISRU members that resulted from Work-In-Progress Seminar Series paper presentations

Posted on 22 May 2019 by Rosa Maryon

ISRU’s goals are to create a vibrant intellectual environment at Cardiff, support the production of world-class research, and build Cardiff’s reputation for research excellence in the area of International Studies. As the 2018/19 academic year draws to a close, we wish to thank all those that have presented, served as discussant or have attended at
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Complex diffusion: the Rise and Fall of the Ecosystem Services Norm in the Regime Complex for Biodiversity. ISRU Work-In-Progress Seminar with Dr​. Jennifer Allan 03.04.2019

Posted on 6 May 2019 by Rosa Maryon

On the 3rd of April 2019, the ISRU met to discuss Dr Jennifer Allan’s paper entitled ‘Complex Diffusion: The Rise and Fall of Ecosystems Services Norm in the Regime Complex for Biodiversity’ in the last Work-In-Progress Seminar of the Spring Semester. Dr Allan received her PhD from the University of British Columbia in May 2017.
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WIP Seminar with Dr Simone Tholens – “Knowledge Production in 21st Century Interventions: Security Assistance as a Global Assemblage” 13.03.2019

Posted on 26 March 2019 by Rosa Maryon

On the 13th of March, Dr Simone Tholens presented her Work-In-Progress paper ‘Knowledge Production in 21st Century Interventions: Security Assistance as a Global Assemblage” at the ISRU WIP seminar.  Dr Tholens is a lecturer in International Relations at the School of Law and Politics at Cardiff University. Among various other academic positions, prior to joining
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‘Interstitial Moral Reasoning: Justice and the Global Commons’ Work-In-Progress presentation by Peri Roberts and Peter Sutch 13.02.2019

Posted on 6 March 2019 by Rosa Maryon

On the 13th of February 2019, Dr Peri Roberts and Professor Peter Sutch, both of the School of Law and Politics at Cardiff University, presented their work-In-progress paper entitled ‘Interstitial Moral Reasoning: Justice and the Global Commons’ at the ISRU WIP seminar.  A Senior Lecturer in Politics, Dr Roberts’ research focuses on normative political theory in
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31.01.2019 WIP Seminar “Minimal Participation Criteria in International Treaties: Explaining Their Impact on Multilateral Cooperation” by Dr Arnold, Dr Atkinson and Dr Schulz

Posted on 1 March 2019 by Rosa Maryon

On the 31st of January, the ISRU met to discuss Dr. Christian Arnold, Dr. Douglas Atkinson & Dr. Carsten Schulz’s Work-In-Progress paper entitled “Minimal Participation Criteria in International Treaties: Explaining Their Impact on Multilateral Cooperation” in the first ISRU Work-in-Progress Seminar of 2019. Dr. Christian Arnold is a Lecturer of Politics at Cardiff University. His research
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‘The Vein, the Fingerprint Machine and the Automatic Speed Detector’: A Performance by Dr Catherine Charrett 5.12.2018

Posted on 25 February 2019 by Rosa Maryon

On the 5th of December the ISRU welcomed Dr Catherine Charrett to perform her work ‘The Vein, the Fingerprint Machine and the Automatic Speed Detector’. Dr. Catherine Charrett is an Early Career Research Fellow for the Independent Social Research Foundation and is currently based at Queen Mary University of London in the School of Politics and International
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“Conceptualising the Establishment of Intergovernmental Organisations: Learning from IPCC and the IPBES” Dr Hannah Hughes & Dr Alice Vadrot

Posted on 20 February 2019 by Rosa Maryon

On the 6th of February the ISRU met to discuss the Work-In-Progress paper entitled ‘Conceptualising the establishment of intergovernmental organisations: Learning from the IPCC and IPBES’. This paper was co-authored by Dr Hannah Hughes and Dr Alice Vadrot. Dr Hannah Hughes is a lecturer in International Relations and Co-director of the Environmental Justice Research Unit
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ISRU Work-In-Progress Seminar Series Schedule Spring 2019

Posted on 15 January 2019 by Rosa Maryon

ISRU Work-In-Progress Sessions 2019 – Wednesdays 16.00-17.30 (LAW 1.28, unless indicated otherwise)   31 January: Dr Christian Arnold, Dr Douglas Atkinson (Cardiff University) & Dr Carsten Schulz (PUC Santiago de Chile) – “Minimal Participation Criteria in International Treaties: Explaining Their Impact on Multilateral Cooperation”   6 February: Dr Hannah Hughes (Cardiff University) & Dr Alice
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ISRU Annual Frontiers In International Relations Lecture with Professor Ruth Blakeley

Posted on 5 December 2018 by Rosa Maryon

On the 21stof November 2018 the ISRU welcomed Professor Ruth Blakeley to host our annual ‘Frontiers In International Relations’ lecture entitled ‘Human Rights Under Threat: Lessons learned from the CIA’s Rendition, Detention and Interrogation Programme’.   Professor Blakeley is a Professor of Politics and International Relations at the University of Sheffield and Director of the
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