Work In Progress

Unipolarity and the 1995 NPT Extension

Posted on 28 May 2020 by Claire Thurlow

This week for the ISRU Work in Progress online session we welcomed Professor Campbell Craig (Cardiff University) and Professor Jan Ruzicka (Aberystwyth University) in discussion of their paper on the 1995 extension to the treaty on non-proliferation of nuclear weapons. Wishing to move the debate on from whether unipolarity exists or whether it represents a
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“We Can’t Wait for the Bugs to Spread”: Rhetorics of Time, Space and Biosecurity in Global Health Law

Posted on 27 April 2020 by Claire Thurlow

Our second ISRU online Work-In-Progress Session holds particular resonance at this time. We welcomed John Harrington, Professor of Global Health Law at Cardiff University, in discussion of his chapter ‘“We Can’t Wait for the Bugs to Spread”: Rhetorics of Time, Space and Biosecurity in Global Health Law’ form his upcoming book ‘State Formation and Global Health: Sovereignty,
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Stalin and the Origins of the Cold War

Posted on 14 April 2020 by Claire Thurlow

Welcome to the first in the series of ISRU online Work-in-Progress sessions! We welcomed Professor Sergey Radchenko (Cardiff University) in discussion of a proposed chapter from his upcoming book. Prof. Radchenko discussed Stalin’s postwar outlook, the degree of his culpability for the Cold War, and his craving for legitimacy and recognition. The paper was followed
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ISRU Online Seminar Series

Posted on 8 April 2020 by Claire Thurlow

In light of the current situation we all find ourselves in, the International Studies Research Unit (ISRU) has moved online. We will be holding virtual bi-weekly Work-in-Progress seminars via Zoom for those who wish to engage with/listen to fascinating research from the broad field of international studies. Importantly, these sessions also offer an opportunity for
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ISRU Seminar/Lecture Series 2020

Posted on 14 January 2020 by Rosa Maryon

The International Studies Research Unit (ISRU) is a forum that focusses on the advancement of research and practice in the field of international studies. It is based in the Cardiff University School of Law and Politics and is an interdisciplinary research unit. The ISRU is open to everyone interested in research on global and international
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‘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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‘Security Governance Through Everyday Insecurity Practitioners: Stop Street-Harassment campaigns and authoritarian neoliberalism in Cairo’ ISRU WIP Seminar with Dr Elisa Wynne-Hughes 20.03.2019

Posted on 5 April 2019 by Rosa Maryon

On the 20th of March 2019, the ISRU welcomed Dr Elisa Wynne-Hughes as part of the Work-In-Progress Seminar Series. Dr Wynne-Hughes is a lecturer in International Relations in the School of Law and Politics at Cardiff University. She completed her Ph.D. at Bristol University after having read for an MA in Political Science in Toronto
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