international studies

“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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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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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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“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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Haiti, Liberia and Ethiopia (1914-1945): Black sovereignty in a white world. Musab Younis 

Posted on 22 March 2018 by Rosa Maryon

Work In Progress Seminar. 14.02.2018 On Wednesday the 14th of February Musab Younis, a  Lecturer in International Relations at Cardiff University, presented a paper entitled ‘Haiti, Liberia and Ethiopia (1914-1945): Black Sovereignty in a White World’ at the ISRU biweekly Work In Progress Seminar. Musab Younis completed his PhD at the University of Oxford and has taught
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