School of Government & International Affairs
Institute for Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies (IMEIS) Podcasts
- Dr Khalil al-Anani: Inside the Muslim Brotherhood: Religion, Identity, and Politics
- Dr Asaf Siniver: Anti-Intellectualism and Israeli Politics
- IMEIS Conference: Politics of Change in the MENA Region
Professor Niv Horesh: China grapples with the mixed blessing of a Trump victory
Donald Trump’s rise to the presidency was followed with amazement and apprehension across East Asia. China in particular was on tenterhooks – and now it needs to figure out what to do.
SGIA has increased its place in the Complete University Guide 2017 rankings
The School of Government & International Affairs has moved up two places to be ranked 5th for Politics in the UK, with the School also ranked 2nd for Middle Eastern Studies and Durham University ranked 6th overall.
Success in AHRC's Open World Research Initiative
Durham's researchers are part of a consortium which has been awarded £3.9 million to develop a large interdisciplinary programme of research titled Cross-Language Dynamics: Reshaping Community.
New Global Policy e-book by Professor David Held
The essays in this book were all written under the shadow of 9/11 and the calamitous wars fought afterwards. We are at a crossroads. One road points to authoritarianism, while another opens up a more hopeful cosmopolitan future. The path to authoritarianism could be created by the dangerous drift in the world order, and a search for decisive solutions from ‘strong man’ leaders faced with a world that is seemingly out of control. But there are alternatives.
Global Policy announce a new collaboration with Johns Hopkins University Foreign Policy Institute
The Emerging Global Governance Project brings together leading scholars to profile new research on global policy, global governance, global public goods provision, and global risk management across the range of relevant sectors and issue-areas, including global economy and development, the biosphere, global security, global health, migration. The EGG Project highlights innovative global policy ideas and international governance solutions arising from the emerging world, and at the interface between emerging powers and non-state actors, and the established actors in the system.
Monday 12 December 2016
- Liberalism of freedom: TH Green, John Rawls and MacCallum's single concept of freedom 4:15pm to 6:00pm, IM222, Al-Qasimi Building, Dr Avital Simhony, Arizona State University, Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesday 14 December 2016
- Shadow Wars: The Secret Struggle for the Middle East 2:00pm, IM102, Al-Qasimi Building, Dr Christopher Davidson, Contact email@example.com
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