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Durham University

School of Government & International Affairs



GCC: Evaluation, Lessons Learned and Future Prospects. IMEIS Conference 2019

We are pleased to announce that registration for the IMEIS Annual Conference 2019 is now open!

The event will be held in Durham University School of Government and International Affairs (SGIA) on the13th of June 2019

The keynote address will be given by Dr. Abdullah Baabood (Singapore National University University) on ‘The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and its Future Prospects’. 

The event will also feature the Sir William Luce Lecture, given by Phillip Winter (OBE Independent Diplomat) on the theme ‘The Ilemi Triangle’. 

(15 May 2019) » More about IMEIS Conference 2019

Dr Joanne Yao wins EJIR Best Article Prize 2019

Many congratulations to SGIA's Dr Joanne Yao who has been awarded the Best Article Prize 2019 by the European Journal of International Relations with "'Conquest from barbarism': The Danube Commission, international order and the control of nature as a Standard of Civilization".

(15 Apr 2019)

Suresh Nanwani – Professor in Practice

SGIA is delighted to announce the appointment of Suresh Nanwani as Professor in Practice. Suresh has an exceptionally distinguished track record in international governance organisations, especially in the area of financial compliance.

(26 Mar 2019) » More about Suresh Nanwani – Professor in Practice

Call for Papers ECPR 2019: Violence in the City: Actors, Forms and Dynamics of Urban Violence

Invitation to submit papers and panels for the section on ‘Violence in the City’ at the European Consortium of Political Research (ECPR) conference, Wrocław, Poland, 4-7 September 2019. Please contact Jutta Bakonyi ( by 18 February 2019.

(15 Feb 2019)

Launching the Cambridge University Press Book Series on Intelligence and National Security in Africa and the Middle East

Professor Clive Jones (SGIA) and Professors Rory Miller and Harry Verhoeven of Georgetown University in Qatar have launched their new Cambridge University Press book series on Intelligence and National Security in Africa and the Middle East at a one-day workshop, bringing together leading scholars working on these issues. 

(10 Dec 2018)

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