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Durham University

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Centre for Political Thought Call for Papers: 200 Years of Modern Liberty: Bicentenary Celebration of Benjamin Constant’s Lecture on Ancient and Modern Liberty

Workshop, Durham University, 4-5 December 2019. If interested in presenting a paper at the workshop, please send a short bio and an abstract of max 1000 words to g.p.harris@durham.ac.uk by 30 September 2019. Successful applicants will be notified by 5 October.

(5 Aug 2019) » More about Centre for Political Thought Call for Papers: 200 Years of Modern Liberty: Bicentenary Celebration of Benjamin Constant’s Lecture on Ancient and Modern Liberty


New article by Dr Lena Opfermann: Language, trust and transformation: exploring theatre as a research method with migrant youth

This article by Dr Lena Opfermann (Durham Global Security Institute) is published in the International Journal of Social Research Methodology and explores the challenges and benefits of using theatre as a research method.

(31 Jul 2019)


DGSi academics train members of the Ethiopian Ministry of Peace

Drs Bakonyi, Kirtsoglou and Demetriou from the Durham Global Security Institute (DGSi) were invited by the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) to conduct a training in ‘conflict, displacement and durable solutions’ for members of the Ethiopian Ministry of Peace. Ethiopia has among the world largest numbers of internally displaced people. The training addressed the integration of conflict prevention and peacebuilding measures in the design and implementation of durable solutions for forcefully displaced population groups.

(22 Jul 2019)


How China's Rise is Changing the Middle East

New book out now by Professor Anoushiravan Ehteshami and Professor Anoush Ehteshami and Niv Horesh (Visiting Professor in China Studies, SGIA): How China's Rise is Changing the Middle East, published by Routledge as part of the Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series.

(16 Jul 2019)


CfP: Ideational Dimensions of Mediation in the 21st Century

Dr May Darwich (SGIA) and Dr Catherine Turner (Durham Law School) invite proposals for a workshop to be held at Durham University on 6 November 2019. The workshop will be held as part of a project entitled 'Mediation for the Twenty First Century', sponsored by the Institute of Advanced Study at Durham University. Travel and accommodation will be covered for participants.

(1 Jul 2019)


Opportunities for undergraduates: Radhakishin Scholarship Programme

At SGIA, we currently award four Radhakishin Scholarships each year to disadvantaged or under-represented students to support them and their studies. The scholarship is for £4000 per year and is held for up to 4 years. Find out more about our scholarship programmes.

(13 Jun 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)


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