Social Sciences: Politics & International Relations

News archive

2010


Community based initiatives in energy saving

10 October 2010

RCUK grant awarded to PAIR staff


PAIR welcomes its first ESRC Postdoctoral Fellow

28 September 2010

Dr Cristiana Olcese has recently joined us as ESRC Postdoctoral Fellow, after completing her PhD at the University of Reading (2009).


International Political Economy at PAIR

27 September 2010

The Politics and International Relations Division has recently appointed several new scholars broadly located in the field of International Political Economy. Covering a wide range of empirical and theoretical research interests, these appointments now make Southampton a strong force in this fast-growing sub-discipline.


Professor David Owen secures visiting fellowship

1 September 2010

Professor David Owen has recently taken up a post as Visiting Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Humanities, Bad Homberg


Award shortlist success

30 June 2010

Dr Clare Saunders has been shortlisted for the British Journal of Sociology Prize. This newly established prize is to be awarded biennially to the paper, published in the highly prestigious BJS, which, in the opinion of the judges, makes an outstanding contribution to increasing sociological knowledge.


Award shortlist success

30 June 2010

Dr Clare Saunders has been shortlisted for the British Journal of Sociology Prize. This newly established prize is to be awarded biennially to the paper, published in the highly prestigious BJS, which, in the opinion of the judges, makes an outstanding contribution to increasing sociological knowledge.


Social Sciences student impresses financial company, Aviva

9 June 2010

Second year Economics and Politics student Matthias Kunz has taken top honours in a competition for UK university students run by major insurance group Aviva.


Trust in politics

21 May 2010

In January 2010, the Centre for Citizenship, Globalisation and Governance partnered with the Political Studies Association and the Hansard Society to hold a workshop focused on one of the most pressing questions in contemporary British politics: political trust and its apparent decline amongst the public.


Annual Postgraduate conference at Cumberland Lodge 2010

27 February 2010

Every year, PAIR holds a postgraduate conference at Cumberland Lodge in Windsor Great Park, a beautiful retreat located in stunning countryside and an excellent setting for academic debate and discussion.


Workshop on political trust

22 February 2010

The Centre for Citizenship, Globalisation and Governance (C2G2) co-organised a workshop in London on 27 January 2010, along with the Hansard Society and the Political Studies Association, entitled Public Expectations of and Trust in Parliament and Politicians.


Senior Fellowship Award

4 February 2010

Graham Smith, Professor of Politics, is taking up a Fernand Braudel Senior Fellowship at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy for five months from February 2010.


Evidence to Parliament

1 February 2010

On 6th January 2010, Professor Graham Smith braved the snow to give evidence to the House of Lords Select Committee on the Constitution on the potential role of referendums in the UK.


Nobel Prize Winner praises new book

22 January 2010

Professor Gerry Stoker, along with Professor David Marsh (Australian National University) have just published the third edition of their successful text, Theory and Methods in Political Science (Palgrave Macmillan).


Our common future

21 January 2010

Dr Clare Saunders has been selected as one of 100 young scholars from around the world to help organise and participate in the Our Common Future Conference that will take place in November 2010 in Hanover and Essen.


Keynote Lecture on Democratic Renewal

15 January 2010

Professor Gerry Stoker gave a keynote lecture to a conference on Governance Networks: Democracy, Policy Innovation and Global Regulation, organised by the Centre for Democratic Network Governance, University of Roskilde, Denmark, on 3 December 2009.


The Politics of Heathcare

14 January 2010

Dr Bona Muzaka was an invited speaker at the International Conference on Healthcare and Trade, organised by the Erasmus Observatory on Health Law, at the Erasmus University, Rotterdam in The Netherlands on 10-11 December 2009.