Social Sciences: Politics & International Relations

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Chris Armstrong's book Global Distributive Justice

15 December 2011

The first textbook focussed on global justice, the book provides 'a very clear, learned, and comprehensive discussion of different approaches to global distributive justice and ... their implications for pressing policy issues such as trade, immigration, and climate change' (Christian Barry, Australian National University).

'Hacking, the Murdoch press and politics' - Jon Sopel guest lecture now online

1 December 2011

We were honoured to have former University of Southampton Politics student and outstanding political journalist Jon Sopel give us his time to speak to colleagues and students about his experiences.

PAIR forges links with Iceland

9 November 2011

The Politics and International Relations division has recently established a variety of links with the academic world in Iceland.

David Owen on migration

8 November 2011

David Owen, Professor of Social and Political Philosophy, is currently working on issues surrounding migration.

Putting students first

19 October 2011

PAIR (Politics and International Relations) are now running weekly tutorials for undergraduate students in their first semester of study at Southampton.

Dr Hensengerth wins British Academy Small Grant for study of Mekong River Commission

23 August 2011

Institutionalising Environmental Norms for Large Dams: the Case of the Mekong River Commission

Graduation 2011 marks achievements of students and honorary graduates

19 July 2011

BBC news reporter Jon Sopel will join this year’s graduates and three other leading figures at ceremonies at the University’s Highfield campus.

Explaining House of Lords Reform

13 July 2011

Dr Alexandra Kelso, along with co-author Dr Peter Dorey (University of Cardiff) have published a new book entitled "House of Lords Reform Since 1911: Must The Lords Go?"

Recruiting Teaching Fellow in Global Politics

27 June 2011

Applications are invited for a Teaching Fellow position in the Politics & International Relations division of Social Sciences.

Keeping the dream alive

15 June 2011

Politic's research fellow, Rebecca Edwards, gave the key note speech to the AGM of the Bourne Spring Trust.

Free Politics books

17 May 2011

Recycling is central to good green housekeeping and knowledge is no exception.

C2G2 puts on citizenship event for local pupils

13 April 2011

On March 17th, PhD students Anjelica Finnegan and Emily Rainsford together with staff and undergraduate students from Social Sciences, put on a public engagement event for pupils in three local schools.

C2G2 hosts Polanyi conference

22 March 2011

The University of Southampton's Centre for Citizenship, Globalisation and Governance (C2G2) hosted a conference entitled 'New Directions in Polanyian Scholarship' on March 12th and 13th, 2011 at Sarum College in Salisbury.

Annual postgraduate conference at Cumberland Lodge 2011

27 February 2011

One of the highlights of our academic life in Politics & International Relations is our postgraduate weekend conference at Cumberland Lodge in Windsor Great Park.

Doctoral Training Centre

14 February 2011

The University of Southampton has been accredited by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) as a Social Science Doctoral Training Centre (DTC). This accreditation is for five years from October 2011.

New MSc programmes in International Political Economy

18 January 2011

Starting in the 2011/12 academic year, the Politics and International Relations Division is due to be introducing two new postgraduate courses in International Political Economy (IPE), reflecting the department’s new expertise in the field.

C2G2 hosting March workshop

17 January 2011

The Centre for Citizenship, Globalisation and Governance (C2G2) will be hosting a workshop on Polanyian scholarship in the Twenty-first Century.

Co-hosts for summer conference 2011

16 January 2011

The Centre for Citizenship, Globalisation and Governance (C2G2) will be co-hosting with the Morrell Centre for Toleration (York).