Events

On this page we list any forthcoming events relevant to the Department of Politics and International Relations. 

Any SSIS staff or postgrads may always attend, although registration may be required (the event will specify if so). Anyone else should contact the department or the centre in question.

See also all events in the College of Social Sciences and International Studies.

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24 October 201813:00

Cake for Comments series: Dr Liam Weeks (Lecturer in Politics, University College Cork), 'Parliaments without parties’.

Draft Consolidator Grant to the Irish Research Council. Full details
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24 October 201815:00

POSTPONED: Carole Pateman: Fifty Years of Political Theory

This event has been postponed until further notice. Full details
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31 October 201812:45

Richard Seaford on Castoriadis and The Greek and Modern Political Imaginary

Political Theory Reading Group. Full details
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7 November 201813:00

CAIS Brownbag Seminar: Brieg POWELL – Multiplicity of the Social and Temporal: How Multiplicity, IR, and Historical Sociology Can Help Each Other.

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7 November 201813:00

Data Analysis with Python for Social Scientists

Building upon the basic introduction offered to Python in workshop 1, this workshop will cover exploratory data analysis, quantitative data analysis, and visualising data in Python. It will also provide an introduction to the major Python packages used in data analysis; including NumPy, Pandas, and Seaborn. Full details
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14 November 201815:30

A Reliable Means for Capturing Egonets: Notes on the design and use of Network Canvas

The second in a series of Q-Step Seminar talks for Autumn 2018.. Full details
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14 November 201815:30

Polity. Demystifying Democracy in Latin America, Joe Foweraker (Exeter)

Exeter Centre for Latin American Studies Seminar.. Full details
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14 November 201818:30

Can the UK be a world leader? Why a new Environment Act is needed now

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21 November 201813:00

CAIS Brownbag Seminar: Elena GADJANOVA – Pride, patronage, or policies? Mechanisms behind the politicization of ethnicity in the context of competitive elections in Africa

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21 November 201813:00

Cake for Comments series: Dr Matthias Dilling (University of Oxford), Parties under pressure: Organization, Factionalism, and Adaptability of Western European Christian Democracy

Parties under pressure: Organization, Factionalism, and Adaptability of Western European Christian Democracy. Full details
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5 December 201813:00

Sentiment Analysis/Career as a Data Scientist

ASI Data Science utilise artificial intelligence and machine learning techniques in conjunction with large and small data sets in order to provide businesses with a competitive advantage. In this workshop, members of the company will provide an in-depth understanding of sentiment analysis, and how it can identify and categorise opinions from text data in order to understand the attitude of the individual(s) that wrote a piece of text. Full details
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5 December 201814:00

Departmental Research Seminar: Professor Marlies Glasius, University of Amsterdam. Title tbc.

Details of Professor Glasius' ressearch interests and work can be found here: http://www.uva.nl/profiel/g/l/m.e.glasius/m.e.glasius.html. Full details
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19 December 201813:00

Cake for Comments Series: Nicole Bolleyer, Professor of Comparative Politics, “The ‘Shrinking Space’ for Civil Society in Europe: Drivers and Consequences”

Discussion of Professor Bolleyer's ERC Consolidator Grant Proposal “The ‘Shrinking Space’ for Civil Society in Europe: Drivers and Consequences”. Full details
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9 January 201913:00

Introduction to R for Social Scientists

This workshop is aimed at those who have no experience of R, and will provide a solid introduction to using it for data analysis by covering how to handle data structures such as vectors, matrices, and data frames. Full details
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6 February 201913:00

Cake for Comments series: Thomann, E. Deruelle, T. and O. James

Ethnic and racial bias in frontline implementation: a systematic review of possible interventions. Full details
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