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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21 February 201913:00

Pizza and Politics – PGR Seminar Series - Nick Dickinson

Pizza and Politics – PGR Seminar Series From Representation to Meritocracy: conceptions of parliamentary work and the political class in the Boyle Committee reports, 1971-197. Full details
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27 February 201912:30

Dan Allum-Gruselle on Tocqueville

Political Theory Reading Group. Full details
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27 February 201915:30

Seminar Series - “Measuring global gender inequality indicators using large-scale online advertising data”

The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a key instrument in setting the agenda around global development until 2030. The promotion of gender equality features prominently in the SDGs, both as a standalone goal as well as in relation to other goals (e.g access to education). Full details
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6 March 201912:30

Yuqing Cai on Joseph R. Levenson and Antonia Alecu on Peter Digeser

Political Theory Reading Group. Full details
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6 March 201913:30

Data Analysis with R for Social Scientists

Building upon the basic introduction offered to R in workshop 4, this workshop will cover exploratory data analysis, quantitative data analysis, and visualising data using R, as well as introducing the various libraries that a user needs to be familiar with in order to carry out such tasks. Full details
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7 March 201913:00

Pizza and Politics – PGR Seminar Series - speaker tbc

Pizza and Politics – PGR Seminar Series - speaker tbc. Full details
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13 March 201912:30

Ed Langley on David Graeber and George Ellis on Stokely Carmichael

Political Theory Reading Group. Full details
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13 March 201915:30

Seminar Series - “Can genetics tell us anything about voting patterns, including Brexit?”

Abstract TBC. Full details
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20 March 201912:30

Giovanni Navarria

Political Theory Reading Group. Full details
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20 March 201913:30

Longitudinal Data Analysis for Social Scientists

In this workshop you will learn about the principles of longitudinal data analysis; when it should be used and the advantages and disadvantages of longitudinal methods. Full details
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21 March 201913:00

Pizza and Politics – PGR Seminar Series - Rebecca Baker

topic tbc. Full details
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27 March 201912:30

Sally Murani on Rogers Brubacker

Political Theory Reading Group. Full details
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1 May 201913:00

Agent-based modelling (ABM) theory and examples for Social Scientists

Agent-based modelling (ABM) is an analytical method that has become very popular within the social sciences. It allows researchers to represent and investigate the emergence of structures at the macro or societal level as the result of the learning and adaptation of individual components and the way in which they interact with one another. Full details
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5 June 201913:00

Introduction to SQL for Data Science

Employers looking to recruit new data analysts/scientists are increasingly looking for applicants with a working knowledge of R, Python, and SQL. As such, this workshop is intended follow in the same vein as its R and Python equivalents from previous weeks in providing individuals with the skills necessary to pursue such a career.. Full details
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24 June 2019

Institute of Coding Summer School 2019 at the University of Exeter

For students with little or no experience of programming or coding, the Institute of Coding Summer School at Exeter is an opportunity to enhance your digital skills through a course designed to introduce you to the fundamentals of computer programming and social data analysis. Full details
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