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Research seminars

On this page, we list any forthcoming seminars in the Department of Politics. See also the seminars for all of SSIS.

Any SSIS staff or postgrads may always attend. Anyone else should contact the department or the centre in question.

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5 May 202116:00

Routes Event: Precarious protection: Inside Europes Asylum Appeals with Dr Nick Gill

This will be an informal talk outlining some of the findings from a set of ethnographies of asylum appeals in France, Germany, the UK, Belgium and Austria conducted over the last few years by researchers at Exeter University as part of the ASYFAIR project. It will examine why asylum appeals are important, but also some of the challenges they encounter on the ground. It will raise concerns about the superficiality and (in)accessibility of legal protection via asylum appeals, and use this to reflect on some of the problematics of refugee protection more broadly. Full details
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12 May 202114:00

When (not) to trust the overlap in confidence intervals: A practical guide

Dr. Denis Cohen from University of Mannheim is a postdoctoral fellow in the Data and Methods Unit at the Mannheim Centre for European Social Research (MZES). He is also an editor and frequent author at Methods Bites, Blog of the MZES Social Science Data Lab, an event series which he has co-organised since 2018. Full details
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23 - 25 June 2021

The 8th Biennial Regulatory Governance Conference sponsored by the ECPR Standing Group on Regulatory Governance.

The 8th Biennial Regulatory Governance Conference sponsored the ECPR Standing Group on Regulatory Governance taking place at the University of Exeter from June 23 until June 25, 2021 Full details
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