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Events archive 2013

Details of previous events connected with or hosted by the Department.

Africa Rising

Monday 9 December 2013

YASN (Yorkshire African Studies Network) Workshop

Does devolution challenge the control of governments?

Wednesday 4 December 2013

Talk by Dr Sandra Leon-Alfonso

The Annual Department of Politics football match

Monday 2 December 2013

Staff vs MA Students

Humanitarian Impact of the Syrian Crisis and what should be done

Thursday 21 November 2013

Discussion between Rae McGrath and a panel of Politics lecturers.

Postgraduate Virtual Open Day

Thursday 14 November 2013

Our Virtual Open Days are the ideal way to find out more about postgraduate study at the University of York.

The Trouble with Aid

Wednesday 6 November 2013

Evening Film Event

International Climate and Energy Politics

Wednesday 6 November 2013

Talk by Dr Hannes Stephan and Paul Tobin

The Sovereign Debt Crisis in the Euroarea: what went wrong and why

Wednesday 23 October 2013

Talk by Professor Lucia Quaglia

Mediated Public Spheres: The problem of politics and dream of democracy

Thursday 10 October 2013

Talk by Professor Natalie Fenton (Goldsmith University of London)

A Future for Welfare

Wednesday 9 October 2013

Talk by Professor Martin Smith

Postgraduate Virtual Open Day

Wednesday 28 August 2013

An opportunity for prospective posgradaute students to chat online with Politics staff

Politics Graduation Drinks Reception & Ceremony

Thursday 11 July 2013

Come and join the celebrations...

Open Day

Wednesday 3 July 2013

Interested in studying a BA in Politics with us? Come and look around, and talk to some of our staff members.

The Act of Killing

Tuesday 2 July 2013

Director Joshua Oppenheimer available for Q&A following screening.

The Politics of Detention

Monday 1 July 2013

How, precisely, do detention practices differentially value people and lives? What kinds of authority, knowledge and expertise shape detention?

Engaging with Multiple Disciplines in the Study of Politics: Opportunities and Challenges

Thursday 13 June 2013

Talk by current Postgraduates in Politics

Working in Political Organizations

Tuesday 11 June 2013

Careers event for undergraduate and postgraduate's in Politics

On the Uses and Abuses of Political Apologies Workshop

Thursday 6 June 2013

Examining the objects of official expressions of regret

Politics is Personal

Wednesday 15 May 2013

Talk by Ben Page, Chief Executive, Ipsos MORI

Leveson and press integrity - what have we learned?

Monday 13 May 2013

Talk by Professor Sue Mendus CBE and Professor Jennifer Hornsby

The Politics of a Good Society

Wednesday 13 March 2013

Talk by Neal Lawson

Drones, Morality and International Law

Wednesday 13 March 2013

Talk by David Luban, Professor of Law, Georgetown University

Hannah Arendt: A One-day Symposium

Wednesday 13 March 2013

Totalitarianism, freedom, revolution, thinking and judgement

Workshop on Europe and the Politics of Debt

Friday 1 March 2013

The Politics Department is hosting a panel discussion about the politics of the Euro crisis.

The Precariat - The New Dangerous Class

Thursday 28 February 2013

Talk by Professor Guy Standing

York International Development Society Conference - 22 & 23 February 2013

Friday 22 February 2013

A variety of debates, lectures and workshops will allow contemporary issues to be studied intensively and objectively.

Laughter and civil conversation: from Castiglione to Hobbes

Wednesday 13 February 2013

Event for Graduates only to hear Professor Quentin Skinner

How Machiavellian was Machiavelli?

Tuesday 12 February 2013

Professor Quentin Skinner will deliver a public lecture on 12 February 2013

The Pathology of a Listening Government: The Coalition and the Internet, 2010-2013

Thursday 7 February 2013

Talk by Professor Stephen Coleman

Rethinking Centres and Peripheries (ReCAP) Seminar

Friday 25 January 2013

The first event of the ESRC funded Rethinking Centres and Peripheries (ReCAP) research seminar series.

Coalition failings and Labour's alternative

Thursday 17 January 2013

Student led event with guest speaker - Rachel Reeves, Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury