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Events in 2022

Previous events in 2022

Memorial for Professor Haleh Afshar

Saturday 6 August 2022

A celebration of the life of Haleh Afshar who sadly passed away on 12 May 2022

In search of hope amid authoritarianism: The case of recent Turkish-speaking migrants in London

Tuesday 19 July 2022

Join Dr Oznur Yardimci in conversation with York Hope Symposium to discuss 'hope amid authoritarianism' in the context of recent Turkish-speaking migrants in London.

Risk, uncertainty and global health crises

Friday 15 July 2022

A Zoom webinar discussing the factors surrounding global health crises in the 21st century

Can Sexual Violence in Conflict Be Prevented?

Wednesday 22 June 2022

Dr Harriet Gray in conversation with Kathryn Tomlinson as part of York Festival of Ideas

Survival Governance: Energy and Climate in the Chinese Century

Wednesday 15 June 2022

Department of Politics Research Seminar Summer Term 2022

York Political Theory Workshop

Tuesday 7 June 2022

Externality and Necessity in Marxist and Ecological Concepts in Political Theory

Studying Development Workshop

Thursday 26 May 2022

Studying Development: Approaches, insights and challenges

York Political Theory Workshop

Tuesday 24 May 2022

Climate Migration and Territorial Justice

York Political Theory Workshop

Tuesday 10 May 2022

Martin Luther King Jr. on Civic Friendship and Faithful Distrust

Postgraduate Writing Retreat

Monday 9 May 2022

A cosy place to write?

Global Development Masterclass

Monday 9 May 2022

Connections for building ecosocialism from the margins

Politics Society By-Election

Thursday 5 May 2022

Fancy getting involved?

Ukraine and Information Warfare

Wednesday 4 May 2022

Discussing misleading narratives present on social media...

Initial Coin Offering regulation in France

Wednesday 4 May 2022

Department of Politics Research Seminar Summer Term 2022

York Political Theory Workshop

Tuesday 26 April 2022

When Does Attachment Count?

Politics Wine Reception

Wednesday 16 March 2022

Come join us to celebrate the end of term

The Perils of International Regime Complexity in Shadow Banking

Wednesday 16 March 2022

Department of Politics Research Seminar Spring Term 2022

Populism, Sovereignty, and Solidarity in the Face of the Climate Crisis

Tuesday 8 March 2022

York Political Theory Workshop

Empowering Women, Empowering All

Tuesday 8 March 2022

Come join us to celebrate International Women's Day

Historical institutionalism and regionalism in South Korea

Wednesday 23 February 2022

Department of Politics Research Seminar Spring Term 2022

The Case for Egalitarian Consciousness Raising in Higher Education

Tuesday 8 February 2022

York Political Theory Workshop

Atomic Veterans

Thursday 27 January 2022

POLSOC's first external event of 2022

Hope in the time of Settler Colonialism: Indigenous Demands of Justice and Multicultural Political Theory

Thursday 27 January 2022

Join us for the latest presentation by the York Hope Consortium

Inequality, Economic Rent, Exploitation and Inequitable Distribution

Friday 21 January 2022

This seminar will focus on the wider socioeconomic background that we deem relevant in explanation for populism movements. The main theme that will be explored here is one of economic rent and neoliberal governance, both of which have been discussed widely in academia and the policy sphere.

York Hope Consortium Introductory Event

Thursday 20 January 2022

Please join us online this Thursday 20th January 2022 at 5pm for our Introductory Event- Possibilities of Hope: Politics, Citizenship and Social Change.

Decolonial and Anti-racism Work in the University Context: What does It Really Mean?

Wednesday 19 January 2022

POLSOC and The Antiracism Working Group come together

Terror and the dynamism of Islamophobia in 21st century Britain

Wednesday 19 January 2022

Drawing on the lived experiences of 26 British Muslims interviewed in Leeds and Bradford, Madeline-Sophie advances an original framework, the Concentrationary Gothic, for delineating racialised mechanisms of terror involved in the governance of Muslim populations in the ‘war on terror’ context.

Jeremy Corbyn Managing Dissent within the Labour Party

Tuesday 18 January 2022

PolSoc’s famous Cheese and Wine Nights are starting off with a very interesting topic indeed. Thomas Ron discusses his PhD on how populists in mainstream parties struggle to manage dissent looking at the case study of Jeremy Corbyn in the Labour Party.

Invisible Disabilities

Tuesday 30 November 2021

The first of three student-led discussions on lived experience with disability, led by a brilliant panel of University of York students!

Holiday Season Party

Tuesday 30 November 2021

Join us for mince pies and mulled wine

PhD Colloquium

Wednesday 17 November 2021

Omani regional neutrality

PhD Colloquium

Wednesday 3 November 2021

What role do moral values play in attitudes towards climate change?

Is There a Persuasive Minimalist Justification of Representative Democracy?

Tuesday 2 November 2021

York Political Theory Workshop

Decentering Migration Research: the Challenges of Walking the Talk

Wednesday 27 October 2021

oin us online for the IGDC virtual Annual Lecture in collaboration with MigNet. This event is open to the public and will be available to watch online afterwards.

Racing Climate Change

Wednesday 20 October 2021

Research on the overlap between race and vulnerability to the physical and governance-related aspects of climate change is often globally scaled, based on extended temporalities and colour-coded with non-white populations recognized as being at greater risk of experiencing the adverse effects of climate change.

Radicalism at York in the Global Sixties

Wednesday 20 October 2021

A workshop for ART staff and Postdoctoral Researchers to pitch future research grant ideas and receive feedback from colleagues.

Neither Prisoners nor Prison Guards: Adam Michnik on the Ethos and Ethics of Democratic Opposition

Tuesday 19 October 2021

The first York Political Theory Workshop of the Autumn term

Decolonising Methods and Methodologies

Wednesday 13 October 2021

The groundbreaking book 'Decolonising Methodologies Research and Indigenous Peoples '(1998) by Dr Linda Tuhiwai Smith remains an international bestseller, translated into Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Italian, and Bhasa Indonesian.

Black History Month

Wednesday 13 October 2021

Sivanandan, Imperialism and the Post-Neoliberal World

Pitch to Peers

Wednesday 13 October 2021

A workshop for ART staff and Postdoctoral Researchers to pitch future research grant ideas and receive feedback from colleagues.

Adrian Leftwich memorial lecture

Wednesday 6 October 2021

The Moral Foundations of Development

An Evening with Rakib Ehsan

Friday 17 September 2021

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