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Events in 2023-2024


The Art of Refugee Research: Creative Collaborations in Practice

This event will show three short films by University of York staff relating to refugees and community followed by a discussion


Resisting Hate Crime, Racism & Intolerance

Join the Anti-Racism Working Group for this community-focused evening reception

Previous events in 2023-2024

The Gendered Language of Leadership

Saturday 8 June 2024

Part of York Festival of Ideas

Peace Lab launch

Tuesday 4 June 2024

Free admission, booking required

(How) Should We Memorialise Gender-Based Violence?

Sunday 2 June 2024

Part of York Festival of Ideas

Masters Taster Event

Thursday 23 May 2024

UG's come find out about masters opportunities in the department

Political and legal reflections on the Israel - Palestine conflict

Tuesday 21 May 2024

Join IGDC, CAHR, and PIR as we explore the political and legal reflections on the Israel-Palestine conflict

Land in hard places

Monday 20 May 2024

How militarization, conflkict and political transition shape the politics of land

Armed with Words: Interpreting the War in Afghanistan (2001-2021)

Thursday 25 April 2024

An event with Photographer Andy Barnham and Professor Sara de Jong

20-year retrospective: Research ethics in the social sciences

Thursday 11 April 2024

Developing a Framework for Social Science Research Ethics Roundtable

POLSOC Cheese & Wine Evening

Tuesday 27 February 2024

An evening with Professor Sarah Shair-Rosenfield

York Political Theory Workshop 1

Tuesday 20 February 2024

Join us for the first Political Theory workshop of the semester

Adrian Leftwich Memorial Lecture 2023

Wednesday 13 December 2023

Dr Christine Cheng from King's College will be talking to us about Challenging statebuilding wisdom: Extralegal groups in post-conflict Liberia.

Research Seminar Series

Wednesday 25 October 2023

The third of our research seminar series

Art of Politics trail

Monday 23 October 2023

Grand opening of the Art of Politics trail

Department research seminar

Wednesday 18 October 2023

Protesting Jordan: Geographies of Power and Dissent.

New development futures: The connected politics of hope

Wednesday 4 October 2023

Indrajit Roy to deliver keynote speech for the Ventana conference

Research Seminar Series

Wednesday 20 September 2023

The first of our research seminar series starts on Wednesday 20 September