SPS Seminar Series

Social and Political Sciences Seminars

T‌he School of Social and Political Sciences is proud to present leading academics from across the country as part of its continuing Seminar Series. Addressing the key themes of our taught programme, the seminars offer students and staff from across the University the opportunity to engage with leading research and ideas in the field.

Seminar recordings

To view YouTube interviews and recordings of previous talks, please click on the tabs on your left. 


 SPS Forum: Seminar programme 2018-19

We are delighted to host two external speakers as part of the SPS Forum during Autumn Term 2018:

Tuesday 16th October

The Spider's Web

John Christensen

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Tuesday 13th November

Grenfell: From Crime to Social Harm

Steve Tombs. The Open University

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Tuesday 22nd January 2019

Dancing on the Precipice: Avoiding the Abyss and Mitigating the Global Environmental, Political, Social and Economic Challenges of the Coming Decade

Professor Adrian Kendry, University of Winchester

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Tuesday 26th February 2019

New Migrant Space in Urban Europe: Suspended Citizenship and the Challenge of Integration

Dr Simon Parker, University of York

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You can also view videos of our previous seminar series speaker interviews: