School of Politics and International Relations

Events and Research Seminars

The School of Politics and International Relations holds a variety of public events showcasing high-profile speakers who are experts in their field through a series of research seminars, alumni events and annual lectures.

We pride ourselves on running collaborative events with other organisations and open our events to staff, students and external visitors. 

Additionally the Mile End Institute regularly organises high-profile, public events at our East London campus and beyond. Click here to see their upcoming events.

Upcoming events

Research Seminar: Roundtable - Populism in the Global South
23 October 2019

The research seminars take place weekly excluding reading week and are drop in events for staff and students. 

Nuclear Wargames: Ethics and the Quest to Quantify Conflict
24 October 2019

QMUL TheoryLAB Presents: Nuclear Wargames: Ethics and the Quest to Quantify Conflict    

Research Seminar: Deception, Inception, and Post-truth: Staging Revolution against Democracy (Lessons from Egypt 2013)
30 October 2019

The research seminars take place weekly excluding reading week and are drop in events for staff and students. 

Research Seminar: Anna Jackman (Royal Holloway) - The future drone city: Trials, tribulations, speculations
13 November 2019

The research seminars take place weekly excluding reading week and are drop in events for staff and students. 

Research Seminar: Maria Sobolewska (Manchester) -
20 November 2019

The research seminars take place weekly excluding reading week and are drop in events for staff and students. 

Research Seminar: Hanna Swaid (Arab Center for Alternative Planning) - Grounding and Grounded Research: Doing Community-Based Planning Research and Advocacy with Palestinian Citizens of Israel
27 November 2019

The research seminars take place weekly excluding reading week and are drop in events for staff and students. 

Research Seminar: Florian Foos (LSE) - Social Mobilisation in Partisan Spaces
4 December 2019

The research seminars take place weekly excluding reading week and are drop in events for staff and students. 

Research Seminar: Toby Greene (SPIR - Research Fellow) - The changing politics of foreign policy in Europe
11 December 2019

The research seminars take place weekly excluding reading week and are drop in events for staff and students.