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Dec 07

Politics researchers pick up prestigious award

Politics academics at the University of Southampton are part of a winning team to receive the Democratic Innovation Award at the Political Studies Association (PSA) Annual Awards in Westminster. Together with researchers from four other universities and members of the Electoral Reform Society, Professor Will Jennings, Professor Gerry Stoker and Dr Paolo Spada were recognised …

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Dec 07

Symposium on Chris Armstrong’s forthcoming book, ‘Justice and Natural Resources’

On 25th and 26th January, the University of Bristol are holding a symposium on a forthcoming book by Professor Chris Armstrong, Head of Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Southampton. Political and moral philosophers are devoting increased attention to the questions of who should control access to natural resources and how …

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Sep 03

New C2G2 Seminar Series

Hi everyone, Check out the new seminar series for this semester on our Events page.    

Sep 01

New research output

John Boswell has published a paper in the latest Perspectives on Politics. Details are below: Title: “Deliberating Downstream: Countering democratic distortions in the policy process.” DOI: 10.1017/S1537592716001146  

Sep 01

Grant success

John Boswell and Paul Cairney (Stirling) have been successful in the latest BA/Leverhulme Small Grants round. Details are below: Investigators: John Boswell and Paul Cairney (Stirling) Title: Who own the prevention agenda? Short abstract: The early part of this decade saw great enthusiasm for the idea of ‘preventative’ policymaking, but government support now seems to …

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Sep 01

Upcoming workshop with Prof John Parkinson (Griffith)

We have scheduled a workshop with John Parkinson, visiting from Griffith, to discuss his project ‘Sparking a National Conversation’. It will be on Tuesday, October 11 from 3-5pm in 58/4121. Apologies to anyone teaching or otherwise committed at this time, but we needed to schedule it outside the normal C2G2 seminar slots. Look forward to seeing …

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Sep 01

New Research Output

Ben Saunders has a new paper out in leading philosophy journal Mind. Details are below: Title: ‘Reformulating Mill’s Harm Principle’ URL: http://mind.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2016/08/30/mind.fzv171.abstract DOI: 10.1093/mind/fzv171

May 26

New research output!

John Boswell has published a new paper in BJPIR detailing the fizzling out of the ‘fat bomb’ in obesity policy debate. Check it out here.  

May 26

Research news!

Ming-chin Monique Chu’s research monograph, The East Asian Computer Chip War (Hardback, Routledge, 2013), will be released as a paperback on 4 June 2016 by Routledge. See the publisher’s link and the reviews of the book below: https://www.routledge.com/The-East-Asian-Computer-Chip-War/Chu/p/book/9781138200128

May 26

New research output!

Ming-chin Monique Chu has published a new article in The China Quarterly examining the process, causes and repercussions of the accession of Taiwan, as a contested state, together with China, to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation in 1991, the first intergovernmental organization that Taipei has joined since 1971. Chu, Ming-Chin Monique (2016) No need to beg …

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