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Congrats to Sami Everett

Many warm congratulations to Sami Everett who has passed his viva with minor amendments!  Well done Dr Everett!

Autumn 2013 Politics Department Seminar Series

Date: 9 October 2013 Speaker: Dr. Ian Cooper (Oxford University),  ‘Democratic Consolidation in Africa: the role of Presidential Succession Crises’   Date: 16 October 2013 Speaker: Dr. Kelly Kollman (University of Glasgow),  ’Deploying Europe: the Creation of Discursive Imperatives for Same-sex Unions’   Date: 23 October 2013 Speaker: Dr. Mayling Birney (LSE), ‘A Rule of Mandates:  How…

Newest SOAS Politics Newsletter

Check out the newest issue of the SOAS Politics and International Studies Newsletter, with all the news you may want about publications, media pieces, notices, awards, etc. http://www.soas.ac.uk/politics/newsletter/file85340.pdf  (in PDF)

Congratulations to Elian Weizman

Many warm congratulations to Elian Weizman who has passed her doctoral viva without any corrections. Well done Dr. Weizman!

Congratulations to Shirin Shafaie

Many warm congratulations to Shirin Shafaie who passed her doctoral viva with minor corrections yesterday.

Call for submissions to openGlobalRights

The editors at openGlobalRights welcome and encourage SOAS students, staff and alumni to post their responses to recent ezine articles debating Emerging Powers and Human Rights.  Comments are easily posted in the comments section following each article.  http://www.opendemocracy.net/openglobalrights      This first theme has articles by Kenneth Roth, Salil Shetty, Steve Hopgood, James Ron, Leslie…

Steve Heder to testify at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia

Dr Steve Heder, a Research Associate at SOAS, University of London is scheduled to testify this July as a witness for the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts (ECCC) of Cambodia. The political scientist has been summoned by the ECCC Trial Chamber as an academic and author to provide evidence in the cases of two persons,…

Khalili’s Time in the Shadows awarded the Susan Strange Book Prize by BISA

Congratulations to Laleh Khalili whose Time in the Shadows: Confinement in Counterinsurgencies  has been awarded the Susan Strange Book Prize by the British International Studies Association.

Congratulations to Phil Clark and Margarita Dimova for their LIDF fellowship

Many warm congratulations to Dr Phil Clark and doctoral student Margarita Dimova for having been awarded funding for a cross-college project with Birkbeck and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) to research drug injection in Kenya. SOAS Lecturer in Comparative and International Politics Dr Phil Clark has been working with Dr Andy Guise,…

Hedi Viterbo the recipient of Leverhulme Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

Please join me in congratulating Hedi Viterbo who will be joining the Department from September for the next three years as the recipient of the Leverhulme postdoctoral research fellowship. Hedi, who received his PhD in Law from the LSE, and who has been a visiting scholar at Harvard for the last year, will be working…