Latest News from SPIRE

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Keele University has signed a new partnership with Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU)

Posted on 14 June 2018 Keele University has signed a new partnership with Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU) to deliver a joint undergraduate programme.
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Professor Bulent Gokay delivers a keynote lecture in China

Posted on 22 May 2018 Professor Bulent Gokay has just returned from delivering one of the key papers in the Second World Congress on Marxism in Peking University - China's highest ranking institution.
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Sarah Tiplady, SPIRE PhD Candidate

Posted on 14 March 2018 Sarah Tiplady, SPIRE PhD Candidate, was awarded the 2018 Richard E. Neustadt Postgraduate Paper Prize.
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Robert Ladrech discusses climate change with PES

Posted on 24 November 2017 Spire’s Professor Robert Ladrech was invited to participate in the Party of European Socialists’ (PES) Environment and Climate Change Network on 7th November.
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Sorin Baiasu gives keynote lecture on Kant

Posted on 24 November 2017 Sorin Baiasu, Professor of Philosophy in SPIRE at Keele University will be speaking about ‘Kant's Conception of Free Will: An Uncompromising Account’.

British International History Conference at Keele

Posted on 09 October 2017 In September SPIRE hosted the 29th Annual Conference of the British International History Group (BIHG). This is a working group of the British International Studies Association, the UK’s leading professional body for scholars concerned with the study of international politics and history.
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Marit Hammond becomes co-convenor of PSA Environmental Politics Group

Posted on 04 May 2017 Marit Hammond, Lecturer in Politics in SPIRE, has been appointed as the new co-convenor of the Political Studies Association’s Environmental Politics Group. Dr Hammond, who has been at Keele University since 2015 specialises in Environmental Political Theory and Democratic Theory.
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Gareth Snell

Posted on 07 April 2017 SPIRE Graduate Gareth Snell wins the Stoke By Election for Labour.
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Becky Richards - Book Launch Live on Somaliland Television

Posted on 10 February 2017 On 21st January, Dr Rebecca Richards—lecturer in International Relations in the SPIRE—attended an event to relaunch her book, Understanding Statebuilding: Traditional Governance and the Modern State in Somaliland (Routledge, 2014)
Continuum of Selves: The Keele début of the Jazz Philosophy Fusion Project  

Jazz-Philosophy Fusion in Oxford

Posted on 10 February 2017 On the 21st January, Dr James Tartaglia – Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at Keele and jazz saxophonist – took his Jazz-Philosophy Fusion to the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford for an event organised by the Oxford Forum.