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Paper at European Governance Workshop

Posted on 05 March 2010 Dr Robert Ladrech, School of Politics, International Relations and Philosophy (SPIRE), was invited to present a paper at a workshop hosted by the Centre for European Governance at the University of Exeter last week.
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Ramifications of Wikileaks and global resistance to diplomatic secrecy

Posted on 13 December 2010 Dr Luis Lobo-Guerrero, Lecturer in International Relations at SPIRE and Visiting Research Fellow at King's College, was interviewed at the Stuart George Show of BBC Radio Stoke on Monday 13th of December 2010, on the implications of the recent Wikileaks' 'Cablegate'.
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Entrepreneurship Awards

Posted on 10 December 2010 Keele staff and students have received over £4,500 in funding from the HE Social Entrepreneurship Awards.
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Emerging Securities Research Seminar

Posted on 10 December 2010 Dr Luis Lobo-Guerrero gave a presentation on the 7th of December 2010 of his current work on marine insurance and war to the Emerging Securities Research Group, part of the RC4SPIRE.
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Philosophy Forum Annual Lecture

Posted on 06 December 2010 Professor Stephen Engstrom, Pittsburgh, "Universal Legislation as the Form of Practical Knowledge"
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Major Grant for Interdisciplinary Team

Posted on 08 November 2010 An interdisciplinary team from the natural and social sciences at Keele and the Marches Energy Agency has been awarded £452,928.
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Academic Panel on Lobo-Guerrero's new book ‘Insuring Security’

Posted on 08 November 2010 Academic panel on Dr Luis Lobo-Guerrero’s new book ‘Insuring Security’
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Sustainability talk at the House of Lords

Posted on 29 October 2010 Professor Andrew Dobson speaks at the House of Lords
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Gold medal for Exchange Student

Posted on 25 October 2010 Lyndsay Stecher has been awarded the Board of Governors Gold Medal.
 

Sociopolitics of Biosecurity

Posted on 02 August 2010 The second of a series of ESRC-funded seminars on The Sociopolitics of Biosecurity was held at Keele (June 2010). Run by Dr Sarah Taylor (Biological Sciences), Professor Andrew Dobson (SPIRE) and Dr Kezia Barker (Birkbeck College, London), this seminar looked at the native/alien paradigm in the context of conservation policy.
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British Academy Grant Success

Posted on 01 August 2010 Dr Robert Ladrech has been successful in his grant applications to the British Academy and was awarded £3,193 for a project called 'Social Democratic Parties and Climate Change', June 2010.
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Environmental Politics Summer School

Posted on 19 July 2010 Twenty-one PhD students from all over the world arrived at Keele this week for an international summer school on environmental politics and policy, funded by the European Consortium for Political Research.
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Value, Security and Life

Posted on 22 January 2010 The Biopolitics of Value(s), the third workshop of the ESRC Contemporary Biopolitical Securities seminar series, co-organised by the Biopolitics of Security Research Unit at Keele (Research Institute for Law, Politics and Justice (iLPJ), took place at the Moser Centre.
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Naveed Sheikh at gives seminar at House of Commons

Posted on 22 January 2010 Naveed Sheikh, School of Politics, International Relations and Philosophy, was invited to chair and present at a seminar at the House of Commons on 'Poverty, Religion, and Radicalism'.
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Re-election to the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD)

Posted on 23 January 2010 Professor Patrick Thornberry of SPIRE was re-elected as a member of the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD).
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Balkan Research Talk

Posted on 12 February 2010 Kyril Drezov, School of Politics, International Relations and Philosophy and the Southeast Europe Unit at the Research Institute for Law, Politics and Justice invited to give talk.
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Keele Academic debates local cuts

Posted on 18 March 2010 Dr Philip Catney, a member of the Keele European Parties Research Unit (SPIRE/ Research Institute for Law, Politics and Justice), participated in a BBC Radio Stoke debate on the impact of funding cuts and job losses in the North Staffordshire region.
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Personal Chair for Richard Luther (Politics)

Posted on 19 March 2010 Appointed to a Lectureship in Politics in September 1993, and promoted to Senior Lecturer in September 2000, during his time at Keele Richard Luther has acquired an international reputation for his teaching innovation, as well as for his research expertise, especially in Austrian politics, on which he regularly provides high-level policy advice.
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Doomed by Democracy

Posted on 04 June 2010 Professor Andrew Dobson, School of Politics, International Relations and Philosophy, last week took part in a Radio 4 Analysis programme called 'Doomed by Democracy', asking if democracies are incapable of dealing with climate change.
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Professor Andrew Dobson lead author on the Green Party's General Election Manifesto

Posted on 16 April 2010 Professor Andrew Dobson, School of Politics, International Relations and Philosophy and the Research Institute for Law, Politics and Justice, was the lead author on the Green Party's General Election Manifesto launched yesterday in Brighton.
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Localism and Quality of Place

Posted on 07 May 2010 Dr Philip Catney gives guest lecture
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Invited Lecture in Vancouver

Posted on 28 May 2010 Dr Sherilyn MacGregor, School of Politics, International Relations and Philosophy, recently gave an invited plenary lecture in Vancouver.
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Europeanization and Political Parties Workshop

Posted on 04 June 2010 Dr Robert Ladrech, School of Politics, International Relations and Philosophy, pictured, directed a workshop on 'Europeanization and Political Parties' at the 40th Annual Joint Session of the European Consortium for Political Research, in Munster, Germany.
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2010 Student Prize

Posted on 14 July 2010 Following the 2010 Summer Graduation at Keele University, SPIRE awarded a series of school and University undergraduate prizes.
 

Elections 2010: Local results for Newcastle Borough Council

Posted on 20 May 2010 Congratulations to our undergraduate students.
 

Keele International Relations graduates give talks at Keele University

Posted on 09 April 2010 Two International Relations graduates, recently (March 2010) shared with students and staff their ‘practical’ experience of International Relations since graduating.
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Special 90th Birthday Celebrations for Owen Powell

Posted on 09 April 2010 The School of Politics, International Relations and Philosophy (SPIRE) and the World Affairs Group held surprise celebrations for Owen Powell’s upcoming 90th birthday, founder of the successful World Affairs Series.
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SPIRE talk on Nature and Energy

Posted on 01 April 2010 The School of Politics, International Relations and Philosophy (SPIRE) this week welcomed Marcel Wissenburg, Professor of Political Theory at Radboud University, Nijmegen, the Netherlands, as part of an Erasmus teaching exchange, arranged by Professor Wissenburg and Professor Andrew Dobson (SPIRE).
 

SPIRE holds General Election Symposium

Posted on 18 May 2010 The School of Politics, International Relations and Philosophy (SPIRE) held a symposium on the general election.
 

High Commissioner of the Republic of Maldives in the United Kingdom visits Keele University

Posted on 24 March 2010 High Commissioner of the Republic of Maldives, Dr. Faizal visited Keele University to meet with Mr. Rama Thirunamachandran, Deputy Vice-Chancellor.
 

Funding for Interdisciplinarity Study

Posted on 01 June 2010 Dr Zoe Robinson (School of Physical and Geographical Sciences) and Dr Sherilyn MacGregor (SPIRE) have been awarded £4,950 from the Higher Education Academy Education for Sustainable Development (ESD)
 

Paula Hughes in the UK's first overnight walking marathon

Posted on 23 April 2010 Paula Hughes, from SPIRE, took part in the UK's first overnight walking marathon (26 miles) for the SHINE 2010 event in Manchester last weekend for Cancer Research.