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Lessons from Piracy

5 March 2015

The Counter-Piracy Governance Project based in the Department of Politics and International Relations has been selected to manage the website and the archive of the Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia (CGPCS).  The CGPCS is a global govern …

International Relations lecturer takes on joint convenorship role

2 March 2015

Lecturer in International Relations, Elisa Wynne-Hughes has taken on the joint convenorship of the British International Studies Association’s Post-structural Politics Working Group (PPWG) with Tahseen Kazi from the Georgia Institute of Technology from …

Shadow Secretary of State for Wales to call for a new partnership based on mutual respect between Westminster and Welsh Government

12 February 2015

Owen Smith MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Wales, will tonight call for a new era of partnership, respect and equality between the Westminster and Welsh governments. The lecture, which is being hosted by the Wales Governance Centre is the first in a …

Pathway to a Degree in Politics and International Relations

20 January 2015

A new opportunity for adults to study Politics and International Relations has been launched by the Centre for Lifelong Learning. The Pathway to a Degree in Politics and International Relations will enable students to fulfil their ambition of studying …

Politics and International Relations at Cardiff ranks 13th in UK

18 December 2014

Cardiff’s Department of Politics and International Relations has been ranked 13th in the UK for the quality of its research, in the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF). The REF assesses and demonstrates the value and impact of research carried o …

Counter-piracy research project results influence international high level forum

14 November 2014

Last month, Dr Christian Bueger from the Department of Politics and International Relations was invited to address the plenary of the international Contact Group responsible for coordinating the global fight against piracy and to present the results of …

Interdisciplinary project on a plan to bulldoze Whitehall is applauded by RIBA

7 November 2014

Research by Dr Stephen Thornton of the Department of Politics and International Relations and Professor Adam Sharr (formally of the Cardiff School of Architecture and now of Newcastle University) on a remarkable plan to demolish much of historic Whiteh …

Hardcopy or #hashtag? Digital democracy workshop inspires young people in Cardiff

6 October 2014

Last week, a talented and enthusiastic group of sixth-form students from St John’s College joined members of the Department of Politics and International Relations in Cardiff, to discuss their vision for a digital parliament. The workshop, which took p …

Wales Governance Centre experts influence the #indyref debate

26 September 2014

The last few weeks has been dominated by speculation about the outcome of the Scottish referendum on independence, culminating in a historic “no” vote on Friday 19th September. Regardless of the result, the referendum has raised a number of significant …

Department engages with NATO Summit debate

22 September 2014

Marking the first NATO summit in the United Kingdom since Margaret Thatcher welcomed NATO leaders to London in 1990, the NATO summit earlier this month saw President Obama, Chancellor Merkel, President Hollande and other world leaders convene on Newpor …

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