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New Head takes the helm at School of Law and Politics

22 September 2016

Cardiff University’s School of Law and Politics has begun the academic year with the appointment of a new Head of School. Professor René Lindstädt was appointed as Head of School and Professor of Law and Professor of Politics in June and officially joi …

International Relations lecturer contributes to European Commission’s Internet Governance discussion

24 August 2016

Dr Andrea Calderaro, Lecturer in International Relations and Director of the Centre for Internet and Global Politics, contributed to a round-table discussion this June on Internet Governance capacity building organised by the European Commission. As a …

Professor Rick Rawlings announced as Honorary Distinguished Professor

17 August 2016

One of the UK’s most distinguished legal experts on devolution has been announced as an Honorary Distinguished Professor at the University. Professor Richard (Rick) Rawlings was nominated for the title by Professor Richard Wyn Jones on behalf of the Wa …

Politics lecturer begins research with visit to Indian ‘new city’

28 July 2016

This July, Dr Stephen Thornton, senior lecturer in the Department of Politics and International Relations, travelled to India as part of a fact finding mission while on research leave. Dr Thornton, whose research interests ordinarily lie in the traditi …

Cardiff International Relations scholars play host to European workshops in 2017

27 July 2016

A pan European event attracting International Relations scholars from across the world will be hosted by Cardiff University’s Department of Politics and International Relations next year. The fourth European Workshops in International Studies (EWIS) wi …

Leading devolution expert joins University

18 July 2016

One of the country’s foremost experts on devolution is taking up a new role at the University’s Wales Governance Centre. Professor Laura McAllister CBE, currently Professor of Governance at the University of Liverpool, will join the Centre in October 2 …

Class of 2016 honoured in graduation ceremony and reception

13 July 2016

The School of Law and Politics held its 2016 Graduation ceremony on 12 July 2016 at St David’s Hall, Cardiff. Approximately 900 people were invited to the ceremony which was followed by a post-graduation reception in the grounds of the University’s Mai …

Sustaining future army reserves

6 July 2016

Further improvements to recruitment, retention and training of Army Reserve Forces needed Improvements to the way that Army Reserve Forces are trained and supported are needed if recruitment and retention targets are to be met, according to the results …

New International Relations staff showcased at launch event

5 July 2016

Following an unprecedented expansion at the start of this year, Cardiff University’s Department of Politics and International Relations has held the first of a series of events to introduce its new team to peers and colleagues in the field. The team’s …

Knowing the Sea – Celebrating European Maritime Day

21 May 2016

An event at Cardiff University this May celebrated the sea and examined the importance of the ‘blue’ economy to nations in Europe. Held on 20th May 2016, Knowing the Sea: Prospects of Maritime Domain Awareness was hosted by the University’s School of L …

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