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November 2010

School of Politics, International Studies and Philosophy Events for  November 2010

Date  and Time

Event

Venue

Details

4 November, 3.30 pm

Mr Gaven Kerr Philosophy PhD student, (QUB)

“Does QUB need a New Scholasticism?”

Conference Room (20.103), 21 University Square

Philosophy Seminar Series in conjunction with the Royal Institute of Philosophy

Contact Jeremy Watkins j.watkins@qub.ac.uk

4 November,  5pm

Lecture: The John Whyte Memorial Lecture

Speaker: Professor Theodore Hoppen   (Hull University) 

‘Gladstone, Salisbury and the End of Irish Assimilationism’

This event will be followed by a reception in the QUB Welcome Centre

Peter Froggatt Centre (PFC)  0G/ 007

 

Contact Professor Graham Walker (02890 973200, g.s.walker@qub.ac.uk) for further details.

 

5 November, 10am

Postgraduate Student Workshop

Speakers: Professor Theodore Hoppen, Dr. Margaret O’Callaghan

 

Contact Professor Graham Walker (02890 973200, g.s.walker@qub.ac.uk) for further details

16 November, 4.30- 6 pm

Maylis Konnecke (QUB)

Waltz with Bashir, Samir, Michel and the Others: Divisions among the Lebanese Christians

Lecture Theatre, 21.10, 21 University Square

International Politics and Ethnic Conflict Research Cluster

Contact Ephraim Nimni e.nimni@qub.ac.uk

17 November, 3pm

Dr Cathal McCall (QUB)

‘The Politics of Ulster Scots

Seminar Room 2, Institute of Governance, 63 University Road

GAPP research cluster

Contact Victoria Montgomery(v.montgomery@qub.ac.uk)

Booking not applicable

17 November, 7.30-9pm

Political Cinema Evenings

Come and have a good look at political surveillance methods

The Lives of Others (2006) ( German, English subtitles)

Starring Ulrich Mühe Martina Gedeck Sebastian Koch Ulrich Tukur

Lecture Theatre, 21.10, 21 University Square

International Politics and Ethnic Conflict  Research Cluster  

Contact Ephraim Nimni e.nimni@qub.ac.uk 

The event is free

18 November, 3.30 pm

Professor Kevin Timpe

Associate Professor of Philosophy, Northwest Nazarene University and Templeton Research Fellow, Oxford University

“Theism and Ontological Commitment”

[Royal Institute of Philosophy Public Lecture]

Conference Room (20.103), 21 University Square

Philosophy Seminar Series in conjunction with the Royal Institute of Philosophy

Contact Jeremy Watkins j.watkins@qub.ac.uk

19 November,9am-5pm

One day Conference: Ulster Loyalism: Past Present and Future

Speakers include:  Ian Wood, Pete Shirlow, Gordon Gillespie

Canada Room, Lanyon Building

 

Further details are available here 

24 November,  3pm

Dr Alistair Clark (QUB)

‘Party Organisation and Concurrent Multi-Level Local Campaigning: The 2007 Scottish Elections under MMP and STV’

Seminar Room 2, Institute of Governance, 63 University Road

GAPP research cluster

Contact for details: Victoria Montgomery (v.montgomery@qub.ac.uk).  Booking not applicable

25 November,  3.30 pm

Mr Michael Weatherup Philosophy PhD student, (QUB)

“Schopenhauer and Gilligan on Compassion, Care and Justice”

Conference Room (20.103), 21 University Square

Philosophy Seminar Series in conjunction with the Royal Institute of Philosophy

Contact Jeremy Watkins j.watkins@qub.ac.uk

25 November, 4.30- 6 pm

Dr. Padraig Carmody

Trinity College Dublin

Globalisation and the Rise of the State? Chinese Geogovernance in Zambia.
Lecture Theatre, 21.10, 21 University Square

International Politics and Ethnic Conflict Research Cluster

Contact Ephraim Nimni e.nimni@qub.ac.uk

25 November, 5pm

Lecture:  Dr. Aaron Edwards (Visiting Research Fellow)

‘The Politics of British Counter-Insurgency Strategy in Northern Ireland’

School of Politics 21.101

Contact Professor Graham Walker (02890 973200, g.s.walker@qub.ac.uk) for further details.

26 November, 3-5pm

Launch of Recent Books from the School

For further information, please see here

Conference Room (20.103), 21 University Square 

 Details to follow

27 November

Irish Philosophical Society Conference

“Convergences and Divergences: Philosophy in the Scholastic, Analytic, and Continental Traditions”

Keynote Speaker: Professor William Desmond (Leuven)

For further information, please see here

 

Philosophy Seminar Series in conjunction with the Royal Institute of Philosophy

Contact Gaven Kerr, g.kerr07@qub.ac.uk

28 November, 4.30- 6 pm

Ephraim Nimni (QUB)

Demography and the Racialisation of Political Zionism in Israel/Palestine

Lecture Theatre, 21.101, 21 University Square

International Politics and Ethnic Conflict Research Cluster

Contact Ephraim Nimni e.nimni@qub.ac.uk