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October 2010

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

7 October, 9.30-5.00pm

One Day Conference: ‘Electoral Change and Prospects for Northern Ireland’

Speakers include: Professor Jon Tonge (Liverpool), Professor John Brewer (Aberdeen),Professor Bernadette Hayes (Aberdeen)   

Institute of Irish Studies Seminar Room 1

 

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

13 October, 3pm

Prof Yvonne Galligan (QUB)

‘Gender Gaps in the NI 2010 General Election: Myth or Reality

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

14 October,

3.30 pm

Dr Julian Baggini

Editor-in-chief, The Philosophers’ Magazine

“Saving Virtue: What psychology does and doesn't tell us about ethics and character”

[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

20  October, 3pm

Dr John Garry(QUB)

‘The Irish Reversal on the Lisbon Treaty’. 

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

20  October, 7.30-9pm Political Cinema Evenings

Come and have a good look at Terrorism and Security

STATE OF SIEGE (In French with English subtitles)

Director: Costa-Gavras   Starring: Yves Montand
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

21 October,

3.30 pm

Dr Tom Cochrane (QUB)

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Sonic Arts Research Centre, Queen’s University Belfast

“What is an Emotion?”

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

21 October, 4.30- 6 pm

Professor Bill Meulemans

Portland State University, USA

Why Obama is Going Down

Lecture Theatre, 21.10, 21 University Square International Politics and Ethnic Conflict Research Cluster Contact Ephraim Nimni  e.nimni@qub.ac.uk

 

21 October, 5pm

Lecture:   The Queen’s Annual Irish Studies Lecture

Speaker: Professor Elizabeth Malcolm (Melbourne)

‘From Famine to Fever: The Irish and Australian Gold  Rushes, 1850-70’

Canada Room, Lanyon Building

 

This event is organised in conjunction with the Institute of Irish Studies and the Irish Studies International Research Initiative – for further details contact Elaine McKay (e.mckay@qub.ac.uk)

28 October,

3.30 pm

Dr Benjamin Jarvis (QUB)

Lecturer in Philosophy, Queen’s University Belfast

“Assertion and Advocation”

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

28 October, 4.30- 6 pm

Dr. Aaron Edwards Royal Military Academy Sandhurst

From Hybrid War to Hybrid Peace? The Utility of the Military Instrument in the 21st Century Security Environment

Lecture Theatre, 21.10, 21 University Square International Politics and Ethnic Conflict Research Cluster Contact Ephraim Nimni e.nimni@qub.ac.uk

28 October, 5pm

Lecture: Mark Oaten (Former Liberal Democrat MP)

‘”England does not love coalitions.” Was Disraeli right?’

Peter Froggatt Centre (PFC) 0G/ 007

 

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