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Loughborough University

Politics, History and International Relations

Seminar Series

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PHIR Departmental Research Seminar Programme
Semester One 2014-15.

The Department, in conjunction with the Centre for the Study of International Governance (CSIG) and the Anarchism Research Group, hosts a regular research seminar series. The speakers we attract come from a diverse array of disciplines, and talk on a variety of topics. We host academics from Britain and internationally, as well as policy-makers and experts from think tanks at home and abroad.

Unless otherwise stated seminars will start at 17:00 in Herbert Manzoni, room K105.

Any queries contact I.Fraser@lboro.ac.uk

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8 October  


15 October Lou Marin
Affiliation: CIRA (Centre International de Recherches sur l’Anarchisme), Marseille

Perspectives on anarchist relations, writings and interpretations of Albert Camus

22 October  


29 October  


5 November Dr Helen Steele (Leicester)

Crime, darkness and despair: infanticide in Cold War Vienna.

12 November Jen Hoyer, Josh MacPhee and Greg Mihalko
Affiliation: The Interference Archive

Building an archive-from-below: the Interference Archive
(more details here)

RADAR Artscentre (in Edward Barsnley building)
Time: 5pm

19 November ARG/Political Practice


26 November  


3 December Matthew Wilson
Affiliation: Independant

Rules without Rulers

The Swan in the Rushes
Time: 5:30pm

10 December  






7 January Patrick Crowhurst

New evidence on Great Britain and the communist take-over of Czechoslovakia

4 February  


11 February ARG/Political Practice


18 February  


25 February  


4 March  


10 March Dr John Sutton

WW1 related theme (probably conscientious objectors).

Time: tbc

11 March  


18 March  


25 March  


29 April  


6 May ARG/Political Practice


13 May Dr Tony Burns, University of Nottingham

Anarchism and the “Struggle for Recognition” in the Thought of Stirner, Nietzsche and Sartre

20 May  


27 May