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Panel discussion on 'The Challenges Facing Africa in the 21st Century' at the Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. SOAS Centre Convenes Groundbreaking UK-Brazil Lecture Series

The Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy (CISD) is convening a series of lectures on African and Middle East politics – in Brazil.

6th April 2011

Dan Plesch and Jonathan Dimblebly at Plesch's Book Launch More Praise for Plesch's Book America, Hitler and the UN

A new book by Dr Dan Plesch, director of SOAS' Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy, has been the subject of reviews and interviews by the Economist, the BBC's Today programme and the Jewish Chronicle, among others.

31st January 2011

SOAS Academics Examine 'the Future of Corporate Capitalism'

Four SOAS academics worked on the latest edition of the Cambridge Journal of Economics, which is devoted to a special report on corporate accountability and legal liability.

4th October 2010

The UN at War: FDR'S Global UN Day 1942

The assumption that the United Nations was established at the end of the World War II is wrong. Its formal birth was the adoption in Washington D.C. on 1 January, 1942 of the Declaration by United Nations

11th June 2010

CISD Release Middle East Nuclear Discussion Report

Following an engaging day of discussions among a variety of participants, focussing on the Iranian nuclear programme and the Israeli nuclear weapons policy, the CISD and PIJ have prepared a report. 

27th May 2010

Speakers to Ponder Wall Street, Weapons of Mass Destruction

The Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy at SOAS continues its autumn series of events with a guest lecture by James K. Galbraith entitled The Great Crisis and the Dismal Science: How the Economists Got It Wrong… Again. The lecture will be held at 6 p.m. on Friday, 2 October.

30th September 2009

Dan Plesch MPs recommend disarmament strategy developed by SOAS academic

The House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee endorsed an holistic approach to disarmament made by Dr Dan Plesch of the Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy

14th August 2009

Report: How to make Corporations Accountable

How did corporations become so powerful and unaccountable? In a new report from the Institute of Employment Rights, Dr Dan Plesch and Dr Stephanie Blankenburg of the Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy at SOAS investigate a headline issue of the day – corporate predation – and place the rise of shareholder limited liability at the heart of the current economic problems.

15th October 2008

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