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Department of Politics and International Studies

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2013

January

16/01/13
16/01/13
30/01/13

February

March

May

22/05/13

June

13/06/13
  • Brave New Horizons: Why Comparative Political Theory Now?
  • Prof Fred Dallmayr
  • From September 2013, the Department of Politics and International Studies, SOAS, will offer a new MSc in Comparative Political Thought. Professor Fred Dallmayr, a pioneer in this field, will deliver an inaugural lecture to mark the launch of this innovative new programme.

August

08/08/13

October

16/10/13
23/10/13
29/10/13

November

12/11/13
13/11/13
20/11/13
27/11/13

December

02/12/13
  • American Jews, the Rise of Jewish Humanitarianism, and the Distancing from Israel
  • Prof Michael Barnett
  • There is considerable debate regarding whether American Jews are increasingly "distant" from Israel, and, if so, why.   As the feelings of American Jews toward Israel has grown more complicated, there has been a surging popularity of "tikkun olam," the Jewish responsibility to repair the world.  Is there a connection between these developments?

05/12/13
  • The Responsibility to Protect
  • Professor Jennifer Welsh, University of Oxford and UN Special Advisor to the UN Secretary-General for the Responsibility to Protect
09/12/13