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Doing IPS, PhD seminar series 2021/22: Call for papers Deadline 4 June 2021

Doing IPS, PhD seminar series 2021/22: Call for papers Deadline 4 June 2021

CfP for Doing IPS seminars on the following themes:
–Migration, mobility and borders/border management
Citizenship, sovereignty, and exception
–Resistance
–Surveillance
–Technology and STS (Science & Technology Studies)
–Racialisation, racism and coloniality
–Socio-legal studies and human rights
–Transnational sociology of expertise
–Innovations and interventions in critical theory and methodologies
–Ethnography and fieldwork methodologies

New Publication: EU democracy projection in the Southern Mediterranean a practice analysis

New Publication: EU democracy projection in the Southern Mediterranean a practice analysis

Sarah Wolff and Anna Khakee have a new article in Mediterranean Politics which argues that democracy projection by the EU varies according to the organisation’s perceived interest, its ideational commitment to norms of dialogue, the degree of institutional inertia, and dominant policy discourses.

New Research: Project Demed

New Research: Project Demed

In Project DEMED Ksenia Northmore-Ball and her research partners are developing a theoretical framework to capture citizen support for political projects and to trace autocratic and democratic indoctrination in 180 countries from 1900 to today.

New Publication: Did Theresa May Kill the War Powers Convention? Comparing Parliamentary Debates on UK Intervention in Syria in 2013 and 2018

New Publication: Did Theresa May Kill the War Powers Convention? Comparing Parliamentary Debates on UK Intervention in Syria in 2013 and 2018

In an article published in Parliamentary Affairs, James Strong asks whether the War Powers Convention can survive Prime Minister Theresa May’s decision to bypass the House of Commons and order military action in Syria in 2018.