Events

William Callahan is Professor of International Relations at the London School of Economics and Political Science. His research and teaching focus on the international politics of East Asia, including Chinese foreign policy. He is interested in the interplay between ideas and policy, and the dynamic relationship of security and identity. Other research interests include International…
This training has been organised by the Security, Conflict and Justice (SCJ) Pathway. This training is aimed primary at students whose research aligns with the SCJ Pathway, but is open to students from all 7 interdisciplinary Pathways. This workshop will bring together PhD researchers and established academics working on counter terrorism and violent extremism. The…
Sir Roderic Lyne KCMG was a member of the British Diplomatic Service from 1970-2004. He was the UK Ambassador to the Russian Federation from 2000 to 2004; UK Permanent Representative to the World Trade Organisation, the UN and other international organisations in Geneva from 1997-2000; and Private Secretary to Prime Minister John Major for foreign affairs, defence and Northern Ireland from…
The Anglosphere or Anglospheres? Understanding multiplicity in the English-speaking world   The Anglosphere has come to international prominence in the wake of Brexit. It is a transnational imagined community – consisting of the USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the UK – whose origins lie in the British Empire and the conflicts of the 20th…
Abstract: Many states and international organisations maintain a list of proscribed – or banned – terrorist groups. Entry on such a list typically serves to outlaw an organisation from a designated territory, triggering a range of offences around membership of, or support for, such a group. Despite widespread use, and quite significant consequences for citizenship,…
Film Screening: Der Baader-Meinhof Komplex Available on Youtube with English subtitles: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=efFnfHlYZMk Potential Discussion Points How does the film represent terrorism? Does this representation conform to or depart from current definitions of terrorism? Is terrorism ever truly local/ international? What does the film suggest to us about how terrorist group’s gain/ maintain/ lose public support?…
Brexit is a big security challenge for the UK. Come and chat about Brexit and the EU with a Yorkshire MEP. On Friday Shaffaq Mohammed (Liberal Democrat MEP for Yorkshire and the Humber) will be coming to the University to speak with students. Shaffaq was previously awarded an MBE for his efforts on Sheffield City…
CGSC is hosting its first annual lecture. We are delighted to welcome Professor Ruth Blakeley from the University of Sheffield, who will be speaking on ‘State Violence, State Terrorism, and the Human Rights Struggle’. Time/date: Wednesday 2nd October 4pm-6pm Location: Baines Wing LT2.34 (Miall)
As relations between key global powers become increasingly frayed and global insecurities invite future uncertainty, Professor Wheeler asks how enemies can move beyond international conflict and distrust through face-to-face diplomacy and the development of interpersonal trust.
This Security, Conflict and Justice (SCJ) Pathway event, open to students from all pathways, will explore the evolving security studies landscape.
This panel discussion organised by The Centre for Security Studies will examine critical issues of de-radicalisation and reintegration of foreign terrorist fighters and violent extremist offenders.