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Department of Politics news and events 

NZPSA Conference

Monday, 27 November 2017 3:13pm

The Department of Politics is very pleased to be hosting the 2017 New Zealand Political Studies Association (NZPSA) Conference in Dunedin on 29 November - 1 December.

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Open lecture: Japan's Quest for a More Assertive Foreign Policy

Wednesday, 16 August 2017 1:16pm

Open lecture by Professor Toshihiro Nakayama, Sir Howard Kippenberger Visiting Chair 2017, Victoria University

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Politics PhD receives exceptional recognition

Tuesday, 15 August 2017 8:47am

Luca J. Uberti’s will graduate with a PhD at the next graduation ceremony of the University of Otago. His PhD thesis has been placed on the Dean’s List of Exceptional Theses, a rare honour bestowed only on the very best of PhDs.

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Prioritising "Order" and Causing Chaos: The International Subversion of Sovereignty in Kosovo - 31 August

Tuesday, 8 August 2017 11:28am

Open lecture: Prioritising "Order" and Causing Chaos: The International Subversion of Sovereignty in Kosovo

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Vote17 interview: Golriz Ghahraman, Greens

Wednesday, 2 August 2017 1:54pm

Our second Vote17 interview was with  Golriz Ghahraman, the Green Party candidate for Te Atatu

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Vote17 interview: Clare Curran, Labour

Monday, 31 July 2017 9:29am

A team of POLS students will be interviewing MPs and candidates in the lead-up to the General Election on 23 September - first up was Clare Curran from Labour. 

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From merger to dissolution?

Monday, 31 July 2017 11:20am

On July 1, 1967, the European Communities Merger Treaty came into effect, fusing the executives of the European Coal and Steel Community, the European Economic Community, and the European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom).

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Panel Discussion: Gender, Feminism and Politics - 16 August

Wednesday, 26 July 2017 8:14am

As part of the 50th birthday of politics at Otago this panel explores the significance of gender to politics, in its various dimensions.

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Open lecture: The Dilemma of the Public Intellectual in the Nuclear Age - 8 August

Tuesday, 25 July 2017 8:17am

This lecture investigates the role and possibilities of the public intellectual in the nuclear age. 

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The legacy of the Six Day War

Monday, 3 July 2017 10:40am

Fifty years ago, the Six Day War of June 5-10, 1967, in which Israel defeated neighbouring Arab states and conquered the West Bank, the Gaza Strip, the Syrian Golan Heights, and the Egyptian Sinai Peninsula, changed the face of the Middle East.