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NZ should take more refugees

9:18am

The department of politics at the University of Otago celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2017. This is the 11th in a series of reflections on politics over the past 50 years. This month Vicki A. Spencer looks at the refugee crisis and the UN’s 1967 Protocol.

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Panel Discussion- New Zealand’s experience of Dis(ordering) Politics: the 2017 general election evaluated

3:25pm

NZPSA 2017 Conference NZ Election Panel discussion

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Similarities and differences to 1966 election

9:13am

The department of politics at the University of Otago celebrates 50 years of teaching and research this year. This is the ninth in a series of reflections on politics during the past 50 years. This month, Janine Hayward and Chris Rudd look back at New Zealand politics in 1966.

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NZPSA Conference

Wednesday, 29 November 2017 8:54am

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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Party of contradictions leads China into the future

Monday, 16 October 2017 4:05pm

The Department of Politics at the University of Otago celebrates its 50th year in 2017. This is the 10th in a series of reflections on politics over the past 50 years. This month, Nicholas Khoo writes about China.

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Panel Discussion: 100 years since the Russian Revolution 1917 - 5 October

Thursday, 5 October 2017 11:47am

Panel discussion hosted by Dr Rosemary Overell.

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

Thursday, 31 August 2017 11:28am

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

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Politics PhD candidate gets lecturing position even before she graduates!

Thursday, 31 August 2017 11:42am

The Institute of Diplomacy and International Studies at Rangsit University in Thailand was so impressed with Otago PhD candidate Nutthathiratta (Jib) Withitwinyuchon that they appointed her to a full-time teaching position in February 2017 even before she completed her PhD.

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The politics of reproduction

Wednesday, 30 August 2017 9:29am

The department of politics at the University of Otago celebrates 50 years of teaching and research this year. This is the eighth of a monthly series of reflections on politics during the past 50 years. This month, Carla Lam asks what reproduction has got to do with politics in 2017.

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From Global Slump to Trump: The Economics and Politics of Crisis, Resistance and Reaction

Tuesday, 29 August 2017 11:23am

The 2017 NZPSA conference features a keynote lecture by Prof David McNally of the University of York (Canada).