Monday, 24 April 2017 9:07am
For the past 50 years, the Global South has been accorded a peripheral role in world politics. In the 1960s, states across Asia, Africa, and the Middle East had just emerged out of centuries of colonial subjugation and exploitation.
Tuesday, 4 April 2017 12:45pm
To celebrate our 50th anniversary, the Department of Politics is hosting a speakers series throughout the year.
Friday, 24 March 2017 10:57am
A review of Beijing's relations with a variety of states in East Asia suggests that the honeymoon surrounding China's rise is well and truly over.
Wednesday, 22 March 2017 8:58am
The department of politics at the University of Otago celebrates 50 years of teaching and research this year. This is the third in a monthly series of celebratory reflections on politics during the past 50 years. This month Professor Philip Nel and PhD candidate Can Cinar discuss global debt.
Tuesday, 14 March 2017 11:21am
New paper on redistribution in Africa, by Professor Philip Nel
Wednesday, 8 March 2017 3:19pm
I was one of 14 university students selected from around New Zealand to attend the UN Youth US Leadership Tour in February, this year. Over the month, we visited San Francisco, Washington D.C, Boston and New York to meet with government, non government and UN bodies.
Tuesday, 7 March 2017 10:41am
Thinking back to the hours spent sitting in POLS104 lectures a few years ago, there is no way I could have guessed then that studying politics could take me to Antarctica.
Monday, 6 March 2017 9:00am
With Tillerson and Mattis, McMaster's appointment completes a formidable line-up
Wednesday, 22 February 2017 9:48am
The department of politics at the University of Otago celebrates 50 years of teaching and research this year. This is the second of a monthly series of celebratory reflections on politics during the past 50 years. This month Bryce Edwards writes we’re at a another major turning point in authority systems.
Monday, 13 February 2017 8:26am
The Department of Politics congratulates Eduardo Abou Ltaif, who recently completed his PhD.