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DOCTORAL CONFERENCE: Civil Society, State and Democratic Politics: Challenges and Opportunities

A Department of Politics conference
Date12 June 2017
Time11:00 to 17:00
PlaceForum, seminar room 11

PROGRAMME: 11:00 – 12:30 PANEL 1: CIVIL SOCIETY RESPONSES IN THE UK 1. Nick Kirsop-Taylor, Land, Environment, Economics and Policy Institute Diversify, Specialize, Reform, Avoid, or Co-operate: Analysis of the Strategic Responses From Environmental Voluntary Sector Organisations Living under the shadow of austerity 2. Joshua Garland, Department of Politics The Mobilisation of Anti-Fracking Campaigns: Experiences from the United Kingdom 3. Milka Ivanovska Hadjievska, Departement of Politics The Impact of State benefits on Membership Involvement and Political Activities: A Study of Voluntary Membership Organizations in the UK 12:40- 14:10 PANEL 2: DEMOCRATIC POLITICS AND REPRSENTATION 1.Nick Dickinson, Department of Politics Independent Regulation of Political Actors: Symptom or Solution to the Problem of Public distrust in the ‘Political class’ 2.Keith Sutherland, Department of Politics Deliberation and Representation: Squaring the Circle 3.Andreas Karoutas, Department of Politics (TBA) 14:50 – 15:50 PANEL 3: TRANSNATIONAL POLITICS 1. Gertjan Hoetjes, Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies Information Technology and Transnational Political Activism in the GCC states 2. Sidan Wang, Department of Politics The Rise of China in the Global Governance of Climate Change 16:00-17:00 ACADEMIC CAREERS EVENT “Life after a PhD: Everything You Wanted to Know But Were Afraid to Ask” Talks by Director of Doctoral Studies prof. Duncan Russel and lecturer Dr. Irene Fernandez-Molina followed by a Q&A-session

ProviderDepartment of Politics

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