Trimester 1, 2020

Due to COVID-19 the scheduled Seminar Series was postponed.  To replace this series a number of online research seminars have been organised.  If you wish to participate please email Professor Duncan McDonnell at

17 April 2020   10amTom Pepinsky, Cornell University, Voting in Authoritarian Elections. Ferran Martinez i Coma
24 April 2020 10am

Steven Levitsky, Harvard University, How Democracies Die.

Lee Morgenbesser

8 May 2020 9amCas Mudde, University of Georgia - The Far Right Today. 

Lisa Zanotti

22 May 2020 9amSabrina Karim, Cornell University - Measuring Opportunities of Women in Peacekeeping Operations: Gender Norms and Institutional Barriers to Women's Equal Participation.  

Sara Davies

29 May 2020  10amFionnuala Ní Aoláin , University of Minnesota, The Resort to Emergency Powers in the Time of Covid 19:  Somethings Old and Somethings New

Luis Cabrera