This series brings together the School’s research community and domestic as well as international leaders in the field of politics and international affairs. Across each semester, the series showcases a diverse and exciting range of topics. We welcome anyone who might be interested in attending.

Please note that most of the research seminars are recorded and are available online

The Norm against Female Combat

1 June 2018 1:00pm2:30pm
Associate Professor Sarah Percy, POLSIS/UQ

“Evidence and persuasion in politics and policy.”

11 May 2018 1:00pm2:30pm
Professor Linda Botterill, University of Canberra (Visiting Scholar)

“Globalising Green Politics? Towards an Ecological Global Politics.”

27 April 2018 1:00pm2:30pm
Professor Peter Newell, University of Sussex (Visiting Fellow)

Experiences of the Referendum Council and Constitutional Reform

20 April 2018 3:00pm4:30pm
Professor Megan Davis, Pro Vice Chancellor Indigenous and Professor of Law, UNSW
Venue: UQ Art Gallery The University of Queensland, St Lucia

“Governing Systemic Risk in the Shadow of Bretton Woods.”

23 March 2018 1:00pm2:30pm
Professor Louis Pauly, University of Toronto (Visiting Scholar)
Research Seminar Series

Present at the creation? China in the international economic order, 1944-1955

27 October 2017 1:00pm2:30pm
Dr Amy King, Strategic & Defence Studies Centre, ANU
Research Seminar Series

‘Hidden Policy Agendas: Shining a Light on the Dark Side of the Moon’.

13 October 2017 1:00pm2:30pm
Professor Allan McConnell, The University of Sydney

Militarised masculinities beyond methodological nationalism: Charting the multiple masculinities of an Indonesian jihadi

22 September 2017 1:00pm2:30pm
Dr David Duriesmith, UQ Fellow, School of Political Science and International Studies

War and the Politics of Ethics

8 September 2017 1:00pm2:30pm
Professor Maja Zehfuss, The University of Manchester

Is International Law International?

25 August 2017 1:00pm2:30pm
Associate Professor Anthea Roberts, ANU College of Asia and the Pacific

Is IR Theory White?

11 August 2017 1:00pm2:30pm
Dr Meera Sabaratnam, SOAS University of London/POLSIS, UQ Visiting Fellow

Russia’s Turn away from Europe

28 July 2017 1:00pm2:30pm
Professor Iver Neumann, London School of Economics
Research Seminar Series

Rethinking Critical Juncture Analysis Institutional Change and Liberalisation in Chinese Banking and Finance

12 May 2017 1:00pm2:30pm
Professor Stephen Bell (POLSIS/UQ) & Dr Hui Feng (Griffith University)

International Intervention and the Politics of Scale: the case of Aceh

Cancelled
7 October 2016 1:00pm
Associate Professor Shahar Hameiri (POLSIS, UQ) and Dr Fabio Scarpello (Murdoch University)

The Climate State: Global warming and the future of the welfare state

23 September 2016 1:00pm
Associate Professor Peter Christoff, Melbourne University

Fragile Finance and China’s Economic Future - CANCELLED

2 September 2016 1:00pm
Professor Stephen Bell (POLSIS/UQ) & Dr Hui Feng (Griffith University)

ASEAN, Anti-politics, and Human Rights

19 August 2016 1:00pm
Dr Kelly Gerard
University of Western Australia

Recapturing Just War from the Ethicists

12 August 2016 1:00pm
Professor Ian Clark
POLSIS/UQ

Risk, Technology and the Future: Five Challenges for Governments to Manage in an Age of Intense Uncertainty

3 June 2016 1:00pm2:30pm
Prof. Karen Hussey Deputy Director of the Global Change Institute presents this week's Research Seminar

On the Coherence of Cosmopolitan Humility

27 May 2016 1:00pm2:30pm
Associate Professor Luis Cabrera from Griffith University presents this week

The Office of the Economist: Early Instability

20 May 2016 2:30pm3:30pm
Dr. Ryan Walter of the University of Queensland presents this week