Release of 5th Davies Paper in the 'Africa Series'

Claude Kabemba's Davies Paper is entitled ‘Can Britain Break with its Colonial Past? A critique of the British government’s and British extractive companies’ role in Africa.’ The Davies Paper is a version of his speech delivered at the Scottish Parliament on 27 February 2014, as part of the BISA Africa and International Studies working group series on ‘Britain and Africa after 50’. It draws upon the author’s professional experience. 

Davies Paper on Food and Water Security Conference now available

Davies Paper - Africa Series #4 is now available. This Davies Paper revisits and reviews the three-day international food and water security conference partly funded and organized by the DDMI. The conference was entitled 'The Human Dimensions of Climate Change: the Politics of Food and Water Security in Africa.' Generous financial and other support was also provided by C3W, IBERS, the Department of International Politics, and Aberystwyth University. 

Davies Papers - Africa Series #3 ready for download

The DDMI is pleased to announce the release of the 3rd paper in the Africa Series of The Davies Papers. The paper is written by Daniel E. Agbiboa, doctoral candidate at the University of Oxford, and is entitled 'The Westgate Terrorist Attack and the Transformation of Al-Shabab: A Global Jihadist Perspective.'

Event Report and Photos: 2014 Carr Student Conference

On 22 March 2014, the E.H. Carr Student Conference was held for the second time in the Main Hall of the International Politics Department at Aberystwyth University. The conference is student-organised and led. This year’s topic, ‘The Arab-Israeli Conflict’ and the event itself attracted a large number of attendees. Click above for the event report, photos, and links to additional photos and the Storify web story of the conference.