2017 Kenneth Waltz Annual Lecture - Christopher Coker - Still ‘The Human Thing’? Thucydides, Waltz & the Future of War
19 February 2018
The 2017 Kenneth N. Waltz Annual Lecture titled "Still ‘The Human Thing’? Thucydides, Waltz & the Future of War" by Christopher Coker.
29 January 2018
The 2017 E.H. Carr Annual Lecture titled 'US Grand Strategy after the Cold War' by Stephen M. Walt.
29 January 2018
On Friday, 29 September 2017, the DDMI welcomed InterPolAber graduate, Mr Virginijus Sinkevicius (class of 2012), who was recently elected as the youngest Member of Parliament in Lithuania.
29 November 2016
On Tuesday, 29 November 2016, the Department of International Politics at Aberystwyth University and the David Davies Memorial Institute sponsored a roundtable discussion entitled ‘What’s Next? Trump in the White House’. Head of the Department and current E.H. Carr Professor Richard Beardsworth chaired the debate; the speakers included Ken Booth, Warren Dockter, Patrick Thaddeus Jackson, Jenny Mathers, and Jan Ruzicka.
14 November 2016
On Monday, 14 November 2016, the DDMI welcomed Rebecca Sharkey, the UK Coordinator for the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) to host a talk titled 'Britain, Trident, and a Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty'
18 April 2017
On Monday, 1 May 2017, the Department of International Politics at Aberystwyth University and the David Davies Memorial Institute of International Studies hosted a panel discussion to reflect upon, and assess, US President Donald Trump’s first 100 days in office.
22 March 2017
On Monday, 13th March 2017, the Department of International Politics at Aberystwyth University and the DDMI hosted a roundtable discussion on the theme of National Populism. The event was chaired by the Director of the DDMI Jan Ruzicka, with speakers including E.H. Carr Professor Richard Beardsworth, Dr. Ali Bilgic of Loughborough University, Dr. Kamila Stullerova, and Dr. Lucy Taylor.
27 October 2016
The 2016 E.H. Carr Memorial Lecture titled ‘Sometimes It Matters Who Is In Power’ by Professor Margaret MacMillan
23 February 2017
A Book Launch by Judith Large will take place in the Arts Centre Bookshop Tuesday 28th of February. The book is titled 'Push Back: Sri Lanka's Dance with Global Governance'. There will be a drinks reception, all welcome.
07 March 2017
The DDMI welcomed Dr. Owen Bennett-Jones for two interesting talks Monday 20th of February. The second talk, titled 'Al-Qaeda and Islamic State: Brothers in Arms or Rivals?', was hosted in the Interpol building and drew a wide audience.
13 February 2017
The David Davies Memorial Institute is happy to announce that the 2017 Annual Lecture 'The Future of Discretionary Warfare: Criteria for the Use of Force' will be held by Sir Lawrence Freedman.
13 February 2017
Dr Owen Bennett-Jones, author, journalist and foreign correspondent for the BBC to host two lectures Monday 20th of February: ‘Nation shall speak unto Nation: Reporting in War and Peace from Beirut, Bucharest, Hanoi, Kabul and Islamabad, 1981-2017’ and ‘Al-Qaeda and Islamic State: Brothers in Arms or Rivals?’
13 October 2016
The Kenneth N. Waltz Annual Lecture 2016 titled ‘War and International Relations 1400-2100’ by Professor Jeremy Black