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Roundtable: 'Assessing Trump's First 100 Days in Office'

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. 

Roundtable: 'The Rise of National Populism'

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. 

Book Launch by Judith Large

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.

Owen Bennett-Jones - 'Al-Qaeda and Islamic State: Brothers in Arms or Rivals?'`

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.

2017 DDMI Annual Lecture – Sir Lawrence Freedman

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.

Dr Owen Bennett-Jones to deliver two talks at Aberystwyth University on 20 February 2017

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?’

Roundtable: 'What's Next: Trump in the White House'

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.

'Britain, Trident, and a Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty'

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'

E.H. Carr Memorial Lecture 2016 - Professor Margaret MacMillan

27 October 2016

The 2016 E.H. Carr Memorial Lecture titled ‘Sometimes It Matters Who Is In Power’ by Professor Margaret MacMillan

Kenneth N. Waltz Annual Lecture 2016 - Professor Jeremy Black

13 October 2016

The Kenneth N. Waltz Annual Lecture 2016 titled ‘War and International Relations 1400-2100’ by Professor Jeremy Black