Centre for European and International Studies Research


CEISR Research Seminars

All seminars held on Tuesdays, 5.00 - 6.30pm, in Dennis Sciama Building (room DS1.12), except where indicated.

Wed 27/09/2017 - From Rating to Officer: the divided self and other struggles of promotion in the Royal Navy

Sue Diamond
Milldam LE 1.03, 3-4pm (Sociology and Social Theory Seminar)

03/10/2017 - Jon Blair CBE: from Apartheid-era political refugee to Oscar-winning filmmaker

A political journey through comedy, war, documentary and drama. Jon Blair CBE

Wed 4/10/2017 - Narrative Positioning and the Construction of Identities: making sense of physical activity in later life

Bethany Simmonds
Milldam LE 1.03, 3-5pm (Sociology and Social Theory Seminar)

17/10/2017 - European media coverage of the refugee crisis

Kerry Moore and Iñaki Garcia-Blanco, University of Cardiff

Wed 18/10/2017 - Professor Carol Dyhouse will talk about her recent widely praised book Heartthrobs: a history of women and desire (Oxford University Press)

Professor Carol Dyhouse, University of Sussex
Milldam LE 0.06, 2-4pm (Women’s and Gender Studies Seminar)

18/10/2017 - Sleepwalking to the Precipice: The failure to predict the nature of future war, 1870-1914

David Bangert (University of Portsmouth) 3:30-5:00pm, Burnaby Building 1.25

24/10/2017 - Are party supporters just like loyal football fans? An exploration of voters’ associations of partisanship

Edzia Carvalho (presenter), University of Dundee.
Co-authors: Dr. Kristi Winters (GESIS-Leibniz Institute, Cologne) and Dr. Thom Oliver (UWE Bristol)

Wed 1/11/2017 - Satisfaction, Happiness and Emotional Wellbeing in UK Higher Education

Laura Hyman
Milldam LE 1.03, 3-5pm (Sociology and Social Theory Seminar)

07/11/2017 - The power of Slacktivism? Social Media and Political Participation in Britain

James Dennis, University of Portsmouth

14/11/2017 - Predatory War: Archives, Drones and Embodiment

Kevin McSorley, University of Portsmouth

15/11/2017 - Kill all the Gentlemen!: (Mis)representing the Western Rebels of 1549

Mark Stoyle (University of Southampton) 3:30-5:00pm, Burnaby Building 1.25

Wed 15/11/2017 - What difference does the ‘L word make? Researching the ‘lesbian’ in LGBTQ histories

Rebecca Jenkins, University College London,
Milldam LE 0.06, 2-4pm (Women’s and Gender Studies Seminar)

28/11/2017 - Gender justice and social cohesion: Exploring the role of educational reforms in conflict-affected Pakistan

Naureen Durrani, Sussex University

05/12/2017 - Metropolitan clothing consumption in seventeenth-century Sussex

Danae Tankard, University of Chichester

Wed 6/12/2017 - Addressing staff-student sexual misconduct in higher education

Anna Bull, University of Portsmouth/The 1752 Group,
Milldam LE 1.03, 3-5pm (Women’s and Gender Studies Seminar)

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18 January 2017 - American Studies

Park 3.01, 13:00 – 18:00

Organisers: Thomas Rodgers/Lee Sartain. More information to follow         

22 February 2017 - Beyond Françafrique: France outside of its traditional sphere of African influence (19th-21st centuries)

Park 3.01, 13:00 – 18:30

Organiser: Tony Chafer, with the support of the Society for the Study of French History. Download Beyond Francafrique programme 2017

1 March 2017 - French Presidential Election

Park 3.01, 13:00 – 18:00

Speakers: Professor Jim Shields – Aston University & Professor David Hanley – Visiting Professor UoP.

Organisers: Emmanuel Godin/Tony Chafer. More information to follow