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October 2018

Towards a better Union: Past, present and post Brexit prospects for the United Kingdom Rt. Hon. Carwyn Jones AM First Minister of Wales

October 11 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Main Hall, International Politics, Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth University. SY23 3FE., Main Hall, International Politics Building
Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth University SY23 3FE United Kingdom
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        To mark the beginning of the centennial year of the Department of International Politics at Aberystwyth University, you are warmly invited to a keynote lecture to be delivered by: Rt. Hon. Carwyn Jones AM First Minister of Wales Towards a better Union: past, present and post-Brexit prospects for the United Kingdom at 5.00 p.m., Thursday 11 October 2018 in the International Politics Building, Aberystwyth University

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Research seminar ‘Intra-regional inequality and the Brexit vote’

October 24 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
C4 Hugh Owen Building, Penglais Campus
Aberystwyth University, Ceredigion SY23 2NN United Kingdom
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Invitation to research seminar Wednesday 24th October 2018 @ 3:30 p.m. C4 Hugh Owen Building ‘Intra-regional inequality and the Brexit vote’ Dr Diana Gutierrez Posada and Dr Maria Plotnikova Aberystwyth University  All Welcome

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Talk and Q & A with Geraint Talfan Davies ‘Europe: Ruin or Recovery?’

October 31 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Arts Centre Cinema, Aberystwyth University
Penglais Campus, Ceredigion SY23 3FE United Kingdom
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November 2018

ESRC Festival of Social Science 2018: EU migrants’ experiences of civil society in Wales

November 7 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
Room 0.85, Glamorgan Building, King Edward VII Avenue, Cardiff, CF10 3WA, United Kingdom., King Edward VII Avenue
Cardiff, Cardiff United Kingdom
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ESRC is part of UK Research and Innovation    This event looks at how European migrants contribute to civil society in Wales Researchers from Aberystwyth University and Roehampton University will discuss the findings of a research project (carried out between 2016 and 2017) which looked at various ways in which European migrants are involved in civil society organisations and activities in different parts of Wales. The project also explored how participating in civil society affects migrants’ sense of belonging. The…

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November 10 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Morlan Centre, Queen's Road
Aberystwyth, SY23 2HH United Kingdom
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A PIECE OF WALES IN PATAGONIA WHAT IS PATAGONIA REALLY LIKE TODAY? You are warmly invited to debate, discover and discuss at this exciting event With talks by Lucy Trotter (PhD student, Anthropology, London School of Economics) Dr Lucy Taylor (lecturer in International Politics at Aberystwyth University) Free tea and cake Games for children in Welsh, Spanish and English Photographic exhibition 10th November 2018, 10:00-13:00 Morlan Centre, Aberystwyth Free Admission

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International Symposium on the Global Countryside

November 13 - November 15
Gregynog, Newtown
Wales, Powys United Kingdom
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End of project symposium. Final Conference of the European Research Council GLOBAL-RURAL Project 13-15 November 2018 Gregynog Hall, Newtown

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Learning from Latin American Alternatives

November 16 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
Medrus Mawr, Penbryn
Aberystwyth University, United Kingdom
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Annual Lecture: Prof Daniel Williams; “Citizenship, ‘Race’ and Class: Hannah Arendt and Raymond Williams in the age of Brexit”

November 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Main Hall, International Politics
Aberystwyth University, Ceredigion SY23 3FE United Kingdom
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Raymond Williams is known as a theorist of culture, with his work drawing on his settled upbringing in Monmouthshire. Hannah Arendt escaped Nazi Germany, to France and on to  New York where she became known as a key thinker on totalitarianism, statelessness and the fate of refugees. Williams and Arendt seem an unlikely pairing. But from his extended review of Arendt’s Between Past and Future in 1961, the Welshman responded to the work of his German-Jewish contemporary. This lecture will…

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December 2018

How has Welsh civil society responded to the ‘refugee crisis’?

December 4 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
Oasis, 69b Splott ROAD
Cardiff , Cardiff CF24 2BW United Kingdom
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This event will discuss the ways in which civil society has responded to refugees and asylum seekers in different parts of Wales in the wake of the recent ‘refugee crisis’. The event is aimed at policy makers and those who work in the third sector. We will present current research on refugees in Wales and share new research carried out with refugee-supporting organisations in Aberystwyth, Cardiff, and Swansea. The event takes a comparative look at these organisations and discusses their…

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Sandpit discussion ‘Placing Wales’

December 5 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
B.03 Visualisation Centre, Aberystwyth University
Aberystwyth, Ceredigion SY23 2NN United Kingdom
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  This event brings together academic staff to discuss the creation of a new research theme for the Centre for Welsh Politics and Society (to replace ‘Global Connections’). Preparation All participants will have already provided a three sentence description of their research, plus five key words. These will be distributed before the event. Aims of the Event Learn about one another’s research Share ideas and experiences Explore possible collaborations Develop plans for future activities  Overall rationale This research theme explores…

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