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Established in 2000, the Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy (CISD) at SOAS is a research-driven unit committed to the promotion of excellence in scholarship and teaching. The Centre is committed to the development of applied international studies and to ensuring that its work impacts key international debates.

The CISD podcast series is a collection of lectures, debates and conversations exploring international affairs.

Issues ranging from nuclear proliferation to humanitarian intervention are discussed by a mix of prominent scholars, students and practitioners.

The series aims to capture the multi-disciplinary approach of the Centre as well as its advocacy of the some of the more non-conventional or marginalized issues in international affairs.

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7th SOAS-British Pugwash Conference on a Middle East Weapons of Mass Destruction Free Zone Part OneThu, 2013-01-17 14:52

On 19 November 2012, the 7th Annual SOAS-British Pugwash Conference on a Middle East WMD Free Zone was hosted by the... See details

7th SOAS-British Pugwash Conference on a Middle East Weapons of Mass Destruction Free Zone Part TwoThu, 2013-01-17 14:51

On 19 November 2012, the 7th Annual SOAS-British Pugwash Conference on a Middle East WMD Free Zone was hosted by the... See details

7th SOAS-British Pugwash Conference on a Middle East Weapons of Mass Destruction Free Zone Part ThreeThu, 2013-01-17 14:51

On 19 November 2012, the 7th Annual SOAS-British Pugwash Conference on a Middle East Weapons of Mass Destruction Free... See details

The 7th SOAS-British Pugwash Conference on a Middle East Nuclear and WMD Free Zone, Keynote by Lord Howell. Part fourThu, 2013-01-17 14:50

Lord Howell is former Secretary of State for Energy in the UK and he was also Minister of State in Northern Ireland.... See details

The Beijing Consensus: An Alternative Model of Policy or Hype?Wed, 2013-01-16 16:17

On the 13th November, 2012, Dr. Reza Hasmath (PhD Cambridge University) presented the paper: "The Beijing Consensus: An... See details

Interview - Professor Christian Reus-Smit on 'Individual rights and the Making of the International System'Mon, 2012-11-19 11:13

On the 18th of October 2012 Dr. Leslie Vinjamuri, Professor at the CISD, interviewed Professor Christian Reus-Smit on... See details

Individual rights and the Making of the International SystemMon, 2012-11-19 11:12

On October the 18th, Prof. Christian Reus-Smit gave a lecture in BGLT about "Individual rights and the Making of the... See details

Nicholas Kralev on The U.S. Foreign Service: Behind the Scenes of American DiplomacyFri, 2012-11-16 18:42

On the 16th of October 2012 Nicholas Kralev talked on The U.S. Foreign Service: Behind the Scenes of American Diplomacy... See details

Jennifer Lind on War Memory and Reconciliation in East AsiaFri, 2012-11-16 13:42

On the 11th of October 2012 Jennifer Lind, Associate Professor in the Department of Government at Dartmouth College,... See details

6th SOAS/British Pugwash Middle East Weapons of Mass Destruction Free Zone Conference - Part 6Wed, 2012-08-29 19:58

Keynote Address and Concluding Remarks from Dr. Dan Plesch See details

6th SOAS/British Pugwash Middle East Weapons of Mass Destruction Free Zone Conference - Part 5Wed, 2012-08-29 19:53

Panel 2 "The Arab Spring and a 2012 Conference on a WMD Free Zone" chaired by Sandra Butcher (Chair) Senior Program... See details

Sport and DiplomacyWed, 2012-08-29 19:51

Professor Tom Zeiler of University of Colorado talked about issues of race in the sport of baseball, drawing upon his... See details

6th SOAS/British Pugwash Middle East Weapons of Mass Destruction Free Zone Conference - Part 4Wed, 2012-08-29 19:49

HE Ambassador Pekka Huhtaniemi Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Finland to the UK See details

6th SOAS/British Pugwash Middle East Weapons of Mass Destruction Free Zone Conference - Part 3Wed, 2012-08-29 19:43

Panel 1 "The Road to Regional Security & Cooperation in the Middle East" Ali Fathollah-Nejad (Chair), SOAS Ziad... See details

6th SOAS/British Pugwash Middle East Weapons of Mass Destruction Free Zone Conference - Part 2Wed, 2012-08-29 19:32

Keynote Address and Panel Grigoriy Berdennikov, Ambassador-at-large of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia and... See details

Panel Two: Lancaster HouseThu, 2012-04-19 18:12

Panel Two: ?The 21st Century UN and lessons from the origins? with Prof. Thomas. G Weiss discussing ?UNRRA, Avant-garde... See details

Lancaster House: Panel OneThu, 2012-04-19 18:07

Panel One: ?The Wartime UN: Shaping our Time? with Professor Sir Adam Roberts discussing the ?UN?s Dual Commitment:... See details

Felicity Hill on the Global campaigns for feminism and de-nuclearisationMon, 2012-04-16 23:00

Global campaigns for feminism and de-nuclearisationSpeaker: Felicity HillFelicity Hill is Adviser... See details

Talk by Daniel Byman and Mark Fitzpatrick on Israeli Counter-terrorism.Mon, 2012-04-16 22:31

As part of the International Relations Speaker Series 2011/2012, Dr. Leslie Vinjamuri presented two speakers to talk on... See details

Interview of Daniel Byman on his new book A High Price: The Triumphs and Failures of Israeli Counterterrorism.Mon, 2012-04-16 22:21

Dr. Leslie Vinjamuri, Professor at the CISD and one of her students, Peter Barrett interviewed Daniel Byman on the... See details

Asma Jahangir; a long serving Pakistani Human Rights activist and lawyer on the Political situation in PakistanMon, 2012-04-16 22:10

The current political environment in Pakistan and the role of legal fraternityOn the 6th of February 2012 the long... See details

Pervez Musharraf: Pakistan, Politics, and the War on Terror Thu, 2012-02-16 12:28

Former President of Pakistan and retired General, Pervez Musharraf, visited SOAS to discuss, amongst other things,... See details

Statement from UN Secretary-General Bank Ki-Moon observing the Anniversary of Declaration by United NationsSat, 2012-02-11 02:00

A message from UN Secretary-General Bank Ki-Moon observing the anniversary and seminar was delivered by Dame Margaret... See details

Lancaster House: Welcome and Introduction Fri, 2012-02-10 16:29

On 18 January 2012 CISD, supported by the FCO, held a seminar at Lancaster House commemorating the 70th Anniversary of... See details

The Challenges of Building an Inclusive Political System in The DR CongoThu, 2012-02-09 18:53

On 29 September 2011, Zihindula Mulegwa, President of the Centre for Political and Strategic Studies (Bukavu and... See details

Interview - Diplomacy, Force and Responsibility to Protect: Lessons from Libya and the Arab SpringWed, 2012-02-01 18:59

Following his talk on Diplomacy, Force and Responsibility to Protect, Professor Bruce Jentleson was interviewed by... See details

Interview - Shared Sovereignty: Rights, Religion and the Problem of AuthorityWed, 2012-02-01 18:52

Following the roundtable discussion on secularism and religion, Dr. Stephen Hopgood, Reader of International Relations... See details

Shared Sovereignty: Rights, Religion and the Problem of AuthorityFri, 2012-01-20 18:56

On October 20, 2011, a guest panel considered the ways in which sovereignty contend with competing claims to religious... See details

Diplomacy, Force and Responsibility to Protect: Lessons from Libya and the Arab SpringWed, 2012-01-18 14:43

As part of the CISD Speaker Series, Professor Bruce Jentleson headlined a talk on Diplomacy, Force and R2P: Lessons... See details

"Roosevelt and Stalin, Winning the War, Shaping the Peace" with Susan Butler.Fri, 2012-01-13 17:00

Susan Butler spoke about her new book "Roosevelt and Stalin, Winning the War, Shaping the Peace". Butler is the author... See details

Blankenomics - The Eurozone CrisisFri, 2012-01-06 15:40

Blankenomics is a new blog that features Doctor Stephanie Blankenburg and guests answering questions about the... See details

6th SOAS/British Pugwash Middle East Weapons of Mass Destruction Free Zone Conference - Part 1Mon, 2011-12-19 20:00

Introduction to the 6th London Conference on Middle East Nuclear and Weapons of Mass Destruction Free Zone Conference... See details

MP Rory Stewart on 'Can Intervention Work'Mon, 2011-12-12 02:00

MP Rory Stewart discussed his new book, ?Can Intervention Work?. As well being a member of the Foreign Affairs Select... See details

UNHCR - Guiding Principles on DisplacementThu, 2011-12-08 18:45

Edward Benson is a Field Officer for UNHCR and Visiting Research Fellow for the Refugee Studies Centre, Oxford... See details

Interview: Professor Akiko Yamanaka, former Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs for Japan Thu, 2011-12-08 18:41

Professor Akiko Yamanaka, Japan's former Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs, answers questions about the geopolitical... See details

RISK & RESPONSE: The Challenges and Opportunities of Climate Change in Creating a Secure and Sustainable Future - Panel 2, Adaptation, Energy Resilience and Risk Management in the UKFri, 2011-10-07 18:55

In panel 2: Adaptation, Energy Resilience and Risk Management in the UK, chaired by CISD student Jason Clark, panelists... See details

RISK & RESPONSE: The Challenges and Opportunities of Climate Change in Creating a Secure and Sustainable Future - Panel 1, Climate Change and Risk AnalysisFri, 2011-10-07 17:28

After opening remarks from Karina Reigstad and Dan Plesch, Panel 1 tackles the global security implications of... See details

John Ikenberry interviewed on his new book "Liberal Leviathan: The Origins, Crisis, and Transformation of the American World Order"Thu, 2011-09-29 17:42

On May 18th 2011, CISD and LSE IDEAS co-hosted the launch of John Ikenberry's new book, called "Liberal Leviathan: The... See details

The Cultural Turn in the War on Terror, Hugh GustersonWed, 2011-08-17 18:00

Hugh Gusterson is currently a professor of anthropology and sociology at George Mason University. On the 14th of June... See details

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