Best Article in European Journal of International Relations (EJIR) Prize
Congratulations! Prof Ted Hopf's article ‘Change in International Practices’ has been awarded the EISA prize for Best Article in European Journal of International Relations (EJIR) 2017.
The prize committe found that the article offered a particularly clear and thought-provoking intervention in the practice debate in IR theory and that it presents an outstanding example of synthetic and systematic argumentation contributing to practice theory and beyond. It was, in short, a real joy to read it!
Guest Lecture by Dr Ulrich A. Sante, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Singapore
On 21st March 2018, the Department of Political Science was honoured to host a Guest Lecture by H.E. Dr Ulrich A. Sante, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Singapore. The talk titled “Germany in Europe – Singapore in South-East Asia: Paving the Road to a More Strategic partnership” offered valuable practitioners’ insights into the world of diplomacy. Global Studies and Political Science students, NUS Alumni, and Guests from other universities and institutions in Singapore attended the event. The lively Q&A session continued over light refreshments.
Source Photos: German Embassy in Singapore
Swiss Government Excellence Research Scholarship AY2018/2019
Our PhD candidate, Manali Kumar, has been awarded a Swiss Government Excellence Research Scholarship for AY2018-2019. She will continue her research on the possibility of prudence in the formulation of foreign policy and grand strategy at the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland for the duration of her Scholarship.
GL4102 Task Force on Plastic Waste
The GL4102 Task Force on plastic waste will have its report and recommendation published with World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and representatives of the team have the honour of being invited to a Europe-Asia conference in Poland through the Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) in October 2018.