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Andreas Malm – Revolutions in a Warming World: Lessons from Syria

Event Date: 14 November 2016 Room B18 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for Social Research presents: Dr Andreas Malm (Lund University) – Revolutions in a Warming World: Lessons from Syria Will higher temperatures unleash revolutionary chaos? From the corridors of Pentagon to the pages of Science, such fears have grown …

Tim Dyson – On the Demographic Basis of Democratization

Event Date: 7 November 2016 Keynes Library 43 Gordon Square Birkbeck, University of London London WC1H 0PD The Birkbeck Institute for Social Research presents: Professor Tim Dyson (LSE) – On the Demographic Basis of Democratization This talk maintains that the processes of the demographic transition have played a major role in bringing about the democratic transition. Using the median age …

Population: The Elephant in the Room Is Our Friend

                                                                                                          Event Date: 12 June 2014 Room 417 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Department of Politics presents: Population: The Elephant in the Room Is Our Friend with Professor Malcolm Potts and Dr Martha Campbell (University of California Berkeley) Malcolm Potts is a professor in Maternal and Child Health and the first …

Population, Migration and Ecology: Programme Launch Event

Event Date: 15 May 2014 Room 101 Clore Building Birkbeck, University of London 25-27 Torrington Square London WC1E 7JL Birkbeck Department of Politics presents Population, Migration and Ecology: Programme Launch Event To mark the launch of the new MSc in Population, Migration and Ecology, the Department of Politics will host a special event which showcases research on the political and …