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Research webinar archive

The Faculty of Education, Humanities and Social Science (EHSS) at St Mary’s hosts a series of webinars covering a wide range of topics. To book onto our latest webinars please visit our events page.

New World Order after Coronavirus: Will the pandemic accelerate China's dominance on the world stage?

Date: Friday 5th June 2020

Syed Kamall, Professor of International Relations and Politics at St Mary’s University was the moderator for a Webinar on ‘The New World Order after Cornoavirus – will the pandemic accelerate China’s dominance on the world stage?’ Joining Syed Kamall were speakers Sir Martin Donnelly and Will Hutton.

Remaking One Nation: Conservatism after Crisis

Date: Thursday 4th June 2020

Nick Timothy, former Downing Street advisor,  discusses his new book with Professor Syed Kamall. 

EHSS Festival of Research

Date: Tuesday 2nd June 2020

Please join Anthony McClaran, the Vice Chancellor of St Mary's University, colleagues and students in EHSS for our one day Festival of Research. Building on the theme of 'The Research Journey' the day will include an introduction from Professor John Charmley, presentations from the Dean of Faculty, Professor Philip Booth; a Round Table discussion headed by Dr Roland Daw; an external speaker from The Brilliant Club; and presentations from our PGR students. 

Cross-Contamination: exploring disease in literary narratives and the historical links between disease and globalisation

Date: Thursday 28th May 2020

The Faculty of Education, Humanities and Social Sciences is delighted to collaborate with the IEA in the delivery of a Special Guest Webinar from Dr Steve Davies (Head of Education, Institute of Economic Affairs) on 'Cross-Contamination: exploring disease in literary narratives and the historical links between disease and globalisation'.

Marginalised Outreach: International NGOs and Local Support Groups for Helping Refugee and Exploited Children

Date: Thursday 21st May 2020

The webinar includes two talks:

  • Dr Ozlem Erden: Local Organisations’ support mechanism for educating refugees
  • Dr Imogen Fell: Sexual Exploitation in the Philippines: Evidence of informed NGO Response

The Macro and the Micro: The Political Economy of South America

Date: Thursday 14th May 2020

The third EHSS webinar was delivered by our two Politics and International Relations lecturers, both experts in the area of South American politics. Daliany gave a fascinating paper on feminism and femininity in Brazil, while Chris discussed the leadership years of former Argentinian President Maricio Macri. To find out more about the Politics and International Relations BA and MA courses, please go to the St Mary's website. 

The Language of Leadership

Date: Thursday 7th May 2020

The Faculty of Education, Humanities and Social Science heard the latest research from two of their Postgraduate Research students. Although working in different disciplines - Luisa in business language and Paul in Benedictine Leadership in schools - the two papers spoke to each other about aspects of communication and kindness. Both Luisa and Paul lecture at St Mary's and you can find more about their research on the St Mary's website. 

The Economy After Corona: Recovery or Intensive Care

Date: Thursday 30th April 2020

Sir Vince Cable (former leader of the Liberal Democrat Party) and Trevor Williams (former Chief Economist of Lloyds TSB) recently discussed the potential implications of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis on the UK economy during a fascinating webinar entitled The Economy after Corona: Recovery or Intensive Care.

The webinar, Chaired by Professor of International Relations Syed Kamall was held on April 30th and attracted significant interest from over a hundred participants, who logged in to hear the views and insights of Sir Vince Cable and Trevor Williams both Visiting Professors at St Mary’s University.