News archive - 2009
Awarding academic excellence
Professor Alistair Cole has been honoured by The Academy of Social SciencesHe has received the award of Academician for his outstanding contribution to the social sciences.
A leading role for Galician expert
Dr Craig Patterson has been elected President of the International Association ľ the leading association responsible for advancing academic study of Galicia.
Training language translators
The UK’s first designated course offering students the chance to train as professional translators in any language has been launched by the School.
Exploring the human rights culture
The role of human rights in international relations is the topic of a major new publication from Professor David Boucher
Professor Loughlin awarded an Honorary Doctorate by Umeň University
The Faculty of Social Sciences at Umeå University have decided to confer on Professor John Loughlin an Honorary Doctorate (Doctor Honoris Causa) on Professor Loughlin
Wales and Europe
First Minister Rhodri Morgan has launched a new strategy for greater engagement between Wales and the European Union in a keynote University address.
Professor Loughlin appointed to Fellowships in Princeton and Queen Mary University London
Professor Loughlin has been appointed a Resident Member of the Center for Theological Inquiry of Princeton Theological Seminary and will be affilitated to the Centre for the Study of Religion at Princeton University.
Dr Rachael Langford awarded Leverhulme Trust Fellowship
Dr Rachael Langford has been awarded a 17 month Leverhulme Trust Research Fellowship from January 2010, for her project 'Images of the Congo in Francophone Visual Culture'.
RAE Results 2008
The School has achieved international excellence in the comparative research of European cultures, history, politics, policy and political ideas.
New Director to drive Cardiff's devolution research
One of Wales’ leading experts in Welsh politics has been appointed to drive forward Cardiff University’s research into governance and devolution.
Cardiff-Turin UG and PG programmes introduced
Cardiff-Turin Dual Degree/Laurea and MScEcon Politics and International Relations introduced.
MA Translation Studies programme introduced
Professor Boucher will give five talks during his stay in Taiwan.