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New book: Banning them, Securing us? Terrorism, Parliament and the Ritual of Proscription

Lee Jarvis – Professor of International Politics at the University of East Anglia – has published a new book with Dr. Tim Legrand of the University of Adelaide, titled Banning them, Securing us? ...

Tough choices ahead in next stage of Brexit

A new report from the academic think tank The UK in a Changing Europe outlines several challenges facing the Government post-Brexit: ...

‘The European Commission: Where now? Where next?’ Launch of research briefings

UEA’s Professor Hussein Kassim, PPL, and Professor Sara Connolly, NBS, launched a series of research briefings this week based on their recent study of the European Commission. The...

Hussein Kassim presents findings on ‘The European Commission: Where now? Where next?’

Having wrapped up the fieldwork for, ‘ The European Commission: Where now? Where next? ’, the fourth project involving a multi-institutional consortium he has led on the EU administration, Hussein...

Autumn Public Lecture Series: Brexit

Hussein Kassim convened two pre-election events as part of his ESRC ‘UK in a Changing Europe’ Senior Fellowship on 23 November at the Forum and on 9 December at UEA. The aim was to give ordinary...

Policy@uea Returns

policy@uea sprang back into action this semester, with presentations on Brexit (Sabine Jacques, LAW, Andrew Jordan, ENV, Hussein Kassim, PPL, Nikos Skoutaris, LAW), creating a fair economy (Noel...

New research published on cyberterrorism

UEA researcher, Professor Lee Jarvis , has published a new article on the definition, threat, and appropriate response to cyberterrorism. The article – co-authored with Professor...

Funding for new research on counter-terrorism powers of proscription

Lee Jarvis, Professor of International Politics at UEA , has been awarded funding by the Australian Research Council for a major new research project with Dr. Tim Legrand of the...

UEA Research Informs Four Parliamentary Committees

UEA research on the management of elections informed four separate parliamentary committees in the Autumn of 2019.   Professor Toby James was invited to give oral evidence to the...

The State of the Union after the Juncker years

'The State of the Union after the Juncker years', EUI in Brussels event, 10 October 2019 Professor Hussein Kassim presented findings from 'The European Commission: Where now? Where next?' at...

International keynotes and lectures on terrorism and cyberterrorism

Lee Jarvis recently delivered the keynote lecture at a conference on Citizenship, Security and Resistance hosted by the Universidad Complutense de Madrid. The conference was organised by a...

The Quest for Economic and Monetary Sovereignty in 21st Century Africa

Elizabeth Cobbett is participating in a conference organised by Rosa Luxembourg Stiftung Foundation North Africa from 6-9 November 2019. This conference is part of an emerging...

UEA climate and politics experts issue warnings on Climate Change

One of the UK’s top climate researchers has issued a stark warning that renewables won’t be enough to tackle climate change. Professor of Climate Change Science at the University of East...

Dr Kate Mattocks visiting researcher at the University of Ottawa

Dr Kate Mattocks, a lecturer in Politics, spent time this past summer as a visiting researcher at the University of Ottawa’s Centre on Governance . The Centre, based in the Faculty of Social...

New Report on Rhetoric and Political Speech launched in the House of Lords

On Oct. 15th, in The House of Lords, Alan Finlayson launched the report  Crisis of Rhetoric: Renewing Political Speech and Speechwriting.  The report was the result of a two year...

UEA research informs votes at 16 bill

Dr. Toby James recently served as an independent adviser to the Assembly's Finance Committee, scrutinising the Senedd and Elections (Wales) Bill.  The aim of the Bill is to: ...

UEA Professor awarded ESRC Senior Fellowship

Professor Hussein Kassim is one of nine Senior Fellowships awarded by the UK Economic and Social Research Council following a competitive call launched in February 2019, it was announced...

Politics Lecturer Alex Williams publishes new book

Politics Lecturer Alex Williams has published a new book:  Political Hegemony & Social Complexity  (Palgrave Macmillan, 2019) .  How can we understand power in a world of...

Special Issue Published on Electoral Integrity and Management

A special issue of the journal International Political Science Review has been published on electoral integrity and electoral management, co-edited by Toby James and PhD student Leontine...

PPL academic appointed Honorary Professorial Fellow in Culture and Communication at the University of Melbourne

John Street has been appointed as an Honorary Professorial Fellow in Culture and Communication at the University of Melbourne. The post will enable him to collaborate with colleagues in...