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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...

THE NEXT STEP IS YOURS

Are you thinking about studying for your Master’s or Research degree? Whether you want to develop your specialist knowledge or diversify your expertise to widen your career choices, UEA is...

Michael Frazer wins Center for Ethics and Education Grant

Dr. Michael L. Frazer, Lecturer in Political and Social Theory, has been awarded a US$39,794 grant from the Center for Ethics and Education to fund his research project “The Ethics of...

UEA Researcher Participates in African Union Elections Conference

Dr. Toby James was an invited participant to the Annual Continental Forum of Electoral Management Bodies at the end of last year, in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire. The theme of the Forum was...

What is hate speech? A journal article on hate speech by PPL’s Dr Alex Brown was one of the 10 most downloaded Springer articles in 2018.

  The issue of hate speech has received significant attention from legal scholars and philosophers alike. But the vast majority of this attention has been focused on presenting and...

PPL PGR student Oliver Steward wins American Politics Group prize

Photograph: Oliver Steward being presented with his award by Chair of the American Politics Group Dr Andy Wroe (University of Kent). PPL PGR student Oliver Steward won the annual...

PPL academic appointed to the Executive of the Feminist and Women's Studies Association

Dr. Helen Warner has been appointed to the Executive of the Feminist and Women's Studies Association (FWSA).    The FWSA is a network promoting feminist research and teaching, and...

UEA wins funding for climate change research

John Turnpenny (PPL) is leading the UK contribution to a major new research project on climate change adaptation, working with Tim Rayner (Co-I, ENV) and colleagues from the Dutch Open University...

PPL academic appears at 100 Years of Copyright panel

Professor John Street appeared on a panel on ‘Money and Morals: Copyright’s Role for Creative Labor’ at the 100 Years of Copyright event held in Berlin at the Hause der Kulturen der Welt. ...

UEA Impact Recognised by ESRC

UEA research on electoral integrity was recognised by the ESRC for its impact on policy. Dr. Toby James was a finalist for the Outstanding Contribution to Public Policy Prize for his work...