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UEA expert on global cities appointed to prestigious think-tank

Dr. Simon Curtis has been appointed to the prestigious Chicago Council on Global Affairs. The council is a US-based independent, nonpartisan organisation that focuses on critical...

What influence? The UK and Europe

The UK's influence over the European Union was a theme of a major conference at King's College London on 12 January 2016, organised by UEA Professor Hussein Kassim with Professor Simon Hix, LSE....

UEA expert alert: Dr Michael Skey- English national Anthem proposal hits flat note

“Labour MP Toby Perkins’s bill proposing a consultation to choose a national anthem for England marks an interesting new chapter in the ongoing debates around the relations between Britain’s...

Mature Student Open Evening- 21 January 4.30-7.30pm

Are you over 21 and looking for a fresh start? Join us at the Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library for a free talk and information evening. Find out more about our humanities courses and...

Michael Skey has written a new blog on 'The more things change' on Eastminster

'The more things change.....' is the next blog in Michael Skey's Football and Community series. You can read the article on Eastminster

European Commission: Facing the Future - launch of the report

Professors Sara Connolly and Hussein Kassim launched their report, 'European Commission: Facing the Future', at an event hosted by the European Commission on 3 December 2015. Before an audience of...

Michael Skey has written a new blog 'Are elite football community programmes part of the 'new philanthropy' on Eastminster

More recently, academics and others have began to note the emergence of new forms of philanthropy, often involving 'entrepreneurs' who made their fortunes working in Finance, IT and the media. ...

Michael Skey has written a new blog on 'The place of football in the community' on Eastminster

Michael Skey raises some interesting questions around the place of the sport in local, national and global communities. You can read the article on Eastminster.  

Michael Skey has written a new blog 'The Lost Soul of the Beautiful Game' on Eastminster

The first of a series of posts on 'Football: society, communities and the beautiful game' written by Michael Skey has just been published on Eastminster. Read the full article here .

Lee Jarvis has written a new blog on 'After Paris: what should (not) be done

In the aftermath of the Paris attacks, Lee Jarvis explores the risks of doing counter-terrorism via exceptional means. You can read the article on Eastminster .  

Michael Skey has written a new blog on 'A New strategy for Sport' on Eastminster

The Department for Culture, Media & Sport has just released a new consultation paper on sport. Partly this is because the last one took place over a decade ago and much of the...

Rupert Read has written a new blog on 'Death to austerity, long live sustainable abundance' on Eastminster

UEA Lecturer and Green party politician Dr Rupert Read explores what is wrong- and right with the frame of ‘austerity’. You can read the article on Eastminster.

BA Politics Graduate directs a BBC production 'Brainstorm'

Artistic director and co-director Ned Glasier has just finished a project with the BBC. The play 'Brainstorm' has just finished filming and is on BBC iPlayer More information can also be...

New book published on Neoliberalism and Terror

  Lee Jarvis has published a new book on Terror and Neoliberalism . The book is co-edited with Charlotte Heath-Kelly and Christopher Baker-Beall, and attempts to situate...

Lee Marsden has written a new blog 'After Paris: time to rethink the usual responses' on Eastminster

Professor Lee Marsden discusses how in light of the Paris attacks, we should rethink the usual responses and think again. You can read the full article on Eastminster  

International Security at UEA: Reflections of an MA Student

Joseph Rollwagen provides a students eye-view of our MA course in International Security at UEA. You can read the article on Eastminster

Studentships for Postgraduate Research

The Faculty of Arts and Humanities invites applications for Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)-funded doctoral studentships as part of the CHASE AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership: ...

Lee Jarvis has written a new blog on 'Academic Impact on policing and security: An interview with Ian Quinton OBE'

Ian Quinton OBE is an independent security consultant, with a previous and distinguished career in policing that lasted thirty years. Ian has also recently completed an MA in International...

Peter Handley has written a new blog 'On the importance of being normal' on Eastminster

Peter Handley discusses Iain Duncan-Smith’s recent use of the word ‘Normal’ and the ‘common-sense’ about disabled people it assumes. You can read the article on Eastminster