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Alan Finlayson has written a new blog 'Who won the referendum?' on Eastminster

Alan Finlayson argues that Brexit should be seen as a series of different responses to globalisation. You can read the full article on Eastminster .

Maria Kyriakidou has written a new blog 'The UK is reaping what the British media has been sowing for a long time' on Eastminster

Maria Kyriakidou argues that the British media played an important role in the Brexit vote, which has to be seen beyond the specific period of the referendum. You can read the full article...

Chris Hanretty has written a new blog 'The EU referendum: what to expect on the night' on Eastminster

The EU referendum is a once-in-a -generation event, which means we have few guides for what to expect. Chris Hanretty gives some indications of how early reporting local authorities might vote. ...

Another busy week as the EU referendum approaches

UEA Professor and 'UK in a Changing Europe' Senior Fellow, Hussein Kassim, gave a talk on the issues to a meeting of the West Norfolk Deaf Community on Tuesday morning, then participated in an EU...

Rupert Read has written a new blog 'We must localise the EU and curb corporate power- but does that mean in or out?' on Eastminster

The EU referendum debate is taking place between different wings of the corporate elite, dominated by assumptions in favour of big business, free trade and endless economic growth, write Helena...

Toby James has written a new blog 'Lets stop the last minute registration rush' on Eastminster

As the deadline for registering for the EU referendum looms, Lord Rennard, Toby James and Oliver Sidorczuk  highlight the problem with last minute scrambles and argue that the UK should...

Rupert Read has written a new blog '#VoteNeither: How you can help BOTH sides to lose this pointless referendum' on Eastminster

The upcoming European Union referendum gives us the choice of clinging on to an increasingly and inexorably pro-corporate EU, or leaving the EU altogether on UKIP's terms.  In this article, ...

Hazel Marsh has written a new blog 'Losing my Ethnicity: When is a Gypsy not a Gypsy' on Eastminster

Hazel Marsh examines the 'ethnic catch-22' posed by the government's recent redefinition of the words 'Gypsy' and 'Traveller' for planning purposes. You can read the full article on ...

PPL at the European Youth Event 2016

9 PPL students (and 14 UEA students in total) attended the European Youth Event (EYE), which took place in the European Parliament seat in Strasbourg from 20-21 May 2016. During the event,...

UEA student Haylie Pallister writes on her experience of the UEA MA International Security Course on Eastminster

Haylie Pallister reflects on her time as a postgraduate student reading for an MA in International Security. You can read the full article on Eastminster .

UEA student Will Temple on 'Why increasing the powers of the Electoral Commission can reinvigorate British Democracy' on Eastminster

As the Conservative Party's election expenses are subject to much public criticism, UEA student Will Temple argues that the Electoral Commission should have more powers. You can read the full...

Dr Marina Prentoulis wins Engagement Award

Dr Marina Prentoulis has been awarded a UEA Engagement Award for work engaging the public on austerity politics. Over the past two years she has given over one hundred public talks in Britain,...

Public meetings on the EU referendum

UEA Professor Hussein Kassim was involved in two public meetings last week. On Wednesday 12 May in Wenhaston Village Hall, he gave an introductory talk on the EU, then chaired a debate between...

New book published on violent extremism

Lee Jarvis has published a new book titled Violent Extremism Online , co-edited with Anne Aly, Stuart Macdonald and Tom Chen of The Cyberterrorism Project . The book brings together expertise...

SU Transforming Teaching Awards

The student union awarded PPL's Helen Warner a 'Most Inclusive Teaching Award' at its second annual Transforming Teaching Awards. Announcing the award, the hosts praised Helen not only for her...

Lee Marsden has written a new blog 'The Norwich man who fought and died in the Easter Rising' on Eastminster

As the Easter Rising is marked in Ireland, Professor Lee Marsden writes on the role of Norwich born Arthur Weekes, who died fighting for an independent Ireland. You can read the full article...

Cyberterrorism in the global news media: new research published

Lee Jarvis has published a new article with colleagues from The Cyberterrorism Project - Stuart Macdonald and Andrew Whiting- exploring how the threat of cyberterrorism is represented in the...