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UEA Politics Students at Westminster

On Wednesday 19 November, twenty-seven students from the PSI Student Society attended a Select Committee at Westminster, watched a Commons debate and took part in a workshop on Parliamentary...

New Book co-edited by UEA's Dr Helen Warner, coming soon

Dr Helen Warner  (Lecturer in the School of Politics, Philosophy, Language and Communication studies) has co-editied a new book: The Politics of Being a Woman: Feminism, Media, and 21st...

New book published on Counter-terrorism

Dr. Lee Jarvis of PPL has published a new book with Dr. Michael Lister of Oxford Brookes University, titled Critical Perspectives on Counter-terrorism . The book includes chapters by a number...

UEA expert analysis features on Newsnight

Dr. Chris Hanretty , Reader in Politics at the University of East Anglia, is part of a cutting edge team of researchers that are forecasting the outcome of the 2015 general election. Chris...

Toby James presents research at leading Korean research unit

Dr. Toby James was an invited speaker at the prestigious Korean Civic Institute for Democracy  (KOCEI) in Seoul as part of their annual International Symposium on Civic Education...

UEA lecturer attends high-level Italian-British conference

Dr. Chris Hanretty recently attended the 22nd Pontignano Conference was held in Siena, Italy. The conference -- chaired by Lord Patten and former Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta --...

Dr. Simon Curtis publishes two new books on international relation theory

Dr. Simon Curtis has published two new books on international relation theory. The first book, The Power of Cities in International Relations , represents an important contribution to...

Politics research student successes

Two research students in politics won prestigous awards over the summer period. Suzanne Doyle was invited to Stanford University by the Wilson Center Nuclear Proliferation Project to...

UEA lecturer wins grant to look at effectiveness of patent courts

Chris Hanretty, Reader in Politics in the School of Politics, Philosophy, Language and Communication Studies, has won an Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) grant to look at the...

New book published on Counter-Radicalisation

A new book published by one of our academics - Dr. Lee Jarvis - explores the politics and practices of the counter-radicalisation initiatives that have sprung up around the world over the...

QS World Rakings show UEA’s politics research is amongst the world’s best

The 2014 QS World University Rankings recently released are proof of the impressive work taking place in Political, Social and International Studies at UEA. The survey of research...

Prestigious appointment for UEA Professor

Hussein Kassim , Professor in Politics and co-investigator at the ESRC Centre for Competition Policy , has been appointed to the Vincent Wright Chair at Sciences Po Paris in 2015. The...

Dr. Marina Prentoulis speaks at Left Unity panel with Ken Loach

UEA's Dr. Marina Prentoulis will be speaking at a Left Unity discussion panel on Doing Politics Differently.  Other speakers will include the film director Ken Loach and Dr. Eduardo...

New Politics Postdoctoral fellows join the University of East Anglia

Dr Red Chidgey and Dr Nick Wright will be joining the School of Politics, Philosophy, Language and Communication Studies as postdoctoral lecturing fellows this academic year.   Dr....

UEA blog analysis on the Scottish Independence referendum reaches global audience

The University of East Anglia's politics blog, Eastminster, featured a range of  commentary and analysis on the Scottish independence referendum  that was read worldwide last week, in...

Event for Year 12 Students on Digital Democracy

Young People’s Vision for a Digital Parliament This events provides the opportunity for young people to engage with democracy in a new and innovative way, ensuring that their ideas will make a...

New research published on cyberterrorism

A new book published by PSI’s Dr. Lee Jarvis offers the first systematic exploration of competing understandings, assessments and potential solutions to cyberterrorism. The book - which is...

Dr. Toby James wins British Academy/Leverhulme Trust award

Dr. Toby James has been awarded funding from the British Academy and Leverhulme Trust to undertake research on the integrity of the polling process at British elections. The money will fund a...

Critical Global Politics at UEA

The Critical Global Politics (CGP) research group is located in the School of Politics, Philosophy, Language and Communication Studies at UEA. It houses researchers with a wide range of...

Professor Alan Finlayson's Research is featured on the Westminster Hour

Professor Alan Finlayson was on BBC Radio 4's Westminster hour talking about his research on rhetoric and political speech. The programme was aired on August 10th.  You can listen to the...