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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...

Politics academic presents paper at International Workshop

Elizabeth Cobbett will be attending an international workshop organised by Review of International Studies (Cambridge) on Populism and International Relations taking place at the University...

PSI research selected for special issue marking twentieth anniversary of Security: A New Framework for Analysi

Security: A New Framework for Analysis has become one of the most important and influential texts within contemporary security studies. The book - written by Barry Buzan, Ole Wæver and Jaap de...

Simon Curtis wins prestigious ECPR Hedley Bull Prize

Dr. Simon Curtis has won the prestigious 2018 Hedley Bull Prize in International Relations, for his book  Global Cities and Global Order .  The prize is...

Major International Workshop held on Building Better Elections

UEA was one of the co-organisers of a workshop on Building Better Elections, held at the Massachusetts Institute for Technology (MIT) in Boston, USA, last week. The workshop considered how...

PPL staff appearing at Latitude Festival

PPL staff will be appearing at the Latitude Festival from July 12th to 15th. The theme for the festival is “TOMORROW’S WORLD...IT TAKES A VILLAGE” with events taking place across the site...

Simon Curtis Speaks at Barcelona Conference on Future Challenges of the Metropolis

Dr Simon Curtis, Senior Lecturer in International Politics, recently participated as an expert speaker at the Barcelona Metropolitan Area International Conference: Post Habitat III - Future...

Keswick Hall Lectures: Being Kind In a Cruel World

Professor Lee Marsden at UEA organised a series of events at the university in May 2018 on Being Kind in a Cruel World. The series was supported by the Keswick Hall Trust and involved TED...

What is Donald Trump? Forms of ‘Celebrity’ in Celebrity Politics

Professor John Street of UEA has published an article on Donald Trump’s celebrity status and his position as a ‘celebrity politician’. Professor Street discusses the implications of how such...

El Gazette newspaper interviews Professor Luna Filipovic about her latest research on bilingual witness memory

  Research on university students shows how L2 learners use features of their first language to help with remembering events,  Federica Tedeschi  writes. Late bilinguals...

Article 50, one year on and an update from Hussein Kassim

UEA Professors feature in progress report on Brexit negotiations Hussein Kassim (PPL) and Andy Jordan (ENV) were among contributors to a report, Article 50 one year on , launched in...

Disorientation in politics and the challenge of renewing political philosophy A workshop with Hans Sluga and Raymond Geuss

Political disorientation seems to be all around us. Political philosophy should provide us with tools for making sense of this disorientation. This workshop will explore conceptual frameworks for...

Experts debate nature’s value at Cambridge conference

This is the culminatory event of Dr Rupert Read's Research Network. This piece is explicit about the UEA-base of the Network. What value do we attach to a forest or a stretch of coastline?...

Dr Alexander Brown's latest blog piece

Alexander Brown's blog raises questions about 'comfort letters' sent out to suspected IRA terroists during the negotiations for the Good Friday agreement. In early February 2018, the British...

Negotiating Brexit: what do our negotiating partners want?

In the UK debate, it is sometimes forgotten that the result of the current negotiations will not be decided only in London, but that the positions taken by governments of the remaining 27 member...

Prof. Alan Finlayson awarded project funding

Professor Alan Finlayson introduces his new research project which received AHRC funding. The Arts and Humanities Research Council has awarded funding to Prof. Alan Finlayson for a project...

New research network launched on electoral management

A new international network for research on the management of elections was launched last month. The Electoral Management Research Network aims to bring together scholars studying...

Thinking about your next step?

A UEA postgraduate research degree gives you the opportunity to work at the heart of active research teams, challenging boundaries and making real advances. Our pioneering research seeks...

New article on legitimate expectations

Dr. Alexander Brown has published a new article on in the Journal of Political Philosophy.   Let's suppose you're the head of a school and you apply to the government for some...