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Alan Finlayson has written a new blog on 'Life for rent or hairdressing and the economy to come' on Eastminster

As our economy continues to undergo rapid change, Prof. Alan Finlayson finds that seemingly small changes in one enterprise reveal much larger transformations in how we work and earn in the...

Charles Clarke speaks about forthcoming UEA book on Radio 4

Charles Clarke appeared on the BBC Radio 4 Week at Westminster on 25 July 2015, speaking about the Labour leadership contest and a forthcoming UEA book on British Labour Leaders . This...

Rupert Read has written a new blog on 'The case for an electoral pact, to secure a greener, democratic future' on Eastminster

Green politician and UEA lecturer Rupert Read, joins Caroline Lucas in making the case for some kind of electoral pact among the 'progressive' to secure proportional representation for...

Marina Prentoulis has written a new blog 'After Greece's defeat, we need a new European movement against austerity' on Eastminster

Marina Prentoulis explains that the struggle against neoliberalism has learned valuable lessons from Syriza and it is time to mobilise support for a better future for Europe. You can...

John Turnpenny has written a new blog on 'The tools of policy formulation' on Eastminster

    Policy makers and analysts are accustomed to using tools and instruments to help design policy. But as John Turnpenny explains, while there are many 'how to' guides to...

The London 7/7 bombings ten years on: blogs from Lee Marsden and Lee Jarvis posted on Eastminster

Both Lee Marsden and Lee Jarvis have posted blogs  on Eastminster, looking ten years on after 7/7. Lee Marsden looks back at attempts to reduce terrorism, ten years after 7/7, and...

Lee Jarvis publishes new book on anti-terrorism, citizenship and security

Lee Jarvis has published a new book with Manchester University Press titled Anti-Terrorism, Citizenship and Security . The book explores how different publics make sense of, and evaluate,...

Terrorism and Counterterrorism after 7/7: An interview with Charles Clarke

Visiting Professor and former Home Secretary the Right Hon. Charles Clarke was interviewed by his PPL colleague, Lee Jarvis , in the latest issue of Critical Studies on Terrorism. In this...

Marina Prentoulis speaks at the Houses of Parliament with members of the Labour Assembly against Austerity

Marina Prentoulis updated the members of the Labour Assembly against Austerity about the effects of austerity on the Greek society, the negotiations between the Greek government and the EU...

Marina Prentoulis speaks at Glastonbury on Syriza and the Greek Crisis

Marina Prentoulis spoke at the LeftField stage of Glastonbury at the weekend. Hosted by Billy Bragg, Marina was joined by Sirio Canos from Podemos and Cat Boyd from Radical Independence...

Toby James addresses international observers of the UK general election

  Dr. Toby James was invited to speak to international observers of the 2015 UK general election on the 5th May, organised  by The Electoral Commission and Dods Training. ...

Lee Jarvis featured in the media, speaking on the Tunisia attacks

Lee Jarvis was interviewed by the media on the UK Government's response to last week's shootings in Sousse, Tunisia. Lee's interview with BBC Radio Suffolk Lee's interview with BBC...

Politics MA student has article published on Russia and the Ukraine

Matt Finucane, an MA student in PPL, has had an opinion article published on an influential Russian politics website. The article was based on his coursework on the module War Games , convened...

ESRC Senior Fellowship for UEA Professor

Professor Hussein Kassim was recently appointed a Senior Fellow under the ESRC's 'UK in a Changing Europe' initiative. With a referendum on UK membership of the EU set to take place before...

PPL wins grant for student visits to Geneva

Lawrence Hardy , who lectures in politics and international relations in PPL, has been awarded a grant of £4200 from the UEA Alumni Development Fund to enable up to six students to take part in a...

Engagement Award winners announced

Reader in Politics Chris Hanretty has been awarded an Engagement Award by the university for his work in election forecasting. Chris was one of the academics involved in the...

Professor Alan Finlayson has won the Bernard Crick Prize

Alan Finlayson , UEA’s Professor of Political and Social Theory has won the  Bernard Crick Prize  for the best article published in 2014 in the journal Political...