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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...

UEA hosts conference on Labour Party Leaders

  The University of East Anglia, in collaboration with Queen Mary University of London and the PSA Political Leadership group, hosted a conference on British Labour Party Leaders on...

Simon Anholt: Which country does the most good for the world?

In June 2014, Honorary Political, Social & International Studies Professor Simon Anholt gave a TED talk on his recently launched 'Good Country Index' which assesses each...

Professor Hussein Kassim presents project to EU Directors General

Professor Hussein Kassim recently attended the weekly meeting of the EU Directors General to update them on his latest project on the European Commission. Seen here with President of the European...

BBC Voices film showcase

On the evening of 28 May 2014 the Campus City event – a screening of films made by UEA students in collaboration with BBC Voices - was held at the Fusion Screen in The Forum, Norwich. Every...

PSI Research Symposium

On Wednesday 28 May 2014 the first Political, Social & International Studies Research Symposium was held. This one-day event was hosted by PSI, and provided an interdisciplinary forum where...

Students Visit Brussels

  During the 2014 Easter holiday break 34 UEA students, studying a range of degree courses from International Relations, Public Policy, History, Economics, and...

UEA expert gives evidence at Commons inquiry on voter turnout

An academic from the School of Political, Social and International Studies gave evidence on 3 April 2014, to a Commons inquiry looking at voter engagement in the UK. ...

Dr David Hughes wins Prestigious Award

On 27 March 2014 our Postdoctoral Lecturing Fellow Dr David A. Hughes was presented with the International Studies Association's Robert W. and Jesse Award at the Presidential Business...

BBC Radio Norfolk interview Professor Lee Marsden on Crimea

On 17 March 2014 our head of school Professor Lee Marsden was interviewed for the Matthew Gudgin programme (BBC Radio Norfolk, weekdays 4pm). Lee discussed the current political situation in...

Future Radio MA Broadcast Journalism Project

On 27 February 2014 a group of our journalism students had the opportunity to spend the day at Future Radio , creating news interviews and packages for the Norwich Today programme...

European Youth Question Time

On Friday 7 February 2014, The Politics department, SeaMedia, The Centre for Research in European Studies (CREST), and the UEA Students Union teamed up to host the European Youth...

Visit from the Tanzanian Women’s Parliamentary Delegation

On Friday 24 January 2014, The School of Political, Social and International Studies, in collaboration with the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association UK hosted a roundtable event for the ...

Making Music, Making a living - A Survival Guide for Musicians in The Digital Age

On Thursday 10 October 2013, the SeaMedia project (which is based in the PSI Department) is organising a conference at the Epic Studio as part of the Norwich Sound and Vision Festival. ...

PSI is delighted to welcome Simon Anholt as Honorary Professor in Political Science

Simon Anholt is an independent policy advisor who works with the Heads of State, Heads of Government and administrations of nations, cities and regions worldwide to develop and implement...

PSI launches new blog: Eastminster

PSI has launched a new blog called Eastminster ( www.ueapolitics.org ).   The blog was launched to coincide with the start of Parliament Week and featured posts on...

PSI Professor gives expert testimony to Committee of the European Parliament

PSI Professor gives expert testimony to Committee of the European Parliament Hussein Kassim appeared before the Budgetary Control Committee of the European Parliament on 17 September...