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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 Meeting...

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. The...

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 whether...

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 during...

Chris Hanretty on what the Italian government must do next

Today's FT features an opinion piece by Lecturer in Politics Chris Hanretty on what the Italian government should do now that it has passed 100 days in power. The piece, entitled "Letta has...

A Man’s World? Gender in the European Commission

Professor Hussein Kassim, PSI, was in Brussels on 11 July to present a paper co-authored with Dr Sara Connolly, NBS, at a week-long event, ‘Women Leaders in International Relations. Comparing EU...

New publication: The European Commission of the Twenty-First Century

Professor Hussein Kassim, PSI, UEA, was in Brussels on Monday 8 July with co-authors Professors John Peterson, University of Edinburgh and Liesbet Hooghe, Free University of Amsterdam/UNC at Chapel...

Toby James warns about voter registration changes

Toby James has published a blog on the Democratic Audit's website about the implications of changes in the way that UK voter registration is conducted. The government is introducing a system of...

Why are elections so difficult to manage?

Toby James delivered a paper at Harvard University on the new and increasing challenges involved in running British elections.  Electoral administrators have often been blamed for...

SeaMedia Interns in production, in Belgium

The latest students from HUM to go to Belgium as SeaMedia interns are currently working on productions with project partners in Belgium. Only a week into their placement, they have been...

Bridging the EU-Asia Media Gap: lunch briefing in Brussels

Bridging the EU-Asia Media Gap:  lunch briefing in Brussels The School of Political, Social and International Studies in cooperation with the European Institute for Asian Studies...

Model European Parliament in Norfolk documentary

Working through its EU funded SeaMedia Project, the School of Politics, Social and International Studies  worked with Wymondham College during April to make a 40 minute documentary on the...
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