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Are you thinking about studying for your Master’s or Research degree? Whether you want to develop your specialist knowledge or diversify your expertise to widen your career choices, UEA is...

Michael Frazer wins Center for Ethics and Education Grant

Dr. Michael L. Frazer, Lecturer in Political and Social Theory, has been awarded a US$39,794 grant from the Center for Ethics and Education to fund his research project “The Ethics of...

UEA Researcher Participates in African Union Elections Conference

Dr. Toby James was an invited participant to the Annual Continental Forum of Electoral Management Bodies at the end of last year, in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire. The theme of the Forum was...

What is hate speech? A journal article on hate speech by PPL’s Dr Alex Brown was one of the 10 most downloaded Springer articles in 2018.

  The issue of hate speech has received significant attention from legal scholars and philosophers alike. But the vast majority of this attention has been focused on presenting and...

PPL PGR student Oliver Steward wins American Politics Group prize

Photograph: Oliver Steward being presented with his award by Chair of the American Politics Group Dr Andy Wroe (University of Kent). PPL PGR student Oliver Steward won the annual...

PPL academic appointed to the Executive of the Feminist and Women's Studies Association

Dr. Helen Warner has been appointed to the Executive of the Feminist and Women's Studies Association (FWSA).    The FWSA is a network promoting feminist research and teaching, and...

UEA wins funding for climate change research

John Turnpenny (PPL) is leading the UK contribution to a major new research project on climate change adaptation, working with Tim Rayner (Co-I, ENV) and colleagues from the Dutch Open University...

PPL academic appears at 100 Years of Copyright panel

Professor John Street appeared on a panel on ‘Money and Morals: Copyright’s Role for Creative Labor’ at the 100 Years of Copyright event held in Berlin at the Hause der Kulturen der Welt. ...

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...