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New research published on indentity, security and everyday life

Lee Jarvis has published a new article with Michael Lister in the Journal Critical Social Policy , titled : "As a woman...'; 'As a Muslim...': Subjects, positions and counter-terrorism powers...

Lee Jarvis has written a new blog ' How to ban a terrorist organisation' on Eastminster

The UK recently banned National Action- a far-right extremist group that had risen to prominence for its glorification of Nazi atrocities and of the killing of Jo Cox MP. This brought the total...

Toby James has written a new blog 'Voter ID is a risky reform when 8m people are already missing from the electoral register' on Eastminster

In a 2018 pilot, voters in a few areas will have to show some sort of identification at the polls- a major change to voting arrangements. Yet voter fraud is not widespread in the UK. Toby James ...

Lee Jarvis discusses counter-terrorism policy

Lee Jarvis presented his recent research on the banning of terrorist groups to a conference on 'Constructions of Terrorism' hosted by the International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation at...

New book by PPL lecturer Hazel Marsh sheds fresh light on the politics of music in Latin America

In February 1992, a Venezuelan colonel called Hugo Chávez, together with other officers from a movement that had formed within the military, led an unsuccessful coup attempt against the country's...

HUM PhD Studentships

Faculty Studentships- deadline for applications is Wednesday 11 January 2017 The Faculty of Arts and Humanities invites applications for university-funded doctoral studentships as well as...

Toby James gives evidence at the Scottish Parliament

Dr. Toby James gave invited evidence last month to the Scottish Parliament. The Select Committee on Local Government and Communities is undertaking a review of the payments made to...

Do Something Different Week

Be inspired to 'Do Something Different' at UEA- booking is now open for our week of exciting events, running 27 February - 3 March 2017! Full details Open to UEA Undergraduates only.

Lee Jarvis has written a new blog ' When is a terrorist not a terrorist' on Eastminster

Lee Jarvis explores the politics of naming in the aftermath of Thomas Mair's conviction of the murder of Jo Cox MP. You can read the full article on Eastminster.  

Stay Right Where You Are

With a reputation for world-leading research, dedicated teaching that challenges you  to reach your full potential and supportive funding, such as 50% tuition fee-reduction scholarships- if...

John Street has written a blog 'Rock Star, TV Icon, President- but what is Donald Trump?' on Eastminster

After a remarkable election night that defied pollsters’ predictions, Donald Trump will be the next president of the United States. The electorate repudiated the mass of commentators who had...

Chris Hanretty has written a new blog 'The High Court's Brexit judgment means the government must be far more open' on Eastminster

The High Court has ruled that the government did not have the power to notify the European Union (EU) of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the EU. This means that notification- under...

The Global Vote: How to interfere in another countries elections

The Global Vote has been developed by Simon Anholt an honorary professor in the School of Politics, Philosophy, Language and Communication Studies at UEA and allows anyone, anywhere, to vote in...

Rock Star, Father, Student!- new student blog on Eastminster

Third year undergraduate Nathan Sadd writes on his experience of studying for a degree in History and Politics at UEA. You can read the full article on Eastminster

Donald Trump, Brexit and Electoral Fraud: UEA Research in the Washington Post

Dr Toby James  has published an article in the Washington Post about the similarities between the campaigns for Donald Trump and Brexit. The article draws from two studies with Alistair...

Why do politicians want to be on Strictly? Analysis from Professor John Street

Professor John Street  appeared on the BBC Westminster Hour to consider why politicians wanted to appear on Strictly Come Dancing. He was joined on the show by Ann Widdecombe who was...