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A UEA postgraduate research degree gives you the opportunity to work at the heart of active research teams, challenging boundaries and making real advances. Our pioneering research seeks...

New article on legitimate expectations

Dr. Alexander Brown has published a new article on in the Journal of Political Philosophy.   Let's suppose you're the head of a school and you apply to the government for some...

Dr. Alex Williams joins UEA

Dr. Alex Williams joined the School from City University in September of 2017. His research is focused on the theoretical analysis of politics and political economy of digital societies. He...

Meanings of generation in political culture and the tensions between them

“What are the different meanings of generation in political culture and what tensions exist between them?  Ben Little ( PPL) and Alison Winch (AMA) argue, in a new blog which can be...

Rhetoric Society of Europe Conference

From 3rd to 5th July 2017 PPL hosted the biannual conference of the Rhetoric Society of Europe. The timely theme was “Rhetorics of Unity and Division" and papers addressed debates in...

International Workshop on Reflective Transitions of Politics in Japanese Art

An international workshop on Reflective Transitions of Politics in Japanese Art was held at UEA in August, organised by Eriko Tomizawa-Kay and Ra Mason . The workshop kicked off a...

New research published on Parliamentary rituals

What role does ritual play in Parliamentary debate? New research published in Political Studies investigates. Much of our social, political and cultural life is organised around rituals of one...

Cost of no Brexit deal will be “widespread, damaging and pervasive” leading academics find

A new report , which includes research from UEA experts, had found that the consequences of the UK failing to reach a deal with the EU will be “widespread, damaging and pervasive   ...

10 Years of Critical Studies on Terrorism: New Special Issue

A new Special Issue of Critical Studies on Terrorism has been published, looking back on the ten years that have now passed since the journal’s launch. The journal, which is co-edited here at the...

UEA Academics awarded Sasakawa Foundation grant

Eriko Tomizawa-Kay and Ra Mason  have been awarded  the Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation grant for their joint workshop on "Reflective Transitions of Politics in the Arts:...

New research published on gender and the news media

How are stories in the news media gendered, and why should we care? New research published by IOS Press investigates. When the news media publishes stories about topics such as security...

UEA wins ESRC Grant for Brexit Research

Professor Hussein Kassim been awarded a grant from the ESRC on Negotiating Brexit: national governments, EU institutions and the UK with Dr Simon Usherwood, University of Surrey.  ...

UEA Research included in new international standards on elections

Research from the University of East Anglia has helped to develop new international standards to improve the delivery of elections. Dr. Toby James and PhD student Leontine Loeber presented...

UEA wins AHRC grant on Rhetoric, Political Speech and Speechwriting

Professor Alan Finlayson has been awarded an AHRC network grant, in collaboration with Classics in Birmingham, to develop research and impact in relation to contemporary political rhetoric....

Research from the University of East Anglia has helped to make student voter registration easier

  Research from the University of East Anglia has helped to make student voter registration easier. Before the closing of Parliament legislation was passed requiring universities to...

New research published on the politics of emotions

What is the political significance of emotions such as laughter, grief and hatred? New research published in International Political Sociology investigates.   What does it mean,...

New Editorial from UEA Academic Benjamin Little

UEA’s Benjamin Little has published a new editorial for the latest issue of the politics and culture journal, Soundings. To read Bens article and find out more see here .

PPL PhD Student Awarded Grant by Sir Philip Reckitt Educational Trust

We are pleased to announce that Jiangtian Xu, a PhD candidate under Professor Kassim, has been awarded a grant by the Sir Philip Reckitt Educational Trust to support his fieldwork research in...

New research by Lee Jarvis published on security politics

New research published in the journal Security Dialogue by UEA’s Lee Jarvis and Tim Legrand of the Australian National University is challenging leading theories on securitization. ...