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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. ...

Stay Right Where You Are

The University of East Anglia is the perfect place to undertake your postgraduate study. With our huge selection of courses, some of the very best lecturers in the world, and access to...

Lee Jarvis has written a new blog 'President Trump's Travel Ban: Lessons from the United Kingdom' on Eastminster

Lee Jarvis explores President Trump's travel ban in the context of the British counter-terrorism experience. You can read the full article on Eastminster.  

Current events and critical thinking: Studying an MA in International Relations at UEA

MA Student Sasha Sheppard writes on her experience of studying an MA in International Relations at UEA. You can read the full article on Eastminster.  

Lee Marsden has written a new blog 'Trump to speak at National Prayer Breakfast' on Eastminster

Professor Lee Marsden gives the context to Donald Trump's talk at National Prayer Breakfast. You can read the full article on Eastminster.  

Do nuclear weapons make us safer? And 10 other big questions on Politics, International Relations and The Media in our free book

Do nuclear weapons make us more secure? How do we explain the rise of celebrity politicians like Donald Trump? Have social media changed political activism? UEA's brand new Politics,...

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...