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UEA research informs votes at 16 bill

Dr. Toby James recently served as an independent adviser to the Assembly's Finance Committee, scrutinising the Senedd and Elections (Wales) Bill.  The aim of the Bill is to: ...

UEA Professor awarded ESRC Senior Fellowship

Professor Hussein Kassim is one of nine Senior Fellowships awarded by the UK Economic and Social Research Council following a competitive call launched in February 2019, it was announced...

Politics Lecturer Alex Williams publishes new book

Politics Lecturer Alex Williams has published a new book:  Political Hegemony & Social Complexity  (Palgrave Macmillan, 2019) .  How can we understand power in a world of...

Special Issue Published on Electoral Integrity and Management

A special issue of the journal International Political Science Review has been published on electoral integrity and electoral management, co-edited by Toby James and PhD student Leontine...

PPL academic appointed Honorary Professorial Fellow in Culture and Communication at the University of Melbourne

John Street has been appointed as an Honorary Professorial Fellow in Culture and Communication at the University of Melbourne. The post will enable him to collaborate with colleagues in...

THE NEXT STEP IS YOURS

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...