Department of Politics and International Relations
We are one of the top-ranked departments for the study of politics worldwide, and have an exceptional reputation for research. We have over fifty specialists in the key areas of politics and international relations who all contribute to our thriving research environment.
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Professor Genevieve LeBaron Awarded a Leverhulme Major Research Fellowship
The prestigious Fellowships are given to ‘well-established, distinguished researchers in the humanities and social sciences’ to devote themselves to projects of outstanding significance and originality.
Huge gaps in UK regulation exist following transition from EU, new academic report finds
Academic staff from the Department of Politics and International Relations contributed to the report, which found that the UK was ill-prepared when responsibility for regulation switched from the EU, following the end of the transition period.
How do ordinary people navigate uncertainty to make mobilization decisions at the onset of civil war
Dr Anastasia Shesterinina's new book 'Mobilizing in Uncertainty: Collective Identities and War in Abkhazia' explores this question in the context of the Georgian-Abkhaz war of 1992-1993 based on immersive fieldwork in the area.Cornell University Press
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