The School of Government and Society at the University of Birmingham is committed to the delivery of world-class research in political science and international studies. Established in 2008, the School comprises three Departments: Politics and International Studies (POLSIS); International Development (IDD) and Local Government Studies (INLOGOV).
A series of broad research themes underpin the research activities of the School.
Current research projects across the School:
Departments in the School:
The POLSIS Parties, Voters and Elections Research Group hold a seminar with Distinguished External Speakers to discuss political parties in contemporary Europe.
The focus of this research project is to analyse the threat presented by the revolution in easy access to the air presented by the technological development of small and medium sized Unmanned Aerial Vehicles or "drones". Principal Investigator: Professor David Dunn, Co-Investigator: Dr Christopher M Wyatt.
"The UK government has a real opportunity to promote a normative regime for the governance of armed drones in line with generally accepted understandings of international law and ethics globally." George May, Research Associate, ICCS.
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