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Student news in the School of Government and Society
On Thursday 13 October 2016, the Politics Society organised a 'Politics in the Pub' Discussion and invited Dr Pete Kerr to come and talk about a topic of his choice; modernity in politics.
POLSIS PhD student Carol Buxton awarded a prestigious Japanese government scholarship to spend 18 months working with Professor Yuichi Hosoya at Keio University in Tokyo, Japan.
Written by Louis Monroy Santander. A spate of low-level terrorist incidents has the authorities arguing, instead of tackling the problem.
The winners of the Teaching Academy awards for PGRs involved in teaching have been announced. These awards are for PGRs who have demonstrated excellence in their contribution to teaching or supporting student learning.
Catherine Needham, Reader in Public Policy and Public Management in the Health Services Management Centre at the University of Birmingham shares her opinions of the EU Referendum debate.
Professor John Fender, Professor of Macroeconomics in the Department of Economics at the University of Birmingham shares his opinions of the EU Referendum debate.
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Recent enhancement activities
This year, the University of Birmingham delegation had the pleasure of representing the United States at the 31st Model NATO Conference, held in Washington D.C. in February 2016.
Every year all MA students based within POLSIS have the opportunity to take part in an study trip to Brussels. The group, led by Lorenzo Cladi, Nino Kemoklidze and Chiara Morbi, visited the European Commission, the European Parliament, NATO and the Council of the European Union.
Passionate Sociology student meets upcoming International University of Birmingham students and sets plans to market the subject of Sociology at the Mumbai British Council in India.
The 2015 POLSIS spring seminar series focused on the crisis in Greece, the rise of populism, rhetoric and leadership, security, ethnic minority representation and the impending British general election.
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