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In this exciting new video series, our researchers address some of the big issues which impact on society over a cup of coffee. In the first episode, Professor Scott Lucas and PhD student Amelia Morris decide if, all things considered, the world really is such a bad place.
How do regimes continue to rig elections and get away with it?
Posted 18 September 2018
Model NATO 2018 was one of the most valuable experiences of my life. As a mature student doing a masters in International Development, doing something so politically focused was out of my comfort zone.
Posted 12 September 2018
We are pleased to announce that Dr Rita Floyd, Birmingham Fellow in Conflict and Security at POLSIS, has recently won a prestigious mid-career fellowship from the Independent and Social Research Foundation for her project Emergency politics: security, threats and the duties of states.
Professor Fiona Nunan writes in The Conversation: Urgent measures need to be adopted to prevent corruption linked to illegal fishing activity in an around Lake Victoria.
Posted 04 September 2018
Prof Scott Lucas and Honorary Research Fellow Dr Talat Farooq write for The Conversation on the ongoing legacy of US drone strikes in Pakistan.
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