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In this exciting 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.

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Posted 18 December 2020

POLSIS Academic Publishes Book on New Parties

Dr Tim Haughton's co-authored book, The New Party Challenge, examining party politics in Central and Eastern Europe has just been published by Oxford University Press

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