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POLSIS Scholars Analyse The Bulgarian Elections in the Washington Post

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Dr Tim Haughton and Yuxiang Lin collaborated with Emilia Zankina to examine the Bulgarian elections in an article for the Washington Post
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Friday 9th April 2021

New book from Daniele Albertazzi's 'Populism in Action' project

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Dr Daniele Albertazzi of POLSIS published a new book, Populism and New Patterns of Political Competition in Western Europe (Routledge, 2021), part of the Populism in Action Project . It is co-edited with Davide Vampa.
Date:
Tuesday 30th March 2021

POLSIS Academic Publishes Book on New Parties

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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
Date:
Friday 18th December 2020

POLSIS seminar discusses Rise of Challenger Parties

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In a joint event hosted by politics academics at the Universities of Birmingham and Nottingham, Catherine De Vries (Bocconi) and Sara Hobolt (LSE) discussed their new book, Political Entrepreneurs.
Date:
Friday 20th November 2020

An expanded conservative majority on the US Supreme Court – what does it mean?

An expanded conservative majority on the US Supreme Court – what does it mean?
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By Dr Adam Quinn, Senior Lecturer in American and International Politics
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Friday 13th November 2020

"No room for equivocation": Labour, antisemitism and the discourse of denial

"No room for equivocation": Labour, antisemitism and the discourse of denial
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By Dr Alex Oaten, Teaching Fellow in Political Sciences
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Friday 13th November 2020

Trump's leadership style and his response to his election loss

Trump's leadership style and his response to his election loss
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By Christopher Featherstone, Doctoral Researcher, Political Science and International Studies
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Friday 13th November 2020

POLSIS Academics Discuss US Elections in Special Seminar

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In a special seminar Adam Quinn, Jeannie Morefield and Patrick Porter examined the 2020 US election results and their significance for the United States.
Date:
Tuesday 10th November 2020

Eurozone Crisis Explored in Special POLSIS Seminar

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Leading scholar of the EU, Vivien Schmidt (Boston University) spoke at a special POLSIS seminar examining the causes and consequences of the Eurozone crisis
Date:
Monday 2nd November 2020

POLSIS PhD student published an article on Brexit in Parliament Affairs

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Demonstrating the vibrancy of the POLSIS PhD student community, Joseph Ward, a Doctoral Researcher in POLSIS, published an article on the Brexit Doctrine and the Imperative Mandate in the journal Parliament Affairs.
Date:
Friday 31st July 2020

It's time to take the confederate names off U.S army bases

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David Petraeus on why he thinks it is time to remove the names of traitors from U.S military installations.
Date:
Thursday 11th June 2020

Untamed and Close to Power: How Europe's Populist Parties Are Navigating Coronavirus

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Daniele Albertazzi introduces an EA Worldview series which focuses on the strategies adopted by populist parties within certain countries either to challenge their governments' responses to the pandemic or support them.
Date:
Tuesday 12th May 2020

Gerasimos Tsourapas wins award to research transnational authoritarianism

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Dr Gerasimos Tsourapas, Senior Lecturer in Middle East Politics at the School of Government, has won a competitive research grant to study transnational authoritarianism in the Middle East.
Date:
Friday 1st May 2020

Gerasimos Tsourapas Awarded Prestigious Book Prize

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Dr Gerasimos Tsourapas, Senior Lecturer in Middle East Politics at the School of Government, has won the 2020 ENMISA Distinguished Book Award by the International Studies Association.
Date:
Tuesday 7th April 2020

Special Seminar examines US Politics after Super Tuesday

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In a special seminar, experts from POLSIS/School of Government provided analysis of the state of the race for the Democratic nomination after Super Tuesday.
Date:
Monday 9th March 2020

The School of Government receives Athena SWAN accreditation

The School of Government receives Athena SWAN accreditation
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The award is in recognition of the School's continuing commitment towards the advancement of gender equality including representation, progression, and success for all.
Date:
Monday 27th January 2020

POLSIS Academics provide Election Post-Mortem

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Several members of staff spoke at a special seminar on the morning after the British general election to discuss the results and their implications.
Date:
Friday 13th December 2019

Will Boris Johnson get the majority he needs to finish Brexit at last?

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Professor David Cutts and Dr Tim Haughton in The Washington Post: These four things could determine this week's U.K. election.
Date:
Wednesday 11th December 2019

Where are Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn visiting – and what do their travel plans tell us about the election?

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Professor David Cutts in The Conversation: Corbyn can't get enough of Scotland while Johnson is playing it safe with strategic stop offs.
Date:
Thursday 21st November 2019

The Italian right sweeps to victory in Umbria: What now for the second Conte government?

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Daniele Albertazzi and Mattia Zulianello and argue that the Italian right's victory in Umbria casts doubt on how long Italy's current government can survive.
Date:
Thursday 31st October 2019
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