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Our courses place you at the heart of current political thinking, research and debate. Find out more about our department.

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Postgraduate research

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New for 2020: The BA in Global Development 




Ask the Author: UK food supply chain vulnerabilities exposed by COVID-19

12.00PM, Online event

Dr Philip Garnett Professor Bob Doherty Professor Tony Heron


The Struggle for Indigenous Self-determination in Mexico: ‘Lupita’ Documentary Q&A

6.00PM, Virtual Webinar

Guadalupe 'Lupita' Vázquez Luna - Tzoztil Maya massacre survivor and Tzotzil activist

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Athena SWAN Bronze Award

The Department of Politics holds an Athena SWAN Bronze Award. Find out more.