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2020 News

Latin American governments have largely ignored the risks facing domestic workers during COVID-19

Wednesday 9 December 2020

Blog article on LSE for Professor Jean Grugel and Tallulah Lines

Learning Community Newsletter Week 10

Thursday 3 December 2020

All the latest news from the department

Brilliant news for Simona Davidescu

Thursday 3 December 2020

Vice Chancellor's Teaching Award

Week 9: Learning Community Newsletter

Monday 23 November 2020

All the latest news from the department

Making Peace or Preventing It? UN Peacekeeping, Terrorism, and Civil War Negotiations

Thursday 19 November 2020

Kaisa Hinkkainen Elliott's article in International Studies Quarterly

Learning Community Newsletter Week 8

Monday 16 November 2020

All the latest news from the department

Georgina's placement year so far

Tuesday 10 November 2020

Find out how one of our placement students is getting on

Learning Community Newsletter Week 7

Monday 9 November 2020

All the latest news from the department

Week 6 Learning Community Newsletter

Tuesday 3 November 2020

All the latest from the department

York Futures Scholarships

Monday 2 November 2020

Support for personal and professional development

Week 5: Learning Community Newsletter

Tuesday 27 October 2020

All the latest from the department

This House Would Stop Talking and Start Listening on Race

Tuesday 27 October 2020

Remi Adekoya at the Cambridge Union

Policy making during crises: how diversity and disagreement can help manage the politics of expert advice

Tuesday 27 October 2020

Alfred Moore and Michael K MacKenzie argue that greater openness about disagreement among diverse types of experts makes it harder for political leaders to politicise expertise

Brexit, Covid and Climate Colluding to Raise U.K. Food Prices

Monday 26 October 2020

Supermarket prices in Britain could start increasing in coming months as food supplies get pummeled by a triple whammy of Brexit, Covid-19 and weather-struck harvests.

Three Models of Democratic Expertise

Thursday 22 October 2020

Dr Alfred Moore has an article published

PolSoc Election Night Coverage

Monday 12 October 2020

Fancy yourself as a political pundit?

Ruth Kelly - Post Doc Fellowship at the University of Oxford

Monday 12 October 2020

Ruth Kelly will be taking up the post of Fund for Global Human Rights post-doctoral fellowship at the Bonavero Institute of Human Rights, Oxford

Learning Community Newsletter Week 3

Monday 12 October 2020

All the latest from the Department of Politics

Chevening Masters Funding Opportunity

Tuesday 29 September 2020

10 Scholarships up for grabs

New EU Rights and Brexit Hub website

Thursday 17 September 2020

Governance After Brexit

The impact that warfare has on animals and, specifically, the place of animals in just-war theory

Tuesday 8 September 2020

Sara Van Goozen's latest opinion piece

India's Covid-19 challenge

Tuesday 25 August 2020

Dr Indrajit Roy on BBC World Service

Placement student wins Internal Business award

Wednesday 12 August 2020

Fantastic news for Erza Salihu

IGDC Postdoctoral Research Associate Jessica Omukuti awarded COP26 Fellowship

Wednesday 29 July 2020

Prestigious Fellowship for Dr Jessica Omukuti

Sub-Saharan countries are taking on more debt, and women will bear the brunt of repaying it

Tuesday 28 July 2020

The latest opinion piece from Matthew Barlow, Jean Grugel and Jessica Omukuti

Tim Stuart-Buttle joins the department

Wednesday 15 July 2020

New lecturer role for Tim

Learning Community Newsletter 15th July

Wednesday 15 July 2020

The latest news and events taking place in the department

A UK-US free trade agreement?

Monday 13 July 2020

Don’t count your (chlorinated) chickens just yet

House of Commons International Trade Select Committee

Thursday 9 July 2020

Dr Jappe Eckhardt witness for House of Commons International Trade Select Committee

Staff Promotions

Wednesday 8 July 2020

Many congratulations to the following colleagues who have all been promoted

The Struggle for Indigenous Self-determination in Mexico: Q&A with the Protagonist, Director and Co-producer of ‘Lupita’

Tuesday 7 July 2020

Q&A with the Director, Co-director and protagonist of the documentary, Lupita, currently being shown at the Sheffield Documentary Festival.

Critical Theory and the Critique of Antisemitism: On Society as Economic Object

Tuesday 23 June 2020

Werner Bonefeld's latest article

Neoliberalism’s many deaths and strange non-deaths

Tuesday 23 June 2020

Alexis Moraitis' latest opinion piece

The glue of empire: Why closing the Department for International Development (DFID) is a step backwards for the UK

Thursday 18 June 2020

The latest opinion piece from Sara De Jong and Jean Grugel

Reimagining Citizenship: The politics of India’s amended citizenship laws.

Thursday 18 June 2020

Dr. Indrajit Roy awarded AHRC funding

Student takeover on Instagram

Thursday 18 June 2020

MA Student Mel is the first student to take over our Instagram feed

Learning Community Newsletter Week 10

Tuesday 16 June 2020

The latest news and events...

Week 9: Learning Community Newsletter

Tuesday 9 June 2020

The latest news and events round up

Britain at risk from reliance on imported fruit and vegetables

Monday 8 June 2020

Professor Tony Heron quoted in The Times

COVID-19 and the Bank of England

Wednesday 3 June 2020

Dr. Jim Buller and PhD Researcher Ben Whisker's Blog

Week 8: Learning Community Newsletter

Tuesday 2 June 2020

The latest newsletter

Laidlaw Scholarships

Monday 1 June 2020

3 Politics students awarded Laidlaw Scholarships

Spain to top up incomes of poorest as coronavirus hits livelihoods

Monday 1 June 2020

Professor Louise Haagh quoted in Reuters

YUSU Excellence Award Winners

Thursday 28 May 2020

A fantastic night for the Department of Politics

Learning Community Newsletter Week 7

Thursday 28 May 2020

There are some great reads in this week’s Learning Community Newsletter - hopefully something for everyone!

CAHR offers two MA scholarships for 2020/21

Thursday 28 May 2020

Do you hold an offer for the MA in Applied Human Rights or the LLM International Human Rights Law and Practice in the academic year 2020/21?

COVID-19 is a reminder of how deeply the UK’s food security is dependent on the EU

Tuesday 26 May 2020

Professor Tony Heron's latest opinion piece

Politics and IR student placement success

Thursday 21 May 2020

Callum Whitten has just completed a successful placement on campus

COVID-19 and social care funding: A window of opportunity for reform

Thursday 14 May 2020

Recent PhD graduate Mathew Wills opinion piece

Paid Student Internship Opportunity

Wednesday 13 May 2020

to work with Dr. Claire Q Smith

A Post-Coronial World: A Decolonised Future for Global Development

Wednesday 13 May 2020

Dr. Indrajit Roy's latest opinion piece


Tuesday 12 May 2020

New Covid-19 related work in the Centre for Applied Human Rights

Beyond populism and technocracy: The challenges and limits of democratic epistemology

Thursday 7 May 2020

Dr. Alfred Moore's new Critical Exchange in the journal Contemporary Political Theory

Depletion, intersectionality and the limits of social policy: childcarers in Mexico City

Thursday 7 May 2020

Professor Jean Grugel's latest contribution to the European Journal of Politics and Gender

The post-pandemic economic overhaul will take more than tweaks

Wednesday 6 May 2020

Ingrid Harvold Kvangraven reviews Capital and Ideology by Thomas Piketty

Cameroon: Paths to Peace in a Pandemic

Tuesday 5 May 2020

Webinar series featuring Dr. Gyda Sindre

Imprisonment, islands, imperialism: Patrician dimensions of the Irish imagination

Monday 4 May 2020

Tommy Dolan's latest opinion piece

Debt and more debt: The cost of the response to COVID-19 in Argentina

Monday 4 May 2020

Matt Barlow's latest opinion piece published...

Congratulations to Dr. Alfred Moore

Friday 1 May 2020

Prestigious Fellowship and Journal Article...

A ‘climate election’? The environment and the Greens in the 2019 UK general election

Thursday 30 April 2020

The latest opinion piece from Professor Neil Carter

Bordering intimacy Postcolonial governance and the policing of family

Thursday 30 April 2020

Dr. Joe Turner has book published

Professor Louise Haagh interviewed for the Yorkshire Post

Monday 27 April 2020

Why giving everyone in Yorkshire a universal basic income could help region - and country - recover from pandemic

Politics placement student has article published

Monday 27 April 2020

Politics placement student Sam Fitzpatrick has article published on YouGov

History and Politics student lands coveted House of Commons placement

Tuesday 14 April 2020

Arthur Fyfe Stoica has just secured a placement with the House of Commons as a Social Researcher.

Iraq: Between a Rock and a Hard Place

Wednesday 1 April 2020

Jacob Eriksson's opinion piece published on The Project on Middle East Political Science, POMEPS.

The Department of Politics awarded a new Research Fellowship

Tuesday 17 March 2020

The Department of Politics has been awarded a Research Fellowship by the European Commission under its Horizon 2020 Marie Sklodowska-Curie call.

PhD student awarded Davis Fellowship for Peace

Monday 2 March 2020

Lauren Avery, PhD in Global Development, has been awarded a Fellowship to attend a seven-week Portuguese language intensive course in preparation for her fieldwork.

New appointment for Tony Heron

Wednesday 26 February 2020

Professor Tony Heron has been appointed as Parliamentary Academic Fellow at the House of Commons.

Week 7: Learning Community Newsletter

Tuesday 18 February 2020

out now

Liberal and illiberal peace-building in Asia, East Timor and Papua.

Tuesday 18 February 2020

Claire Q Smith's new contributions to the journal Conflict, Security and Development.

ESRC Network studentship

Monday 17 February 2020

ESRC Network studentship

Learning Community Newsletter Week 6

Tuesday 11 February 2020

Out today

IGDC Internship Opportunity

Tuesday 4 February 2020

Part-time student internship available

Learning Community Newsletter Week 5 out today

Monday 3 February 2020

Available to view online

Learning Community Newsletter Week 4

Thursday 30 January 2020

The latest Learning Community Newsletter can now be viewed online

Impoverished Economics? A Critical Assessment of the New Gold Standard

Thursday 23 January 2020

Ingrid Kvangraven’s new contribution to the Symposium on Development and Poverty Alleviation in World Development

What Drives Ethnic Cleansing in Post-Colonial South Asia?

Thursday 16 January 2020

Rudabeh Shahid’s opinion piece in The Globe Post

Samir Amin: A Pioneering Marxist and Third World Activist

Thursday 9 January 2020

Ingrid Kvangraven’s new article with Development and Change

India’s Citizenship Act Strikes at the Heart of Constitutional Principles

Thursday 9 January 2020

Indrajit Roy's opinion piece in The Globe Post

What the British public thinks about post-Brexit trade deals

Thursday 9 January 2020

Daniel Keith and Sofia Vasiliopoulou's article appears on The Conversation this week

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