Category Archives: Department News

Cardiff Senedd

On Wednesday December 6, 14 Politics & IR students, mostly from our Parliamentary Studies modules traveled to Cardiff to see devolved government in action. This was the department’s third visit to the Welsh Assembly and again, the welcome was warm, … Continue reading

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Campbell talks Campbell

The writer and broadcaster Alastair Campbell spent more than four hours in the department talking to students, staff and our local community on Monday, as he delivered the Peter Campbell Memorial Lecture, named in honour of the first Head of … Continue reading

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Inspirations: Jess Phillips MP at the University of Reading (16th November 2017)

By Dr Madeleine Davies (Department of English Literature) Jess Phillips MP gave a talk at the University of Reading on 16th November and reminded everyone present of the need to fight for social justice, fairness, and equality. The event was … Continue reading

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SeNSS Pathway Leads

The main 2018 ESRC SeNSS PhD studentship competition is now open.  The attached ‘Information for UoR staff’ sheet sets out broad competition details for supervisors and I’d be grateful if you could now disseminate this information by forwarding to all … Continue reading

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Campbell talks Campbell

Alastair Campbell will be joining us on November 20th to deliver the Peter Campbell Memorial Lecture as part of our Political Voices initiative. Tickets are free – and are bound to go quickly. Register at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/political-voices-campbell-talks-campbell-tickets-38936076854 FacebookEmail

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Jamie Mulholland – International Poverty Reduction Center in China (IPRCC)

I’ve recently started working as an English copy editor for the GPIG Portal, International Poverty Reduction Center in China (IPRCC). This project work is in cooperation with the World Bank and the FAO. The IPRCC operates under the China Internet Information … Continue reading

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