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The Chances of Electoral Reform Revisited

Has the election result made electoral reform more likely? In an update to a post published just before the election, Alan Renwick argues that it has not. On Wednesday I wrote a post suggesting that, while the election result might … Continue reading

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Designing a Constitutional Convention for the UK: Getting the Details Right Really Matters

Dr Alan Renwick The prospects for a citizen-led constitutional convention in the UK have been transformed over the past twelve months.  When I wrote a pamphlet last April arguing the case for such a convention, I was frequently told that, … Continue reading

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Politics of Civil Casualties – Are States Really Interested in Less Bloody Conflicts?

The following blog post is written by Ofer Fridman, our School nominee for the University’s PhD Researcher of the Year competition.   Different conflicts that have taken place in the last few decades significantly highlighted the problem of tackling with … Continue reading

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The Greek elections 2015

  Greece has a new government: a radical left – radical right coalition between the Coalition of the Radical Left (SYRIZA) and the Independent Greeks (ANEL). The 25 January 2015 elections were the most critical in decades not only for … Continue reading

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The Golden Dawn’s ‘nationalist solution’ grants the party third place in Greek Parliament

  While the analysis of Sunday’s Greek national elections has focused on the victory of the far left-wing SYRIZA and the formation of a coalition with the far right-wing Independent Greeks, what is less discussed is the electoral result of … Continue reading

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‘Congress to Campus’ at Reading Blue Coat School

Monday March 2nd 2015 Reading Blue Coat School, in collaboration with the British Association of American Studies and the Eccles Centre at the British Library, are hosting a day of events perfect for those studying Politics or International Relations at … Continue reading

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‘Is there an alternative?’ By Mark Jakeman

  If the media are to be believed, much of the debate in the coming UK general election will be about the approaches the various political parties will take to economic austerity should they form the next government. As I … Continue reading

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Politics in film – review no.1

  Politics is a fascinating subject which can be applied to many different areas, and with our latest series of blog posts we aim to show you just that. Our own Professor Beatrice Heuser has reviewed a selection of films, … Continue reading

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Dr Daphne Halikiopoulou to speak at LSE, on the Greek elections

  On the 5th February, 6.30pm-8pm, our very own Dr Daphne Halikiopoulou will be speaking at LSE on the topic of the upcoming Greek elections. This should prove to be an engaging and topical discussion, with Dionyssis G. Dimitrakopoulos Senior … Continue reading

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