School of History, Politics and International Relations

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The School of History, Politics and International Relations (HyPIR) was formed in August 2016. It houses the subject areas of:

and is also home to world-leading research clusters and centres. These include:

The School provides the vibrant hub for a number of external partnerships, including that with the NATO Defense College, and offers a wide array of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, whether on campus or via Distance Learning, or through full-time or part-time routes.

Activities are overseen by a Management Committee, the core of which comprises

Dr Simona Guerra (Head of School - semester 1), Dr George Lewis (Head of School - semester 2), Professor John Coffey (Deputy Head of School), Dr Andrew Futter, Professor Kevin Schurer and Professor Joanna Story (Research Directors), Dr Elizabeth Clapp and Dr Kelly Staples (Academic Directors). Also, Dr Andrew Johnstone (Director, CAS), and Dr Andrew Tams (History, Politics & VCLL Operations Manager).

The Admissions Tutors are Dr Andrew Hopper (History undergraduate degrees), Mr Stephen Hopkins (Politics & IR undergraduate degrees), Dr Helen Dexter (Distance Learning degrees), and Dr Toby Lincoln and Dr Rob Dover (Research degrees in History and Politics / IR respectively).

The University of Leicester is an academic partner of the NATO Defense College.

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The School of History Politics and International Relations

7th Floor, Attenborough Tower
University of Leicester
University Road
Leicester
LE1 7RH

T: +44(0)116 252 2587
E: hypir@le.ac.uk