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Europe's prime positions for political parties

Europe's prime positions for political parties

Posted by pt91 at Apr 08, 2011 03:53 PM |

Interest in the affairs of the European Parliament may not be apparent in voter turnout, but national political parties are a different story according to a University of Leicester political scientist.

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Politics post-doc selected for nuclear talks

Politics post-doc selected for nuclear talks

Posted by pt91 at Apr 01, 2011 03:55 PM |

A graduate and researcher in the Department of Politics and International Relations is to speak at two global forums on nuclear weapons.

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'Nudging' is nothing new, according to Leicester historian

'Nudging' is nothing new, according to Leicester historian

Posted by pt91 at Mar 22, 2011 05:20 PM |

The coalition government has planned some sweeping reforms to the NHS and welfare services, but are the ideas that underpin these changes really that modern?

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University of Leicester in the News: 7 to 13 March 2011

University of Leicester in the News: 7 to 13 March 2011

Posted by pt91 at Mar 17, 2011 11:43 AM |

A regular review of coverage of the University in the media

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Tactical voting: a boon to UKIP?

Tactical voting: a boon to UKIP?

Posted by pt91 at Mar 09, 2011 03:15 PM |

The recent surprise result for the UK Independence Party in a local by-election has supported research at the University of Leicester that suggests the party might be set to make inroads into the Tory vote.

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The justifiable jurisprudence of John Austin: public lecture on legal theory

The justifiable jurisprudence of John Austin: public lecture on legal theory

Posted by mjs76 at Mar 04, 2011 03:15 PM |

A new series of public lectures on Legal and Political Theory starts next week with a look at the great 19th century legal philosopher John Austin.

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Public lecture by Cabinet Member Baroness Warsi on 20 January

Public lecture by Cabinet Member Baroness Warsi on 20 January

Posted by mjs76 at Jan 07, 2011 11:55 AM |

Baroness Warsi, Chairman of the Conservative Party, will deliver the annual Sternberg Lecture on Thursday 20 January 2011.

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Exploring the Margins of Citizenship: 12 November 2010

Exploring the Margins of Citizenship: 12 November 2010

Posted by mjs76 at Oct 28, 2010 10:15 AM |

Our Department of Politics and International Relations is joining forces with the Contemporary Political Theory Research Group at Royal Holloway, University of London for a one-day conference on 'The Margins of Citizenship'

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Get On Your Soapbox!

Posted by pt91 at Oct 12, 2010 02:45 PM |

University of Leicester involved with Leicester Local Democracy Week on 15 October

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Many people mistaken about their own political beliefs

Many people mistaken about their own political beliefs

Posted by mjs76 at Jul 14, 2010 05:25 PM |

New research from Leicester academic shows some conservatives think they are liberal.

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Leicester graduates in the news: Derek Schmidt

Leicester graduates in the news: Derek Schmidt

Posted by mjs76 at Jun 10, 2010 12:39 PM |

Politics graduate sits on State Senate in Kansas.

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Little bit of politics…

Posted by mjs76 at May 10, 2010 04:00 PM |

While the country waits to hear who is actually in charge after last week’s election, one Leicester academic has analysed the historical precedents.

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University announces new Vice-Chancellor

University announces new Vice-Chancellor

Posted by pt91 |

Chief Executive of the Economic and Social Research Council and President of Science Europe, Professor Paul Boyle, to succeed Professor Sir Bob Burgess in October

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