Elections, No-Confidence Votes, Activism, Rail Strikes and Rebel Tactics, there is no no shortage of tumultuous global events to keep our students and academics busy.
- As an International student studying International Relations with International Law, Maureen Bungei had diversity and a multicultural experience at the top of her list when choosing where to study. She blogs here!
- What would it be like to debate on world problems at the United Nations? Student Halle Breed tells us about joining Model United Nations.
Politics at Home
- ‘The unions didn’t cause our summer of discontent’ Dr Philip Cunliffe on the three days of National Train strikes. Read here.
- Boris Johnson survived the no-confidence vote. Can he cling on to power? Professor Matthew Goodwin discussed the implications for the PM himself, the by-elections, and what this means for the Conservative Party as a whole. Watch here.
- An online conference, hosted by the Conflict Analysis Research Centre (CARC) earlier in June examined Turkish Foreign Policy from domestic, regional and global perspectives. More information.
- Dr Margherita Belgioioso was awarded the HFG Distinguished Scholar Award last year to undertake this study rebel tactics in Southern Thailand. How is her research coming along?
- Two months after winning the Presidential election in France, the centrist coalition has lost dozens of seats after a strong performance by the left alliance and the far right. Dr Charles Devellennes discusses the French legislative elections. Learn more.
- At the end of 2021 people across Canterbury came together to ‘reclaim these streets’. Politics and History student Meg Payne was one of the organisers. She blogs about the campaign here.