March RoundUp

Standing at the forefront of the technological and gender revolution sweeping politics.

War, Peace and Resistance

Empowering Women

  • Our politics students broke the sound barrier on BBC Radio this International Women’s Day discussing the hurdles women face in the world of politics. Listen up.
  • Dr Kuziwakwashe Zigomo published her research into why Zimbabwe elects so few women. She delves into how intersectional barriers are overlooked. Make sure you don’t overlook this one!
  • Shadow Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury and POLIR Alumna Abena Oppong Asare MP responded to this months budget on Channel 4 News – watch here. 

Political Professors

  • With technological advancement moving at an alarming rate, is it time to put the breaks on? Professor Dr Ben Turner ‘s new book discusses the relationship between the political and the technological.
  • Does a poll lead mean electoral success or labour-atory lunacy? Professor Matthew Goodwin discusses what Labour needs to focus on to end over a decade of Tory rule. See what you think.
  • With the UK Government’s Rwanda policy in the headlines, what are the alternatives for refugees? Professor Neophytos Loizides has won a research grant to investigate forced displacement. More information here.