War, Peace and Resistance
- What would you do in a cyber crisis? POLIR Students attempted to answer this when they took part in the Atlantic Council Cyber 9/12 Strategy Challenge. Did they crack the code?
- After the pandemic pause, the Model United Nations international conference had a revolutionary return. Kent MUN Society were amoung thousands of students at the Paris conference. Don’t veto this from your reading list.
- Last year Pussy Riot brought a commotion to campus, and inspired our event at The Gulbenkian Arts Theatre exploring power and protest. Do you know a Politics teacher who would like to bring their A level class?
- Democratic tensions in the Netherlands? Dutch POLIR student Ben van Broeckhuijen gives his breakdown on their recent elections.
- 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.
- 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.