- Power was in touching distance for our students who recently visited Parliament, meeting Miriam Cates MP, and UnHerd Editor-in-Chief Freddie Sayes. Extra, extra? Read all about it!
- British Prime Minister Benjamine Desrali once characterised the three types of mistruths as “lies, damn lies and statistics”. Thankfully Kent has a solution to help decode deceptive data. Get the download on the Year In Quantative Research Methods here.
- Ahead of our panel discussion about power and protest at The Gulbenkian, we ventured out on campus to ask you what you felt about train strikes, climate protests and #notmyking at the coronation.
- Is your spare time up for discussion? Check out our new student-led Kent Debating Union. Point of order.
- With war on European soil for the first time since World War II, has the EU began to question its security? The Global Europe Centre looks into the shift in the union’s identity. More here.
- Our students have proven that Kent an outward facing university by helping to arrange the European Model UN conference. Is this the resolution to your interest in international relations?
- Did you know the Eurovision Song Contest began in 1956 with an important idea: that we should celebrate the peace that we enjoy? Eurovision was meant to be held in Ukraine this year. So why did it end up in Liverpool? The song contest claims to be politically neutral – but is this even possible? And how can songs even be political? This years songs with hidden messages.
- After 6 years of rule, what has Macron-mania spawned for the French people? Dr Charles Devellennes gives his take on the ideology of the President and the New Right he represents. Allons-y!
- Does the rise of China pose a challenge to the European Union? Our Global Europe Centre investigates the challenges of international relations in 2023. Find out more.
- Looking for a snack between lectures? Listen in to the school’s re-launched ‘Political Bites’ podcast this time with a deep dive into Cyberterrorism.