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    Will the ‘youthquake’ shake up the 2018 local elections?

Will the ‘youthquake’ shake up the 2018 local elections?

Youth engagement was heralded by some as a key factor in the 2017 UK general election result but what impact could it have in the 2018 local elections? Erica Belcher argues that this enthusiasm may not necessarily translate to the local level, but it’s more important than ever for young people to engage in local politics.

How can you make the most of faculty office hours?

Why are faculty office hours important and how can you get the most out of them? We ask Dr David Woodruff, student Sara Watkins and recent graduate Jack Winterton for their tips and advice.

March 16th, 2018|Featured, Students|0 Comments|

What are transboundary crises and how can they be managed?

We ask Professor Martin Lodge about TransCrisis, a collaborative research project which has brought together experts from across Europe to assess the EU’s capacity to manage transboundary crises.

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    Anti-fossil fuel norms: a new frontier in climate change politics

Anti-fossil fuel norms: a new frontier in climate change politics

Fergus Green discusses his latest research in which he argues that major historic shifts in moral attitudes could inspire new ways of tackling climate change.

February 20th, 2018|Featured, PhD, Research|1 Comment|
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    Reflections on the 2017 UPR Conference: A showcase for undergraduate research

Reflections on the 2017 UPR Conference: A showcase for undergraduate research

Conference managers Karina Moxon, Trishna Kurian and Naomi Potter reflect on the second annual research conference held by the LSE Undergraduate Political Review.

November 23rd, 2017|Featured, Research, Students|0 Comments|
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    What do sexual harassment allegations in Westminster tell us about gender equality in politics?

What do sexual harassment allegations in Westminster tell us about gender equality in politics?

We ask Professor Anne Phillips, PhD candidate Marta Wojciechowska and MSc student Emily Wolff to reflect on recent sexual harassment allegations in Westminster. What does this scandal tell us about the state of gender equality in politics and how political institutions should change?

HOTSEAT: Tony Travers on Party Conference Season 2017

What’s the point of party conferences? Professor Tony Travers gives us his analysis of the 2017 party conference season.

October 6th, 2017|Featured, HotSeat|0 Comments|

New students, welcome to LSE Government!

We’re delighted to welcome our new students to the LSE Department of Government, here’s our Welcome Week 2017 photo gallery.

September 26th, 2017|Featured, Students|0 Comments|

The Politics of Presence: Do politicians represent us?

Anne Phillips, winner of the 2017 APSA George H. Hallett Award, assesses what progress has been made on equality in politics and how much further we have to go. The award recognises a book, published at least ten years ago, that has made a lasting contribution to the literature on representation and electoral systems. Anne looks at what’s changed since […]

September 6th, 2017|Books, Featured, Staff|0 Comments|
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    HOTSEAT: Tony Travers on the results of the 2017 UK General Election

HOTSEAT: Tony Travers on the results of the 2017 UK General Election

We ask Professor Tony Travers how we ended up with a hung Parliament, the implications for the Conservatives and Labour, what it means for Brexit and how long it could be before the next General Election.