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About Karina Moxon

2nd year Bsc Government and History student and Editor-in-Chief of the LSEUPR.
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    Essay competition 2018 third place: What are the effects of the rise of China on the present world order?

Essay competition 2018 third place: What are the effects of the rise of China on the present world order?

“What are the effects of the rise of China on the present world order?”

This article was written by Joseph McGrath, year 13 student at the Judd School.

The rise of China onto the forefront of the world stage is both remarkable and concerning, signalling at the very least a threat to the present world order, currently dominated by the ever-present […]

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    Essay competition 2018 second place: Is war and conflict an inevitable feature of global politics?

Essay competition 2018 second place: Is war and conflict an inevitable feature of global politics?

“Is war and conflict an inevitable feature of global politics?”

This article was written by Dheevesh Mungroo, year 13 student at John Kennedy College, Mauritius.

War and conflict takes several forms; military or non-military and interstate or state versus organisation. I shall use the steps to war (Vasquez and Henehan, 1999) and motivated biases (Mercer, 2005) theories to support my argument that war and conflict may […]

October 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

* APPLICATIONS OPEN * Become a Research Associate!

Applications are now open for the UPR’s 2018/9 Research Team(s).

This is an excellent opportunity to:

Become an expert in a political research area of your group’s choosing
Co-author an academic article, which will be published in the LSE UPR’s annual journal, or elsewhere
Hone your research skills, essential for your journey in academia and beyond
Learn more about the […]

October 8th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments|
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    Essay competition 2018 winner: “The cornerstone of democracy rests on the foundation of an educated electorate” – Thomas Jefferson

Essay competition 2018 winner: “The cornerstone of democracy rests on the foundation of an educated electorate” – Thomas Jefferson

“The cornerstone of democracy rests on the foundation of an educated electorate”. With the rise of fake news, historically low voter turnouts, and populist angst, to what extent is Thomas Jefferson correct regarding democracy in the twenty-first century?

This article was written by Gabriel Brown, year 12 student at Charterhouse school.

 

Recent years have seen many of the most contentious and […]

October 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

2018 ESSAY COMPETITION – WINNERS

This year the LSE UPR launched its inaugural essay competition, aimed at incoming or outgoing year 12s and 13s (or equivalent), to give them real experience in writing an academic essay.

Our team put together a list of five questions, which were superbly tackled by over 75 students.

Is war and conflict an inevitable feature of global politics?
Thomas Jefferson once […]

October 2nd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

JOIN OUR ANNUAL RESEARCH CONFERENCE

We are now taking submissions for our Autumn 2018 Research Conference! Submit your research pieces/ dissertations to be part of our newly revamped Conference – a showcase for the best undergraduate political research.

 

This is a great chance to present your work to an audience of students, academics and professional researchers, as well as an opportunity to engage in a […]

SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW OPEN

This is the perfect opportunity to see your undergraduate dissertation or research published in the second edition of LSE’s primary undergraduate journal.
The LSE Undergraduate Political Review is a platform that encourages and publishes undergraduate political research and academic work on a global scale.

Our journal publishes longer, research-driven pieces characterised by their originality, rigour and insight. We are looking for the […]

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    “A wonderful introduction to the world of academic research” – LSEUPR research teams’ success

“A wonderful introduction to the world of academic research” – LSEUPR research teams’ success

Eponine Howarth (Associate Editor and Qualitative Research Team leader) reflects on a successful year for the LSE Undergraduate Political Review, which led to them sharing their undergraduate research at the ‘Political Science Association Undergraduate Conference’ and the ‘British Conference for Undergraduate Research’.
The Undergraduate Political Review was recently praised in the American Political Science Association’s ‘2018 Undergraduate Research Highlights’, capping an exciting […]