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    What do parties say and who do they say it to? Election campaigns as more than just policy appeals

What do parties say and who do they say it to? Election campaigns as more than just policy appeals

Alona O. Dolinsky argues that we should consider not just the policy positions of parties but also who they direct their messages towards when they campaign.

Election campaigns are a celebration of democracy, and political parties are an essential element in them. During campaigns, parties set aside their regular business and reach out to voters in an effort to get […]

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    Missing the Deal: Several implications of Brexit uncertainty for the EU

Missing the Deal: Several implications of Brexit uncertainty for the EU

With attention this week focused on a Brexit deal and implications for the UK, Anastasia Ershova explores the short and long-term impacts of Brexit on the EU. 

This has been a truly fascinating couple of days which brought a new Brexit deal, yet another historic vote in the Parliament and contradictory letters from the PM to the EU. Last weekend, […]

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    Are we nearly there yet? Our experts analyse the latest Brexit developments

Are we nearly there yet? Our experts analyse the latest Brexit developments

Brexit seems to have rendered the old adage ‘a week is a long time in politics’ rather out of date, with the situation changing almost by the hour. Our experts analyse the current current state of play following several eventful days which have seen a historic Saturday sitting of Parliament as Boris Johnson attempts to push through his Brexit […]

October 22nd, 2019|Featured, Staff|0 Comments|

The Singapore-Brunei Youth Leadership Exchange Programme

Paul Seen Ng reflects on his recent trip to Brunei for the Singapore-Brunei Youth Leadership Exchange Programme.

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    The Undergraduate Political Review’s Research Activities in 2018/19

The Undergraduate Political Review’s Research Activities in 2018/19

Chris Dann reflects on Undergraduate Political Review’s research topics and activities over the last year. 

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    My experience as a nominee for the Undergraduate of the Year Awards

My experience as a nominee for the Undergraduate of the Year Awards

BSc Politics and Economics student, Adam Malik, reflects on his experience in being shortlisted in the TARGETjobs Undergraduate of the Year Awards and what he gained from the process.

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    Sorry to burst your bubble: Are we heading towards another financial crisis?

Sorry to burst your bubble: Are we heading towards another financial crisis?

Sarah Fowler reviews our recent public event on Monday 18 March with Vince Cable MP titled ‘What have we learnt from the financial crisis?’ hosted by the LSE Department of Government and the Young Fabians Alumni Network. 

  • The audience watching the film Peterloo at our screening on 7 March 2019
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    From Waterloo to Peterloo: commemorating the power of the people

From Waterloo to Peterloo: commemorating the power of the people

Áine Earley reflects on Peterloo following our recent screening and Q&A with the film’s director Mike Leigh and historian Jacqueline Riding.

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    Saving Democracy from Politicians. Do we need professional representatives?

Saving Democracy from Politicians. Do we need professional representatives?

Elsa Öhlén reflects on our public event with speaker Valentino Larcinese on ‘Saving Democracy from Politicians. Do we need professional representatives?’, which took place on Thursday 6 December 2018.

Is populism simply the new way of referring to certain types of opponents we do not particularly agree with, or do populists have a real effect on the quality of modern […]

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    Modi’s India, Erdogan’s Turkey, and the Crisis of the Secular State in the Non-Western World

Modi’s India, Erdogan’s Turkey, and the Crisis of the Secular State in the Non-Western World

Yagiz Alp Tekin reflects on our event with Professor Sumantra Bose where he discussed his new book “Secular States, Religious Politics: India, Turkey, and the Future of Secularism” (Cambridge University Press, 2018)

In a Public Lecture at LSE’s Sheikh Zayed Theatre on 23 October 2018, Professor Sumantra Bose presented an overview of his latest book, “Secular States, Religious Politics: India, […]