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Is China losing the New Great Game?

Alfred Wong
(BSc International Relations)

Image rights: Lay Sheng Yap
(BSc Government and Economics)
Is China losing the New Great Game?
How China’s Central Asian energy strategy is threatened by poor governance in the region.

Today, Central Asia is once again the centre of a contest between the great powers of our time. The United States, Russia, China, and other regional powers are today contesting […]

November 2nd, 2015|Articles, Featured|5 Comments|

LSEUPR Blog Writing Masterclass Slides

We hope you enjoyed the blog writing masterclass.

For those who missed the session and for those who want to refresh their memory, here are the slides that were used.

October 29th, 2015|Featured|0 Comments|

Navigating Islamic-Democratic Politics

Jasim Malik

(BSc Government and Economics, LSE)
Navigating Islamic-Democratic Politics
With the most prominent supposed examples of ‘Islamic’ governance often pointed to as Saudi Arabia, Iran and now ISIS, you’d be forgiven for concluding that the question of whether Islamic rule can be reconciled with democratic governance had been made rather redundant. Even the various examples of Muslim countries that are democratic, […]

October 19th, 2015|Articles, Featured|0 Comments|

Addressing Digital Inequality in the United Kingdom

George Maier

BSc Film and Television, University of Nottingham.
Addressing Digital Inequality in the United Kingdom
In recent years there has been a surge in the academic discussion of inequality arising across a number of disciplines. Most notable perhaps are the arguments of economists Thomas Pikkety and Joseph Stiglitz who have both provided distinct rebuttals to leading neoliberal discourses. It is clear […]

October 18th, 2015|Articles, Featured|0 Comments|

Submit to the LSEUPR Blog

What we are looking for in a blog article submission: (content). 

The blog is for students interested in current, media-facing political issues to submit articles of between 750 and 1,250 words. This is a dynamic, accessible outlet for students to treat specific topics in a succinct and lucid way through the presentation of well-researched arguments.

How are we looking for you to present you article? (delivery). […]

Meet the LSEUPR Team

LSEUPR Team 2015/2016

 

An Introduction to LSEUPR

Hello! We are pleased to introduce the LSE Undergraduate Political Review (LSEUPR). The LSEUPR is the first undergraduate political journal housed at LSE. It is run by undergraduate students from across the departments and offers a platform for undergraduates here and around the world to publish their research in one of two forums. Those young academics interested in current, media-facing […]