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Politics - 31.05.2016
Merthyr’s radical history celebrated
The University is playing a major role in a community event which features Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell and celebrates the proud culture and history of Merthyr Tydfil.

Politics - Administration - 26.05.2016
On the life (and deaths) of democracy
The 'life' of democracy - from its roots in ancient Athens to today's perverted and 'creeping, crypto-oligarchies' - is the subject of a newly-published book by eminent Cambridge classicist Paul Cartledge.

Event - Politics - 16.05.2016
First awards announced by UK’s Centre for Research and Evidence on Security Threats
Ten projects to address some of the security threats facing the UK have been announced by the Centre for Research and Evidence on Security Threats (CREST), which is led by Lancaster University.

Politics - History / Archeology - 11.05.2016
Explaining the European Union
Dr Chris Bickerton's new book aims to explain how the EU works, where the power lies and how it makes decisions in an accessible way.

Politics - 11.05.2016
Historical perspective on EU Referendum
Professor Bogdanor and Lord Butler take historical perspective on EU Referendum Professor Vernon Bogdanor, Research Professor at the Institute of Contemporary British History, and Lord Butler of Brockwell, former Private Secretary to Harold Wilson, spoke to an audience at King's College London on Monday (09 May), considering the historical context of the EU referendum in comparison to 1975, as the date of the 2016 vote draws closer.

Politics - Economics - 13.04.2016
Experts to debate Brexit at The University of Nottingham
Experts in law, politics and economics will be debating the pros and cons of remaining in, and leaving the EU at a public debate next week.

Politics - 19.08.2015
Bangkok bombing blame game speaks volumes about the state of Thai politics
The Bangkok bomb killed 20 people, injured more than 100, and shook Thai politics, already turbulent, to its core.

Politics - Law - 15.06.2015
Can the European Parliament save us from TTIP?
In this article, Sam Fowles, researcher in international law and politics at Queen Mary University of London, asks whether the European Parliament will 'save us' from the controversial Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).

Law - Politics - 06.05.2015
Individualised approach to merit will not deliver equality in public and working life
If we want more diversity in our courts, boardrooms, and parliaments, then our individualised approach to merit may "now require quite a serious rethink", according to Baroness Brenda Hale of Richmond.

Law - Politics - 23.04.2015
Deaths at sea: scant hope for the future from Europe’s history of failure on migrants
Sarah Wolff, Lecturer at QMUL's School of Politics and International Relations, examines the tragic events in the Mediterranean and outlines what she describes as failed EU policy in the area of migration.

Health - Politics - 23.03.2015
Gender-blind global health institutions ignore misery for women in Ebola-affected regions
On the one year anniversary of the Ebola outbreak, Dr Sophie Harman - Reader in International Relations at QMUL - explores the devastating impact on women in affected regions.

Politics - Economics - 19.03.2015
Tunisia terror attack threatens fledgling democracy
At least 19 people died in a terrorist attack in Tunisia on 18 March 2015.

Religions - Politics - 23.01.2015
British voters open to a Jewish prime minister — but some are more welcoming than others
In this post, Professor Tim Bale of QMUL's School of Politics and International Relations, discusses the findings of new polling data on attitudes to Jewish political leaders.

Administration - Politics - 16.12.2014
William Hague’s plans could be highly contentious, but it’s time to address the English question
Professor Michael Kenny, Director of the Mile End Institute, says there is an increasingly compelling, precautionary case for constitutional reform - but William Hague's "hard" plans aren't positive or carefully calibrated enough.

Politics - History / Archeology - 15.12.2014
QMUL Mile End Institute announces speakers and events for 2015 programme
The Mile End Institute (MEI) has announced a series of events and high-profile speakers for 2015, a year which promises to have a momentous effect on politics and public life in the United Kingdom.

Politics - Economics - 10.12.2014
Ukip’s sexual harassment row rumbles on, but it’s not the only party failing women
It's been a bad week for Ukip, but according to QMUL's Dr Rainbow Murrary, it's not the only party failing women. Ukip has not had a good week when it comes to women. Nigel Farage kicked things off by suggesting that mothers should think twice about breastfeeding in public, managing to offend a rather large proportion of the population even by his standards.

Politics - History / Archeology - 27.11.2014
New anthology offers comprehensive insight into the life and works of Margaret Thatcher
A new anthology, edited and introduced by Tim Bale, Professor of Politics at Queen Mary University of London, provides one the most comprehensive and eclectic accounts to date of Margaret Thatcher's extraordinary impact on politics and public life in the United Kingdom.

Politics - 20.11.2014
Romanian presidential elections may signal a break from the past
QMUL's Marius Ionut Calu analyses the impact of last week's Romanian elections, and suggests that the surprise result may be indicative of a changing society and maturing democracy.

Politics - History / Archeology - 19.11.2014
QMUL announces Professor Michael Kenny as Director of Mile End Institute
Professor Michael Kenny has been appointed Director of the Mile End Institute, a major new policy centre at Queen Mary.

Politics - Administration - 05.11.2014
Death of President Michael Sata leaves Zambia with a constitutional conundrum
Dr Clive Gabay, specialist in African politics and Senior Lecturer at Queen Mary University of London, analyses events in Zambia following the death of President Michael Sata.

Politics - Social Sciences - 28.10.2014
European Union must now support Ukraine’s fragile democracy
Initial results from Ukraine's parliamentary elections have thrown down a challenge to the European Union, according to Russia expert and QMUL Research Fellow Dr Eleanor Bindman.

Politics - Social Sciences - 24.10.2014
Economic and social future of Ukraine hangs in the balance
As the nation prepares to elect a new parliament on 26 October, Dr Eleanor Bindman, specialist in Russian politics and Research Fellow at QMUL's School of Politics and International Relations, looks at what might lie ahead for the region.

Politics - 02.10.2014
Belgrade 2014: Pride, prejudice and European politics
Koen Slootmaeckers, PhD candidate at Queen Mary University of London, writes about Sunday's LGBT Pride parade in Belgrade, and explores the implications for Serbian politics and the county's path to the EU.

Economics - Politics - 01.10.2014
Sarkozy’s return is bound to deepen divisions within the UMP
It's 32 months until the French presidential elections in 2017 and former president Nicolas Sarkozy's return to centre stage promises to make French politics a lively affair in the meantime.

Politics - Law - 25.09.2014
Tunisia’s forthcoming elections: transition to democracy is at risk and arms sales won’t help
Dr Sarah Wolff explains how, with presidential and legislative elections on the horizon, and mounting geopolitical chaos and insecurity, Tunisia feels that Europe and America is "leaving it in the lurch" at a critical time.

History / Archeology - Politics - 15.09.2014

Politics - 11.09.2014
UN managerialism should not stifle the voices of the poor
Dr Clive Gabay, Senior Lecturer in politics at Queen Mary University of London, looks ahead to the expiration of the Millennium Development goals and asks if we're destined to repeat the same mistakes.

Economics - Politics - 07.08.2014
What next for Boris Johnson and the Conservative Party?
Professor Tim Bale reflects on Boris Johnson's planned return to the House of Commons, and asks if he has what it takes to make it to the top.

Politics - Social Sciences - 28.04.2014

Politics - Environment - 17.04.2014
Rwanda - The Politics of Success, Silence and Genocide Leverage
In the aftermath of the 1994 genocide, Rwanda has wisely used international aid to transform its infrastructure and economy.

Politics - Environment - 11.03.2014
Are Tory activists weeding out ’moderate’ MPs?
When two Conservative MPs were deselected in rapid succession by their local constituency associations, it marked to some a welcome assertion of grassroots rights and power.

Administration - Politics - 06.03.2014
The Tories should stop their silly games about a second coalition
Tactically, strategically and constitutionally, it's utter madness for the Prime Minister to rule out another coalition, says Tim Bale.