Archive for the ‘Politics Languages & International Studies’ Category

Blood cancer campaigner graduates

Joanna Freeborough is a passionate campaigner for people to sign up to the bone marrow & stem cell register

Charlie Lees on UK’s ‘nervous breakdown’: ABC radio

Professor Charlie Lees discusses whether the national resolve is trembling after spate of political shocks

US government influence on films and television

New book and film investigate national security manipulation of screen entertainment industry.

US government influence on films and television

New book and film investigate national security manipulation of screen entertainment industry.

Responses to terror attacks helping to fuel Islamophobia

The recent string of terrorist attacks across Europe has led to a spike in Islamophobic acts, from daily harassment to the horrific event this week in Finsbury Park.

Responses to terror attacks helping to fuel Islamophobia in society

A new study from Dr Aurelien Mondon (POLIS) paints a comprehensive picture of Islamophobia across the West.

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Professor Durodie talks pre-election terror on Bloomberg News

At 2 hours 11 minutes Professor Bill Durodie talks about pre-election terror on Bloomberg news

General Election - Coalitions do not always spell chaos

Professor Charlie Lees (PoLIS) discusses the possibilities in the case of a hung parliament following the General Election, in an article in The Times.

In what ways does gender matter for voting in GE2017?

In an election characterised by a focus on Brexit, gender-neutral campaigns, and a dominant Conservative Party supported by more men than women, Rosalind Shorrocks (PoLIS) explains the ways in which gender may affect vote choice, on the LSE blog.

Should the statues fall? From antagonistic to agonistic memory

Do statues and other iconoclastic material honouring, for example, colonialists such as Cecil Rhodes and slave-owners such as Confederate President Jefferson Davies, help to perpetuate the injustices of the past. Anna Bull and David Clarke (PoLIS) discuss on The Policy Space.

Purpose in life acts as antidote to adversity

Prefessor Bill Durodie (PoLIS) comments on Manchester bombing and other terrorist attacks.

Bill Durodie on Manchester: Bloomberg (on 15 min)

Bloomberg Daybreak talks to Prof Bill Durodie about Manchester's suicide bomber attack

Why Latin America has not yet fallen out with left-wing politics

Juan Pablo Ferrero, Lecturer in Latin American Studies, and Daniela Bressa Florentin (SPS) co-author an article for The Conversation

Radio 4 Today live from The Edge

Bath honorary graduate Justin Webb presented BBC Radio 4's flagship programme from campus on Monday

French Presidential Election: our PoLIS experts in the media

Over the past few days, Drs Nicholas Startin and Aurélien Mondon (PoLIS) have featured in media coverage worldwide and have a busy week ahead, with engagements on both sides of the English Channel.

Macron may win French election but turbulent waters ahead

Dr Susan Milner, Reader in European Politics (PoLIS), writes for London School of Economics blog

France has not escaped Marine Le Pen just yet: CNN

Aurélien Mondon, senior lecturer in French and comparative politics, writes for CNN about the French elections.

Aurelien Mondon appears on Australian ABC TV

Dr Aurelien Mondon (PoLIS) discusses the French election.

Embassy visit brings French Ambassador to Bath for the first time

We welcomed Her Excellency Sylvie Bermann, French Ambassador to the UK, to campus last week meetings with PoLIS staff and students.