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The Department of Politics focuses on research and teaching, with 92.3% overall satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2017.

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Our politics courses are ranked 12th in UK by the Guardian University Guide 2017.

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Dull, but important

Yesterday I was speaking at an event in Portsmouth. The subject was Brexit, naturally, but with a mix...


Scenarios for the 22-23 March 2018 European Council

After last week’s scenario-planning for October‘s meeting of the European Council, I’ve...