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We are a thriving space for study, research and public engagement with a strong focus on applied politics. We are also globally recognised for our work in European politics and on international intervention.


We are a leading centre for research in European and British politics and have a growing reputation in the area of international security and intervention. We also investigate international politics and policy, on people and power, as well as on institutions, theories and processes.


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Bulgaria and Kristalina Georgieva: 30 years on, the walls continue to fall

Professor Amelia Hadfield and Christian Turner[1] On November 9th, leaders from across Europe and the...


Brexit as a process

So here we are. Again. It’s autumn, there’s a potential text of a deal on the table, the...

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