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Department of Politics and International Studies (POLIS)

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The Alcuin Lecture

Greg Hands, MP for Chelsea and Fulham and Minister of State in the Department of International Trade gave the 2016 Alcuin Lecture on Thursday 20th October. The title of the lecture was "Global Britain? The future of British trade after Brexit" and a recording of the lecture can be viewed online.

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Welcome to POLIS

Cambridge has a long and distinctive tradition in the study of politics and international relations with particular emphasis, going back over a century, on historical, legal, economic and philosophical approaches to the study of political thought and national and international politics.

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Talking Politics

TALKING POLITICS is the podcast that will try to make sense of it all. Each Thursday, in Cambridge, David Runciman will talk to his regular panel along with novelists, comedians, historians, philosophers - and even a few politicians - and ask them what they think is going on... It’s the political conversation everyone is having: please join us.

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Outreach

The Department of Politics and International Studies is committed to widening participation in higher education, and involving students (both current and prospective), staff and members of the public in the events and activities that we run.

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MPhil in Public Policy

The new Master's in Public Policy (MPP) is a one-year practice oriented programme that was launched in October 2013. The MPhil in Public Policy provides an interdisciplinary grounding in public policy theory and practice, with courses ranging from philosophy and policy analysis through to media and politics.

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Green Team

The POLIS Green Team is committed to improving the environmental impact of the University as part of the NUS Green Impact initiative. We have made a number of changes to ensure better use of resources and organised events to raise awareness of environmental issues.

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