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Department of Politics and International Studies (POLIS)

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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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ELECTION - The Cambridge Politics Podcast

ELECTION is our weekly politics podcast with David Runciman; asking the questions that no one else is in the run-up to the British General Election with the most interesting people inside and outside the political arena. New and previous episodes are available.

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The Antcliffe Lecture

Lord Howard of Lympne, former Leader of the Conservative Party, gave the inaugural Antcliffe Lecture on "Thatcherism Today" on the 11th March at the McCrum Lecture Theatre. This new lecture series on British politics is supported by the John Antcliffe Memorial Fund.

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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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