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Read more at: Lucia Reisch appointed El-Erian Professor of Behavioural Economics and Policy
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Lucia Reisch appointed El-Erian Professor of Behavioural Economics and Policy

22 January 2021

We pleased to announce the appointment of Lucia Reisch to the newly endowed Professorship— the El-Erian Professor of Behavioural Economics and Policy The Professorship will be situated in the Department of Politics and International Studies and the Professor will also be a Fellow at Queens’ College. The El-Erian Professor...


Read more at: Levelling up: Bennett Institute launches new series
Women walks past bright blue graffitti on a housing estate in Manchester

Levelling up: Bennett Institute launches new series

13 January 2021

The Bennett Institute for Public Policy is publishing a new series of blogs on the government’s levelling up agenda — the latest in a long line of policy programmes to address the unequal economic performance of the United Kingdom regions. The series will help to stimulate the policy debate around levelling up by exploring...


Read more at: Political Economy Seminar Series - Lent Term
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Political Economy Seminar Series - Lent Term

8 January 2021

POLIS will be launching a new political economy seminar series. This term will provide a forum for leading political economists to present their work to members of the Cambridge research community. These seminars will be hosted online, via Zoom, and all members of the University are welcome to attend. The seminars will run...



Read more at: New Baltic Geopolitics Programme launched

New Baltic Geopolitics Programme launched

6 January 2021

The Centre for Geopolitics at the University of Cambridge is launching a Baltic Geopolitics Programme. With the aim of increasing understanding of the geopolitics of the Baltic and the UK's role in it, which is particularly important in the context of the UK leaving the EU. The Programme’s launch event will be on Wednesday...


Read more at: WATCH NOW: UK Research and Innovation: towards an inclusive knowledge economy

WATCH NOW: UK Research and Innovation: towards an inclusive knowledge economy

9 December 2020

Professor Ottoline Leyser delivered the Annual Public Policy Lecture and answered questions on 'UK Research and Innovation: towards an inclusive knowledge economy'.


Read more at: Alumni Spotlight
Alistair Harris

Alumni Spotlight

Alistair Harris On first meeting radical theologian Don Cupitt, he joked that he received sacks of hate mail for his unorthodox beliefs and frequently had members of the University’s Christian Union pray for the souls of his students outside the door of his tutorials. I knew we were going to get on...