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Dr Finbarr Livesey 1972-2019

Obituary of Dr Finbarr Livesey 1972-2019

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Dr Aaron Rapport 1980 - 2019

Obituary of Dr Aaron Rapport, 1980 - 2019

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2019 Alcuin Lecture

This year’s lecture, titled “Economic Adjustment and Political Transformation in Europe and the United States” was given by Professor Erik Jones, Professor of European Studies and International Political Economy and Director of European and Eurasian Studies at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.

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2019 Antcliffe Lecture

The title of the 2019 Antcliffe Lecture was “Thirty Years On: Thatcher, 1989 and the Fall of the Berlin Wall”. The Lecture was given by Dr Robert Saunders, Senior Lecturer in Modern British History, Queen Mary, University of London.

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Welcome to POLIS

Cambridge has a long and distinctive tradition in the study of politics and international relations.

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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 to ask them what they think is going on. It’s the political conversation everyone is having: please join us.

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Dr Andrea Binder is the winner of the Körber Foundation's German Dissertation Award 2020 in the social sciences.

Jul 29, 2020

Dr Andrea Binder is the winner of the Körber Foundation's German Dissertation Award 2020 in the social sciences. The prize honors excellent PhD research with a high relevance for society. The annual competition is held under the auspices of Bundestag President Wolfgang Schäuble. The award is endowed with EUR25.000.

Winner of the Aaron Rapport Teaching Prize 2020

Jul 22, 2020

Professor Jude Browne is the inaugural winner of the Aaron Rapport prize in 2020

Winner of the Lisa Smirl Prize for best PhD 2019-20 Announced

Jul 21, 2020

The Department of Politics and International Studies is delighted to announce the winner of the Lisa Smirl prize for the best PhD completed in POLIS during the academic year, 2019-2020.