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Students at Cambridge are taught by members of a dynamic community of academics and researchers working on the world's most complex and pressing issues. Politics and International Studies gives students the opportunity to study matters that affect us all —climate change, gender politics, public health, the global economy and public policy.



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Rumbidzai Dube, Current President of the Black Cantabs Research Society

Black history is Cambridge history

25 October 2022

POLIS's Surer Mohamed and Rumbidzai Dube , along with Tyra Amofah-Akardom reflect on the Black Cantabs Research Society − a counter-history project, designed to uncover and preserve the legacies of Black Cambridge alumni − and discuss what it means to be a Black student at Cambridge in this article: https://www.cam.ac.uk/...





Read more at: New article in Development & Change: 'Control, Extract, Legitimate: COVID-19 and Digital Techno-opportunism across Africa'

New article in Development & Change: 'Control, Extract, Legitimate: COVID-19 and Digital Techno-opportunism across Africa'

28 October 2022

Josh Platzky Miller ( Centre of Development Studies PhD graduate), Antoine Sander (POLIS PhD student) and Sharath Srinivasan (POLIS) have a new open access article out in Development & Change titled ‘ Control, Extract, Legitimate: COVID-19 and Digital Techno-opportunism across Africa’ . In the article, they interrogate...


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Teale Phelps Bondaroff

Alumni News: Dr. Teale Phelps Bondaroff

16 November 2022

I am happy to announce that Dr. Teale Phelps Bondaroff (Clare College, 2009) was elected as a municipal councillor for the District of Saanich, British Columbia, Canada on 15 October 2022. Teale completed his PhD in Politics and International Studies at Cambridge on a Commonwealth Scholarship. In addition to now serving on...




  

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We are committed to the wellbeing of our staff and students and offer resources to help you through challenging times. Whether you are having problems with stress, substance abuse, sexual misconduct or a variety of other issues, we can help...