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The Antcliffe Lecture

The third Antcliffe Lecture took place on Thursday 9th March at 5.30pm at Murray Edwards College. The lecture was given by Baroness Wheatcroft, former editor of The Wall Street Journal Europe and the Sunday Telegraph on the subject of Politics in the Post-Truth Age.

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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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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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Tammy Chen 1984-2017

Aug 15, 2017

The Department wishes to express our profound shock and sadness at the death of our student Tammy Chen

PhD poster competition winner announced

Aug 10, 2017

The department of POLIS is pleased to announce that the winner of the 2017 PhD poster competition is Nabila Idris.

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What a Year!

Aug 10, 2017


Jul 27, 2017

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