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Department of Politics and International Studies (POLIS)

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We are a multidisciplinary department—this is reflected in the disciplinary diversity of our members and their wide-ranging research.


Our research leads the historical and contemporary study of political thought, international relations, British and European politics, the study of the global South, political economy, public policy and gender.

Our work reaches throughout the University and well beyond Cambridge. 

We appoint outstanding researchers and attract the best students. 


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