Dr Mark Bennister (Canterbury Christ Church University), Dr Alexandra Kelso (University of Southampton) and Dr Phil Larkin (University of Canberra) have published a report on the House of Commons Liaison Committee and its role in guaranteeing prime ministerial accountability.
Dr Mark Bennister, Reader in Politics at Canterbury Christ Church University (CCCU), met with Khalifeh Ad-Dayyet, Mayor of the Deir Alla region of Jordan on 15 September. Dr Bennister arranged for the Mayor to visit Parliament, aided by the CCCU Politics alumna Bronwen Edwards in the office of Barry Gardiner MP. The Mayor is travelling to the UK to raise awareness of sustainable development peace building initiatives he is leading in the Jordan Valley as part of EcoPeace (formerly Friends of the Earth Middle East).
Written evidence examining the implications and opportunities of leaving the EU for science and research by Dr. Amelia Hadfield, Director of the Jean Monnet Centre for European Studies (CEFEUS) within the Politics/IR team at Canterbury Christ Church University has been published by the House of Commons’ Science and Technology Committee.
By Simon Bransden, PhD candidate in Politics and IR, CCCU
For the fifth successive year, CCCU’s Politics, in conjunction with the Centre International de Formation Européene (CIFE) organised a Summer School at which undergraduate and postgraduate students could develop their knowledge and understanding of federal studies, the European Union and institutional design in divided societies.
The Politics and International Relations team at Canterbury Christ Church University (CCCU) are delighted to achieve, for the second consecutive year, 95% overall satisfaction in the 2016 National Student Survey.
This result places us in the top 15 nationwide for Politics (12th) and it builds on our achievement of a top 30 place in the latest Guardian League Table (27th), released in May.
CCCU’s Politics and International Relations team was strongly represented at the 24th IPSA World Congress of Political Science held in Poznan, Poland, from 23-28 July, with participation from senior academic staff, early stage researchers, and Ph.D. candidates.
Dr Mark Bennister, Reader in Politics, explores the possibility of an early general election being called by the new prime minister
Dr Mark Bennister, Reader in Politics was invited to take part in a new partnership event for A level Government and Politics teachers at Parliament on 14 June.
The Centre for European Studies (CEFEUS) at Canterbury Christ Church University has today released a briefing on the risks associated with British withdrawal from the European Union.
Politics and International Relations at Canterbury Christ Church University in the top 30 of the Guardian University Guide
This year Politics and International Relations at Canterbury Christ Church University celebrated its tenth anniversary.