The University of Westminster’s Centre for the Study of Democracy is involved in organising a Citizens’ Assembly on Brexit that will take place over two weekends in September. Led by the Constitution Unit at University College London, the project team also includes the University of Southampton and the civil society...
On 20-21 May, the University of Westminster hosted the 6th ICTs and Society conference 'Digital Objects, Digital Subjects: An Interdisciplinary Symposium on Activism, Research and Critique in the Age of Big Data Capitalism'.
The student-led Democratic Education Network (DEN), a flagship initiative of the Department of Politics and International Relations, organised an exhibition titled Silent Oppressions at the University of Westminster on Friday 24 March.
Professor Graham Smith, Professor of Politics in the Centre for the Study of Democracy at the University of Westminster, is part of a $2 million collaborative research programme investigating how to improve the quality of debates on online news comments platforms.
This interdisciplinary symposium on 4-6 May invites doctoral and postdoctoral researchers working on participatory spaces to come together to generate new and deeper understandings of novel forms of organisation.
Graham Smith, Professor of Politics in University of Westminster’s Centre for the Study of Democracy (CSD), was part of a team of leading academics and civil society organisations who received the high-profile Democratic Innovation Award for the Democracy Matters Citizens’ Assembly project at the Political Studies Association’s (PSA) Annual Awards.
Dr Patricia Hogwood, Reader in European Politics in the Department of Politics and International Relations, has received two awards for her coverage of Brexit and European affairs with The Conversation UK.
The Department of Politics and International Relations' student engagement week included a field visit on Tuesday 1 November to the Palace of Westminster for those studying the first-year module British Politics.
Senior Lecturer in International Relations at the University of Westminster Dr Sam Raphael has authored a report entitled ‘Arming Repression: The new British Imperialism in the Persian Gulf’, criticising the UK government’s role in arming repression throughout the Gulf region.
The Department of Politics and International Relations has expanded its international reach with a new intensive short-burst exchange course taught in Hanoi exploring the politics, development and international relations relating to Vietnam.
For the past two years (2015 and 2016) the BA Development Studies and International Relations has enjoyed 100% overall student satisfaction in the National Student Survey.
We meet Farhang Morady, course leader in the Department of Politics and International Relations.
Professor Dibyesh Anand is Head of the Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Westminster. Find out why our students rate Politics and International Relations so highly.
Senior lecturer in Politics and International Relations Dr Daniel Conway recently wrote for the Conversation, arguing that South African politics has been shuffled, but not transformed by the municipal elections.
The Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Westminster has recorded an outstanding performance in the 2016 National Student Survey (NSS), with two courses achieving 100% overall satisfaction.
The Department of Politics and International Relations (DPIR) had stunning success in last week’s Staff Appreciation Awards, reflecting the excellent quality of teaching and focus on student experience within the department.