Department of Government


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Answering important questions about the world

Our political scientists make sense of real world events.

From asking questions such as why did Britain vote to leave the EU? Why do people choose to go back to disaster prone cities? And, why would Angela Merkel actually be better off forming a minority government? You can keep up-to-date with our latest developments and current activities by our staff and students.

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We’re recruiting new academics thanks to growth
13 Apr 2018
Four Essex graduates named finalists for the Regional British Council Alumni Awards
12 Apr 2018
Heiko earns place on British Council Alumni Award shortlist
12 Apr 2018