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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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