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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Our Regius professor nominated for presidency of leading political association
02 Oct 2019
Essex ranked in top five for politics in Good University Guide
24 Sep 2019
Essex student to represent UK at international event
22 Aug 2019