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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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Essex continues to be ranked in global elite for social sciences
06 Nov 2019
Essex takes on tough questions for ESRC Festival of Social Science
30 Oct 2019
Our Regius professor nominated for presidency of leading political association
02 Oct 2019