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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 graduating students show their Essex Spirit
24 Jul 2020
Class of 2020: Stella Eckl
22 Jul 2020
Class of 2020: Amber Scott
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