School of Government and Society

The School of Government and Society is one of the leading UK and International centres for governance, politics, international development, public management, Russian and European studies.

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In this exciting video series, our researchers address some of the big issues which impact on society over a cup of coffee. In the first episode, Professor Scott Lucas and PhD student Amelia Morris decide if, all things considered, the world really is such a bad place.

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Posted 10 June 2019

How Matteo Salvini steals the show

Daniele Albertazzi quoted by Izvestia in a piece on Italian politics "How Matteo Salvini steals the show. The success of the League in the elections to the European Parliament may entail early elections in Italy"

Posted 31 May 2019

Drones with Bad Intent

Prof David H Dunn was interviewed on his research on small drones by the Smithsonian's Air & Space Magazine.

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