Politics lecturer Paula Keaveney casts her eye over the UK’s EU runners and riders, as she casts her eye over the elections the UK wasn’t supposed to be a part of.
Later this month we have an unusual, and potentially defining, political event. In previous years, the five yearly European Elections have been low-key. Most parties have run campaigns about anything but Europe. In the run up to the elections Paula Keaveney, Programme Leader for Politics, will be looking at some of the communication issues surrounding the contest.
Votes at 16? The world is changing rapidly, so should young people have more of a say in their future? Two of our students discuss the issues.
Edge Hill’s head of Politics has joined an international team of experts to observe the Presidential elections in North Macedonia.
The Political Studies Association (PSA) will be holding a series of Applying to Study Politics Workshops across the country over the coming months. This year’s North West workshop will be taking place at Edge Hill University. The event will enable students who will be applying for university in Autumn 2019/20 an opportunity to gain a better understanding about the reality of studying Politics at undergraduate level and its benefits.
Friday, 3rd May 2019 from 19.00 until 00.00 in Sages, Edge Hill University – £22 (Price includes VAT).
Join us for a fantastic evening of food, wine and music in Sages, Edge Hill University. This will be our last opportunity to get together before the end of the academic year to celebrate all that we have achieved this year, and also hand over to our new society committees!
Politics lecturer Paula Keaveney takes a break from Brexit-watching to explain some of the idiosyncratic rituals and processes that enable decision-making in the Houses of Parliament.
On March 22nd 2019 from 15:00 – 16:15 in the Law & Psychology Lecture Theatre, Steve Rotheram joins us to explore the health of the current devolution arrangements, and what more might, or should, be done.
The Department of Law & Criminology are holding a Careers Fair on Tuesday 19th March 2019 from 10:30 to 13:00 in the Law & Psychology Building Foyer.
If you are interested in Graduate Jobs, Work Experience opportunities, Volunteering or Sandwich Placements, why not come along.
We are all familiar with the scenes from the Chamber of the House of Commons. It can be pretty rowdy at times with lots of political point scoring. Of course it is also where potential laws are debated and other issues raised. But MPs have another forum they can use to raise issues and get answers.