On Wednesday 5th June 2019 from 2pm – 4pm in B105 investigative journalist Ruth Hopkins will talk about her investigation into a South African prison run by British company G4S. Ruth uncovered widespread use of electroshocking, suspicious deaths, forced medication with anti-psychotic drugs and lengthy isolation of inmates at multinational security company G4S’ Bloemfontein prison. Major international news networks ran the story, a governmental investigation was announced and G4S saw its shares drop.
Four politics students from Edge Hill University have taken the leap into local politics with one first year student becoming an elected councillor for the first time.
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.
Dr Triestino Mariniello and Dr Peter Langford will present their recent Report on ‘Israel’s Administrative Detention in the Occupied Palestinian Territories: An Assessment of Applicable Norms of International Law and Possibilities of Enforcement’ at the House of Commons, Westminster, London.
Dr Alana Barton and Anita Hobson have won the award for outstanding contribution to teaching at the recent Student Led Staff Awards 2019 after being nominated for their work on the innovative Learning Together module.
Academics at Edge Hill University have presented a report to the European Parliament following three years of research into Israel’s use of administrative detention against Palestinians. As a result of their findings, Dr Triestino Mariniello and Dr Peter Langford have called for Israel to end administrative detention and for the International Criminal Court to launch […]
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!