About the School
Politics and International Studies (POLIS) is a vibrant and innovative school where academic research informs and ignites our teaching.
We have over thirty-five academics, and our department is one of the largest of its kind in the UK.
Our open and friendly environment attracts people from a wide variety of backgrounds. Their diverse opinions and outlooks create an exciting environment for study at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
Dr Alexander Beresford discusses how Nelson Mandela’s legacy will affect the future of South African politics
After the breaking news of the passing of Nelson Mandela, Dr Alexander Beresford, lecturer in the Politics of African Development, considers the impact of his legacy on South African politics.
AHRC PhD studentships 2014-2015
We are encouraging PhD applications in political philosophy, political theory and the history of political thought. Applicants must have applied for a place of study and discussed their funding application by no later than Monday 20 January 2014.