It’s one of the vagaries of the academic cycle that the year starts in August, rather than January. It’s when things are quietest and when we’re between cycles of students. It’s also when many staff members take their annual leave.
As such, the tenth anniversary of the Department of Politics has rather crept up on us.
In late 2003, the University decided that it wanted to form a Department, to draw together its long-standing expertise in European Politics, policy and policy-analysis and International Relations. To that end, the Department of Political, International and Policy Studies (PIPS) was launched in August 2004. Read more