‘What Have the Gypsies ever done for us?’ (There’s the metalwork, art, music, boxing, equine expertise, skilled labour …. foodbank donations)

While out shopping with his baby daughter last month, Watson Harrop Jr. of County Durham, a Gypsy and professional harness racer, sparked off a social media challenge that has since gone viral. Mr Harrop filmed himself at his local supermarket donating a trolley of groceries to a foodbank, and nominating…

Politics on Wednesdays

A new seminar series begin this week at the University of East Anglia, where we will be speaking about politics on the big issues. All welcome! 3 Oct 13:00-14:30 LT 2 Jeffrey Haynes, London Metropolitan University 'From Huntington to Trump: 30 Years of the Clash of Civilisations’ 17 Oct 13:00-14:00…

Report Internship IUCN

Emilian Berutti, Second year student in IR, talks about his internship at the International Union for the Conservation of Nature. Every year PPL organises a trip to Geneva, where we students have the possibility to get a very close insight into several international organisations. Being there is also a great…

‘Counter-terrorism policies play an important role in shaping a national identity narrative’: Conversation with Lee Jarvis

This article is published in collaboration with the international Violence and Exiting Violence Platform (FMSH). Sylvain Antichan: Lee Jarvis, you are working on security discourses, the adoption of counter-terrorism policies and their political and social impact through the lens of the British case. After the London bomb attacks that were…