Tag Archives: Hull University Politics Department

Selecting the winning entry

Hull Politics Department holds an annual sixth-form conference.  The ninth was held yesterday.  Speakers included Conservative MP David Davis (pictured), Professor Philip Cowley and Dr Matt Beech, as well as a panel including MPs Diana Johnson and Andrew Percy.  What … Continue reading

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The celebratory gathering

Here is a picture taken at last Friday’s reception to mark my thirty-five years in the Politics Department at Hull.   I am surrounded by a fine body of students – British Politics and Legislative Studies (BPLS) finalists.  It was a very jolly … Continue reading

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Two for the price of one

I mentioned in a previous post that this is the 35th anniversary of my appointment to the Politics Department at the University of Hull.  To mark the anniversary, I hosted a reception last week at the University, attended by students … Continue reading

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Welcome – caption competition

Today was taken up with a University Open Day.  There was a good turnout of potential applicants and my colleagues and I were kept busy explaining what we had to offer.  Here’s a picture of me, looking keen and ready for … Continue reading

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35 years on…

Time flies.  This month marks the 35th anniversary of my joining the Hull University Politics Department.   I have previously written about how the appointment almost didn’t happen: it was very much a last-minute rush.  Anyway, I took up the appointment and … Continue reading

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The Speaker’s lecture

A video of the lecture on parliamentary reform, given by the Speaker of the House of Commons, John Bercow, at the University of Hull last month – one of the lectures given to mark the 50th anniversary of the Politics … Continue reading

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John Bercow on parliamentary reform

The Speaker of the House of Commons, John Bercow,  last night gave a lecture at the University of Hull, on ‘Parliamentary Reform’.  The lecture was organised as part of the 50th anniversary celebrations of the foundation of the Department of Politics and … Continue reading

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