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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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Yet more pictures….

A couple more pictures from the reception to mark the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Politics Department and to show what some of our graduates are doing. The first picture shows Jonathan Calland, who is now a senior … Continue reading

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Pictures from the 50th anniversary celebrations

Here are a couple of pictures taken at Friday’s reception in the Attlee Room at the House of Lords to mark the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Department of Politics at the University of Hull.  The first picture … Continue reading

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Politics at Hull: 50 years and going strong…

Last night, I hosted a reception at the House of Lords to mark the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Department of Politics at the University of Hull.  It is one of several events organised to celebrate this particular milestone. … Continue reading

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