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Anniversaries ahoy

I am not very good at remembering anniversaries.  Each year, I think I ought to have a little celebration on 1 August – the date on which I became a peer – but then 1 August comes and goes and … Continue reading

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What studying at Hull can do for you…

Former students of mine have been doing well recently.  BPLS graduate Rosie Corrigan – she was still an undergraduate at the time – became the youngest mayor in the country.  At the general election, BPLS graduate Neil Coyle defeated Simon Hughes to be elected … Continue reading

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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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