Organization profile

Organisation profile

Politics, Languages & International Studies (PoLIS) is one of the largest departments in the University.

Our students are ambitious and highly committed leaders of the future who are preparing for careers in international politics, business and communication.

Many staff are leading scholars in their field and are involved in a wide range of research activities, including collaborative projects at both national and international levels.

Our research is categorised around three core clusters:

The quality of our work has been recognised by the Research Excellence Framework (REF2014) as over two thirds of our publications and 100% of our departmental impact submission was judged to be outstanding (4*) or very considerable (3*).

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election Social Sciences
EU Social Sciences
politics Social Sciences
France Social Sciences
Russia Social Sciences
NATO Social Sciences
Military Social Sciences
Spain Social Sciences

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Matthew Alford

Person: Teaching & Other


Projects 2006 2022

Research Output 1973 2019

«El pan para los ricos y el hambre para los pobres». Hambre y estraperlo en el discurso del Partido Comunista de España, 1939-1952

Marco, J., 23 Apr 2019, (Accepted/In press) Los años del hambre. Historia y memoria de la posguerra franquista. Madrid: Marcial Pons

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Abortion Law and Political Institutions: Explaining Policy Resistance

Thomson, J., 2019, 1 ed. Palgrave Macmillan. 232 p. (Gender and Politics)

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Student theses

A linguistic investigation of translations of Iraqi poetry (1950-1986)

Author: Al-Haddad, H. N., 1990

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD


A morphosyntactic processor of modern standard Arabic

Author: Degachi, A., 1990

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD


An Empirical Investigation into the Effects of Personality on the Performance of French to English Student Translators

Author: Hubscher-Davidson, S. E., 1 Jan 2007

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD