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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    Talip Alkhayer

    Person: Doctor of Philosophy, Teaching & Other


    International Relations and Cryptocurrencies

    Cacciatori, M., Garcia, M. & Houben, R.


    Project: Research-related funding

    Global Chairs- Women - 2019

    Thomson, J. & True, J.


    Project: Other

    Research Output

    «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., 28 Feb 2020, Los años del hambre. Historia y memoria de la posguerra franquista. Madrid: Marcial Pons

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Afterlives and memories

    Marco, J. & Gildea, R., 9 Apr 2020, (Accepted/In press) Fighters across Frontiers: Transnational Resistance in Europe, 1936-1948. Manchester University Press

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    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