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Research interests

Dr Paul Kennedy joined the Department in 2000, having previously lectured in the Department of European Studies at Loughborough University.

He graduated from the University of Sheffield and completed his doctoral thesis on the Spanish Socialist Government of 1982-1996 at Cardiff University.

Previously he had worked at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

His monograph entitled 'The Spanish Socialist Party and the modernisation of Spain' was published by Manchester University Press in 2013.

Research Interests

His research interests focus on contemporary Spanish and European history and politics.

His most recent work has considered the impact of the international economic crisis on Spain; forthcoming publications include Podemos and the Art of the Possible (Manchester University Press: 2017), which he is also co-authoring with Dr David Cutts, and Why the Left Loses: Social Democracy in a State of Flux (Policy Press: 2017) which he is co-editing with Rob Manwaring of Flinders University, Australia.

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Research Output

Catalonia’s snap election: how to understand a confusing result

Kennedy, P. & Cutts, D., 22 Dec 2017, The Conversation 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Open Access
  • Dialogue of the deaf? How Catalonia and Spain can be brought back from the brink.

    Kennedy, P., 10 Oct 2017, 1 p. LSE Europp blog

    Research output: Other contribution

    Open Access
  • Podemos’s left populism

    Kennedy, P., 3 Apr 2017, In : Political Quarterly. 88, 2, p. 331-333 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

  • Q+A: what happens now in Catalonia?

    Kennedy, P., 12 Oct 2017, 1 p. The Conversation.

    Research output: Other contribution

  • Thesis

    Sub-National Mobilisation, Regional Autonomy, and EU Integration: The Basque Case

    Author: Bienefeld, E., 30 Sep 2009

    Supervisor: Bull, A. (Supervisor) & Kennedy, P. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD