Monthly Archives: February 2016

The EU Referendum: 1975 and Now

Dr Helen Parr Senior Lecturer in International Relations – SPIRE How does the 2016 referendum on staying in the EU compare to Britain’s 1975 referendum on remaining in the EEC? The simple fact is, it doesn’t. The circumstances of the … Continue reading

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So what is international relations anyway?

Dr. Barry Ryan Lecturer in International Relations – SPIRE   People often go quiet when you tell them you study international relations. It seems something vast and impossible. Bad enough they think trying to work out the politics of the … Continue reading

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Hair apparent? The Republicans in New Hampshire

Dr Jon Parker – @Dr_Jon_Parker Senior Lecturer in Politics – SPIRE The New Hampshire Primary results are in! It’s important to put New Hampshire in context, first.  This is the first primary (Iowa is a caucus) in the season.  See … Continue reading

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