Over the course of its history the Department has gained a reputation for internationally-renown research in politics, history, international relations and area studies.
Departmental staff edit peer-reviewed journals; serve on the editorial boards of a number leading journals; convene specialist groups including the French Politics and Policy Group and the Anarchist Studies Network.
Staff are also active in a range of national and international academic associations including the American Political Science Association, the British International Studies Association, the European Consortium for Political Research, the International Political Science Association, the Political Studies Association and the Victorian Studies Association.
The Department is also home to the co-ordinators of the Anarchism Research Group, established in 2010 to co-ordinate work in anarchist studies in the Department and across the University.
The Centre for the Study of International Governance provides a focus for research on the changing nature of world politics.Find out more
Anarchism Research Group
This group co-ordinates and facilitates work in anarchist studies in the Department and across the University.Find out more
The East Midlands Eurocentre was established in 2000, on the basis of funding from the European Commission’s Jean Monnet Programme.Find out more
The Department, in conjunction with the Centre for the Study of International Governance (CSIG), hosts a regular research seminar series.Find out more