Government & Politics

The politics of the UK, USA and the rest of the world.

Government & Politics

Politics in Northern Ireland, 1921-Present

Politics in Northern Ireland, 1921-Present

In this course, Dr Catherine McGlynn (University of Huddersfield) explores the politics of Northern Ireland, from the opening of the first Northern Irish Parliament in 1921 to the present day. We begin in the first module by tracing the history of conflict ...

Dr Catherine McGlynn

Huddersfield University

Government & Politics

The Presidency of Barack Obama, 2009-2017

The Presidency of Barack Obama, 2009-2017

In this course, Dr Clodagh Harrington (De Montfort University) examines the presidency of Barack Obama. We begin in the first module with Obama’s strategy and performance in the 2008 Democratic Party presidential primaries and then the ...

Dr Clodagh Harrington

De Montfort University

Government & Politics

Ecologism

Ecologism

In this course, Professor Matthew Humphrey (University of Nottingham) thinks about ecologism as a political ideology by surveying five key thinkers to illustrate both the diversity of ecological thought, and its core unifying themes. We begin in the first ...

Prof. Matthew Humphrey

Nottingham University

Government & Politics

Politics and the Media

Politics and the Media

In this course, Dr Richard Heffernan (Open University) thinks about the relationship of the modern media to British politics. We begin in the first module by thinking about the indispensability of the media in all its forms to the enactment of modern politics ...

Dr Richard Heffernan

Open University

Government & Politics

Socialism

Socialism

In this course, Professor Jeremy Jennings (King’s College London) thinks about the history of socialism from its origins to the present day. We begin in the first module with the French Revolution which set the European precedent for political revolution ...

Prof. Jeremy Jennings

King's College, London

Government & Politics

The UK and the European Union

The UK and the European Union

In this lecture, Dr Simon Usherwood (University of Surrey) thinks about the European Union and its relationship with the United Kingdom, focusing in particular on Brexit. We begin in the first module by thinking about how the EU came into ...

Dr Simon Usherwood

Surrey University