Showcase 1

Trade Policy

The politics of trade negotiations. Who gets what and why? The strategic dimension of contemporary trade policy, and the pursuit of ‘non-trade objectives’ through trade.

Showcase 2

Institutional Politics

The overlooked role of member states in the European Union. Hierarchical relations of representation. The Principal-Agent model. Questions of legitimacy.

Showcase 3

Teaching & learning

The pedagogy of training academic and professional skills. Comparative study of the undergraduate curriculum in political science and international relations.