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Professor Fabio Camilletti on Silvio Berlusconi

Controversies aside, Silvio Berlusconi was so part of the political landscape in Italy that he seemed to be almost eternal. I am 46, and when he turned to politics, in 1994, I was still too young to vote. The first elections, as an Italian citizen, I voted for, in 1996, was already a referendum pro or against Berlusconi.

Prime Minister faces confidence vote: expert comment

As media report that today a secret ballot of Conservative MPs on Prime Minister Boris Johnson's leadership has now been triggered, Emeritus Professor Wyn Grant, from Politics & International Studies at the University of Warwick comments.

Mon 06 Jun 2022, 11:11 | Tags: Politics, Research, Politics and International Studies

Claims that Nusrat Ghani MP lost a ministerial role because of her "Muslimness" - expert comment

Dr Shahnaz Akhter comments on claims in this weekend’s Sunday Times that Nusrat Ghani MP had been removed from her post as a junior Minister due to her Muslimness.

One year since the Capitol riot - US politics experts comment

On 6 January 2021, supporters of Donald Trump stormed the Capitol Building as Congress met to certify Joe Biden's presidential election victory. On its one year anniversary, Dr Trevor McCrisken and Dr Georg Löfflmann of Politics and International Studies reflect on the events of that day and its impact on US politics today.

Thu 06 Jan 2022, 12:16 | Tags: Politics, Research, Politics and International Studies

US diplomatic boycott of Beijing Olympics an "important symbol": Prof Shaun Breslin

The USA is planning a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Winter Olympics, due to concerns over human rights violations in China. Professor Shaun Breslin, a leading expert on Chinese politics from the Department of Politics and International Studies, offers his view.

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