School of Politics and International Relations

Research Centres and Institutes

The School of Politics and International Relations organises its research activity around the school's centres and institutes. This framework provides an integrative and dynamic environment for staff to pursue individual and collective research projects.


Asia Research Institute

The institute is a major focus of interdisciplinary research on the Asia and Pacific region, promoting cooperation in research, postgraduate teaching, conferences and resource development.

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Centre for the Study of Subversion, Unconventional Interventions and Terrorism

The centre brings together unrivalled expertise on security challenges below the threshold of warfare.

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Centre for Research into Ideas and the Study of Political Ideologies

CRISPI is the leading centre for the study of ideas and ideologies worldwide. It is the home of the Journal of Political Ideologies.


Research Centre for the Study of Parties and Democracy

REPRESENT is a collaboration with the University of Birmingham and focuses on three research themes: populism, participation and democracy support.


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