Politics

Professor Grigori Kliucharev presenting as part of the WISERD Cardiff lunchtime seminar series

Civic engagement in Russia

Posted on 24th May 2017 by

Professor Grigori Kliucharev recently presented as part of the WISERD Civil Society seminar series. His presentation, ‘Social and political participation in building democracy in Russia: The role of literacy programmes and educational reforms’, is based on research data on literacy, and social and political participation in Russia. This was conducted in 2014-2016 by Professor Grigori
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They should've let us vote, Pixabay, released under Creative Commons CC0

“They should’ve let us vote”

Posted on 21st April 2017 by

– College student, Heads of the Valleys. The dominant view among young people with regard to Brexit, is one of anger or frustration at not being allowed to vote. As part of a broader WISERD project exploring education, language and identity, a research team at Aberystwyth University has been travelling around the country to interview under-18s
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Jeremy_Corbyn,_Leader_of_the_Labour_Party,_UK_speaking_at_rally, Wikimedia Commons (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Brexit, young people & the parties I: Labour

Posted on 10th March 2017 by

Given that the EU Referendum was one of the most dominating, bitterly contested and emotional political campaigns in Britain for decades, that British politics is now and for the foreseeable future dominated by Brexit, and that support for or opposition to EU membership is a reflection of one’s deeply held political values, convictions and beliefs,
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