Monthly Archives: March 2016

Thank you + Assessment queries

Dear colleagues Callum, Duncan and I really enjoyed working with you this semester! Thank you for your insights and hard work. If you have any questions about your assessment, please feel free to email me us or use the forum. If you’re struggling and don’t think you’ll be able to make the deadline, please get in touch with me ASAP Read More

[Update] PASJ group presentations + Feedback

Hi everyone Great job with these presentations–they are really impressive. I’ve posted some feedback for you. — Both groups have used Prezi to present their showcase. Well done everyone! The links are on the PASJ course on Moodle. ┬áThe relevant section has been moved up to just under the course introduction.

PASJ: Policy briefing examples

Hi folks Your assessment beckons. As you know, the individual part of your assessment asks you to write a policy briefing for a popular audience. I know that many of you have policy analysis/advocacy experience so this might be a familiar exercise for you. However, I wanted to share with you a few examples of good briefings that are engaging, Read More

[Update] PASJ: Pre-recorded lecture this week

Hey everyone Apologies for the technical glitch that meant my lecture last week wasn’t recorded. I’m super annoyed but I’ve managed to find some time today to re-record the session. It’s now available in the usual place on Moodle. Thanks for your patience! — Hi everyone I wanted to let you know that I’ve had to pre-record my lecture this Read More

Apologies for the delay with comments + thinking through pragmatic vs prefigurative politics

Apologies for the delay in getting you comments on your blogs–last week was super challenging for a number of reasons (including a recurring bout of insomnia, among other things) but I’ll be up to date with commentss by tomorrow. The debate about prefigurative vs pragmatic politics is really about the antagonistic relationship between reformist and radical action. Here’s a great Read More

Personal Tutor Group Meetings

Hi everyone Follow this link for a space to discuss your experiences on the programme to date. We know we don’t get everything right on the programme, so your constructive feedback is really important. Also, any positive comments you want to add to butter us up wouldn’t go amiss! Please post in your respective forum: if you began the programme Read More