Democratic citizenship blog

In an increasingly divided political landscape, we're helping people exercise their rights to a fairer, safer, more satisfying life.

In the Democratic Citizenship theme blog, our experts discuss topics including our local heritage, international relations, law and government.

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In an increasingly divided political landscape, we're helping people exercise their rights to a fairer, safer, more satisfying life.

In the Democratic Citizenship theme blog, our experts discuss topics including our local heritage, international relations, law and government.

213 posts found

Why Black Wednesday still matters – it was the start of markets telling politicians what to do On September 16 1992 the state fought the markets, and the markets won.

15 September 2022 Dr Alexis Stenfors 6 min read

Alexis Stenfors writes in The Conversation on when a collapse in the pound sterling forced Britain to withdraw from the European Exchange Rate Mechanism (ERM), also known as Black Wednesday.

£5 note - Photo by Philip Veater on Unsplash

Portsmouth Heritage Week 2022 The Portsmouth Heritage Hub would like to invite UoP staff and members of the public to celebrate Portsmouth Heritage Week 2022 at a series of public talks

11 August 2022 3 min read

The Portsmouth Heritage Hub would like to invite University of Portsmouth staff and members of the public to celebrate Portsmouth Heritage Week 2022 at a series of public talks.

a picture looking directly upwards of a spiral staircase in black and white featuring a banner saying Heritage Week

Why Portsmouth needs a medical school Why Portsmouth needs a medical school

03 August 2022 2 min read

The University of Portsmouth has begun taking steps to open a medical school and is excited at the prospect of playing a bigger role in the health of people in the region

Medical School - Photo by Robina Weermeijer on Unsplash