News - RSS Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford / test date test date 1 University of Oxford retains top rank in the UK for politics and International studies For the third year in a row, the University of Oxford has been ranked first in the UK and second in the world for politics and international studies in the 2018 QS World University Rankings. The top position is a... /news/university-of-oxford-retains-top-rank-in-the-uk-for-politics-and-international-studies.html 16557 March 02 2018 How Dictators and Authoritarians Stay in Power Just how do dictators stay in power, and many of them for decades? Professor James Tilley unpicks their complex strategies for survival in BBC Radio 4's Analysis programme. /news/james-tilleys-dictators-survival-guide.html 16554 February 27 2018