Political Science Study Abroad

During the summer 2015 Professor Ian Down led a group of UT students on a study abroad trip to London.

Professor Ian Downs_Students_London 2015 532The students lived in the center of London and undertook a course on the British Political System and Political Culture, combining class material with visits to historic sites, such as the Banqueting House, Westminster Abbey, the Houses of Parliament, the Cabinet War Rooms, the Royal Courts of Justice, Windsor Castle and Hampton Court Palace. In addition, students met with representatives of UK political parties – the Conservative Party, the Labour Party, the United Kingdom Independence Party and the Scottish National Party – and visited a variety of politically and historically relevant locations within London.