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Philomathia Social Sciences Research Programme

Professor James  Laidlaw
William Wyse Professor of Social Anthropology
Head of Department, Social Anthropology
Director, Max Planck - Cambridge Centre for Ethics, Economy and Social Change
Professor Bhaskar  Vira
Head of Department of Geography
Professor of Political Economy

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History of Wealth Project

This project, co-funded by the Philomathia Foundation and the Isaac Newton Trust, investigates the broader significance of wealth an inheritance in 19th and early-20th century Britain.

Masters in Public Policy

This programme was launched by POLIS in October 2013, and aims to train future policy-makers to value and promote evidence-based policies that can most benefit society.