Research Unit in Contemporary Political Theory Exploring ideas in action. Sections About us Find out about the Research Unit in Contemporary Political Theory. Researchers Meet the staff involved with the RUCPT. Projects & Collaborations Explore the current projects the RUCPT is researching. Publications Year-by-year publications from the RUCPT. Container Courses BA (Hons) Politics BA (Hons) Politics & International Relations Department The Research Unit in Contemporary Political Theory sits within the Department of Politics and International Relations. Contact The unit director is Professor Saul Newman, if you have any questions about the unit please free to email him at s.newman (@gold.ac.uk).