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Expert opinions cover Euroscepticism, Brexit and Jupiter's Great Red Spot

Expert opinions cover Euroscepticism, Brexit and Jupiter's Great Red Spot

Posted by ap507 at Jul 19, 2017 03:55 PM |

The Conversation and Think: Leicester talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics between 13 - 19 July

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Article in the World Politics Review looks at the ANC leadership contest in South Africa

Posted by eb231 at Jul 19, 2017 09:53 AM |

In this article James Hamill of the School of History, Politics & International Relations takes a look at the political dynamics surrounding the December 2017 ANC leadership contest in South Africa.

Read the full article here.

Expert opinions cover Juno, Jupiter, the Kurdish Referendum and hacking

Expert opinions cover Juno, Jupiter, the Kurdish Referendum and hacking

Posted by ap507 at Jul 11, 2017 04:15 PM |

The Conversation and Think: Leicester talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics between 1 - 12 July

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New book by Leicester graduate

New book by Leicester graduate

Posted by pt91 at Jul 07, 2017 04:19 PM |

Focus on interfaith diversity

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Academic visits Pakistan to discuss defence and nuclear technology

Academic visits Pakistan to discuss defence and nuclear technology

Posted by ap507 at Jul 07, 2017 04:11 PM |

Dr Andrew Futter recently engaged with potential partners for the University

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Expert opinions cover South Africa, Theresa May, Richard III, public health, workplace learning and Italy's banks

Expert opinions cover South Africa, Theresa May, Richard III, public health, workplace learning and Italy's banks

Posted by ap507 at Jun 28, 2017 05:01 PM |

The Conversation and Think: Leicester talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics between 17 - 30 June

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Student announced as new Mayor

Student announced as new Mayor

Posted by ap507 at Jun 15, 2017 10:15 AM |

Politics student Samia Haq becomes Mayor of the Borough of Oadby and Wigston

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Expert opinions cover the General Election and the DUP, tower blocks and media engagement plans

Expert opinions cover the General Election and the DUP, tower blocks and media engagement plans

Posted by ap507 at Jun 15, 2017 09:40 AM |

The Conversation and Think: Leicester talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics between 10 - 16 June

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Academic delivers talk on future of nuclear weapons at Nobel Peace Institute

Academic delivers talk on future of nuclear weapons at Nobel Peace Institute

Posted by ap507 at Jun 13, 2017 04:50 PM |

Dr Andrew Futter discusses research in new video

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Academics contribute to Global Informality Project

Academics contribute to Global Informality Project

Posted by ap507 at Jun 07, 2017 12:22 PM |

Dr Simona Guerra and PhD researcher Hemn Jameel contribute to online resource that explores the world’s open secrets, unwritten rules and hidden practices

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The Carceral Archipelago: transnational circulations in global perspective, 1415-1960

The Carceral Archipelago: transnational circulations in global perspective, 1415-1960

Posted by jcm22 at Jun 02, 2017 09:30 AM |

The College of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities featured research project this quarter (June 2017) under the direction of principal investigator Professor Clare Anderson.

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Expert opinions cover ransomware, arms races, Brexit, migrant workers and NASA's Juno mission

Expert opinions cover ransomware, arms races, Brexit, migrant workers and NASA's Juno mission

Posted by ap507 at May 26, 2017 12:55 PM |

The Conversation and Think: Leicester talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics between 11 - 26 May

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The secret peacemaker: A quiet leader of our time

The secret peacemaker: A quiet leader of our time

Posted by ajw108 at May 22, 2017 12:10 PM |

Intermediary between the British government and the IRA with Leicester connections, has died aged 80.

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Expert opinions cover Donald Trump, South Africa, British military, Kurds and higher education

Expert opinions cover Donald Trump, South Africa, British military, Kurds and higher education

Posted by ap507 at May 10, 2017 10:55 AM |

The Conversation and Think: Leicester talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics between 27 April - 10 May

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"Has South Africa Finally Reached a Tipping Point in Zuma's Disastrous Presidency?", Article by James Hamill

Posted by eb231 at May 08, 2017 04:14 PM |

In this article for World Politics Review, James Hamill of the School of History, Politics & International Relations assesses the continuing crisis around the Zuma presidency in South Africa and what it means for the health of South African democracy.

Read the full article here.

Leicester reaches 200 article milestone on The Conversation

Leicester reaches 200 article milestone on The Conversation

Posted by ap507 at May 02, 2017 11:55 AM |

From future technology to the enduring popularity of James Bond, Leicester experts have contributed a wide variety of opinion articles to the platform

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Academic discusses research into public attitudes following EU referendum

Academic discusses research into public attitudes following EU referendum

Posted by ap507 at May 02, 2017 09:45 AM |

On Thursday 27 April Dr Simona Guerra joined a panel at the LSE to discuss Brexit and why British citizens voted to leave the European Union

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EXPERT COMMENT: 'Donald’s Disappointing Days: Trump’s First Hundred Days in Office'

EXPERT COMMENT: 'Donald’s Disappointing Days: Trump’s First Hundred Days in Office'

Posted by es328 at Apr 28, 2017 03:43 PM |

Dr Andrew Johnstone, from the School of History, Politics and International Relations, has discussed President Donald Trump's first 100 days as American President

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Brexit impact to be discussed at free event

Brexit impact to be discussed at free event

Posted by ap507 at Apr 26, 2017 09:55 AM |

Forum on Friday 12 May focuses on Brexit and Ireland and impact on UK-Ireland relations

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Expert opinions cover Trump, Theresa May, cyber wars and Le Pen

Expert opinions cover Trump, Theresa May, cyber wars and Le Pen

Posted by ap507 at Apr 25, 2017 12:48 PM |

Think: Leicester talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics between 13 - 26 April

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