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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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Leicester researchers to explore Parliament and the Brexit process

Leicester researchers to explore Parliament and the Brexit process

Posted by pt91 at Apr 21, 2017 11:59 AM |

Funding for project that will explore effectiveness of Parliament in scrutinising and responding to challenges of Brexit

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Leicester expert discusses recent tensions between the US and North Korea

Leicester expert discusses recent tensions between the US and North Korea

Posted by ap507 at Apr 20, 2017 09:55 AM |

Dr Andrew Futter writes article for Think: Leicester about how the Trump Administration may be seeking to neuter the growing North Korean nuclear and missile aspirations through the use of cyber attacks

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Expert comments on Theresa May's General Election announcement

Expert comments on Theresa May's General Election announcement

Posted by ap507 at Apr 19, 2017 02:50 PM |

Dr Rob Dover discusses why the announcement comes as a surprise and what its outcome may be

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Expert opinions cover Brexit, Gibraltar, airstrikes in Syria, and Russia

Expert opinions cover Brexit, Gibraltar, airstrikes in Syria, and Russia

Posted by es328 at Apr 12, 2017 09:50 AM |

Think: Leicester talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics between 6 - 12 April

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Expert opinions cover Brexit, women's protests in South Korea and Boko Haram

Expert opinions cover Brexit, women's protests in South Korea and Boko Haram

Posted by ap507 at Apr 03, 2017 01:40 PM |

Think: Leicester talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics between 30 March - 5 April

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22 Funded PhD places available across the College of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities

22 Funded PhD places available across the College of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities

Posted by vs156 at Mar 31, 2017 02:46 PM |

Schools and departments across the College of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities have been awarded posts for Graduate Teaching Assistants (GTAs) and Graduate Research Assistants (GRAs) for September 2017 entry.

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Experts respond to triggering of Article 50 and Brexit

Experts respond to triggering of Article 50 and Brexit

Posted by ap507 at Mar 29, 2017 04:40 PM |

On the day Article 50 is triggered by Prime Minister Theresa May, University researchers discuss Brexit and the future of the UK

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Expert opinions cover social mobility, Martin McGuinness, China’s anti-ship missiles and post-Brexit immigration

Expert opinions cover social mobility, Martin McGuinness, China’s anti-ship missiles and post-Brexit immigration

Posted by ap507 at Mar 27, 2017 12:58 PM |

Think: Leicester talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics between 23-29 March

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Academic discusses Martin McGuinness in a BBC Radio Leicester interview

Academic discusses Martin McGuinness in a BBC Radio Leicester interview

Posted by es328 at Mar 21, 2017 03:35 PM |

Dr Richard Butler discusses the life of controversial Irish political figure who passed away on 21 March

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Article Published in Wold Politics Review

Posted by eb231 at Mar 21, 2017 10:54 AM |

James Hamill, in the School of History and Politics, recently published an article in the World Politics Review entitled "Why the Military Continues to Cast a Long Shadow Over African Politics"

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New International Studies Unit to launch at our University

New International Studies Unit to launch at our University

Posted by ap507 at Mar 10, 2017 04:45 PM |

The Kurdistan International Studies Unit inaugurates its opening on 16 March with its first Annual Symposium dedicated to the Victims of Halabja, part of the Anfal Genocide

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Awards, Events and Research in the College

Posted by maw54 at Mar 09, 2017 12:50 PM |

Awards, Events and Research from academics in the College of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities.

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New Book Publications and Journal Special Issues

Posted by maw54 at Mar 09, 2017 12:40 PM |

Academics from the College of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities who have recently been published.

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Newly Funded Research Projects

Posted by maw54 at Mar 09, 2017 12:20 PM |

Academics in the College of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities who have successfully secured funding for their projects.

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Leicester to host talk by UK activist who joined Kurdish force against ISIS in Northern Syria

Leicester to host talk by UK activist who joined Kurdish force against ISIS in Northern Syria

Posted by pt91 at Mar 07, 2017 12:34 PM |

International Women's Day event examines women’s prominent role in the Rojava revolution on 8 March

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Expert comment: UK Government must end uncertainty for Gibraltar’s people after Brexit

Expert comment: UK Government must end uncertainty for Gibraltar’s people after Brexit

Posted by es328 at Mar 03, 2017 02:07 PM |

Dr Chris Grocott contributed to the House of Lords EU Committee on the uncertain future facing Gibraltar after Brexit

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Expert opinions cover Claudio Ranieri, Michael Gove, teaching in the 21st century and much more

Expert opinions cover Claudio Ranieri, Michael Gove, teaching in the 21st century and much more

Posted by es328 at Feb 28, 2017 02:10 PM |

Think: Leicester talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics between 23 February - 1 March

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Leicester academic comments on report of Commons select committee inquiry into public parks

Leicester academic comments on report of Commons select committee inquiry into public parks

Posted by es328 at Feb 21, 2017 02:25 PM |

Dr Katy Layton-Jones discusses the effect of austerity cuts on public parks and fears over their future

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Former Finnish Prime Minister discusses Erasmus experience at our University

Former Finnish Prime Minister discusses Erasmus experience at our University

Posted by ap507 at Feb 21, 2017 11:20 AM |

Video celebrates 30th anniversary of Erasmus Programme and highlights how it can help to shape careers of students and young workers

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