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

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In an article for The Conversation, Dr James Hamill from the School of History, Politics and International Relations discusses the current political climate in South Africa.

Dr Andrew Johnstone from the School of History, Politics and International Relations has discussed Donald Trump's successes and failures in his first 100 days of presidency in an article for Think: Leicester.

Dr Alberto Fernandez Carbajal from our School of Arts has written an article for GayStarNews about why we need to talk about Islamophobia and homophobia.

Following comments made by Boris Johnson, Dr Tara McCormack from the School of History, Politics and International Relations has discussed the parliamentary conventions of British military action in an article for Spiked.

President and Vice-Chancellor Professor Paul Boyle has been interviewed by Efficiency Exchange about how EU universities want to maintain a relationship with the UK.

Omer Tekdemir from the School of History, Politics and International Relations discusses how the Kurds lack a unified political voice in Turkey in an article for The Conversation.

Dr Paula Serafini, from the CAMEo Research Institute for Cultural and Media Economies, has written an article for The Conversation about Donald Trump's rise to power.

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