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The Week in University News: 21 - 27 April

The Week in University News: 21 - 27 April

Posted by pt91 at May 01, 2012 05:15 PM |

Forensics at a distance; improving the news, and service delivery; and honouring a founding Professor and a contribution to the study of international security.

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A fortnight in University News: 5 - 20 April

A fortnight in University News: 5 - 20 April

Posted by pt91 at Apr 24, 2012 03:55 PM |

The campus may have been quiet over the Easter break but there was still plenty of activity here at Leicester.

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May in April: seminar on the ethical and political aspects of animal protection

May in April: seminar on the ethical and political aspects of animal protection

Posted by mjs76 at Apr 17, 2012 02:11 PM |

Top rock guitarist/astronomer opening Politics conference on animal welfare and wildlife conservation.

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Former Home Secretary speaks to Leicester students

Former Home Secretary speaks to Leicester students

Posted by mjs76 at Mar 20, 2012 09:45 AM |

Labour Society bring David Blunkett to Leicester for Q&A.

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A Snarly Sort of Politics

A Snarly Sort of Politics

Posted by pt91 at Mar 12, 2012 11:04 AM |

Public lecture tonight by expert on US elections

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Leicester’s student diplomats put the world to rights

Leicester’s student diplomats put the world to rights

Posted by mjs76 at Dec 02, 2011 02:33 PM |

Solving global problems at Model United Nations.

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Ann Widdecombe lecture now online

Ann Widdecombe lecture now online

Posted by mjs76 at Nov 22, 2011 02:05 PM |

Full audio recording of ‘Faith and Politics’ talk available.

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School policy debate

Posted by arj13 at Nov 02, 2011 03:20 PM |

Dr Cook contributes to the Leicester Exchanges debate on school policy in London on 21 September 2011.

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Crime and corruption: the downside to democracy?

Crime and corruption: the downside to democracy?

Posted by mjs76 at Oct 28, 2011 04:55 PM |

New book by Leicester academic examines the link between democratisation and crime.

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Poetry, politics and power chords: it's Widdebintasabian Day in Leicester!

Poetry, politics and power chords: it's Widdebintasabian Day in Leicester!

Posted by mjs76 at Oct 26, 2011 10:20 AM |

Please note that both the lecture and the gig are completely sold out.

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Halloween public lectures 2: Cold War politics in 1950s Hollywood

Halloween public lectures 2: Cold War politics in 1950s Hollywood

Posted by mjs76 at Oct 25, 2011 04:20 PM |

James Dean, Marlon Brando and the House Un-American Activities Committee.

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March 2011: Dr Gabriella Lazaridis’ book on Security Insecurity and Migration in Europe has now been published

Posted by arj13 at Sep 21, 2011 09:04 AM |

Drawing on the latest research from across the EU, this is an interdisciplinary examination of the issues of security and insecurity raised by migration for states, their citizens and migrants themselves.

Free public lecture by Ann Widdecombe on 'Faith and Politics'

Free public lecture by Ann Widdecombe on 'Faith and Politics'

Posted by mjs76 at Sep 12, 2011 10:05 AM |

Former Shadow Home Secretary coming to University of Leicester on 26 October 2011.

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Honorary Graduates 2011 no.3 - Lord Grocott of Telford

Honorary Graduates 2011 no.3 - Lord Grocott of Telford

Posted by mjs76 at Jul 13, 2011 10:04 AM |

Labour politician (and Leicester graduate) who served as Chief Whip in the House of Lords.

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Leicester researcher on preventing nuclear terrorism

Leicester researcher on preventing nuclear terrorism

Posted by pt91 at Jun 24, 2011 09:30 AM |

Dr Rizwana Abbasi from the University of Leicester recently joined a major international seminar on international security and terrorism in London.

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Leicester student success at Model UN conference

Leicester student success at Model UN conference

Posted by vm64 at May 16, 2011 11:05 AM |

Two Leicester University students receive accolades for their performance.

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Leicester academic discusses world corruption

Leicester academic discusses world corruption

Posted by mjs76 at May 10, 2011 09:31 AM |

When the EconomyWatch website were preparing their special report on corruption around the world, they called on the expertise of Dr Jon Moran from our Department of Politics and International Relations.

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Europe's prime positions for political parties

Europe's prime positions for political parties

Posted by pt91 at Apr 08, 2011 03:53 PM |

Interest in the affairs of the European Parliament may not be apparent in voter turnout, but national political parties are a different story according to a University of Leicester political scientist.

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Politics post-doc selected for nuclear talks

Politics post-doc selected for nuclear talks

Posted by pt91 at Apr 01, 2011 03:55 PM |

A graduate and researcher in the Department of Politics and International Relations is to speak at two global forums on nuclear weapons.

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'Nudging' is nothing new, according to Leicester historian

'Nudging' is nothing new, according to Leicester historian

Posted by pt91 at Mar 22, 2011 05:20 PM |

The coalition government has planned some sweeping reforms to the NHS and welfare services, but are the ideas that underpin these changes really that modern?

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