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Report suggests ‘democratisation’ is key to protecting animals

Report suggests ‘democratisation’ is key to protecting animals

Posted by ap507 at Feb 17, 2016 11:30 AM |

Professor Rob Garner co-authors new study

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Listen to the very first episode of The Bulletin

Listen to the very first episode of The Bulletin

Posted by ngi2 at Feb 17, 2016 09:00 AM |

New weekly podcast shares the latest news from the university in bitesize audio form

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Research shows national parliaments in the UK and the Netherlands host highest number of MPs of immigrant origin

Research shows national parliaments in the UK and the Netherlands host highest number of MPs of immigrant origin

Posted by ap507 at Feb 15, 2016 11:15 AM |

‘Pathways to Power’ project findings revealed today

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Expert opinion covers Trident and cyber attacks

Expert opinion covers Trident and cyber attacks

Posted by ap507 at Feb 10, 2016 11:18 AM |

Think: Leicester talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics 4 - 10 February

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Europe and the Everyday: Grassroots, EU and the Politics of Crisis (EUEve)

Posted by eb231 at Feb 10, 2016 10:45 AM |

A new research network, funded by the UACES Collaborative Research Network scholarship.

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'Pathways to Power' presentation of preliminary findings event

Posted by eb231 at Feb 02, 2016 03:50 PM |

Monday, 15 February, 2016. Seminar Room, Institute for Government, 2 Carlton Gardens, London SW1Y 5AA

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Article published on Zimbabwe's succession crisis

Posted by eb231 at Feb 01, 2016 04:45 PM |

Mr James Hamill, academic in the Department of Politics and International Relations, recently published an article in the World Politics REview (WPR) entitled: "The Elephant in the Room: Zimbabwe's Ongoing Succession Crisis".

Read the full article here.

Expert opinions cover language, the 'sink estate' strategy, black holes, Poland and the solar system

Expert opinions cover language, the 'sink estate' strategy, black holes, Poland and the solar system

Posted by ap507 at Jan 27, 2016 11:30 AM |

Think: Leicester talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics 21 - 27 January

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Department of Politics & International Relations Newsletter

Posted by eb231 at Jan 20, 2016 10:25 AM |

The first edition of the Politics newsletter is now available.

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Expert opinions cover pornography habits, apologising too much and Indonesian politics

Expert opinions cover pornography habits, apologising too much and Indonesian politics

Posted by ap507 at Jan 20, 2016 10:05 AM |

Talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics 14 - 20 January

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Talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics 17 December - 6 January

Talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics 17 December - 6 January

Posted by ap507 at Jan 06, 2016 10:10 AM |

The latest opinion pieces from Leicester experts cover political communication, 2015 in elections and management research

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Human Rights Arts and Film Festival

Posted by cws7 at Dec 03, 2015 10:20 AM |

This year, the Leicester Human Rights Arts and Film Festival runs from December 4 through to December 10. The festival will feature art, film, music, presentations and debates on a range of issues concerning human rights, Leicester, Britain and the world.

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Scarman lecture: Unlocking the past – from conflict to reform in the Northern Ireland Prison Service

Scarman lecture: Unlocking the past – from conflict to reform in the Northern Ireland Prison Service

Posted by cws7 at Nov 27, 2015 09:50 AM |

This Scarman Lecture will focus on the challenges of reforming prisons in post-conflict Northern Ireland.

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Prize Awarded to PhD Student

Posted by eb231 at Nov 16, 2015 12:00 PM |

Verena Wisthaler, a PhD student in the Department of Politics & International Relations, has been awarded (ex aequo with Gracy Pelacani, University of Trento) the 2015 'European Region Tyrol – South Tyrol – Trentino Young Researcher’s Award'.

The general topic of the 2015 edition was “New Homeland European Region Tyrol - South Tyrol - Trentino: Integration instead of Exclusion”.

Former Congressmen to be quizzed by students

Former Congressmen to be quizzed by students

Posted by ap507 at Nov 11, 2015 12:55 PM |

Centre for American Studies to host Democrat Jim Moran and Republican Tom Petri on 12 November

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Talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics 5 - 11 November

Talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics 5 - 11 November

Posted by ap507 at Nov 11, 2015 11:45 AM |

The latest opinion pieces from Leicester experts cover issues facing the Iraqi Army, a loss of skills in making things and the rise of third wave feminism

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Public Seminar: Women Prisoners’ Sexual Victimisation Histories, Pathways to Offending and Possible Responses

Posted by cws7 at Nov 05, 2015 09:05 AM |

The Gender and Justice Research Group in Criminology would like to invite you to the following seminar, to be held on Thursday the 19th November, 1-2pm in the JGR of the Law School (the Fielding Johnson Building)

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Talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics 29 October - 4 November

Talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics 29 October - 4 November

Posted by ap507 at Nov 03, 2015 01:28 PM |

The latest opinion pieces from Leicester experts cover James Bond, the end of China's one-child policy and the five most common reasons for airliner disasters

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Talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics 22 - 28 October

Talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics 22 - 28 October

Posted by ap507 at Oct 28, 2015 02:35 PM |

The latest opinion pieces from Leicester experts cover Britain and China, James Bond, historical misprints and Poland's elections

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Talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics 15 - 21 October

Talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics 15 - 21 October

Posted by ap507 at Oct 21, 2015 01:50 PM |

The latest opinion pieces from Leicester experts cover vital maths skills, faith schools, Western media, Back to the Future, business engagement and Playboy

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