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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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Expert opinions cover the Stoke by-election, rocks and Indian banknotes

Expert opinions cover the Stoke by-election, rocks and Indian banknotes

Posted by es328 at Feb 21, 2017 10:05 AM |

Think: Leicester talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics between 9 - 22 February

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Leicester academics to contribute to historical documentary exploring ‘The Impossible Peace’

Leicester academics to contribute to historical documentary exploring ‘The Impossible Peace’

Posted by es328 at Feb 20, 2017 04:25 PM |

New documentary on the inter-war years will include interviews with four academics from our University

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Celebrate work of research degree graduates at Doctoral Inaugural Lecutures

Posted by vs156 at Feb 08, 2017 04:20 PM |

Graduates from the College of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities will showcase their research in the Graduate School Doctoral Inaugural Lecture series.

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Irish Ambassador speaks at launch of book co-edited by Leicester academic

Irish Ambassador speaks at launch of book co-edited by Leicester academic

Posted by es328 at Feb 06, 2017 04:40 PM |

Dr Stephen Hopkins, from the School of History, Politics and International Relations, launches new book on the Northern Ireland Troubles

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Expert opinions cover World Cancer Day, Brexit and Donald Trump

Expert opinions cover World Cancer Day, Brexit and Donald Trump

Posted by ap507 at Feb 06, 2017 11:40 AM |

Think: Leicester talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics between 1 - 8 February

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Leicester academic discusses the Brexit white paper

Leicester academic discusses the Brexit white paper

Posted by es328 at Feb 03, 2017 12:20 PM |

Professor Katja Ziegler examines Theresa May's new white paper, which sets out the government's Brexit plan

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Expert opinions cover museums, Donald Trump, driverless cars, nuclear weapons, Brexit, 'craftivism' and managers

Expert opinions cover museums, Donald Trump, driverless cars, nuclear weapons, Brexit, 'craftivism' and managers

Posted by es328 at Feb 01, 2017 11:05 AM |

Think: Leicester talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics between 25 - 31 January

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Leicester reaches three million readers on The Conversation

Leicester reaches three million readers on The Conversation

Posted by ap507 at Jan 27, 2017 12:42 PM |

Academic opinion articles receive a significant number of readers on global platform, providing expert opinion in response to topical news

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What Brexit could mean for the University sector

What Brexit could mean for the University sector

Posted by ap507 at Jan 25, 2017 02:55 PM |

Professor Iain Gillespie discusses how UK universities and EU funding will be affected by Brexit

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Watch Leicester academic address EU Select Committee inquiry on the impact of Brexit on Gibraltar

Watch Leicester academic address EU Select Committee inquiry on the impact of Brexit on Gibraltar

Posted by es328 at Jan 25, 2017 12:30 PM |

Dr Chris Grocott presented evidence to House of Lords Select Committee on consequences for British Overseas Territory

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Expert panel visiting Leicester to take Brexit questions - spaces still available

Expert panel visiting Leicester to take Brexit questions - spaces still available

Posted by ap507 at Jan 18, 2017 11:30 AM |

Leicester researcher Dr Oxana Golynker to speak at free public event on Thursday 19 January

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