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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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Article by James Hamill considers the current crisis around President Zuma and the ANC

Posted by eb231 at Dec 16, 2016 10:43 AM |

In an article for World Politics Review, James Hamill, of the School of History, Politics & International Relations, considers the current crisis around President Zuma and South Africa’s ruling African National Congress.

Read the full article entitled: "Can South Afria's ANC Survive Zuma's Culture of Corruption?" here.

Leicester research cited in Parliament

Leicester research cited in Parliament

Posted by ap507 at Dec 14, 2016 10:15 AM |

Excellence of University’s work is discussed in the House of Lords

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UN Goodwill Ambassador Nadia Murad: 'The Struggle of Yazidis against IS'

UN Goodwill Ambassador Nadia Murad: 'The Struggle of Yazidis against IS'

Posted by mjs76 at Nov 28, 2016 03:50 PM |

Summary of a talk to staff, students and public by Nadia Murad, who escaped from ISIS, given on 26 November 2016

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Nobel peace prize nominee held captive by IS gives public lecture - photo gallery added

Nobel peace prize nominee held captive by IS gives public lecture - photo gallery added

Posted by pt91 at Nov 25, 2016 11:15 AM |

UN Goodwill Ambassador Nadia Murad visited Leicester

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University expert discusses increasing impact of technology on international security

Posted by eb231 at Nov 15, 2016 03:10 PM |

Dr Andrew Futter presents at international conference on non-proliferation and disarmament

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Expert opinions cover museums, MEPs, Donald Trump and learning gain

Expert opinions cover museums, MEPs, Donald Trump and learning gain

Posted by ap507 at Nov 15, 2016 01:30 PM |

Think: Leicester talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics between 3 - 16 November

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Expert comment: Trump's presidency, international security and intelligence affairs

Expert comment: Trump's presidency, international security and intelligence affairs

Posted by ap507 at Nov 09, 2016 04:10 PM |

Dr Rob Dover from the School of History, Politics and International Relations has discussed the uncertainty introduced into the international system as a result of Trump's election

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Events to discuss Brexit and the law

Events to discuss Brexit and the law

Posted by ap507 at Nov 09, 2016 01:02 PM |

Public events focus on legal ramifications of Britain’s EU exit

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Expert opinions cover Boris Johnson, Russia, the ghoulish practice of gibbeting and 'offensive' TV

Expert opinions cover Boris Johnson, Russia, the ghoulish practice of gibbeting and 'offensive' TV

Posted by ap507 at Nov 01, 2016 11:30 AM |

Think: Leicester talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics between 20 October - 2 November

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University remembers fallen soldier who played a part in its founding

University remembers fallen soldier who played a part in its founding

Posted by ap507 at Oct 14, 2016 12:35 PM |

Archive material uncovers one of the stories that inspired Leicester’s ‘living memorial’

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