Thought Leadership - read latest views and opinions from Leicester academics and join The Conversation

Posted by sb661 at Sep 03, 2014 12:35 PM |
Academics and experts from the University contribute their thoughts on the latest reports on ‘Elitist’ UK and an explainer on when does a conflict become a war; reflecting on the recent reports about a Russian invasion in Ukraine.

In the most recent of a series of opinion pieces, Dr Doris Ruth Eikhof (pictured), School of Management, discusses the findings from the latest news reporting that the UK is ‘deeply elitist’. This article was originally posted on Leicester Exchanges.

An additional article from Professor Katja Ziegler, School of Law, explains the common question from recent reports about the Russian invasion in Ukraine on the Caspian Sea; when does a conflict become a war? This article was originally posted on The Conversation.

You can discover other thought-provoking pieces by Leicester academics on The Conversation and Leicester Exchanges.

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The University has joined other leading universities across the UK that have already partnered with The Conversation to post thought-provoking comment pieces.

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