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Brexit and Citizen's Rights- what are the facts?

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A new Brexit factsheet series by the ESRC-funded UK in a Changing Europe initiative has been published.
Date:
22/09/2017

University of Birmingham backs cultural discussion series

University of Birmingham backs cultural discussion series
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The University of Birmingham is backing a new discussion series giving people the opportunity to discuss hot topics affecting the city of Birmingham with leading academics.
Date:
21/09/2017

Britain could face new winter of discontent as families grow weary of trying to make ends meet – report

Britain could face new winter of discontent as families grow weary of trying to make ends meet – report
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The UK could face a new winter of discontent as households count the cost of nine years of lost growth, the authors of a major new study into financial inclusion have warned.
Date:
21/09/2017

Britain could face new winter of discontent as families grow weary of trying to make ends meet – report

Britain could face new winter of discontent as families grow weary of trying to make ends meet – report
Description
The UK could face a new winter of discontent as households count the cost of nine years of lost growth, the authors of a major new study into financial inclusion have warned.
Date:
21/09/2017

Smoking bans are sparking a rise in violence and disorder in UK prisons

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There have been numerous reports of riots and violent clashes in UK prisons this year. It's always difficult to pinpoint the causes of such flash-points, but an outbreak of violence at the privately run HMP Birmingham in September suggests that the prison smoking ban could be partially to blame after prisoners were reportedly heard chanting "we want burn" – which is slang for tobacco.
Date:
20/09/2017

University of Birmingham to host world's first clean cold congress

University of Birmingham to host world's first clean cold congress
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The world's first international congress dedicated to clean cold will see academic experts join leaders from industry and government to map a global response to ever-increasing global demands for cooling.
Date:
18/09/2017

Tri-City Social Work Exchange - What we learned about social work in England by visiting America

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Three participants in the Tri-City Social Work Exchange – including University of Birmingham's Professor Jon Glasby - explain how they left a visit to Chicago feeling more pride about their own way of working.
Date:
18/09/2017

Birmingham hosts Brazilian university delegation following funding success

Birmingham hosts Brazilian university delegation following funding success
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Researchers and staff at the University of Birmingham welcomed a delegation of senior colleagues from a leading Brazilian university to further strengthen ties between the two institutions.
Date:
16/09/2017

The Conversation Channel 4's The State disturbing and accurate reminder of idealism gone wrong

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Chris Allen in The Conversation: on Channel 4's The State. Criticisms that Peter Kosminsky's drama about Islamic State is propaganda are wide of the mark.
Date:
16/09/2017

Conversation on within and beyond citizenship at the time of Brexit and Trump

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Text of Q&A session with Roberto G. Gonzales and Dr Nando Sigona about their published book Within and Beyond Citizenship: Borders, Membership and Belonging (Routledge 2017).
Date:
16/09/2017
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