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Resilience, religion and laughter after the London attack and Manchester bombing

Resilience, religion and laughter after the London attack and Manchester bombing
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Dr Katherine Brown on how the two most recent terrorist attacks in the UK have raised significant questions around how society and communities should respond.
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09/06/2017

This is how Islamist radicalisation actually happens

This is how Islamist radicalisation actually happens
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Dr Katherine Brown (Department of Theology & Religion) writes for The Independent.
Date:
09/06/2017

Professor Cesari discusses the rise of ethnographic-nationalism and the future of liberal democracy

Professor Cesari discusses the rise of ethnographic-nationalism and the future of liberal democracy
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Professor Jocelyne Cesari, Director of Research of the Edward Cadbury Centre, discusses the rise of ethnonationalism and the future of liberal democracy, as part of a foreign policy workshop organized by the Council of Foreign Relations in the United States.
Date:
09/06/2017

Birmingham Environmental Engineering researchers win award for low cost water testing device

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A team of Birmingham Environmental Engineering researchers led by Professor John Bridgeman recently won an award at this year's ICE West Midlands Civil Engineering Awards for a low cost device which checks whether water is safe to drink.
Date:
08/06/2017

Thoughts on the 2017 General Election

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Written by Professor David Cutts, Professor of Political Science. "Depending on what poll you believe and if you are persuaded by noises from the troops on the ground, the race is either close or the Conservatives are still likely to achieve a comfortable majority. The fundamentals point to the latter."
Date:
08/06/2017

Reporting a terrorist attack: 24 hours of news reports

Reporting a terrorist attack: 24 hours of news reports
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Read the latest blogpost by Professor Susan Hunston.
Date:
08/06/2017

Making Climate Compatible Development Happen

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Fiona Nunan draws out key lessons from her edited book 'Making Climate Compatible Development Happen' in a blog on the Climate and Development Knowledge Network website.
Date:
08/06/2017

Exploring change in the making

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Austerity measures and welfare reform are contributing to a particularly unsettled environment for third sector organisations. Many are grappling with substantial change. Indeed, organisations are telling us that, although change is nothing new in the voluntary sector, the rate and scale of change that they are currently experiencing is unprecedented. We began to think about what research evidence has to say about change in the voluntary sector.
Date:
07/06/2017

Why Pope Francis and Donald Trump are "the oddest pope-president pairing in history"

Why Pope Francis and Donald Trump are "the oddest pope-president pairing in history"
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Professor Candida Moss (Distinguished Honorary Fellow at The Edward Cadbury Centre for the Public Understanding of Religion) writes in Politico.
Date:
07/06/2017

Islamophobia and causes of terrorism must be part of awkward conversations after London Bridge attack

Islamophobia and causes of terrorism must be part of awkward conversations after London Bridge attack
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Dr Katherine Brown (Theology and Religion) and Dr Chris Allen (Social Policy) write for The Conversation.
Date:
07/06/2017
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