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Zambia slides towards authoritarianism as IMF props up government

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Written by Nic Cheeseman, Professor of Democracy, University of Birmingham. The IMF's decision to go ahead with a bailout package for Zambia, despite the government's democratic failings, could embolden the president to pursue an authoritarian strategy.
Date:
19/06/2017

Dr Claire E. Crawford invited panel member at conference in Michigan State University

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Dr Claire E. Crawford was an invited panel member at Michigan State University's Addressing inequalities mobility and dislocation: Insights from international and domestic research and practice conference.
Date:
16/06/2017

Dr Nicola Rollock interviews award-winning journalist Reni Eddo-Lodge

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Dr Nicola Rollock interviews journalist Reni Eddo-Lodge about her new book 'Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People about Race'
Date:
16/06/2017

Business School student part of new Limited Edition Orangina campaign

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Meghan Bell, one of our Business Management with Year in Industry students, has been part of the team leading an innovative new campaign for Orangina.
Date:
16/06/2017

CREME academics shortlisted for ESRC impact award

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Professor Monder Ram and Professor Kiran Trehan, Centre for Research in Ethnic Minority Entrepreneurship (CREME), have been shortlisted for the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Celebrating Impact Prize 2017. This accolade, specifically for the Outstanding Impact in Business and Enterprise award in the ESRC Celebrating Impact Prize 2017, is due to their work with the Enterprise and Diversity Alliance (EDA).
Date:
15/06/2017

Austerity measures will not tackle society's 'wicked' problems

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Last week, Theresa May and the Tory Party managed to alienate young and old alike with policies which initially sought to 'equalise' a negative balance between younger and older people and ended up by confusing all concerned. There were many reasons why Theresa May lost her majority, but an insidious adherence to austerity and cutting benefits particularly for older people, undoubtedly played a part.
Date:
15/06/2017

Austerity measures will not tackle society's 'wicked' problems

Description
Last week, Theresa May and the Tory Party managed to alienate young and old alike with policies which initially sought to 'equalise' a negative balance between younger and older people and ended up by confusing all concerned. There were many reasons why Theresa May lost her majority, but an insidious adherence to austerity and cutting benefits particularly for older people, undoubtedly played a part.
Date:
15/06/2017

DISN receives funding to forge a partnership with the Department of Special Education in Illinois.

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The Department of Disability, Inclusion and Special Needs (DISN) in the School of Education, University of Birmingham has received funding through the BRIDGE initiative to forge a collaboration with the Department of Special Education in the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.
Date:
14/06/2017

 University of Birmingham signs three agreements with Chinese partners

 University of Birmingham signs three agreements with Chinese partners
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The University of Birmingham has signed agreements with three Chinese partners as part of a major visit to the UK by leaders from Guangdong province.
Date:
13/06/2017

Visit the Health Services Management Centre (HSMC) stand at the NHS Confederation 2017

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The HSMC will have a stand at the NHS Confederation from Wednesday 14th to Thursday 15th June –please come and meet the HSMC experts and pick up a free HSMC rucksack! We will be located at stand H39 near the main NHS Confederation Stand.
Date:
12/06/2017
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