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How war in Nagorno-Karabakh could spread – and become a major problem for Europe

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Written by Kevork Oskanian. The Caucasus are more important and more connected today than in the 1990s, and a war between Armenia and Azerbaijan could create chaos for Europe.
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12/04/2016

Birmingham Law School's Dr Kate Gooch on Birmingham Post 250 Most Influential list

Birmingham Law School's Dr Kate Gooch on Birmingham Post 250 Most Influential list
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Birmingham Post lists Dr Gooch as one of ten most influential in the West Midlands from the world of academia.
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08/04/2016

Blog: BRITISH OVERSEAS TERRITORIES: The dilemma for intervening in tax havens

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Written by Dr Philip Whiteman. Dr Philip Whiteman is Teaching Quality Assurance Lead at the School of Government and Society and Director of Education at the Institute of Local Government Studies at the University of Birmingham. He has research interests in the impact of central government and regulators on the role, service delivery and performance of local government and other local bodies.
Date:
06/04/2016

Birmingham Law School named one of the world's Top 100 law schools

Birmingham Law School named one of the world's Top 100 law schools
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The QS World Rankings are released annually and based on academic reputation, reputation among employers, and research impact.
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23/03/2016

Blog: What should Local Gov be doing next digitally?

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Written by Sarah Lay, co-founder of LocalGov Digital.
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21/03/2016

Britain's place in Europe: a view from the European Commission's Representation in London

Britain's place in Europe: a view from the European Commission's Representation in London
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Report on the Institute of European Law Annual Lecture 2016 delivered on Monday 18 January 2016 by Jacqueline Minor, Head of the Representation of European Commission in the United Kingdom. Updated to include an audio recording of the lecture.
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18/03/2016

Blog: 2015 Teaching Academy Award for Educational Enhancement and Innovation

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Ellie Chowns and Tom Hewitt have been awarded the 2015 Teaching Academy Award in Educational Innovation Enhancement and Innovation in the category of Educational Innovation for their work in Masters-level teaching.
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17/03/2016

Blog: Taking the 'Unintended Consequences' of Peacekeeping Seriously – How Haiti Has the Potential to Revolutionize World Politics, Again

Blog: Taking the 'Unintended Consequences' of Peacekeeping Seriously – How Haiti Has the Potential to Revolutionize World Politics, Again
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Written by Nicolas Lemay-Hebert and Rosa Freedman. Haiti has long been described a perennial 'failed state,' a 'basket case' of the Western Hemisphere, where all good development initiatives 'go to die.' Obviously, this semantic severely underplays the international factors in the Haitian failed statebuilding process; but this is to a certain extent beyond the point here.
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09/03/2016

Blog: Local Government Studies – virtual special issue on budgeting

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Written by Alison Gardner & Vivien Lowndes.
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02/03/2016
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