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Greece votes No: experts respond

Greece votes No: experts respond
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Written by Costas Milas, University of Liverpool; George Kyris, University of Birmingham; James Arvanitakis, University of Western Sydney; Nikos Papastergiadis, University of Melbourne; Remy Davison, Monash University; Richard Holden, UNSW Australia; Ross Buckley, UNSW Australia, and Sofia Vasilopoulou, University of York. Academic experts respond to the No vote in Greece's referendum on whether or not to accept a bailout offer from their international creditors.
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06/07/2015

Syriza risks an EU exit in a referendum wracked with problems

Syriza risks an EU exit in a referendum wracked with problems
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Written by Dr Sotirios Zartaloudis. Greeks face a big dilemma in the July 5 referendum. It's been badly organised, democratically questionable and there's a great deal at stake.
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06/07/2015

Dr Orakhelashvili Presents Four Conference Papers

Dr Orakhelashvili Presents Four Conference Papers
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Birmingham Law lecturer presented four papers at high-level academic conferences in the UK and Japan
Date:
05/07/2015

Martin Trybus presents at conference in Beirut

Martin Trybus presents at conference in Beirut
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IEL Director presented a paper on a conference on public procurement reform organised by OECD/SIGMA and the Office of the Lebanese Minister for Administrative Reformin Beirut, Lebanon attended by public procurement officials from Morocco, Tunisia, Egypt, Jordan and Lebanon.
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04/07/2015

The dangerous gamble that could spark full-scale conflict in Ukraine

The dangerous gamble that could spark full-scale conflict in Ukraine
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Written by Professor Stefan Wolff and Professor Tatyana Malyarenko (Professor of Public Administration at Donetsk State Management University). Ukraine is giving Russia two options – and neither is likely to end well.
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03/07/2015

Europe is heading towards constitutional crisis, with or without Greece

Europe is heading towards constitutional crisis, with or without Greece
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Written by Dr Nicole Scicluna. Five years of turmoil shows the union rests on shaky legal foundations.
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03/07/2015

Birmingham Law Academic participates in Roundtable on the Non-Western Subject in Global Politics and International Law

Birmingham Law Academic participates in Roundtable on the Non-Western Subject in Global Politics and International Law
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Dr Vidya Kumar, Lecturer in Law at Birmingham Law School, participated in a roundtable entitled "Emancipation Without Agenda: The recovery of Non-Western Subjecthood and Its Implications for the Study of World Politics" hosted by the School of Government and Society on 14 May 2015.
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01/07/2015

LCJ Speaks at Launch of Senior Lecturer's Book on The Politics of Judicial Independence

LCJ Speaks at Launch of Senior Lecturer's Book on The Politics of Judicial Independence
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On 22 June the Lord Chief Justice, Lord Thomas, gave the keynote lecture at a conference to celebrate the publication of The Politics of Judicial Independence in the UK's Changing Constitution, a book co-authored by Graham Gee, a Senior Lecturer at the Law School.
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01/07/2015

Day of terror reminds us that extremism must be a problem shared

Day of terror reminds us that extremism must be a problem shared
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Written by Professor Stefan Wolff. Attacks in France, Kuwait and Tunisia come against a backdrop of increasing extremist violence across the world.
Date:
29/06/2015

Blog: Do 'sticky' institutions always survive? The demise of the Audit Commission

Blog: Do 'sticky' institutions always survive? The demise of the Audit Commission
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Written by Katherine Tonkiss. "The Audit Commission played a central role in the audit, inspection, performance improvement and regulation of local authorities (and other public service providers) in England for over thirty years. Operating at arm's length from government, it thrived under the efficiency and performance improvement agendas of successive Conservative and Labour governments, growing into a large and powerful public body."
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24/06/2015
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