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Blog: Five years on, Tunisia's Jasmine Revolution continues from the ground up

Blog: Five years on, Tunisia's Jasmine Revolution continues from the ground up
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Written by Adnan Saif. Tunisians are marking five years since the culmination of their "Jasmine Revolution". Since its longtime authoritarian leader Zine El Abidine Ben Ali was forced out of office in January 2011, Tunisia has been embarking on a long transition to constitutional democracy – a transition that, although very bumpy at times, has nevertheless led to two successful multi-party elections and a new constitution.
Date:
19/02/2016

Calling all in-house lawyers to a nationwide debate on ethical leadership

Calling all in-house lawyers to a nationwide debate on ethical leadership
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Be part of the conversation - a roundtable discussion for in-house lawyers with Paul Gilbert of LBC Wide Counsel facilitating
Date:
18/02/2016

Just published: "Leaving the EU? The Legal Impact of 'Brexit' on the United Kingdom"

Just published: "Leaving the EU? The Legal Impact of 'Brexit' on the United Kingdom"
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Papers from the 2014 Institute of European Law workshop "Leaving the EU?"
Date:
15/02/2016

Blog: Local Government Studies – virtual special issue on budgeting

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Written by Peter Matthews, Lecturer in Social Policy at the University of Stirling. He is a member of the editorial team of Local Government Studies published in association with INLOGOV.
Date:
15/02/2016

How can we hold the UN accountable for sexual violence?

How can we hold the UN accountable for sexual violence?
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Birmingham Law School Senior Lecturer Dr Rosa Freedman writes for the OUP Blog
Date:
08/02/2016

Lost in Translation - From Science to Regulation

Lost in Translation - From Science to Regulation
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In January the Law School at Birmingham hosted an SLSA-funded seminar entitled "Lost in Translation - From Science to Regulation", organised by Dr Aleksandra Cavoski.
Date:
05/02/2016

Blog: Designing in Collaboration: Challenges for the new Combined Authorities

Blog: Designing in Collaboration: Challenges for the new Combined Authorities
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Written by Max Lempriere and Vivien Lowndes. At a workshop hosted in December 2015 by City-REDI, INLOGOV, The Public Services Academy at the University of Birmingham practitioners and academics from the world of local government came together to share experiences on the current Combined Authorities and city-region devolution agenda. In the fifth of a series of posts Max Lempriere and Vivien Lowndes reflect on the day's major talking points.
Date:
04/02/2016

IGS podcast: Whose War? Whose Memory? Teaching the First World War in International Perspective

IGS podcast: Whose War? Whose Memory? Teaching the First World War in International Perspective
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Speakers: Professor Eckhardt Fuchs (TU Braunschweig); Dr Catriona Pennell (University of Exeter); Peter Glasgow (Peace Pledge Union).
Date:
26/01/2016

IGS podcast: 25 Years of German Unification

IGS podcast: 25 Years of German Unification
Description
Speakers: Dr Tereza Novotna (Université Libre de Bruxelles): 'How Germany Unified and the EU Enlarged: Negotiating the Accession through Transplantation and Adaptation'. Professor Chloe Paver (University of Exeter): 'Emotions and Everyday Life in Museums of GDR History and Culture'. Chair: Dr Isabelle Hertner (IGS).
Date:
26/01/2016

IGS podcast: 'Writing La Serenissima: Identity, Willpower and Performance in Rilke's Idea of Venice'

IGS podcast: 'Writing La Serenissima: Identity, Willpower and Performance in Rilke's Idea of Venice'
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Speaker: Professor Robert Vilain (University of Bristol).
Date:
26/01/2016
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