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International Human Rights Keynote in Brussels

International Human Rights Keynote in Brussels
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Dr Vidya Kumar, Lecturer in Law at Birmingham Law School, gave a keynote speech at the 'Getting Closure: Human Rights after Human Rights' conference in May hosted at the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB).
Date:
22/05/2015

New publication on Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Perspectives from Social Sciences and Law

New publication on Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Perspectives from Social Sciences and Law
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Professor Jean McHale, Director of the Centre for Health Law Science and Policy has co-edited "The Routledge Handbook of Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Perspectives from Social Sciences and Law" .
Date:
21/05/2015

China and India sign US$22 billion in deals but tensions simmer under the surface

China and India sign US$22 billion in deals but tensions simmer under the surface
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Written by Dr Tsering Topgyal. Despite the emphasis on a mutually beneficial economic relationship, political and security concerns have the power to undermine cooperation between China and India.
Date:
20/05/2015

As refugee crisis deepens, the world is losing patience with South Sudan

As refugee crisis deepens, the world is losing patience with South Sudan
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Written by Dr Jonathan Fisher. Africa's youngest country has been at war for 18 months, and its people are paying the price. Its neighbours and supporters aren't happy.
Date:
20/05/2015

Burundi teeters on the brink of civil war following coup attempt

Burundi teeters on the brink of civil war following coup attempt
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Written by Professor Stefan Wolff. An attempt by the incumbent president to change the constitution and run for a third term has exposed deep and dangerous divisions.
Date:
18/05/2015

Blog: A day for devolution

Blog: A day for devolution
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Written by Daniel Goodwin. "The Cities Devolution Bill, with careful attention to principle as well as expediency and in the context of wider constitutional renewal, could just be the way to start to make that happen and help to address the wider devolution challenges which the UK faces following the General Election".
Date:
15/05/2015

Headline: "Challenges of Transnational Investigations" Conference Papers Published

Headline: "Challenges of Transnational Investigations" Conference Papers Published
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Papers resulting from the "Challenges of Transnational Investigations" conference hosted by the Institute of Judicial Administration in 2013 have now been published in the European Journal of Crime, Criminal Law and Criminal Justice.
Date:
14/05/2015

Blog: The emergence of city regions

Blog: The emergence of city regions
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Written by Jon Bloomfield. The structures of sub-national government in the UK are about to undergo major change not just in Scotland but across the major conurbations. As George Osborne has said "In a modern, knowledge-based economy city size matters like never before."
Date:
14/05/2015

New Financial Architecture for the Eurozone: what might it mean for the UK?

New Financial Architecture for the Eurozone: what might it mean for the UK?
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Birmingham Law School's Professor of Financial Law and Regulation, Joanna Gray, introduces some of the issues that may underlie the BREXIT question at European Financial Regulation conference
Date:
13/05/2015

Blog: The other 1215 Charter: 800 years of elected mayors

Blog: The other 1215 Charter: 800 years of elected mayors
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Written by Chris Game. "You'd not have known it from the national media, either before Election Day or since, but the 650 parliamentary contests weren't the only ones taking place in the UK last Thursday. It was the year in local government's four-year election cycle that almost all English district and unitary councils – 279 of 293 – had elections, and there were votes too for six mayors, for many parish and town councils, plus the odd local referendum."
Date:
12/05/2015
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