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

Blog: Designing in Collaboration: Challenges for the new Combined Authorities
Description
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
Description
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'
Description
Speaker: Professor Robert Vilain (University of Bristol).
Date:
26/01/2016

Blog: INLOGOV-facilitated Hull Commission receives media, business and community endorsement for its final report

Blog: INLOGOV-facilitated Hull Commission receives media, business and community endorsement for its final report
Description
Written by Daniel Goodwin, Senior Associate Fellow. The Hull Commission's final report was published on 13th January 2016 and was widely reported in regional media. The independent Commission, which was facilitated by INLOGOV, said that a fresh joint approach to economic development and local government organisation is needed in Hull and the East Riding.
Date:
22/01/2016

Professor de Londras gives ninth Sean Lester Lecture

Professor de Londras gives ninth Sean Lester Lecture
Description
Birmingham Law School's Professor of Global Legal Studies, Fiona de Londras, presented the ninth Annual Sean Lester Lecture of the Irish Society of International Law on 1 December 2015.
Date:
15/12/2015

IEL Director presents at European Defence Agency

IEL Director presents at European Defence Agency
Description
Birmingham Law School's Professor Martin Trybus was invited to Brussels in November to present his research on the EU Defence and Security Procurement Directive 2009/81/EC to the EDA Defence Acquisition Experts Network (DAEN),
Date:
04/12/2015

Podcast: Arming the Rebels: International Ethics and the Question of Justified Armed Revolt

Podcast: Arming the Rebels: International Ethics and the Question of Justified Armed Revolt
Description
Speakers: Chris Finlay (POLSIS) and James Pattison (Manchester).
Date:
30/11/2015

Passing knee-jerk laws in the wake of terrorist attacks will not make us safer

Passing knee-jerk laws in the wake of terrorist attacks will not make us safer
Description
Fiona de Londras, Professor of Global Legal Studies at Birmingham Law School, writes for The Conversation
Date:
17/11/2015

Trybus at Birmingham Law Society Brexit event

Trybus at Birmingham Law Society Brexit event
Description
IEL Director Professor Martin Trybus delivered one of four presentations at an event organised by the Birmingham Law Society on the question "Do we need to be in the European Union to Survive and Prosper?
Date:
17/11/2015
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