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Professionals, practitioners and beauty norms: call for papers

Professionals, practitioners and beauty norms: call for papers

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Call for papers for the second BeautyDemands workshop.
Date:
17/03/2015
£10,000 scholarships for Masters study at the University of Birmingham

£10,000 scholarships for Masters study at the University of Birmingham

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For 2015 entry the University has two brand new schemes which offer £10,000 scholarships for Masters students. These scholarships have been jointly funded by the British Government; the allocation of the awards, which is the fourth highest in the UK, further cements Birmingham's place amongst the very best higher education institutions for postgraduate study.
Date:
10/03/2015
Should development be kinky? A response to Pritchett and Kenny

Should development be kinky? A response to Pritchett and Kenny

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Scott Wisor Writes for the Devpolicy blog.
Date:
12/01/2015
On the rate of development progress

On the rate of development progress

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Dr Scott Wisor considers what rates of progress should be involved in moving individuals above minimal sufficiency thresholds.
Date:
12/01/2015
The demands of the beauty ideal: what is required of us?

The demands of the beauty ideal: what is required of us?

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Professor Heather Widdows introduces the latest Birmingham Perspective.
Date:
07/01/2015
Beauty Demands

Beauty Demands

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A new project considering the changing attitudes to body image and the consequent changing uses of procedures which have traditionally been regarded as 'medical' which are now seen as increasingly 'normal', 'routine' and part of the 'beauty regimes' of 'ordinary women'.
Date:
06/01/2015
Climate change and divestment policies

Climate change and divestment policies

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In a recent post at the Ethics and International Affairs blog, Scott Wisor argues that the campaign is designed in such a way as that it cannot effectively change the conduct of fossil fuel companies. Worse, it may draw strength from more effective efforts to combat climate change by directing activist energy to misguided policies.
Date:
03/10/2014
Professor Heather Widdows at the Hay Festival

Professor Heather Widdows at the Hay Festival

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Professor Widdows' talk from the Hay Festival 2014 is now available to dowload.
Date:
11/06/2014
Natural disasters and opportunities foe action

Natural disasters and opportunities foe action

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Doctoral researcher Lauren Traczykowski, discusses the ethics of intervention for natural disasters and opportunities for action.
Date:
10/06/2014
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