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Posted 09 February 2017

Whatever you believe, the Trump presidency is going to test it

Written by Dr Adam Quinn. Nearly three weeks into a four-year term, this much is clear about the Trump presidency: moderation is not the plan. Anyone who predicted America would see a different Donald Trump in office from the man on display during campaign season can now be counted among the many prognosticators who have placed and lost their chips in recent times.

Posted 08 February 2017

Podcast: The Brexit Negotiations: An EU Perspective

Speakers: Jacqueline Minor, European Commission's Head of Representation and Professor Martin Trybus, Birmingham Law School, Professor of European Law and Policy. Chair: Jamie Gaskarth, Senior Lecturer in Politics and International Relations

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Posted 27 February 2017

New books from IDD staff

We're pleased to note that two edited books are published by Routledge in February/March by IDD staff: Making Climate Compatible Development Happen by Fiona Nunan (ed.) and Hybridity: Law, Culture and Development Nick Lemay-Hébert and Rosa Freedman (eds.).

Posted 27 February 2017

New British Academy role

IDD is delighted to announce that Professor Jackson has been appointed Programme Director for 18 months, to oversee the commissioning and work of social science research that contributes towards achieving the SDGs.

Posted 27 February 2017

New research awards

IDD has secured four new research awards since the end of 2016 in natural resource governance, corruption, census politics and democracy.

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Department of Political Science and International Studies

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Posted 08 February 2017

Podcast: The Brexit Negotiations: An EU Perspective

Speakers: Jacqueline Minor, European Commission's Head of Representation and Professor Martin Trybus, Birmingham Law School, Professor of European Law and Policy. Chair: Jamie Gaskarth, Senior Lecturer in Politics and International Relations

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Institute of Local Government Studies

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Posted 09 December 2016

IDD PhD student wins University's Images of Research 2016/17

Louis Francis Monroy Santander, Postgraduate Researcher in the International Development department won first place in the 2016/17 Images of Research with a photograph entitled "Resistance to international peace-building: the case of Bosnia-Herzegovina".

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