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Explainer: do sanctions work?

Explainer: do sanctions work?
Description
Colin Rowat, Lecturer in Economics, looks how the consensus seems to be that the West must "do something" to prevent instability in Ukraine and Russia's other neighbours, and whether that should include wider sanctions for the whole country.
Date:
01/04/2014
Categories:
International, Research

Studying in Singapore with Birmingham Business School

Description
Find out about the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes available for study in Singapore in conjunction with the Singapore Institute of Management (SIM).
Date:
01/04/2014
Categories:
Alumni, International, Social Sciences, Students
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Global ranking reinforces Birmingham's position as a world-class university

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The University of Birmingham has made an impressive 15 place rise to 62nd in this year's QS World University Rankings, cementing its position in the top 100 universities globally and placing it 10th in the UK.
Date:
10/09/2013
Categories:
International, Research, Students, Teaching, Vice Chancellor

HSMC academics at international conferences

Description
HSMC, with colleagues from the wider School and University, had a strong presence at the recent meeting of the International Research Society for Public Management, in Prague
Date:
08/05/2013
Categories:
International, Research, Social Sciences
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UK universities embrace the free, open, online future of higher education

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Students from the UK and around the world will have free access to some of the country's top universities thanks to FutureLearn Ltd, an entirely new company being launched by The Open University (OU). The universities of Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, East Anglia, Exeter, King's College London, Lancaster, Leeds, Southampton, St Andrews and Warwick have all signed up to join FutureLearn.
Date:
14/12/2012
Categories:
Alumni, Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Social Sciences, Students, Teaching, Vice Chancellor
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Calculation and Miscalculation on the Korean Peninsula

Calculation and Miscalculation on the Korean Peninsula
Description
While it is sometimes tempting to see the regime of Kim Jong-eun as superficially comical, with its extravagant uniforms, dynastic worship and wild rhetoric, it is also important not to underestimate the serious risk of miscalculation and military escalation inherent within the current crisis. While there are many aspects of the present situation that are familiar to observers of the hermit state, there are also enough differences to give concern that this manufactured crisis could end differently.
Date:
19/04/2013
Categories:
International, Research, Social Sciences
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