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Business / Economics - Politics - 06.06.2019

Politics - 03.06.2019
How the urban-rural divide shapes elections
The geographic divide, which pits Democratic voters living mostly in cities against Republicans in exurban and rural areas, has an impact on representation and policymaking, Stanford scholar Jonathan Rodden says.

Social Sciences - Politics - 20.05.2019

Politics - 08.05.2019

Religions - Politics - 02.05.2019
NBA legend visits campus
In a discussion Wednesday at Memorial Auditorium, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar discussed the intersections of race, religion and politics.

Politics - 26.04.2019
Politics, Power, Food
The German Federal Ministry for Education and Research approves funding for research project at the Institute for Latin American Studies, Freie Universitšt Berlin No 109/2019 from Apr 26, 2019 The Ge

Politics - 15.04.2019
Politicians’ fishy behaviour
More than a decade's worth of research has revealed how politicians manipulate highly emotional incidents like shark bites to influence public sentiment and protect their own interests.

Politics - Administration - 26.03.2019
Why public distrust could prove ’corrosive’ to U.S. democracy
Editor's note: This is the first in a series of stories spotlighting how faculty, students and alumni at the Harris School of Public Policy are driving impact for the next generation.

Environment - Politics - 19.03.2019
Center to protect the Red Sea ecosystem
Center to protect the Red Sea ecosystem
Federal Councillor Ignazio Cassis, Head of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA), announced on Tuesday Switzerland's support for EPFL's project to create a "Transnational Red Sea Research Center".

Politics - 14.03.2019
Uncovering ’Icons of Dissent’
From Bob Marley and Tupac to Che Guevara and Osama bin Laden, history professor Jeremy Prestholdt explains the importance—and changing faces—of global figures I n the 1960s, Ernesto “Che” Guevara became an international symbol of radicalism, solidarity and revolution.

Politics - 09.03.2019
1989: The year Margaret Thatcher's apparent mastery slipped away
1989: The year Margaret Thatcher’s apparent mastery slipped away
Forty thousand pages of former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's personal and political papers from 1989 are being opened to the public at the Churchill Archives Centre and online at the website of the Margaret Thatcher Foundation.

Business / Economics - Politics - 07.03.2019

Environment - Politics - 15.02.2019
Water Diplomacy at the Service of States in West Africa
Water Diplomacy at the Service of States in West Africa
The Gambia, Guinea Bissau, Mauritania and Senegal initiate a discussion for the joint management of a shared aquifer system essential to the economic and socialdevelopment of this region of 24 million people.

Politics - Life Sciences - 31.01.2019
Elevate research above Brexit impasse, urge Imperial and TUM Presidents
Elevate research above Brexit impasse, urge Imperial and TUM Presidents
UK-European research cooperation should continue, say the heads of Europe's top two technical universities.

Social Sciences - Politics - 30.01.2019
Finding fault lines in the next generation
For more than two years, the innovative GenForward survey has polled thousands of young people across the United States-particularly those of color-about their views on everything from education to immigration to racism.

Politics - Event - 23.01.2019
California will put the super in 2020's Super Tuesday primary
California will put the super in 2020’s Super Tuesday primary
Super Tuesday has never been as super as it will be in the 2020 U.S. presidential election.

Politics - 15.01.2019
The story behind the lost play of Irish rebel leader James Connolly
The story behind the lost play of Irish rebel leader James Connolly
Academics at the University of Glasgow have discovered a short story which they believe could solve the mystery of a lost play by revolutionary socialist James Connolly. The story called The Agitator's Wife was discovered last year during the 150th anniversary year of the birth of the Irish rebel leader who was born in Scotland in 1868.

Politics - Business / Economics - 26.12.2018
Explaining the surge in populist, politics movements today
Stanford political scientists Francis Fukuyama, Anna Grzymala-Busse and Neil Malhotra discuss why populist messages have emerged in contemporary politics and how they have evolved into larger, political movements.

Philosophy - Politics - 10.12.2018
Lab explores universal basic income
Stanford philosopher Juliana Bidadanure is leading an initiative focused on fostering discussions about universal basic income and analyzing previous and ongoing unconditional cash experiments across the world.

Politics - 07.12.2018
Nottingham expert puts museum collection under the spotlight
The stories behind objects in People's History Museum's vast collection have been given a fresh perspective and relevance for contemporary audiences.

Politics - Sport Sciences - 06.12.2018
Senior explores opportunities in China
Senior explores opportunities in China
Yvonne Lee, '19, spent 10 weeks interning at the Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy in Beijing, China.

Sport Sciences - Politics - 06.12.2018
Exploring opportunities in China
Yvonne Lee, '19, spent 10 weeks interning at the Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy in Beijing, China.

Politics - 06.12.2018
Looking at justice through the lens of political theory
Looking at justice through the lens of political theory
In Bernardo Zacka's class 17.01, students explore human values and the many ways of imagining a just society.

Physics - Politics - 04.12.2018
Gene Rochlin, who warned of overreliance on technology, dies at 80
Gene Rochlin, who warned of overreliance on technology, dies at 80
Gene I. Rochlin, a physicist-turned-political scientist who studied complex organizations like the military and warned of an overreliance on technology, including computers, died of complications from a stroke on Nov.

Politics - Social Sciences - 04.12.2018
What game theory tells us about politics and society
What game theory tells us about politics and society
Economist Alexander Wolitzky uses game theory to model institutions, networks, and social dynamics. Alexander Wolitzky leans back in his office chair, pauses, and starts to describe "Cycles of Conflict: An Economic Model," a journal article he co-authored.

Politics - 30.11.2018
The case for mandatory voting
Elections play a distinctive role for strengthening democracy and voting is a pivotal part of that process, said Stanford political science scholar Emilee Chapman, who in a new paper makes the case for universal participation through mandatory voting.

Politics - 29.11.2018
University of Bristol supports building a sustainable peace in Colombia
University of Bristol supports building a sustainable peace in Colombia
A team at the University of Bristol is investigating the gendered nature of armed conflict in Colombia in support of the Colombian Truth Commission, which formally launches today, 29 November and aims to address injustices from the war. In 2016 a peace agreement brought an end to the world's longest running armed conflict, the 51-year dispute between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces (FARC-EP).

Politics - 25.11.2018
Why lobbying is not always an obscure activity
Iskander De Bruycker (UAntwerp) analyzed whether media attention helps lobby groups. Brussels houses about 15 000 lobby organisations, which employ over 30 000 lobbyists.
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