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Campus - Politics - 15.06.2021
The filibuster: A tool for compromise, or a weapon against democracy?
Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) has reiterated his opposition to repealing the filibuster.(Sipa USA image by Graeme Sloan via AP Images) It was, on the surface, a routine political process: The U.S&

Politics - Administration - 14.06.2021

Politics - Social Sciences - 11.06.2021
Opinion: Biden, the G-7 and the limits of multilateralism
President Biden's election victory led many to hope for meaningful progress on international issues, but there are multiple reasons why expectations should be tempered, say Dr Thomas Gift and Dr Julie Norman (Both UCL Centre on US Politics).

Politics - 10.06.2021

Politics - Linguistics / Literature - 10.06.2021

Event - Politics - 01.06.2021

Politics - 26.05.2021
Referendums on Northern Ireland’s constitutional future ’unwise’ without a clear plan
It would be highly unwise for referendums on the constitutional future of Ireland to be called without a clear plan for what follows, concludes the final report by the Working Group on Unification Referendums on the Island of Ireland, established by the UCL Constitution Unit.

Politics - Research Management - 17.05.2021
Seniors and citizen participation: how to promote more engagement?
Seniors and citizen participation: how to promote more engagement?
A research project led by the University of Barcelona will study the citizen participation of old people in Europe, analysing their involvement in different civic activities.

Politics - Social Sciences - 14.05.2021
Israel-Palestinian violence: why East Jerusalem has become a flashpoint in a decades-old conflict
Weeks of tensions between Palestinian protesters and Israeli security forces in East Jerusalem have boiled over in recent days, unleashing some of the worst violence between Israel and the Palestinians in years.

Politics - 14.05.2021
Opinion: Vladimir Putin and the Myth that Just Won’t Die
It should be possible to judge Putin harshly whilst acknowledging that he does not govern Russia alone, says Dr Ben Noble (UCL School of Slavonic & East European Studies).

Economics / Business - Politics - 11.05.2021

Politics - Event - 11.05.2021
Brownbag: Securitization of Europeanisation as a source of Ontological Insecurity of Republika Srpska
Brownbag: Securitization of Europeanisation as a source of Ontological Insecurity of Republika Srpska
13:00 - 14:00 VeranstalterIn Zentrum für Südosteuropastudien, SOEGA Teilnahme Termin vormerken BB: Faris Kocan - Securitization of Europeanisation as a source of Ontological Insecurity of Republika S

Health - Politics - 10.05.2021
Australians support mandatory COVID-19 vaccine: survey
Australians support mandatory COVID-19 vaccine: survey
Three-quarters of Australians would support a government requirement to be vaccinated in order to work, travel or study.

Politics - Event - 03.05.2021
Brownbag: Affective Dimensions of Collective Action in Turkey’s Gezi Uprisings and Their Aftermath
13:00 - 14:00 VeranstalterIn Zentrum für Südosteuropastudien, SEOGA Teilnahme Termin vormerken BB: - Derya Özkaya - Affective Dimensions of Collective Action in Turkey's Gezi Uprisings and Their Afte

Economics / Business - Politics - 29.04.2021
Opinion: Covid has forced a neoliberal retreat, but state intervention isn’t always progressive
We may be seeing the rise of a new authoritarian capitalism shielded from democratic scrutiny, warns Research Associate Laurie Macfarlane (UCL Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose).

Politics - 26.04.2021
Opinion: UK government must loosen its grip on parliamentary process
Temporary measures introduced in a pandemic panic should have been phased out a long time ago, says Professor Meg Russell (UCL Constitution Unit).

Social Sciences - Politics - 19.04.2021
Arguing on the internet: UW researchers studying how to make online arguments productive
Arguing on the internet: UW researchers studying how to make online arguments productive
The internet seems like the place to go to get into fights. Whether they're with a family member or a complete stranger, these arguments have the potential to destroy important relationships and consume a lot of emotional energy.

Social Sciences - Politics - 14.04.2021
UPF is participating in the creation of the first survey of birth cohorts in Europe, to improve children’s wellbeing
The RECSM research centre of the Department of Political and Social Sciences, led by Mariano Torcal together with Wiebke Weber as principal investigator of the COORDINATE project at the University, will be collaborating in the design of the questionnaires to ensure their quality.

Politics - Innovation - 13.04.2021
Surveillance Culture in 2021
In Asia, the United States, Europe, and all over the world, new surveillance devices are being deployed to enrich the various sectors of our lives.

Politics - 09.04.2021
Opinion: rapid escalation of Ukrainian conflict in 2014 has lessons for today
A build-up of Russian troops at the Ukrainian border could signal an escalation in the conflict between the two nations, and analysing the escalation in 2014 gives clues as to how it might unfold, says PhD Candidate Jakob Hauter (UCL School of Slavonic & East European Studies).

Media - Politics - 08.04.2021
Press reporting on nuclear waste disposal in Finland and France: national models of watchdog journalism?
Could "watchdog journalism" backfire in societies characterised by high levels of trust? asks Markku Lehtonen, researcher at the Department of Humanities at the UPF and the lead author of the article.

Politics - 05.04.2021
Verdict in on CMU Mock Trial
Carnegie Mellon University Team courts success while sequestered The courtroom behind the judge flickered slightly, a digital Zoom background cloaking his true surroundings.
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