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Politics - History / Archeology - 14.01.2021

Politics - Economics / Business - 14.01.2021

Politics - History / Archeology - 06.01.2021
The empire strikes back
In recent years, nationalist leaders have staked claims on lost territories in order to restore the glory of former empires.

History / Archeology - Politics - 28.12.2020
Dueling pulpits: Book by Jackson School’s Taso Lagos explores rivalry between two charismatic early-20th century preachers
Aimee Semple McPherson was a fiercely charismatic Pentecostal preacher and media dynamo of the 1920s and 1930s.

Computer Science - Politics - 22.12.2020
Crossing the artificial intelligence thin red line?
EPFL computer science professor tells conference that AI has no legitimate roll in defining, implementing, or enforcing public policy.

Social Sciences - Politics - 18.12.2020
Opinion: Uganda’s schooling system doesn’t politically empower young people
A limited understanding of how Uganda's political system works is hampering young people in the country, but the education sector alone is not the magic bullet for democratisation, economic growth or poverty alleviation, says Dr Simone Datzberger (UCL Institute of Education).

Social Sciences - Politics - 15.12.2020
Discussion and de-escalation in social media
Discussion and de-escalation in social media
International research team awarded funding to develop AI-based, social media "moderator" It-s a familiar situation: a compelling discussion develops on Tw­­itter, Facebook or Instagram - it could

Environment - Politics - 15.12.2020
"The key thing is to make a start."
Civil society and governments struggle to take action when it comes to climate change. So what's the solution? We asked climate researcher Reto Knutti and climate strike advocate Marie-Claire Graf for their perspectives.

Politics - Event - 14.12.2020
Brown Bag: Pathways to Politics: Radical Left Electoral Turn in Southeast Europe
13:00 - 14:00 VeranstalterIn Zentrum für Südosteuropastudien, SOEGA Teilnahme Termin vormerken Online BB: Karlo Kralj - Pathways to Politics: Radical Left Electoral Turn in Southeast Europe Over the last decade, we can observe the emergence of radical left electoral actors in Southeast Europe.

Psychology - Politics - 08.12.2020
The Brexit vote was never about 'head versus heart': new study
The Brexit vote was never about ’head versus heart’: new study
Perceived lack of trustworthy news sources led people to make 'gut instinct' decisions People understood emotions were heightened but voting choices weren't led by feelings Contrary to the prevailing

Politics - Social Sciences - 07.12.2020
Despite drift toward authoritarianism, Trump voters stay loyal. Why?
Despite his authoritarian tendencies, President Donald Trump's supporters have stayed with him because of a complex interplay of economic, cultural and racial factors, resulting in a fierce, almost cult-like loyalty, said scholars at the University of California, Berkeley.

Politics - Social Sciences - 23.11.2020
With democracy under threat, GOP silence draws scrutiny - and censure
Critics have complained bitterly that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and other Republican leaders have not pressured President Donald Trump into conceding the victory to Democrat Joe Biden.

Politics - History / Archeology - 20.11.2020

Politics - Social Sciences - 18.11.2020

Social Sciences - Politics - 17.11.2020

History / Archeology - Politics - 13.11.2020

Politics - Campus - 10.11.2020
Special forces veteran and Stanford scholar applies data and scholarship to conflict
Special Forces veteran and Stanford scholar Joseph Felter underscores the importance of rigorous data and scholarship in understanding violent conflict and reducing casualties.

Law - Politics - 06.11.2020
Florida 2000 all over again? Possible, but not likely, Chemerinsky says
During a controversial press conference at the White House on Thursday, Nov. 5, President Donald Trump charged - without evidence - that fraud was robbing him of the election and handing victory to Democrat Joe Biden.

Politics - Social Sciences - 06.11.2020
Why violence re-emerged in Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict
Bursts of explosions are seen during fighting between Armenian and Azerbaijan's forces near Shushi outside Stepanakert, the separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh, Thursday, Nov.

Politics - Social Sciences - 05.11.2020
As the nation waits, old divisions linger - and deepen
In a deeply divided nation, the 2020 election may produce a government unable to act effectively on critical issues such as the COVID-19 pandemic, the damaged economy, the crisis in racial justice and climate change.