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Politics - 25.10.2016
Elvis is alive and the Moon landings were faked: the (conspiracy) theory of everything
As a global population we are awash with conspiracy theories. But what effect do these really have on the public as we go about our day-to-day lives, asks a team of Cambridge researchers.

Politics - Social Sciences - 24.10.2016
Einaudi lecturer will link cybersecurity and national security
How serious a threat is cyberwarfare? Does it fundamentally change the nature of international conflict, or does it simply provide combatants with another set of tools and techniques? Debates about c

Physics - Politics - 21.10.2016
Opinion: Thirty years on as ’new Cold War’ looms, US and Russia should remember the Rekyjavik summit
David Reynolds (Faculty of History) and Kristina Spohr (London School of Economics and Political Science) discuss current relations between the US & Russia, and whether there are any lessons to be learned from the era of détente and the end of the Cold War in the 1970s and 1980s.

Administration - Politics - 20.10.2016
No public consensus on Brexit?
New polling data released by a Cardiff University research unit suggests that there is no evidence of any emerging consensus amongst Welsh people on what should be achieved from the 'Brexit' negotiations following the referendum held on 23 June 2016. The data shows that a majority of those that voted to Leave the European Union (EU) want to see a 'hard Brexit' deal whilst, in stark contrast, many of those who voted to Remain in the EU want to reverse the referendum decision and stay in the union.

Politics - 20.10.2016
Don’t discount the youth vote
In a Wide Angle video, Emilee Chapman, assistant professor of political science, says that increasing turnout among young voters requires greater recognition among politicians and society as a whole that their issues deserve attention.

Environment - Politics - 20.10.2016
By nixing coal, Iceland grabs green with geothermal heat
Icelandic engineer Thorleikur Johannesson explains Iceland's historic backstory for abandoning coal in favor of the greener geothermal agency.

Politics - 20.10.2016
Rigging the election? - rhetoric vs. reality
Rigging the election? - rhetoric vs. reality
Just hours before Donald Trump made international news by refusing to say he would accept the results of the Nov.

Politics - History / Archeology - 18.10.2016
Remainers? want to rerun the Brexit referendum, says Gisela Stuart MP
Remainers? want to rerun the Brexit referendum, says Gisela Stuart MP
Those calling for a debate in advance of triggering Article 50 want to rerun the campaign, according to Gisela Stuart, MP for Birmingham Edgbaston and co-convenor of Vote Leave.

Politics - Social Sciences - 18.10.2016
The relatively few African Americans in the Republican Party represent a range of political thinking, Stanford research shows
Stanford sociologist Corey D. Fields finds that some African-American Republicans see issues of race and racism as more of a problem in America than others. Despite being a relatively rare breed, African-American Republicans are diverse in their political thinking and reasons for being part of the GOP, according to a Stanford sociologist.

Politics - Administration - 18.10.2016
UT/TT Poll: Texas Will Likely Remain a Red State
AUSTIN, Texas - Exactly who will nominate the next Supreme Court justice is proving to be a leading factor for Texas voters as they make their choices  in the upcoming presidential election, according to the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune statewide poll.

Politics - Law - 17.10.2016
Thailand mourns its king and heads into the unknown
Thailand mourns its king and heads into the unknown
Dr Lee Jones from QMUL's School of Politics and International Relations writes about the death of Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej.

Politics - 17.10.2016
Culture of Anti-Intellectualism Hurt Universities, Nation
This past presidential election campaign was one in which few policies were put forth by either candidate.

Law - Politics - 13.10.2016
The UK Constitution is ill equipped to cope with Brexit, says leading constitutional expert
The UK Constitution is ill equipped to cope with Brexit, says leading constitutional expert
The UK Constitution is profoundly ill equipped to cope with the complexities of Brexit, and the government has no mandate to determine the UK's future relationship with the EU, according to a research paper by Professor Sionaidh Douglas-Scott.

Politics - Event - 13.10.2016
Public Forum on Electoral Reform (Oct. 20)
The Centre for the Study of Democratic Citizenship at McGill University and the Research Chair in Electoral Studies at the Université de Montréal will be hosting a public forum on the Canadian electoral reform on October 20.

Environment - Politics - 13.10.2016
The future of Antarctic marine protected areas is at risk
Antarctica's surrounding waters are home to some of the healthiest marine ecosystems on Earth, but efforts to establish conservation areas in the Southern Ocean are being hobbled by political infighting and fishing interests.

Politics - Social Sciences - 13.10.2016
Michelle Obama: ’It’s about basic human decency’
"It has shaken me to my core….” Yes. This resonates. Michelle Obama has just delivered the speech of her life  ? of the lives of many women who watched events in the presidential election since Friday with an increasing sense of disbelief.

Politics - Social Sciences - 12.10.2016
Technological Politics, Political Technologies
Technological Politics, Political Technologies
Campus news The Technical University of Munich (TUM) has founded a department of political science: The TUM School of Governance will research and teach the politics of the technicalized society.

Media - Politics - 11.10.2016
Americans Unsatisfied with Media Coverage of Politics
AUSTIN, Texas - As the 2016 election cycle draws to a close, the vast majority of Americans report that they are unsatisfied with how the news media have covered politics, according to researchers at The University of Texas at Austin.

Politics - History / Archeology - 10.10.2016
Making, Sustaining, Breaking - The Politics Of Heritage And Culture
Making, Sustaining, Breaking - The Politics Of Heritage And Culture
What does cultural heritage mean today? How is it identified, who preserves it - and what forces work to destroy it? These questions will be taken up at the Annual Conference of the Cluster of Excellence 'Asia and Europe in a Global Context? of Heidelberg University, from 12 to 14 October 2016.

Politics - 07.10.2016
Hillary Clinton’s Memoir Writing Styles Linked to Her Public Perception Problems
Rhetorical Analysis Also Reveals Challenges She Faces Just Because She's Female Hillary Clinton made a campaign stop at Carnegie Mellon last spring. Political memoirs rarely reveal anything new or noteworthy. However, Carnegie Mellon University's David Kaufer and the University of Maryland's Shawn J. Parry-Giles ' analysis of Hillary Clinton's two political memoirs, "Living History” and "Hard Choices,” discovered links to the U.S democratic presidential candidate's public perception problems.

Administration - Politics - 06.10.2016
Who speaks for England?
The Conservative Party risks losing the trust of voters as the party best placed to defend Englishness, delegates at the party's conference have heard.

Politics - 04.10.2016
Colombia peace process: What’s next?
FACULTY Q&A Colombians recently rejected by a narrow vote a peace agreement that had been carefully crafted by the government of President Juan Manuel Santos and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) over more than four years of negotiations. The agreement would have put an end to a conflict that has lasted more than a half century, claiming more than 220,000 lives and displacing millions.

Politics - Media - 04.10.2016
Changing the face of conservatism in the U.S
Changing the face of conservatism in the U.S
In 1966, when the conservative writer William F. Buckley launched a television talk show, it may not have seemed like a promising endeavor, on the surface.

Politics - 03.10.2016
What makes political distrust such a problem?
What makes political distrust such a problem?
Republicans and Democrats "simply do not like each other to an unprecedented degree.

Politics - 29.09.2016
Labour and the English Question
The Labour Party is struggling to adapt to a shift towards English political identity, delegates at the party's conference have heard. The claim by researchers from Cardiff and Edinburgh universities came in response to data revealing substantial resentment, including among Labour voters, about the way that England is treated within the United Kingdom.

Politics - 29.09.2016
All male panels
It might seem that equal rights have come a long way, but how far are we from true diversity and equality?

Social Sciences - Politics - 29.09.2016
Pre-debate panel examines justice system, immigration
Reihan Salam, executive editor of the National Review, speaks during the Educate the Vote panel held Sept.

Law - Politics - 28.09.2016
'Grant immigrants the right to vote', say researchers
’Grant immigrants the right to vote’, say researchers
National election results in the UK could look vastly different if all immigrants had the right to vote, which they should, according to new research.

Economics / Business - Politics - 27.09.2016
Why Labour Party members still back Jeremy Corbyn as their leader
Why Labour Party members still back Jeremy Corbyn as their leader
Dr Monica Poletti from QMUL's School of Politics and International Relations explores how different views among older and newer Labour party members shaped the outcome of the leadership contest, using survey data from the Party Members Project.

Politics - History / Archeology - 21.09.2016
Gisela Stuart and Ken Clarke announced for Mile End Institute's In Conversation? series
Gisela Stuart and Ken Clarke announced for Mile End Institute’s In Conversation? series
The Mile End Institute at Queen Mary University of London has announced a series of public events focusing on the lives and careers of prominent political figures in the UK.

Politics - Law - 21.09.2016
A trailblazer in the UK and Europe
An internationally-renowned researcher has been appointed as Head of Cardiff University's School of Law and Politics.

Politics - Economics / Business - 20.09.2016
Time to adjust U.S. national security strategy amid unraveling of global order
The United States can lead by democratic example, not imposition; invest in the international order and help it adapt to new challenges; and adopt a flexible, efficient approach to using military assets against an expanding array of threats, Stanford political scientist Amy Zegart says.

Art and Design - Politics - 16.09.2016
From Yankee Doodle to Fleetwood Mac, Victor Jara to Pussy Riot, politics and music can be a wild mix
From Yankee Doodle to Fleetwood Mac, Victor Jara to Pussy Riot, politics and music can be a wild mix
The 2016 American presidential campaign presents a view of how music and politics mix to excite or appease voters - or provide a break from dull policy speeches.

Art and Design - Politics - 16.09.2016
From Yankee Doodle to Victor Jara to Pussy Riot, politics and music can be a wild mix
From Yankee Doodle to Victor Jara to Pussy Riot, politics and music can be a wild mix
The 2016 American presidential campaign presents a view of how music and politics mix to excite or appease voters - or provide a break from dull policy speeches.

Art and Design - Politics - 16.09.2016
Adding music to politics can make for even stranger bedfellows
Adding music to politics can make for even stranger bedfellows
The 2016 American presidential campaign presents a view of how music and politics mix to excite or appease voters - or provide a break from dull policy speeches.

Politics - Administration - 12.09.2016
Political scientists tackle presidential race
Four experts on American politics assembled Thursday at UC Berkeley's Institute of Governmental Studies to try to make sense of one of the wackiest presidential contests in United States history.

Art and Design - Politics - 09.09.2016
Berkeley's '60s radical roots show in major UK exhibit
Berkeley’s ’60s radical roots show in major UK exhibit
A magical mystery tour of 1960s youth rebellion, which launches this month at London's Victoria and Albert Museum, has to include a stop at UC Berkeley.

Art and Design - Politics - 09.09.2016
Berkeley’s radical roots show in major UK exhibit
A magical mystery tour of 1960s youth rebellion, which launches tomorrow at London's Victoria and Albert Museum, has to include a stop at UC Berkeley.

Social Sciences - Politics - 08.09.2016
Global slavery expert joins Nottingham
A world-renowned expert on contemporary slavery has joined The University of Nottingham as a lead researcher in the world's largest group of Rights and Justice Scholars.

Politics - Computer Science - 08.09.2016
Einaudi Center series on cybersecurity launches Sept. 14
The Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies is launching a series of talks on cybersecurity featuring national thought leaders.

Politics - Social Sciences - 06.09.2016
Panel to debate key presidential election issues Sept. 26
Immediately preceding the first presidential election debate Sept.

Event - Politics - 01.09.2016
Series examines ’The Making of the President 2016’
As the unprecedented presidential campaign continues, questions multiply: Have we entered a new age of politics?

Politics - 01.09.2016
More Sex, Lies and the Ballot Box: Another Fifty Things You Need to Know About Elections
More Sex, Lies and the Ballot Box: Another Fifty Things You Need to Know About Elections
Why did the pollsters get the 2015 election so wrong, why are estate agents trusted more than politicians, and who would Santa vote for?

History / Archeology - Politics - 01.09.2016
Presidency has emerged as strongest of three branches of U.S. government, Stanford historian says
Stanford history Professor Jack Rakove offers a long-term perspective on some of the changes and challenges facing the U.S. political system.

Linguistics / Literature - Politics - 01.09.2016
Boxer gives congressional papers to Bancroft, launches speaker series
U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) announced today that she is donating more than two decades of her congressional papers to the Bancroft Library at UC Berkeley.

Politics - Administration - 31.08.2016
Q&A: Former ambassador discusses Brazil impeachment vote
ANN ARBOR?Brazil is enduring its deepest political crisis in decades, with President Dilma Rousseff facing an impeachment vote today.

Politics - Social Sciences - 25.08.2016
When beauty matters: the politics of how we look
Questions of beauty and its politics will be discussed at a summer school and conference  next week (30 August to 3 September 2016).

Environment - Politics - 25.08.2016
Hurricanes are worse, but experience, gender and politics determine if you believe it
Hurricanes are worse, but experience, gender and politics determine if you believe it Posted August 25, 2016; 10:00 a.m. by Chris Emery for the Office of Engineering Objective measurements of storm intensity show that North Atlantic hurricanes have grown more destructive in recent decades.

Politics - 25.08.2016
Election 2016
Stanford scholars offer insight and perspectives on Election 2016 through the Wide Angle project and stories about their research on a wide variety of political and democratic issues.

Politics - 25.08.2016
2016 election reflects new trends in money, media and polarization
Is the 2016 election rewriting the rules of the game? From media and money to political polarization, Stanford law Professor Nate Persily identifies fundamental changes that could have lasting effects.
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