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Reading MA Student at 56th United Nations Graduate Study Programme

The 56th United Nations Graduate Study Programme, at UN Headquarters in Geneva. From more than 1000 applications from several universities in 193 countries, 52 participants from 45 countries were selected to attend the Programme in July 2018. One of these was … Continue reading

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APG Richard E Neustadt Book prize – and the award goes to…

Congratulations to Dr. Mark Shanahan who is the 2017 winner of the APG Richard E Neustadt Book prize for his monograph ‘Eisenhower at the Dawn of the Space Age’ published by Lexington Books. The prize is awarded annually by the … Continue reading

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Breezes picking up: six months into a presidency like no other

I’ve just been scanning the latest headlines on President Trump and a presidency that history may well record as the car crash to end all car crashes. In the past few days he has publicly humiliated his Attorney General, while … Continue reading

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Dr Adam Humphreys – new publication

Dr Adam Humphreys’ new book, The Anarchical Society at 40: Contemporary Challenges and Prospects, has just been published by Oxford University Press. https://global.oup.com/academic/product/the-anarchical-society-at-40-9780198805144?cc=gb&lang=en&# The book re-examines Hedley Bull’s classic text The Anarchical Society, forty years after it was first published … Continue reading

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What is wrong with Donald Trump’s denial of climate change?

By Professor Catriona McKinnon (Director, Leverhulme Programme in Climate Justice) Later this week, a climate denier will become the President of the United States. Donald Trump claims that ‘nobody really knows’ whether climate change is happening, and has asserted in … Continue reading

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