International History of East Asia Seminar. Legal Controversies and State-Building in Late 19th Century East Asia. Takahiro Yamamoto, University of Heidelberg: 'Connecting Japan and the Pacific: Benjamin Pease, Thomas Glover, and the Bonin Islands, 1871-1876'.
Abstract: This paper studies petitions that have been efficacious in their appeals to capture or kill big cats in Himalayan India. In the context of a political culture that experiences inordinately high levels of petitioning, this work asks what makes for a successful petition?
A growing number of people migrate from their localities of origin in search of employment, education and other opportunities. Yet, our understandings of rights and representation remain structured by sedentary notions of citizenship.
Roy Allison gave the keynote presentation in Batumi, Georgia, at a regional conference of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly in cooperation with the Parliament of Georgia, 23-25 April 2018.
Paul Irwin Crookes presented his research on current opportunities and ongoing challenges in the UK’s economic relationship with China at a recent conference organised by the UK’s Department for International Trade (DIT), held in London.
Dr Hamsa Ragan recently had her artictle The Ethics of Transnational Feminist Research and Activism: An Argument for a More Comprehensive View published in the Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society.
Dilma Rousseff was elected President of Brazil in 2010, becoming the first woman to hold the office. She was reelected in 2014. Previously, she served as Minister of Energy and then Presidential Chief of Staff to President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (2003-2010).
Devolution introduced new local-level political offices in order to transform Kenyan politics by reducing the high stakes around the presidential race.
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