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1 Creative Commons The British High Commission in Pakistan 1947-65: Role and History Ian Talbot speaks at the South Asia Seminar on 21 November 2017 Ian Talbot 13 Mar 2018
2 Transitional Justice and Stabilisation: Risks or Opportunities? Alex Wilks and Nisha Iswaran, Justice Advisors in the UK Government’s Stabilisation Unit, give a talk for the OTJR Seminar Series. Alex Wilks, Nisha Iswaran 21 Nov 2017
3 UK National Debt: A Historical Perspective The UK national debt is currently the highest it's ever been, and a lot larger than many other countries. This talk takes a look behind the figures, and asks why it is important, whether we should be worried, and looks at the reasons for its growth. Martin Slater 07 Apr 2017
4 Party games: coalitions in British politics History - Professor Angus Hawkins Angus Hawkins 15 Apr 2015
5 Creative Commons The growing clamour for a codified constitution of the UK (or what is left after Scotland leaves) Iain McLean asks for a rethink of the structure of the law of the United Kingdom after A.V. Dicey Iain McLean, Scot Peterson 04 Apr 2014
6 Creative Commons THEMIS: Elites and emulators: the evolution of an Iraqi Kurdish - European migration system Erlend Paasche presents his paper 'Elites and emulators: the evolution of an Iraqi Kurdish - European migration system' in Parallel session VI(D) of the conference Examining Migration Dynamics: Networks and Beyond, 24-26 Sept 2013 Erlend Paasche 24 Feb 2014
7 Creative Commons THEMIS: Transformative stages of migrant identity: a diachronic and synchronic study of the first-generation Romanian migrants in the UK Oana Romocea presents her paper 'Transformative stages of migrant identity' in Parallel session VI(C) of the conference Examining Migration Dynamics: Networks and Beyond, 24-26 Sept 2013 Oana Romocea 24 Feb 2014
8 Creative Commons THEMIS: The influence of networks in the migration decisions of Kenyan and Nigerian women bound for the United Kingdom Linda Oucho presents her paper 'The influence of networks in the migration decisions of Kenyan and Nigerian women bound for the UK' in Parallel session IV(E) of the conference Examining Migration Dynamics: Networks and Beyond, 24-26 Sept 2013 Linda Oucho 23 Jan 2014
9 Creative Commons THEMIS: From post-socialist to post-accession pioneering: the shaping of Romanian migration networks to Spain and the United Kingdom Chris Moreh presents his paper 'From post-socialist to post-accession pioneering: the shaping of Romanian migration networks to Spain and the UK' in Parallel session IV(E) of the conference Examining Migration Dynamics: Networks and Beyond 24-26 Sept 2013 Chris Moreh 23 Jan 2014
10 THEMIS: Does migration from Colombia to the United Kingdom constitute a migration system? Exploring the role of migrant agency and structural factors Anastasia Bermudez presents her paper 'Does migration from Colombia to the UK constitute a migration system?' in Parallel session III(C) of the conference Examining Migration Dynamics: Networks and Beyond, 24-26 Sept 2013 Anastasia Bermudez 20 Jan 2014
11 Creative Commons THEMIS: American migrants in France, Germany, and the United Kingdom: diversity of migration motivations and patterns Amanda Klekowski von Koppenfels presents her paper 'American migrants in France, Germany, and the UK' in Parallel session II(D) of the conference Examining Migration Dynamics: Networks and Beyond, 24-26 Sept 2013 Amanda Klekowski von Koppenfels 20 Jan 2014
12 Creative Commons THEMIS: Female migration and intergenerational relationships: the use of ICTs by Brazilian migrant women in the United Kingdom Tania Tonhati presents her paper 'Female migration and intergenerational relationships: The use of ICTs by Brazilian migrant women in the UK' in Parallel session I(B) of the conference Examining Migration Dynamics: Networks and Beyond, 24-26 Sept 2013 Tania Tonhati 20 Jan 2014
13 Creative Commons FMR 44 No longer a child: from the UK to Afghanistan Young Afghans forced to return to Kabul having spent formative years in the UK encounter particular risks and lack any tailored support on their return. Catherine Gladwell 04 Oct 2013
14 Creative Commons FMR 44 Alternatives to detention in the UK: from enforcement to engagement? The UK detains migrants on a large scale, and has had limited success in developing alternatives. The British experience highlights the need for a cultural shift towards engagement with migrants in place of reliance on enforcement. Jerome Phelps 03 Oct 2013
15 Creative Commons FMR 44 Detention of women: principles of equality and non-discrimination International principles of equality and non-discrimination must be applied to the UK's immigration detention system, which at present fails to meet even the minimum standards which apply in prisons. Ali McGinley 03 Oct 2013
16 Creative Commons FMR 44 My story: indefinite detention in the UK When I fled civil war to come to the UK, I thought that I would be free but instead of helping me, the UK detained me for three years. William 03 Oct 2013
17 Creative Commons FMR 43 Harming asylum seekers' chances through poor use of human rights treaties Over the past decade, UK courts and administrative tribunals have become increasingly comfortable relying on international human rights treaties in cases where non-citizens claim asylum or other means of protection from persecution. Stephen Meili 09 Aug 2013
18 Creative Commons FMR 41 East African refugees adapting to life in the UK This article reflects on the first-hand life experiences of refugees of East/Horn of Africa origin on arrival in the UK. The experiences, some of which could be seen as humorous or sad, may be informative and relevant for other practitioners. Samuel Bekalo 08 May 2013