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1909: The People's Budget
4 Degrees and Beyond International Climate Conference
Academic Blogging: Political Analysis in the Digital Age
Afghanistan’s displaced people (Forced Migration Review 46)
African Studies Centre
Annual Oxford Fulbright Distinguished Lectures in International Relations
Anthropology
Archaeology
Beyond boundaries: research worth sharing
Big Questions For The Future
Blurring the lines: the changing dynamics between man and machine
Border Criminologies
Building a Business
Business and the Environment - A conference from the Said Business School, University of Oxford
Can emerging technologies save the world? Hilary Term Seminar Series 2012
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Centre for the Study of African Economies Conference
Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS)
Certification and Sustainability
Children and Youth in a Changing World
Climate change and disasters (Forced Migration Review 49)
Coalitional Presidentialism in Comparative Perspective
Comparative Methods Workshop
Complexity and Systemic Risk: Hilary Term Seminar Series 2010
Criminology
Crisis (Forced Migration Review 45)
Dayton +20 (Forced Migration Review 50)
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Department of Social Policy 2013-14 Centenary Lectures
Department of Social Policy and Intervention
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Destination: Europe (Forced Migration Review 51)
Detention and deportation (Forced Migration Review 44)
Disability and displacement (Forced Migration Review 35)
Distinguished Speakers Seminar
DRC: Past. Present. Future? (Forced Migration Review 36)
Drought and Water Scarcity
Energy, Climate Change, Social Entrepreneurship and Gender
Entrepreneurship
Environmental Change Institute
Environmental Change Institute: Introductions to Research
Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict
Faith and displacement (Forced Migration Review 48)
Foundation for Law, Justice and Society
Geographies of the World's Knowledge
German Politics: An Introduction
Getting to Zero: Michaelmas Term Seminar Series 2009
Global Catastrophic Risks Conference 2008
Global insights in impact investing
Human Rights and the Post-2015 Development Agenda: Challenges and prospects
Humanitarian Innovation Conference 2015: Facilitating Innovation
ICT for Development (ICT4D)
Impact - Making a Difference
Impact in an evolving research environment
Innovation and refugees (Forced Migration Review, supplement 2014)
Institute for Science, Innovation and Society
Intergenerational Justice: What do we owe future generations?: Hilary Term Seminar Series 2011
International Migration Institute
Is the planet full? Seminar Series 2011
Israel Studies Seminar
Judgement and Justice: The Life and Diary of William Godwin
Latin America and the Caribbean (Forced Migration Review 56)
Latin American Centre
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LGBTQI and forced migrants (Forced Migration Review 42)
Local communities: first and last providers of protection (Forced Migration Review 53)
Louwes Lectures
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MSc Migration Studies
Musical Abstracts
New Thinking: Advances in the Study of Human Cognitive Evolution
Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies
North Africa and displacement (Forced Migration Review 39)
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Oxford Food Governance Group: The Politics and Practices of Food
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Silicon Valley Comes to Oxford
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States of fragility (Forced Migration Review 43)
Statute Law: Making Legislation
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Technology and Management for Development
The Egyptian Revolution, One Year On
The Emerging Middle Class in Latin America: Causes, Challenges and Opportunities
The Engagement of Theory
The Legacy of Margaret Thatcher
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1 Public trust and police legitimacy: Diversity and complexity in the 'global city' Prof. Ben Bradford, University College London Ben Bradford 15 Jun 2018
2 Innovation and the conversation on the rise of China Gary Liu, CEO, South China Morning Post, gives a talk for the Business and Practice of Journalism Seminar Series. Gary Liu 15 Jun 2018
3 Roger Hood Lecture: Portals to Politics: Grassroots Narratives of Policing in the 'Low End', Downtown Baltimore, South L.A., and the 53206 Vesla M. Weaver: Bloomberg Distinguished Associate Professor of Political Science and Sociology. Vesla Weaver 12 Jun 2018
4 The Trump Administration and International Law: Will It Get Better or Worse? The talk will review the Trump administration’s record in international and national security law over the last 18 months, and will address challenges ahead, including the administration’s counter-terrorism policies and approach to international agreement John Bellinger III 12 Jun 2018
5 Influencing the Supreme Court to overturn Employment Tribunal fees Prof Abigail Adams, Department of Economics, University of Oxford gives a talk for the conference. Abigail Adams 12 Jun 2018
6 Closing Plenary Dr Caroline Kenny, UCL and Social Science Advisor at the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology and Alun Evans, Chief Executive of the British Academy to give keynote addresses to close the conference. Caroline Kenny, Alun Evans 12 Jun 2018
7 Research into Action: Improving Water Security in Developing Countries Dr Catherine Fallon Grasham and Dr Sara de Wit give talks for the session on research impact. Catherine Fallon Grasham, Sara de Wit 11 Jun 2018
8 Impact and Influence through the Media Professor Danny Dorling, Madeleine Sumption and Mikal Mast give talks on the subject of media influence and impact. Danny Dorling, Madeleine Sumption, Mikal Mast 11 Jun 2018
9 What is the future for Impact in the Social Sciences, beyond REF? Panel discussion opening the conference, with Dr Melanie Knetsch, Dr Julie Bayley, Professor Peter Kemp, chaired by Professor Mark Pollard. Julie Bayley, Peter Kemp, Mark Pollard, Melanie Knetsch 11 Jun 2018
10 Scaling up Impact through Partnership Ecosystems Professor Lucie Cluver and Dr Weizi Li gives talks for this session on impact. Lucie Cluver, Weizi Li 11 Jun 2018
11 Creative Commons Statistics and the battle against misinformation Denise Lievesley gives a talk for the Business and Practice of Journalism Seminar Series. Denise Lievesley 08 Jun 2018
12 In pursuit of repertoires of news consumption. Analysing how people use news media in everyday life Kim Schroder gives the Business and Practice of Journalism Seminar Series. Kim Schroder 01 Jun 2018
13 Bashir Abu-Manneh - Habibi’s The Pessoptimist and 1948 Bashir Abu-Manneh discusses Emile Habibi’s The Pessoptimist and 1948. Bashir Abu-Manneh 31 May 2018
14 Rami Ginat - Egyptian Communist Voices of Peace (1947-1958) Ramit Ginat discusses the Egyptian Communist Party's stance on Israel in its formative first decade of statehood. Rami Ginat, Yaacov Yadgar 30 May 2018
15 Genocide on Trial. Witnessing and Evidence at Rwanda's Gacaca Courts and the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda Julia Viebach investigates the everyday of witnessing at Rwanda’s Gacaca courts and contrasts its findings with the process of witnessing at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR). Julia Viebach 22 May 2018
16 Voice, Agency and Responsibility: Victimhood and Transitional Justice in Northern Ireland Dr. Cheryl Lawther explore the construction and meaning of victimhood in post-conflict Northern Ireland. Cheryl Lawther 22 May 2018
17 European Union and Democratisation: Backsliding in Tow of Unsuccessful Conditionality? Dr Katarína Sipulova gives a talk for the OTJR seminar series. Katarína Šipulová 22 May 2018
18 Advancing the Rule of Law as part of the International Landscape The 21st century has seen significant progress and recent regression in terms of entrenchment of the rule of law. These developments have occurred not only in the domestic context but also within the international sphere. Kimberly Prost 22 May 2018
19 Book Colloquium; Chocolate, Politics and Peace-Building: An Ethnography of the Peace Community of San José de Apartadó, Colombia Gwen Burnyeat discusses her book: 'Chocolate, Politics and Peace-Building: An Ethnography of the Peace Community of San José de Apartadó, Colombia' with Laura Rival. Gwen Burnyeat, Laura Rival 21 May 2018
20 Exploring Needs, Costs and Outcomes of Services Provided to Vulnerable Children and their Families This seminar will explore the relationship between the needs, services received and outcomes for children and families supported by children’s social care (CSC) services. Lisa Holmes 15 May 2018
21 Higher Education and the Sustainable Development Goals: The Case of the Intercultural Universities in Mexico This seminar will present findings of an exploratory study of the Intercultural University of Veracruz, one of a number of institutions created in Mexico to ensure access for indigenous populations, promote local development and to provide... Tristan McCowan 15 May 2018
22 Creative Commons Political actors and the manipulation of social media audience groups through the use of junk news and other forms of automation Vidya Narayanan (Director of Research, Computational Propaganda Project, Oxford Internet Institute) delivers a lecture for The Business and Practice of Journalism Seminar Series. Vidya Narayanan 08 May 2018
23 Creative Commons Faisal Devji: Jewish Pecedents and Muslim Nationalism Faisal Devji discusses the surprising relations between Pakistani nationalism and Zionism. Faisal Devji, Yaacov Yadgar 02 May 2018
24 The Untapped Potential of 'Work' for Looked After Young People – Challenges and Opportunities The seminar will explore the transformative potential of 'work' (ranging from paid employment to internships to volunteering) for marginalised young people. Robbie Gilligan 30 Apr 2018
25 Reporting The World Roula Khalaf, deputy editor, The Financial Times, gives a talk for the Business and Practice of Journalism Seminar Series. Roula Khalaf 27 Apr 2018
26 Successes and Challenges in the Fight against Impunity Marking the 20th Anniversary of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court. Twenty years after the adoption of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, the ICC is thought to be in crisis. Olympia Bekou 27 Apr 2018
27 Spotting Investment Opportunities in an Uncertain World - A Panel Discussion Spotting Investment Opportunities in an Uncertain World - A Panel Discussion at Oxford Saïd Entrepreneurship Forum 2018. Spencer Crawley, Stephan Morais, Jenny Tooth, Joe White 09 Apr 2018
28 What Lays Ahead for Government Technology? - A Panel Discussion What Lays Ahead for Government Technology? - A Panel Discussion at Oxford Saïd Entrepreneurship Forum 2018 - Daniel Korski (Public), Robyn Scott (Apolitical), Pere Valles (Scytl) and Peteris Zilgalvis (DG Connect European Commission) Daniel Korski, Robyn Scott, Pere Valles, Peteris Zilgalvis 09 Apr 2018
29 Feeding 9 Billion - A Panel Discussion A Panel Discussion at Oxford Saïd Entrepreneurship Forum 2018 - Robert Opp (Innovation Division World Forum Programme (UN)), Tim Röhrich (European Founders Society), Willem Sodderland (Seamore) and Ilana Taub (Snact) Robert Opp, Tim Röhrich, Willem Sodderland, Ilana Taub 09 Apr 2018
30 Moving Money: The Story of TransferWise Kristo Käärmann (Executive Founder of TransferWise) gives the afternoon keynote at Oxford Saïd Entrepreneurship Forum 2018. Kristo Käärmann 09 Apr 2018
31 Biz Stone in conversation with Brent Hoberman Biz Stone (Co-founder of Twitter, Medium, and Jelly) in conversation with Brent Hoberman (Co-Founder of Lastminute.com and Founders Forum) at Oxford Saïd Entrepreneurship Forum 2018. Biz Stone, Brent Hoberman 09 Apr 2018
32 The journey of Just Eat UK David Buttress (Ex CEO of Just Eat UK, angel investor and Partner at 83North Venture Capital) - gives the morning keynote at Oxford Said Entrepreneurship Forum 2018. David Buttress 09 Apr 2018
33 The promise of the (foreign) image: post-post-internet art from the Philippines (and other notes from the field) An Anthropology Departmental Seminar delivered by Rafael Schacter (University College London) on 1 December 2017 Rafael Schacter 27 Mar 2018
34 A study of children starting school and the progress they make in their first year around the world: The iPIPS project Professor Peter Tymms (Durham University) delivers a seminar on the iPIPS project; an international study of children starting school around the world and the progress that they make in their first year at school. Peter Tymms 27 Mar 2018
35 The concept of culture in cultural evolution The Keynote speech by Tim Lewens (Professor of Philosophy of Science, Cambridge) for the Cultural Evolution Workshop held at the Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford, on 28 February 2017 Tim Lewens 27 Mar 2018
36 Sustaining one another: enset, animals, and people in the southern highlands of Ethiopia An Anthropology Departmental Seminar delivered by Elizabeth Ewart and Wolde Tadesse (School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography, Oxford) on 13 October 2017 Elizabeth Ewart, Wolde Tadesse 27 Mar 2018
37 Existential mobility, migrant imaginaries and multiple selves An Anthropology Departmental Seminar by Michael Jackson (Emeritus Professor of World Religions at Harvard Divinity School), 20 October 2017 Michael Jackson 27 Mar 2018
38 Words and Deeds - the Astor Visiting Lecture 19 October 2017 Michael Jackson, Distinguished Visiting Professor of World Religions at Harvard Divinity School, delivered the Astor Visiting Lecture at Oxford on 19 October 2017. Introduced by Ramon Sarró (Oxford). Michael Jackson 27 Mar 2018
39 Ebola: A biosocial journey The inaugural Geoffrey Harrison Prize Lecture delivered in Oxford on 3 November 2017 by Melissa Parker, Professor of Medical Anthropology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Melissa Parker 27 Mar 2018
40 Creative Commons The King of Whoppers and political factchecking in the 2016 US presidential race The Business and Practice of Journalism Seminar Series. Lucas Graves (Senior Research Fellow, Reuters Institute, Oxford University) delivers a lecture for the Business and Practice of Journalism seminar series. Lucas Graves 21 Mar 2018
41 A Founding Editors Perspective Professor Patricia Broadfoot, Emeritus Professor of Education, gives a presentation for the OUCEA conference. Patricia Broadfoot 19 Mar 2018
42 Future Direction Therese N. Hopfenbeck gives a talk for the Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy and Practice 25th Anniversary conference. Assessment for Learning 20 years after The Black Box. Therese N. Hopfenbeck 13 Mar 2018
43 Assessment and learning theories Jo-Anne Baird gives a talk for the Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy and Practice 25th Anniversary conference. Assessment for Learning 20 years after The Black Box. Jo-Anne Baird 13 Mar 2018
44 Creative Commons Resisting moralisation in health promotion A seminar by Rebecca Brown (University of Oxford) Rebecca Brown 13 Mar 2018
45 Creative Commons Not your good fatty: how fat activists disrupt using Web 2.0 A seminar by Cat Pausé (Massey University, New Zealand) Cat Pausé 13 Mar 2018
46 Formative assessment: where do we go from here? Ernesto Panadero gives a talk for the Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy and Practice 25th Anniversary conference. Assessment for Learning 20 years after The Black Box Ernesto Panadero 13 Mar 2018
47 Creative Commons Anorexia, care and comfort A presentation by Anna Lavis (Goldsmiths, London) for the UBVO Obesity, eating disorders and the media workshop in November 2017 Anna Lavis 13 Mar 2018
48 Assessment in Education's knowledge contribution to Formative Assessment Gordon Stobart gives a talk for the Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy and Practice 25th Anniversary conference. Assessment for Learning 20 years after The Black Box. Gordon Stobart 13 Mar 2018
49 Bitter-sweet adaptation A seminar by Professor Stanley Ulijaszek (University of Oxford) Stanley Ulijaszek 13 Mar 2018
50 Creative Commons Macaques at the margins Professor Sarah Elton (Durham) discusses 'what we can learn about the evolution of human dietary diversity from studying other primates outside the tropics', a UBVO seminar 16 November 2017 Sarah Elton 13 Mar 2018
51 Comments from previous editors' presentations Mary James gives a talk for the Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy and Practice 25th Anniversary conference. Assessment for Learning 20 years after The Black Box Mary James 13 Mar 2018
52 Formative assessment: Confusions, clarifications, and prospects for consensus Dylan Wiliam gives a talk for the Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy and Practice 25th Anniversary conference. Assessment for Learning 20 years after The Black Box Dylan Wiliam 13 Mar 2018
53 Creative Commons The discursive regulation of 'too fat' and 'too thin' bodies A presentation by Helen Malson (University of the West of England) for the UBVO Obesity, eating disorders and the media workshop in November 2017 Helen Malson 13 Mar 2018
54 An author's appreciation Paul Black gives a talk for the Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy and Practice 25th Anniversary conference. Assessment for Learning 20 years after The Black Box. Paul Black 13 Mar 2018
55 Creative Commons Obesity in the US media, 1999-2010 A presentation by Natalie Boero (College of Social Sciences, San Jose, California) for the UBVO Obesity, eating disorders and the media workshop in November 2017 Natalie Boero 13 Mar 2018
56 Creative Commons Completing contemporary discourses of obesity A presentation by Helene Shugart (University of Utah) for the UBVO Obesity, eating disorders and the media workshop in November 2017 Helene Shugart 13 Mar 2018
57 Welcome to the conference Therese N. Hopfenbeck opens the conference; Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy and Practice 25th Anniversary conference. Assessment for Learning 20 years after The Black Box. Therese N Hopfenbeck 13 Mar 2018
58 Creative Commons Analytic approaches to media representations A presentation by David Zeitlyn (University of Oxford) for the UBVO Obesity, eating disorders and the media workshop in November 2017 David Zeitlyn 13 Mar 2018
59 Creative Commons Text mining techniques A presentation by John McNaught (Deputy Director of the National Centre for Text Mining) for the UBVO Obesity, eating disorders and the media workshop in November 2017 John McNaught 13 Mar 2018
60 Creative Commons Dangerous engagements? Exploring pro-anorexia websites and in the media A presentation by Anna Lavis (Goldsmiths, London) for the UBVO Obesity, eating disorders and the media workshop in November 2017 Anna Lavis 13 Mar 2018
61 Creative Commons Not social mobility but deprivation mobility: places change their characteristics and people change their places Paul Norman (University of Leeds) presented this UBVO seminar on 2 November 2017 Paul Norman 13 Mar 2018
62 Creative Commons Constructing the archetypal anorectic trends in media representations of eating disordered celebrities A presentation by Paula Saukko (Loughborough University) for the UBVO Obesity, eating disorders and the media workshop in November 2017 Paula Saukko 13 Mar 2018
63 Creative Commons In Search of a Better World: A Human Rights Odyssey Professor Akhavan will speak about his recent book In Search of a Better World: A Human Rights Odyssey, the 2017 CBC Massey Lectures which became the best-selling non-fiction book in Canada. Payam Akhavan 09 Mar 2018
64 Yuval Evri: Andalusian Legacies: the role of al-Andalus/Sepharad in the political and cultural history of Israel/Palestine Yuval Evri discusses the uses of the the image of Al-Andalus in political and cultural discourses in the turn of the 20th Century. Yuval Evri, Yaacov Yadgar 07 Mar 2018
65 Draft Principles on Shared Responsibility A presentation of the new principles of shared responsibility in international law Ilias Plakokefalos, Jean D'Aspremont 06 Mar 2018
66 FMR 57 - From the editors This issue therefore focuses – as did the 2014 issue – on displacement from and within Syria. Marion Couldrey, Jenny Peebles 05 Mar 2018
67 FMR 57 - Foreword: Syria in 2018 – in search of solutions This important issue of Forced Migration Review draws our attention to the current challenges facing displaced Syrians and the continuing search for solutions. Noor Al Hussein 05 Mar 2018
68 FMR 57 - Protecting the dignity of displaced Syrians What does dignity mean to Syrian refugees and practitioners? And what can humanitarian organisations do – or abstain from doing – to help Syrians preserve and protect their dignity? Kholoud Mansour 05 Mar 2018
69 FMR 57 - One camp, three refugee groups: challenges for local NGOs Local non-governmental organisations in Lebanon's Bourj al-Barajneh camp face challenges in responding to the complex needs of three different refugee groups. Olfat Mahmoud, Rebecca Roberts 05 Mar 2018
70 FMR 57 - Refugee-led humanitarianism in Lebanon's Shatila camp Refugee-led humanitarian initiatives by 'established' Palestinian refugees in response to the arrival of 'new' displaced Syrians to Shatila camp raise key questions. Hind Sharif 05 Mar 2018
71 FMR 57 - The role of municipalities in ensuring stability Responses to crises in Lebanon's Beka'a region in 2017 show that refugee-hosting municipalities can be a pillar of peaceful coexistence and must be supported. Josep Zapater 05 Mar 2018
72 FMR 57 - Competing security and humanitarian imperatives in the Berm Approximately 60,000 Syrians are trapped in 'the Berm', a desolate area on the Syria-Jordan border. When security concerns are prioritised over humanitarian needs and aid agencies turn to militant groups to deliver aid, the consequences can be deplorable. Charles Simpson 05 Mar 2018
73 FMR 57 - Categorising Syrians in Lebanon as 'vulnerable' Vulnerability assessments are used by humanitarian actors to identify those at greater risk of harm but their use in the response to displaced Syrians in Lebanon is problematic. Maja Janmyr, Lama Mourad 28 Feb 2018
74 FMR 57 - Rethinking the lessons from Za'atari refugee camp Humanitarian efforts to build a model refugee camp when constructing Azraq camp in Jordan – drawing on what was supposed to have been learned in Za'atari camp – missed crucial aspects of Za'atari's governance. Melissa N Gatter 28 Feb 2018
75 FMR 57 - The neglected health needs of older Syrian refugees in Jordan In Jordan, the specific health needs of older Syrian refugees tend to be overlooked, due in part to a lack of data, institutional biases and the nature of the humanitarian response. Sigrid Lupieri 28 Feb 2018
76 FMR 57 - The importance of social capital in protracted displacement We hope to generate discussion about ways to further tailor assessments, targeting and programming in this and other situations of protracted displacement. Ana Uzelac, Jos Meester, Markus Goransson, Willem van den Berg 28 Feb 2018
77 FMR 57 - From vulnerability to resilience: improving humanitarian response Lessons from responses to the Syrian displacement crisis can inform broader discussions on how to build responses that better address vulnerability, support resilience and include displaced women, children and young people in all their diversity. Emma Pearce, Boram Lee 28 Feb 2018
78 FMR 57 - Syrian refugees: thinking beyond gender stereotypes The dominant gender narratives among NGOs responding to Syrian refugees, and their subsequent interventions, are based on sometimes simplistic understandings of the ‘traditional’ Syrian household and power dynamics. Michelle Lokot 28 Feb 2018
79 FMR 57 - How migration to Europe affects those left behind Families are frequently separated as a result of migration and displacement from the Middle East to Europe, yet humanitarian aid is often difficult to access and insufficient to meet the needs of those left behind. Megan Passey 28 Feb 2018
80 FMR 57 - Peace education and psychosocial support for social cohesion Evidence from psychosocial support-based peace education work with young displaced Syrians shows that addressing trauma is critical in overcoming psychological barriers to social cohesion. Ruth Simpson 28 Feb 2018
81 FMR 57 - Private sector engagement in refugee education The involvement of the private sector in providing education for Syrian refugees has much to commend it but greater consideration needs to be paid to the ethical and practical concerns that may arise. Zeena Zakharia, Francine Menashy 28 Feb 2018
82 FMR 57 - Caring for male and LGBTI sexual violence survivors: learning from local organisations Local organisations responding to the Syrian humanitarian crisis are at the forefront of providing care for both male and LGBTI survivors of sexual violence. Sarah Chynoweth 28 Feb 2018
83 FMR 57 - Child marriage in Jordan: breaking the cycle In seeking to combat the growing phenomenon of child marriage among Syrian refugees, it is vital to engage the whole range of actors involved, and to recognise that girls and boys have the capacity to address this issue in their own communities. Georgia Swan 28 Feb 2018
84 Creative Commons Arbitral Authority to Address Corruption - Part B Arbitrators have many powers – express, implied, and those inherent in the very process of arbitration. Disputes that involve corruption put into question the breadth of those powers. Andrea Bjorklund 28 Feb 2018
85 Creative Commons Arbitral Authority to Address Corruption - Part A Arbitrators have many powers – express, implied, and those inherent in the very process of arbitration. Disputes that involve corruption put into question the breadth of those powers. Andrea Bjorklund 28 Feb 2018
86 Polyrational approaches to obesity In this talk, Professor Stanley Ulijaszek considers whether obesity is a polyrational problem Stanley Ulijaszek 28 Feb 2018
87 Physical activity and the built environment A presentation given by Professor Stanley Ulijaszek at the Fribourg Obesity Research Conference in Switzerland in 2017 Stanley Ulijaszek 28 Feb 2018
88 Creative Commons Models of Obesity - A Book Launch To mark its publication of Models of Obesity: From Ecology to Complexity in Science and Policy in September 2017, author Stanley Ulijaszek discusses the book's themes and purpose Stanley Ulijaszek 28 Feb 2018
89 Interaction between Hard Law and Soft Law in United Nations Law-Making From a law-making perspective 'soft-law' is simply a convenient description for a variety of non-binding, normatively worded instruments used in contemporary international relations by states and international organisations. Alan Boyle 28 Feb 2018
90 Creative Commons Listening to the News Audience - What's Missing from Obesity News? A seminar by Catriona Bonfiglioli, a senior lecturer in Media Studies at the University of Sydney, Australia Catriona Bonfiglioli 28 Feb 2018
91 Creative Commons Childhood Obesity in Portugal Professor Stanley Ulijaszek interviews Professor Cristina Padez as part of the Unit for Biocultural Variation and Obesity (UBVO) 'Instruments and Institutions' interviews series Stanley Ulijaszek, Cristina Padez 28 Feb 2018
92 What is Nutritional Anthropology? A talk by Professor Stanley Ulijaszek Stanley Ulijaszek 28 Feb 2018
93 Obesity and Consumption A lecture presented by Professor Stanley Ulijaszek at the University of St Gallen, Switzerland. Stanley Ulijaszek 28 Feb 2018
94 FMR 57 - Expanding economic opportunities in protracted displacement Welcome progress has been made towards realising commitments made by international donors and host country governments to expand economic opportunities for Syrian refugees and host communities in neighbouring countries. Miki Takahashi, Michael Moroz, Jonathan Peters, Jason Pronyk 27 Feb 2018
95 FMR 57 - Learning from the Jordan Compact Analysis of the implementation of the Jordan Compact offers three key lessons: governmental approval is important but not sufficient, the incorporation of critical voices is crucial, meeting numeric targets is not the same as achieving underlying goals. Katharina Lenner, Lewis Turner 27 Feb 2018
96 FMr 57 - Designing refugee compacts: lessons from Jordan Analysis of progress to date under the Jordan Compact highlights a number of shortcomings that need to be addressed if the model is to be used effectively elsewhere. Cindy Huang, Nazanin Ash, Katelyn Gough, Lauren Post 27 Feb 2018
97 FMR 57 - Turkey: between hospitality and hostility Recent political developments and changes in Turkey’s asylum law have had a significantly injurious impact on the safety and legal certainty of refugees in Turkey. Margarite Helena Zoeteweij-Turhan 27 Feb 2018
98 FMR 57 - Refugee youth, unemployment and extremism: countering the myth Refugee youth unemployment has been linked to increased risk of extremism and/or exploitation. Research indicates, however, that unemployment is just one of many factors triggering frustration among young refugees. Drew Mikhael, Julie Norman 27 Feb 2018
99 FMR 57 - Establishing legal identity for displaced Syrians Seven years of conflict have had a serious detrimental effect on many Syrians' ability to prove their legal identity. Martin Clutterbuck, Laura Cunial, Paola Barsanti, Tina Gewis 27 Feb 2018
100 FMR 57 - When is return voluntary? Conditions of asylum in Lebanon The decision of Syrian refugees in Lebanon to return to Syria must not be based on a deteriorating quality of asylum that creates physical, social and material pressures on decisions to return. Amy Keith, Nour Shawaf 27 Feb 2018