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London Recruits - film trailer

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Jörg Wiegratz and David Whyte on how neoliberalism's moral order feeds fraud and corruption


Crossposted from here In a recent article on The Conversation, Jörg Wiegratz and David Whyte argue that corporate fraud is not just present, but is widespread in many neoliberalised economies of both income-rich and income-poor countries. They highlight Volkswagen’s emissions cheating scandal as perhaps the most recent and most startling example, but say that the automobile industry is only...

Leeds Migration Research Network (LMRN) launch


Leeds Migration Research Network: Launch Event Thursday 9 Jun at 4pm, University of Leeds The University of Leeds Migration Research Network would like to invite you to our launch event, involving a public lecture and drinks reception. Please note you need to book a place should you wish to attend (free of charge) so please click...

Women's Paths Symposium - registration open


Friday, 20 May between 10am and 5pm Women's Paths Symposium - 'A Room of Her Own: Writing Women's Independence around the Globe' Venue: Blenheim Terrace 11-14 (Room G.02), University of Leeds The Women's Paths Research Group is delighted to announce that registration is now open for its final symposium 'A Room of Her Own: Writing Women's Independence around...

Centre for World Cinemas and Digital Cultures seminar - Leeds 27 April


Centre for World Cinemas and Digital Cultures research seminar   ‘Global Citizenship and the Potential of Film’ Raymond Bush, Professor of African Studies and Development Politics, Leeds, Paul Cooke, Professor of World Cinemas, Leeds and Martin Seeger, Associate Professor of Thai Studies, Leeds, will discuss the ways they have used film in a variety of...

Leeds African Studies Bulletin 77 - list of contents


Leeds African Studies Bulletin Number 77 Winter 2015-16 Contents Introduction Notes on Contributors LUCAS News, Reports and People The LUCAS Book Distribution Scheme LUCAS Seminars The LUCAS Schools Project Yorkshire African Studies Network Departmental Reports School of Earth and Environment School of English/Workshop Theatre School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies School...

LUCAS special offer - VL Allen - The History of Black Mineworkers in South Africa


Thanks to Kate Carey, LUCAS are able to offer a special discount for copies of the late Professor Vic Allen's classic work The History of Black Mineworkers in South Africa: Copies of this 3-volume study are available at greatly reduced prices (UK p&p free) Vol I: Mining in South Africa and the Genesis of Apartheid,...

Hugo Radice - Global Capitalism


Hugo Radice  -  Global Capitalism     7.30 – 9.30 pm, Tuesday 5 April 2016   Seven Arts, Harrogate Road, Chapel Allerton, Leeds LS7 3PD   In this talk Hugo Radice will outline the causes and consequences of the ‘globalisation’ of capitalism. He will argue that globalisation, when considered together with the revival of liberal economic thinking,...

CfP: Caribbean Carnival Cultures


Call for Papers - Caribbean Carnival Cultures The Centre for Culture and the Arts at Leeds Beckett University in partnership with Leeds West Indian Carnival will be hosting an international conference on Caribbean Carnival Cultures on 19 – 21 May, 2017. This conference will coincide with the fiftieth year of the Leeds West Indian Carnival,...

Symposium on British and American foreign policy in the Middle East


British and American policy in the Middle East: causes and consequences for the region and beyond   Leeds University Symposium: Saturday, April 23 2016 10.00 am – 5.00 pm Room: Parkinson Seminar Room  1.08   Confirmed speakers 1. Afzal Amin                                        Formerly chairman of the Armed Forces Muslim Association, and visiting researcher and lecturer for the...