#PotW: Voting Rights of Refugees – 5th International Refugee Law Seminar Series – 22 Jan

In this Seminar, Dr Ziegler will argue that recognised 1951 Geneva Convention refugees should have the right to vote in the political community where they reside, assuming that the political community is a democracy and that its citizens have the right to vote. The basis of his contention is that the right to political participation… Continue reading #PotW: Voting Rights of Refugees – 5th International Refugee Law Seminar Series – 22 Jan

Gangs: the real ‘humanitarian crisis’ driving Central American children to the US

Republished from     From time to time members of the School of Advanced Study publish about their research on other websites. This post republishes that work from the original article. By David James Cantor, School of Advanced Study (Refugee Law Initiative) The spectacular arrival of thousands of unaccompanied Central American children at the southern frontier of… Continue reading Gangs: the real ‘humanitarian crisis’ driving Central American children to the US

Literature at #BloomsburyFest 2013 – Talks and Book Launches

Will Self

“they discuss Bloomsbury’s history as a meeting place and point of intersection for poets, radicals, and visionaries of all kinds” ————————————————————————————————————————- Bloomsbury is famous for its literary heritage, and still evokes a powerful hold on the literary imagination today. For this year’s Bloomsbury Festival the Institute of English Studies, drawing on contributions from across the… Continue reading Literature at #BloomsburyFest 2013 – Talks and Book Launches