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Religious freedom v LGBT equality: ‘gay cake’ case

October 24 2016

After a bakery is deemed to have discriminated by refusing to make a pro-gay marriage cake, Dr Erica Howard gives her assessment of the verdict.

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Human rights, human wrongs

October 17 2016

Dr Sarah Bradshaw introduces a new human rights MOOC she has introduced with Professor Joshua Castellino

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A democratic defence of the European Court of Human Rights

October 03 2016

Senior Lecturer Dr Alice Donald and and Professor of Human Rights Law Philip Leach explore how Brexit could affect human rights in Britain

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The digital world and sexual offending

September 28 2016

Experts from the Centre for Abuse and Trauma Studies at Middlesex rerport from the recent Institute of Child Health conference

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What (not) to wear on a French beach this summer

August 31 2016

Dr Erica Howard explores the legal and social issues around the ‘burkini ban’ in France

Brexit: What next for the UK?

June 28 2016

Professor Laurent Pech answers 10 key questions about the UK’s decision to leave the EU

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Policing online child sexual abuse

May 26 2016

Dr Jeffrey DeMarco, Mia Scally and Professor Julia Davidson discuss research conducted at the Middlesex Centre for Abuse and Trauma Studies

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An education toolkit for migrant parents

May 25 2016

Professor Louise Ryan discusses the potential obstacles of the English education system for immigrant families


Is pirate radio a problem in the digital age?

May 24 2016

Dr Angus Nurse examines why pirate radio persists despite the existence of legal alternatives to unlicensed broadcasting

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Remembering the refugee crisis

April 14 2016

Dr Alessio D’Angelo discusses the importance of reflecting on migrant stories when contextualising tragedy

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