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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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What religious employees can & can’t do at work

April 08 2016

Dr Erica Howard discusses the details of one of this year’s high-profile employment hearings

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Italy’s ‘illegality factory’

March 09 2016

Dr Alessio D’Angelo discusses Italy’s approach to migration and warns of its unexpected consequences

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Italy’s migrant crisis – the hotspot approach

February 26 2016

Dr Alessio D’Angelo discusses Italy’s asylum procedure in response to the recent migration crisis

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Sponsoring an overseas spouse

February 18 2016

Dr Helena Wray and Professor Eleonore Kofman discuss the minimum income requirement (MIR) of sponsoring an overseas spouse

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After war and displacement

February 17 2016

Professor Brad Blitz discusses his involvement in a research project investigating the long-term effects of readjustment in the post-conflict context

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Europe’s migrant crisis: notes from Athens

February 10 2016

Professor Brad Blitz reports as new flows of refugees fleeing to Europe unravels its Schengen architecture quickly

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Radicalisation in the digital age

February 04 2016

As extremist groups continue to rely on cyberspace to recruit as many like-minded individuals as possible, Jeffrey DeMarco explains the exclusive and isolating discourse of the radicalisation process

An unusual case

December 02 2015

Associate Professor of Law Dr Helena Wray discusses a case over the requirement for spouses coming to the UK to pass a basic English test

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