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December and January news from the Centre for Law, Society and Popular Culture.

One of the WIAS’ key features is the Research Fellowship Programme that attracts and brings together current and future academic leaders who engage in independent critical thinking beyond borders. We invite applications for international junior and senior research fellows who conduct fellowship research projects in the realm of Critical Social...

Critical Digital and Social Media Studies is a new book series edited by Prof Christian Fuchs on behalf of the Westminster Institute for Advanced Studies and published by the University of Westminster Press (UWP). We invite submissions of book proposals that fall into the scope of the series.

Following on from a successful series of events in 2015, we are delighted to announce the first events of 2016.

The Centre for the Study of Democracy and the Department of Politics and International Relations is organising a full programme of seminars this semester, featuring both visiting speakers and research in progress from staff at Westminster.

As it is the start of the new academic year, we thought it a good time to reflect on the Group’s most successful recent activities.

The International Eco-Cities Initiative at the University of Westminster has entered into a new knowledge partnership with Connect4Climate, an initiative launched jointly by the World Bank, the Italian Ministry of Environment, and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Corporation and Development, to promote solutions and to empower people to take...

In the recent report Further Education: Social Mobility, Skills and Second Chances, Professor Peter Urwin investigates the effects of cuts in further education (FE).

Building on the success of the Film Matters 2015 programme, the Centre for Law, Society and Popular Culture is delighted to announce details of the 2016 screenings.

The fifth workshop of the Living in the Anthropocene series, sponsored by the CSD Materialisms Study Group, was held on Friday 27 November 2015.

November News from the Centre.

A panel discussion titled 'Iran Nuclear Deal: Problems and Prospects' was organised by International Law at Westminster Research Group on 17 November 2015. The aim was to consider the legal, political and diplomatic implications of the Iran nuclear deal, signed in July 2014 by the P5+1 (UK, France, US, Germany,...

Floating Points

25 November 2015

Tom Corby and Gavin Bailey at Ambika P3 Private view: 18 December 6pm Open 19 to 21 December 12-6pm

Our colleague Dr Lindsay Bremner, Director of Architectural Research in the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment has been awarded a 2015 European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant of up to €1.5m for her research proposal ‘Monsoon Assemblages’.

On Saturday 7 November over 300 people participated in a conference at the University of Westminster on ‘Doing and Thinking Democracy Differently’.

Professor of International Law at the University of Westminster Dr Hélène Lambert will be responsible for one third of a significant project aiming to develop a new theoretical approach to understanding the role of imminence as both a function of time and probability in international law in the field of...

Debate - Smart Cities: Short-Term Gain or Long-Term Planning? Hospital Club (24 Endell Street, London WC2H 9HQ) Tuesday 17 November 2015 6:45pm onwards

Westminster Law School PhD student Eliza Watt has had an article on US and UK surveillance powers published in The Conversation.

The Rendition Project, which joined the University of Westminster in September 2015, has published the results of a 9 month investigation into the CIA torture programme.

* The phrase ‘Study Law and Buy A Gun’ was attributed by Nick Mason to Noel Redding, and given as a tongue in cheek response to the question as to what advice Nick would give an artist today.

Professor of International Law at the University of Westminster Dr Hélène Lambert will be responsible for one third of a significant project aiming to develop a new theoretical approach to understanding the role of imminence as both a function of time and probability in international law in the field of...

A new book examining the relationship between politics and the media in Italy’s last 20 years has been published by Lexington Books. Its author, Alessandro D’Arma, is Senior Lecturer at the University of Westminster Faculty of Media, Arts and Design.

A busy month event wise at the Centre.

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