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On 13 October, a joint collaboration between the Centre for Law Society and Popular Culture and our friends in English Linguistic and Cultural Studies took place.

2015 is the 35th anniversary of the MacBride Report, a media policy report with the title “Many Voices, One World: Towards a New, More Just and More Efficient World Information and Communication Order” that UNESCO published in 1980.

A series of posters from the swinging sixties are being exhibited at the Little Titchfield Street campus.

Jointly organised by the BBC Trust, the University of Westminster and the MeCCSA Policy Group, a seminar entitled ‘Tomorrow’s BBC: Who Governs?’ took place on 1 October at the University of Westminster as part of the BBC’s Charter Review process.

Dr Yi-Li Wu and Dr Leslie de Vries of the Beyond Tradition project at the Faculty of Science and Technology's EASTmedicine group, held a succesful workshop entitled, Comparative Perspectives on Body Materiality and Structure in the History of Sinitic and East Asian medicines.

A report produced by the ProBE team at the University of Westminster in collaboration with colleagues at the University of Loughborough considers the poor representation of women in the construction industry.

The conference ‘Adrift in the European Crisis: interrogating the impact of global and regional legal reforms on economic rights’ emphasised the role of law in planning for a return to growth.

Research in progress and seminar sessions organised by CSD. All sessions take place on Tuesdays.

Dr Lena Springer presented a paper at the MAGic 2015 – Anthropology and Global Health: Interrogating Theory, Policy and Practice conference, and has also has been invited to give a lecture at the Vienna Dialogues in Medical Anthropology series.

Ioannis Glinavos has had an article published in The Conversation.

Research in progress and seminar sessions organised by CSD. All sessions take place on Tuesdays.

Professor Simon Joss, who leads the University's International Eco-Cities Initiative, was invited by Sir Mark Walport, the Chief Scientific Adviser to HM Government, to attend an expert forum on 21 September to discuss the implications of new technology for urban development.

Doing and Thinking Democracy Differently 7 November 2015 10.30–7pm University of Westminster 309 Regent Street London W1B 2HW

Centre member Dr Stephanie Roberts helped organise the very successful Law Commission symposium on Firearms Law hosted by Westminster Law School this month.

We are pleased to announce that Aletha Holborough, a PhD student in ProBE and based in the Human Resource Management Department has successfully met the examiners’ requirements for award of a PhD.

The call for papers is now open to participate in the Labour, Work and Climate Change: a Labour Process Perspective stream at the upcoming International Labour Process Conference in Berlin, 4–6 April 2016.

Professor Lambert is blogging for the Oxford Human Rights Hub, read her post on The Mass Flight of Syrian Refugees: What are the Legal Obligations of States?

The International workshop: 'Comparative perspectives on body materiality and structure in the history of Sinitic and East Asian medicines' will he held at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI on 2–4 October 2015.

The UK Committee on Climate Change has specifically identified heat-pump technology as part of its low-carbon strategy to replace gas boilers in buildings. However, new research from the University of Westminster suggests that if the UK is to meet its climate and energy goals then the current vocational education and...

Dr Loraine Leeson launches an art/science collaboration supporting biodiversity on the tidal Thames.

Dr Loraine Leeson, artist and Senior Research Fellow in Media, Arts and Design, has donated a 1980s poster for the East London Health project to support the DACS Foundation, a new charitable organisation set up by DACS, to support contemporary visual art in the UK.

Dr Paresh Kathrani has announced the first event in the Law and Artificial Intelligence Series to be held at Westminster Law School.

The publication The Tetley Feast: Documentation and Critical Reflections features Dr Loraine Leeson interviewed by Marianne Springham of Leeds College of Art.

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