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Professor Emejulu on Radio Scotland

Sociology's Professor Akwugo Emejulu was on BBC Radio Scotland Tuesday 7th February talking about racist violence in Scotland - available on iPlayer: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08c3wgg

Wed 08 Feb 2017, 10:36 | Tags: global governance Homepage social sciences Research Staff

Dr Thom Davies article in the Guardian

Finger on the button: should Trump's nuclear weapons access be restricted?

US congressmen are proposing a bill to restrict President Trump’s access to nuclear weapons. As ‘chaotic’ as he may be, is this fair or rational?

read the article: https://www.theguardian.com/science/brain-flapping/2017/jan/30/should-donald-trumps-access-to-nuclear-weapons-be-restricted?CMP=share_btn_link

Wed 01 Feb 2017, 15:54 | Tags: global governance Homepage social sciences Research Staff

Toxic News 3rd Edition

The third edition of our online magainze Toxic News is now available to view.

Special Nuclear Edition to mark the 30th Anniversary of Chernobyl


Pollution, Health, and Global Governance: Roundtable Discussion and Film Screening of 'Warriors of Qiugang'

Thursday 19th May, 1:30pm - 5:30pm

Wolfson Research Exchange, The Library, University of Warwick

Issues of pollution are often raised within debates about global environmental governance, but primarily in relation to smog and climate change, rather than global health.
This informal roundtable discussion invites panellists from different fields to discuss the important theme of pollution, health, and global environmental governance. Refreshments available throughout the event and wine and nibbles afterwards.

 


Toxic Expertise Annual Conference

Friday 20 May: Environment and Expertise Workshop, University of Warwick

This one-day workshop will provide a platform to discuss key issues surrounding the competing claims of expertise, agency and environmental knowledge. This workshop aims to facilitate interdisciplinary and exploratory conversations and collaborative knowledge exchange. We are seeking participants interested in the theme of environment and expertise from a wide range of disciplines.