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Evaluating Europe — the Second Years' Brussels trip

One of the perks of my role as Dean is that I was in a position to develop and participate in our new annual trip for second year… 1,581 more words


Diana Spencer reblogged this on Rome and all that... and commented:

Although Rome will always be the beating heart of my Europe, a working trip to Brussels was illuminating and I wrote up the adventure for the Liberal Arts and Sciences blog...


Dear Reader,

In between pressing university business I have just received a call from Darren’s mum, reminding me that there hasn’t been a peep out of Darren since he went to the crypt last week to look for Shiny. 489 more words


Why I Tweet

I’ve just hit a technological milestone. This month was my 1 year Twitter anniversary, which apparently equates to about 4.3 years in internet time. I can’t believe we’re still together. 1,816 more words


BDS fails of the month

Despite the noise and publicity generated by the BDS anti-Israel and antisemitic boycott campaign, it’s important to keep in mind that in fact the boycott movement has made little to no headway in isolating Israel or damaging its economy. 3,496 more words

International Relations

Why I Write

There is no one or even simple response to “Why I Write.” The idea to write such a blog came about when an essay “ 273 more words

Thoughts And Perspectives

End of Days

Dear Reader,

Janice called me at 2am last night sobbing something about it being the End of Days.

‘Dr Ada!’, she exclaimed. ‘It is the end of the university’s financial year tomorrow, and I have just got round to doing the books! 285 more words


Conference Recap

This week I attended the conference ‘The Political Prison: Incarceration, Dissent, and Penal Regimes’ at the University of Dundee from June 18th-19th. The programme for the event can be found… 803 more words