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Useful online project and exhibition space created in collaboration by the Museum of History and Holocaust Education (Kennesaw State University) and the Ben M’Sik Community Museum (Hassan II University, Casablanca, Morocco) which seeks to explore the identities and experiences of Muslims living in the U.S. South as well as Moroccan Muslims in the largely immigrant […]
The Media Pluralism Monitor is conducted by the Centre for Media Pluralism and Media Freedom. It aims to measure legal, economic and socio-cultural risks to media pluralism in EU nations. It is therefore a useful measure of the extent of media freedom. Topics covered include: media ownership, political independence of the media and social inclusiveness. […]
…according to a new report by the Resolution foundation. See also some interesting comment on declining home ownership and living standards for the young from the Guardian. The Resolution Foundation has referred to stagnation generation and raised concerns that millennials will earn less than previous generations. See its new website the Intergenerational Commission which is […]
The UK Parliament has voted to renew Trident Get some background on the history of this decision, its context in British foreign policy and implications by downloading the excellent summary research briefing from the House of Commons Library which was prepared on the 11th July 2016. This summarises previous UK government documents, parliamentary debates and the […]
SocArXiv , being developed in association with Center for Open Science and an international research body of advisors will provide free open access to social science research papers . A temporary home allows researchers to search and browse the pre prints which have already been loaded.
Brexit and women: The Fawcett Society headed a coalition of organisations to launch the Face her future campaign to protect Uk women’s rights post Brexit . See the other signatories on the Fawcett press release Brexit and jobs: LSE are continuing to link to key online reports and papers covering brexit analysis from think tanks, […]
Blog post on the Talking Humanities blog analyses the use of the word Trident in parliamentary debate: https://talkinghumanities.blogs.sas.ac.uk/2016/05/24/in-search-of-trident-in-historical-hansard/
… is available online at http://www.iraqinquiry.org.uk/the-report/
This new global survey examines progress towards digital life in 34 nations worldwide. The 3 key areas covered are: Digital Confidence (how readily and confidently individuals and organisations engage with the country’s digital infrastructure); Digital Openness (digital infrastructure facilitates open access to information) ; Digital Entrepreneurship (how readily citizens and organisations are able to innovate […]
A tool developed to provide researchers and the public with provide up-to-date information on potential risks to civil aviation arising from armed conflict. It includes notices from its member states on risks they have identified related to aircraft safety in certain conflict regions of the world. Material includes full text notices. Items date from approximately […]