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Climate Change and Progressive Political Parties

Posted on 02 December 2016 Professor Robert Ladrech (SPIRE) co-organised with the Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS) a workshop in Copenhagen on ‘The Role of Progressive Political Parties across Europe in the implementation of the climate agenda post COP21’.
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British Academy

Posted on 24 November 2016 Dealing Normatively with Deep Differences: Keele-based project at Oxford
 

SPIRE and Law students visit EU institutions in Brussels

Posted on 21 October 2016 18 students from SPIRE and the School of Law, led by Dr Christopher Huggins and Dr Elisabeth Carter, travelled to Brussels to visit the European Union institutions
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Jazz-Philosophy Fusion on Tour

Posted on 07 October 2016 James Tartaglia (Philosophy, SPIRE) recently took his pioneering 'Jazz-Philosophy Fusion' band, Continuum of Selves, on the road.
 

Mass sackings of academics in Turkey condemned

Posted on 07 October 2016 WE CONDEMN THE ARBITRARY DISMISSAL OF 'ACADEMICS FOR PEACE' IN TURKEY
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War and Casualty Recording in the 21st century

Posted on 16 September 2016 Civilian deaths in war should not be dismissed as “collateral damage”. International workshop.
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Lacanian Psychoanalysis and International Relations

Posted on 15 August 2016 Dr. Moran M Mandelbaum, Lecturer in International Relations, has been successful in securing funding from the European International Studies Association (EISA.
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Iraq Body Count in Chilcot report

Posted on 07 July 2016 Iraq Body Count in Chilcot report
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The Chilcot Inquiry

Posted on 06 July 2016 Will Chilcot mention the real reasons for the Iraq War and the hundreds of thousands who have died since March 2003? report by Professor Bulent Gokay and Lily Hamourtziadou
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James Tartaglia talks Jazz-Philosophy Fusion at TEDx Keele

Posted on 17 June 2016 Dr James Tartaglia, Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at Keele, was heard both talking and playing jazz at the TEDx Keele.
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SPIRE staff at the Student Led Teaching Award Ceremony

Posted on 07 June 2016 Liz Carter and Jon Herbert win Student Led Teaching Awards 2016
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Spotlight on International Relations

Posted on 19 May 2016 Some SPIRE student testimonials following the ‘Spotlight on International Relations’ lecture series as organised by Dr Lorna Lloyd.
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SPIRE students visit the National Memorial Arboretum

Posted on 11 May 2016 National Memorial Arboretum SPIRE trip for students taking Helen Parr's third year module on the Falklands War
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Questioning Decline

Posted on 10 May 2016 Matt Jones presented his work at a conference.
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SPIRE students visit the Ministry of Defence

Posted on 10 May 2016 Group of SPIRE students visited the Ministry of Defence.
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Continuum of Selves: The Keele début of the Jazz Philosophy Fusion Project

Posted on 31 March 2016 Keele live première of Continuum of Selves, featuring vocalist Jessica Radcliffe and the ‘world’s first jazz-philosophy conceptual vocalist’ Sonja Morgenstern.
 

Helen Parr joins the panel for the Keele European Union Referendum debate

Posted on 21 March 2016 Should the UK remain in the European Union or should it leave?
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Morgan Davison short-listed for British Council Social Impact Award

Posted on 11 March 2016 Former SPIRE MA student, Morgan Davison, was short-listed for a Social Impact Award as part of the British Council Education UK Alumni Awards which highlight the achievements of international alumni who studied at a British university.
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The 2016 James Madison Freedom of Information Award

Posted on 02 February 2016 Dr Darrell Whitman, a former PhD student and tutor in SPIRE won the prestigious James Madison Freedom of Information Award for 2016.
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Parr on The Falklands Legacy

Posted on 02 February 2016 Dr. Helen Parr (SPIRE) was shortlisted in a competition run by the Political Studies Association to find academics with ideas for TV or radio programmes.
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Diane thanks all for support in her forthcoming run in the London Marathon

Posted on 02 February 2016 Diane Mason was really touched with the fantastic backing for this charity, ‘Children with Cancer UK’, and the warm support shown from you all for her forthcoming run in the London Marathon.
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'Jazz-Philosophy Fusion' - World Premiere

Posted on 26 January 2016 The Jazz-Philosophy Fusion project led by James Tartaglia (SPIRE) will give their debut performance in a concert promoted by Birmingham Jazz.
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Keele’s first ever ‘Peak Oil and Fracking' Essay and Poster competition

Posted on 21 October 2016 Keele University launched its first ‘Peak oil and fracking' essay and poster competition for local secondary school pupils