On 22nd October 2013 Prof Michael Burgess, Director of the Centre for Federal Studies at the University of Kent, presented at Canterbury Christ Church University on Canada- The Fractured Federation.
On Saturday 19 October the case of Maria “the blonde angel” made headlines around the world. She was taken from her Romani family in Greece on suspicion that she had been trafficked because she bore no resemblance to her parents.
Norman Geras passed away on 18 October 2013, after a long struggle with prostate cancer – he was 70 years old. Norman was my PhD supervisor at the University of Manchester from 1996-2000.
The party conferences have come and gone, and local politicians are starting to gear up for the next General Election. In Canterbury a first public encounter between the parties took place on Friday 18th October at Canterbury Christ Church University.
This article was originally published in e-IR – http://www.e-ir.info/2013/10/10/ethical-dilemmas-and-the-future-of-european-defence
On 4 October the Irish electorate voted against the abolition of Ireland’s upper house of parliament, the Seanad, in a referendum.
Former British Ambassador John MacGregor gave a presentation to Canterbury Politics students on the topic of “Mexico: silver past golden future?” as part of the Politics Programme’s Making Politics Matter series of events.
Dr David Bates, Principal Lecturer in Politics and International Relations