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Ibrahim Salama

Human Rights Diplomacy: inside the United Nations|

Dr Ibrahim Salama, Director of the Human Rights Treaties Division in the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, will answer the question, what is human rights diplomacy, and how does the link among codification, advocacy and implementation of human rights norms really play out?  Event date: Thursday 2 October.


Jo Fidgen interviews Michael Pollan|

Michael Pollan, professor of journalism at Berkeley and one of Time magazine’s one hundred most influential people in the world will be interviewed by Jo Fidgen and take questions from the audience in a session to be recorded for an edition of Analysis on BBC Radio 4. Event date: Wednesday 3 September.

Formality Bias: the habits holding Africa back|

Dayo Olopade, Nigerian-American journalist and author, will expose the global pretensions that have stymied African development, and explore the ingenious workarounds that are driving regional progress. Event date: Friday 26 September.

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Lord Layard     

Speakers: Professor David M Clark, Professor Lord Layard, Andrew Marr
Recorded: Thursday 10 July 2014 , approx. 72 minutes


Speaker:Professor Andrew Gamble
Recorded: Thursday 31st July 2014, approx. 52 minutes  

Speaker: Professor Mick Cox, Professor Danny Quah
Recorded: Monday 4th August 2014, approx. 80 minutes

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Illegality Inc by Ruben Andersson    

Illegality, Inc.|

Ruben Andersson

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