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Social and political sciences brings together the University’s world-leading expertise in the research and teaching of central & east European studies, economic & social history, politics, sociology, anthropology & applied social sciences and urban studies.

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Social and political sciences brings together the University’s world-leading expertise in the research and teaching of central & east European studies, economic & social history, politics, sociology, anthropology & applied social sciences and urban studies.

    Reform: why is Mexico making progress and Greece is not?

    Reform: why is Mexico making progress and Greece is not?

    Proessor Josef Konvitz gave a masterclass to the MSc Global Economy students on Monday 21st January 2013. His talk was entitled 'If reform should be easier in smaller rather than larger countries, why is Mexico making progress and Greece is not?'

    • 48 min
    The Middle East and North Africa Uprising: Putting Human Rights on the Agenda

    The Middle East and North Africa Uprising: Putting Human Rights on the Agenda

    Kate Allen discusses the status of the uprisings across the Middle East and North Africa, and the role of human rights in the ongoing processes of both political reform and continued repression.

    • 29 min
    • video
    Scotland's Constitution: a means to an end

    Scotland's Constitution: a means to an end

    Deputy First Minister of the Scottish Parliament, Nicola Sturgeon MSP, speaking at the University of Glasgow (March 2012).

    • 1 hr 14 min
    • video
    Engaging research, from a migrant perspective

    Engaging research, from a migrant perspective

    Conference: Glasgow Refugee, Asylum & Migration Network.
    Nazek Ramadan talks about 'engaging research' from the perspective of migrants themselves. Professor Rebecca Kay makes the closing remarks at the end of the GRAMnet conference.

    • 24 min
    • video
    The power, potential and limits of inclusive Scotland

    The power, potential and limits of inclusive Scotland

    Migration in Scotland. Gerry Hassan speaking at the Glasgow Refugee, Asylum & Migration Network conference (2012).

    • 25 min
    • video
    Nuclear deterrence -- a barrier to liberal internationalism

    Nuclear deterrence -- a barrier to liberal internationalism

    Former Secretary of Defence MP Des Browne (Lord Browne of Ladyton) presents the annual Adam Smith Research Foundation Lecture 2011: Why nuclear deterrence is a barrier to liberal internationalism in 21st century.

    • 33 min

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