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Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), or the common man party, chief Arvind Kejriwal, shirt and face splattered with ink thrown at him, addresses an election campaign rally in Varanasi India. Pic: AP.

Indian anti-graft party chief punched in capital

By Sat, Apr 05, 2014 11:10AM UTC Comments Off Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), or the common man party, chief Arvind Kejriwal, shirt and face splattered with ink thrown at him, addresses an election campaign rally in Varanasi India. Pic: AP.

NEW DELHI (AP) — A man has punched the chief of India’s anti-corruption party twice in the face during a campaign stop in the capital, three days before the start of national elections in the world’s biggest democracy. The motive for the attack Friday on Arvind Kejriwal, the head of the Aam Admi Party, or...

Spend the summer studying in London

By Fri, Apr 04, 2014 5:56PM UTC Comments Off Russell Square, London

SOAS, University of London has just announced its exciting new range of summer school courses, available for booking now. Taking a summer course at SOAS enables students to learn about a wide range of different topics in an intensive format, combining theory and practice.  Students from all backgrounds are welcome to take part in the...

School of Social Sciences – University of the West of Scotland

By Thu, Apr 03, 2014 11:49PM UTC Comments Off Pic: University of the West of Scotland graduates

The University of the West of Scotland (UWS) is one of Scotland’s largest modern universities and has a proud tradition of excellence in education. The University has been offering vocational programmes for more than 100 years. It has around 15.500 students, including,1,100 international students, and is an innovative and inclusive institution. The School of Social...

How to start a successful career with Social Sciences programmes

By Thu, Apr 03, 2014 10:20AM UTC Comments Off How to start a successful career with Social Sciences programmes

A few days ago, Asian academics and policy makers called for further investment in social science research, arguing more funding was needed to address issues and provide informed policy making. Already in November, a UNESCO report had blamed India’s lack of funding for its low volume of research into climate change and the environment. The...

New MSc Environment, Politics and Development

By Wed, Mar 26, 2014 12:44AM UTC Comments Off Northern Thailand

  SOAS, University of London launches an exciting new MSc programme in Environment, Politics and Development. Taught by leading political ecologists, the MSc offers a critical analysis of key contemporary issues including water, forestry, climate, fisheries, agricultural production, biodiversity, conflicts and energy supply. The programme explores challenging questions, including: • How does the environment intersect...

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