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Judy McGregorProfessor Judy McGregor: NZ-UK Link Foundation Visiting Professor 2016

Professor McGregor is head of Auckland University of Technology’s School of Social Sciences and Public Policy and associate dean with responsibility for postgraduate studies. She will be based at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies (ICWS) from September to December 2016. More information.

Reconciling Rwanda: unity, nationality and state control

Reconciling Rwanda: unity, nationality and state control

Melvin, Jennifer

In July 1994, the Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF) set out to stabilise and secure Rwanda, a country decimated by genocide.  This mandate was later extended to include the herculean task of promoting unity and reconciliation to a population torn apart by violence.  More than two decades ...

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The influence of Joyce's writing on Iain Sinclair's own style of urban narrative

Iain Sinclair talks at The John Coffin Memorial Reading in association with the conference Anniversary Joyce: XXV International James Jouce Symposium 


Imagining the Guyanas and the rights of its indigenous women

Sonya Rahaman, whose heritage is part Guyanese, has long been inspired by, and curious and intrigued about South America’s only non-Latin-American countries...