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Ronald Dworkin - An Obitury

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Ronald Dworkin

It is with great sadness that the Department received the news of the death of Ronald Dworkin.

Ronald Dworkin was one of the most prominent legal philosophers of our times. He held joint appointments in Law and Philosophy in UCL Laws and NYU. For many years, he chaired the high-profile Colloquium in Social and Legal Philosophy, an integral component of our MA in Legal and Political Theory. He inspired generations of SPP students with his monumental contribution to legal philosophy, his rigorous and passionate philosophical debates with prominent scholars from around the world, and his wit and love of life.

Professor Kevin Middlebrook's radio interview on Mexican union leader's arrest on charges of embezzlement

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Listen to Prof Middlebrook's interview to BBC World Service's 'Newshour', on the recent arrest of Ms Elba Esther Gordillo, leader of Mexico's powerful teachers' union SNTE.

Job Vacancy: Lecturer in Conservation

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Conservation of heritage objects

The Institute of Archaeology currently has a vacancy for a Lecturer in Conservation (Ref.:1313456). The deadline for applications is 20 March 2013.

Dignity in Adversity - a Workshop with Seyla Benhabib (UCL-Yale Collaboration)

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Seyla Benhabib

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22 March 2013, 9.30-6.00pm

Location

Senate House, Woburn Suite, Malet Street, London, WC1E

Christian Dustmann elected Fellow of the German National Academy of Sciences

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Christian Dustmann elected Fellow of the German National Academy of Sciences (Leopoldina)

Pharmacology in China

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Thursday 28 February 2013, 9–11am, Wilkins Garden Room.

Lecture by Dr Vivienne Lo on pharmacology in early China, followed by a session on the use of history in the construction of clinical trials into traditional medicine, with a case study presented by Dr Lo and Penelope Barrett (CCHH) together with Andrew Flower of the University of Southampton.

Institute students experience African research environments

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Group shot taken on crossing the equator for the fourth and last time on the trip to Uganda

Institute students have recently returned from their biennial study expedition to Uganda, led by Andrew Reid.

Job Vacancy: Lithics Lab Technician

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Lithics assemblage

The Institute of Archaeology currently has a vacancy for a Lithics Lab Technician (Ref.:1313915). The deadline for applications is 5 March 2013.

Mary Leakey remembered

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Mary Leakey, British archaeologist and anthropologist (Source:http://ihm.nlm.nih.gov/images/A16794)

6 February 2013 marked the centenary of the birth of Mary Leakey, who was a prominent student of UCL renowned for her archaeological work on human origins in East Africa.

Migration: Global Development, New Frontiers 10-13 April

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Norface Conference Poster

Interdisciplinary conference on migration jointly organised by the NORFACE Research Programme on Migration and the Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration (CReAM) at UCL, and co-funded by the European Union

10 – 13  April 2013, at University College London

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