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    • 11 APR 18
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    Living and Working in China

    By: Adrian Smith I had long considered travelling to China, for work or for travel, and therefore, had plenty of time and many years to prepare. However, no amount of preparation could prepare oneself for the experience of life in a country of 1.3 billion people.The Chinese Statesman Deng Xiaoping once said “One must grope

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    • 22 FEB 18
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    International Helsinki Days

    by Sulaiman Dani Our morning started with a morning departure out of Heathrow towards Helsinki on Sunday where we arrived late in the afternoon. After being picked up by the IHD team and taken to their student union, we were picked up by hosts who were Hanken students and spent the evening recovering from a

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    • 07 DEC 17
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    Commemorating the centenary of the Russian October Revolution

    By Dr David Hughes To commemorate the centenary of the October Revolution, the School of Social and Political Sciences was pleased to invite Chris Marsden, the National Secretary of the Socialist Equality Party (SEP), to introduce a film screening of Tsar to Lenin, a 1937 documentary record of the Revolution directed by Herman Axelbank. The

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    • 25 AUG 17
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    Student Internships: Boultham Park Project

    by Amanda Brockinton Over the summer in June, I took the opportunity to do an internship at the City Council. As a final year student in International Relations, I thought it would be best to get as much experience as I could before I moved on to my Masters. I chose to work with the

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    • 20 AUG 17
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    My experience: Student placement at Lincoln City Council

    By Benjamin Steward After reading previous blog posts of other students’ experiences of the City of Lincoln Council placements I was filled with optimism at what it had to offer and so had no hesitation in applying. The opportunity to work with the Council caught my interest as it would give me the chance to

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    • 16 NOV 16
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    Striking Women website receives millionth visit!

    Striking Women website receives millionth visit!

    Free online interactive resources for schools and community organisations about migration, women and work and workers’ rights in the UK and the world www.striking-women.org Through original artwork, photographs, personal testimonies of the strikers, posters and other contemporary sources, these resources highlight the important contribution of migrant and women workers to the UK. They will be

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