This thesis explores moments when Jewish religious practice comes into conflict with state law. In this mid-term review seminar, the case of male circumcision in Germany will be discussed.
Pursuit of a fairer, more sustainable and healthier world is a governance challenge, redressing the inequities in power, money and resources and in daily living conditions.
Security, legitimacy and public policy: transgovernmentalism and the architecture of Anglosphere policy networks
This presentation considers the dynamics and political implications of transgovernmental networks collaboration by considering three specific ‘security’ network cases: the Quintet of Attorneys-General; the Five Country Ministerial and the Five Countries Conference.
A discussion on Cynthia Banham’s book, which analyses the responses of the USA’s liberal allies to the use of torture against their citizens after 9/11.
This presentation will discuss policy issues related to the introduction of land ownership rights in Mongolia, which resulted in disputes and confrontation.
Supply vs. demand? The political economy of trade, tobacco farming and tobacco control in Sub-Saharan Africa
This seminar will present key findings from a multi-year study of trade, tobacco farming and tobacco control in Kenya, Zambia and Malawi, representing different degrees of agricultural dependencies on tobacco farming and domestic tobacco control policies.