'Oxford' Category

  • Libya and the LSE

    March 4, 2011

    After intensifying pressure and days of media speculation, the director of the London School of Economics, Sir Howard Davies, has finally resigned over his institution’s controversial links with the Libyan regime. He was doubtless right to go, having made grave errors of judgement that severely damaged the LSE’s reputation, seeing it branded the ‘Libyan School […]

  • OUSU: A Mandate to Do Nothing

    November 16, 2007

    Oxford University Students Union (OUSU) held elections yesterday and the results are now out. They make for very sorry reading and reveal the vast, gaping hole in the Union’s legitimacy. The new president-elect, Lewis Iwu, was elected with 1154 votes out of 2,925 (this after three rounds of transferable voting). There are 19,486 students at […]

  • Oxford Admissions

    November 11, 2007

    One of my students is interviewed by the BBC in this piece on the forthcoming visit of Jesse Jackson to Oxford. Jackson will deliver a lecture next Tuesday on ‘Freedom and Education’ before being made an honorary fellow of Regents Park College, to whose undergraduates I teach IR. This is part of a broader effort […]

 
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