Following a popular trial, we are delighted to present access to the Armed Conflict Database (ACD), which  monitors armed conflicts worldwide focusing on political, military and humanitarian trends in current conflicts from local rebellions to long-term insurgencies, civil wars and inter-state conflicts. 

Good news for all our budding Arts and Humanities scholars!  JSTOR have just produced a series of subject guides to help you get the most from their resources, including: Books Art & Art History resources Language & Literature resources Political Science resources Education …

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Magna Carta, ‘The Great Charter’, paved the way for modern government by establishing in 1225 the principal that no-one, not even the monarch, was above the law and giving all “free men” the right to justice and a fair trial.   While only three clauses are …

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Today in 1789, George Washington was elected the first president of the United States. With no contending political parties when Washington came to power, there was no electoral campaign; the electoral college simply met in New York City and unanimously …

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We are delighted to announce that following a successful trial, we are now one of fewer than ten universities to purchase the Chatham House Online Archive outright.  This resource is now available both on and off campus. The archive contains …

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A trial has just started for the Chatham House Online Archive.  This archive contains analysis, research, debates and speeches across the twentieth century from the Royal Institute of International Affairs.  The database is available only on campus or via the …

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