In this blog post, I want to respond to some of the questions that were raised during our recent WebDebate on humanising immigration. This is crucial for keeping the discussion going and doing justice to all the valuable questions and comments we rec...
 13 Mar 2019

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Our March WebDebate explored conflicting narratives on immigration and delved into the challenges and opportunities of intercultural relations in the context of diplomatic practice. We were joined by Ms Ifigenia Georgiadou (Hellenic Culture Centre, G...
 13 Mar 2019

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We often discuss the issue of immunity of diplomats and consular officers from the jurisdiction of the receiving state. Rarely is the reverse considered; diplomats may sometimes require protection from their sending state.(1) An article by the Can...
 24 Jul 2018

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Why do we need diplomats? Diplomats are members of a profession developed over many centuries. But why do we still need them in a world transformed by electronic communications? This course examines the nature of diplomacy; when it is appropriate;...

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Diplomatic privileges and immunities usually receive attention only when exceptions or abuses are reported in the news. Starting with the evolution of diplomatic privileges and immunities and ending with the question of whether the Vienna Conventi...
Start date:   20 Jul 2020
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In recent years, consular and diaspora diplomacy have both emerged as important areas in diplomatic studies; governments are becoming more citizen-centric. Consular diplomacy has gained prominence in many foreign ministries, a dramatic turnaround...

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It emphasises the legal and institutional framework for international migration, examines governments' recent changes in policies towards their diasporas, and focuses on different case studies to exemplify how the links between diasporas and thei...
 22 Sep 2014

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We humans are deeply exercised by inclusion and exclusion, by who is in and who is out. Clusivity: the mother of all doubt. At the end of January 2013, there was a furore over rumours that UK ministers were considering a negative advertising campa...
 10 Mar 2013

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