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Revealing the genius of the Joker

‘Movies Mockingbird’ is a blog series dedicated to uncovering the core ideas behind movies – the core ideas that are visible yet hidden. In it, I will attempt to dive into the sea of social sciences to reveal the whole iceberg of movie plots and not just the small tip visible on surface.   2,438 more words

Distance Learning

Violence: Children, family and society conference 2015

Submitted by Associate Professor Jane Callaghan

First call for papers (first call closes 31st March)

We invite submissions for a 3 day conference exploring violence, to be held at the University of Northampton, 24-26 June 2015. 381 more words

School Of Social Sciences

Who is an economist? Here is Keynes' answer

In 1924 John Maynard Keynes wrote an obituary for a prominent economist Alfred Marshall, one of the founders of the English neoclassical economics and Keynes’ former tutor and academic patron.  294 more words


2015 City University of London, UK International Excellence Scholarships

City University London is pleased to announce its commencement of receipt of applications for the 2015 City University of London, UK International Excellence Scholarships. These scholarships are available to students who are passionate about the arts and social sciences and believe they can make a real difference to people’s lives. 376 more words

2015 Scholarships

"Falsified statistics", membership celebration, thanks and an important reminder

“The only statistics you can trust are those you falsified yourself” famously said Winston Churchill.
I am glad to share with you today that according to our statistics the… 247 more words

Community Members Posts

The Open Society and Its Enemies

The Open Society and Its Enemies is a work on political philosophy by Karl Popper. Written during World War II, it was first printed in London by Routledge in 1945. 340 more words

Have you considered studying in France? Find out about the English Taught options at Sciences Po in this excellent article from 'A Star Future'

Studying in France: Spotlight on Sciences Po

From A Star Future’s Newsletter


Sciences Po is France’s leading university in the social sciences and the 2014 QS World University Rankings ranked Sciences Po 13th in the world for Politics & International Studies. 286 more words