Obama - euphoria or relief?
 In this podcast Professor Peter Ling looks at the inauguration of Barack Obama as US President.

An expert on the civil rights movement and Dr Martin Luther King, Professor Ling weighs up the significance of the inauguration for America, the world and the history books.


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Man at work
 It's straight to work for Barack Obama and to the surprise of many experts, he has already made some dramatic announcements.

Expert in American politics, Professor Richard King, was at the inauguration in Washington D.C and weighs up early developments.

He also assesses the challenges left in the wake of President Bush's administration, and explains why we may not have seen the last of Sara Palin.
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Striking for 'British' jobs?
 As the wildcat strikes over foreign workers continue up and down the country, Professor Andreas Bieler asks whether the unions are looking at the bigger picture.

He also boils down the issue of so-called 'British jobs for British workers' - weighing up the perspectives of government and the workers.


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Love on the rocks
 How badly has the recession affected the relationship between political parties and business?

Expert in the field - Professor Mick Moran - assesses the cracks in the relationship and how the crisis will affect it in the future.

Professor Moran was at the University to open the inaugural seminar series for the Centre for British Politics.


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Bulletproof
Politics was a rough business in the 1930s. Kansas governor Alf Landon knew the stakes were high, so he traveled with this lead lectern during the 1936 presidential campaign.
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Thomas Burns Memorial Lecture 5 - 'When Israel was in Egyptland': Black Christianity against Slavery
Professor John Coffey, who is Professor of Early Modern History at the University of Leicester, UK, presents the Thomas Burns Memorial Lectures for 2010. His theme: ‘Let my people go’: Exodus and Deliverance from Calvin to Obama. Lectures given August, 2010.
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Thomas Burns Memorial Lecture 3 - 'God's Favourite People': 1688 and 1776
Professor John Coffey, who is Professor of Early Modern History at the University of Leicester, UK, presents the Thomas Burns Memorial Lectures for 2010. His theme: ‘Let my people go’: Exodus and Deliverance from Calvin to Obama. Lectures given August, 2010.
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Thomas Burns Memorial Lecture 2 - 'The Only Parallel': The Puritan Revolution as England's Exodus
Professor John Coffey, who is Professor of Early Modern History at the University of Leicester, UK, presents the Thomas Burns Memorial Lectures for 2010. His theme: ‘Let my people go’: Exodus and Deliverance from Calvin to Obama. Lectures given August, 2010.
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Thomas Burns Memorial Lecture 6 - 'I have Seen the Promised Land': Visions of Deliverance in Black a
Professor John Coffey, who is Professor of Early Modern History at the University of Leicester, UK, presents the Thomas Burns Memorial Lectures for 2010. His theme: ‘Let my people go’: Exodus and Deliverance from Calvin to Obama. Lectures given August, 2010.
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Thomas Burns Memorial Lecture 4 - 'Yours for the Jubilee': The Prophetic Religion of the Abolitionis
Professor John Coffey, who is Professor of Early Modern History at the University of Leicester, UK, presents the Thomas Burns Memorial Lectures for 2010. His theme: ‘Let my people go’: Exodus and Deliverance from Calvin to Obama. Lectures given August, 2010.
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Thomas Burns Memorial Lecture 1 - 'Biblical Traditions of Liberation': Introducing Deliverance Polit
Professor John Coffey, who is Professor of Early Modern History at the University of Leicester, UK, presents the Thomas Burns Memorial Lectures for 2010. His theme: ‘Let my people go’: Exodus and Deliverance from Calvin to Obama. Lectures given August, 2010.
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Germaine Greer Winifred Mercier Lecture
Feminist icon Professor Germaine Greer delivered this year's Winifred Mercier public lecture to a packed Gandhi Hall. Born in Melbourne and educated in Australia and at Cambridge University, Professor Greer's first book, The Female Eunuch (1969), took the world by storm and remains one of the most influential texts of the feminist movement. She has had a distinguished academic career in Britain and the USA and makes regular appearances in print and other media as a broadcaster, journalist, colum
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Prof. Rachael Dixey Inaugural Lecture - Health, Social Justice & Access to Learning
The Faculty of Health's Professor Rachael Dixey delivered her inaugural lecture in the iconic Rose Bowl. The lecture 'Health, Social Justice and Access to Learning' considered the relationships globally between health inequalities and education, exploring ideas of education as liberatory and empowering, and consequently how this impacts on the politics of health. Professor Dixey is the head of Health Promotion at Leeds Met. She has a lifelong interest in Africa, doing PhD research in the 1970s o
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Talk About the North - Antony Clavane
Hubris, Schmubris: the plot against Leeds United Antony Clavane Sunday Mirror
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