September 30, 2014

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Juridification and Social Citizenship – by Henriette Sinding Aasen

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The law plays an important role in the administration of the modern welfare state. Henriette Sinding Aasen, Professor of Law at the University of Bergen, explains the effects juridification has on modern citizenship.*

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September 25, 2014

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Creating Coherence in EU Internet Regulation – by Andrej Savin

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The internet presents regulators with an amorphous web of technical and legal issues with no simple solution. Andrej Savin, Associate Professor at Copenhagen Business School, says that the EU needs to develop a fluidity of process in order to tackle the big issues and cultivate the right legal tools to regulate effectively.

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September 23, 2014

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World Governance and International Sports – by Richard Pomfret

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What are the similarities between the way that international sports organizations and international political bodies are organized? Richard Pomfret, Professor of Economics at the University of Adelaide, asks whether politics can learn anything from sport.

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September 18, 2014

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Innovate and Disrupt: new challenges and opportunities in the Creative Industries — by Robert DeFillippi

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The explosion of technology in the last few decades has caused fundamental disruptions within the creative industries, leading to both excitement and fear for their future. Professor Robert DeFillippi argues that it is vitally important that creative organizations understand the drivers of disruption and devise strategies for coping with these so that threats may be turned into opportunities. Continue reading…

September 16, 2014

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Information Environmentalism: towards a digital ecology – by Robert Cunningham

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The complex mass of data that underpins everything from trade to entertainment presents many legal challenges. Robert Cunningham considers what lessons from environmentalism we can apply to the way we manage and run our information world. Continue reading…

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