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French ambassador visits Cardiff University: changing perspectives on freedom of expression after Charlie Hebdo

Posted on 7 April 2015 by Charlotte (MA European Studies, PGT Scholar)

In my last post, I talked about the importance of encouraging social dialogue and debate at university. Given my background in European Studies, I was delighted to hear that the School of Modern Languages would be hosting a visit from the French ambassador, Her Excellency Sylvie Bermann, who would lead a discussion on freedom of
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Why a master’s makes you engage with a changing world

Posted on 13 March 2015 by Charlotte (MA European Studies, PGT Scholar)

Following International Women’s Day, I discuss the opportunities of postgraduate study, the importance of social debate and my love of Caitlin Moran Aside from enhancing career prospects and prolonging the daunting prospect of facing a congested jobs market, I think there are far more important reasons to consider postgraduate study. Why postgraduate study? When I
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