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Sir Eric Drummond: when a Scot ran the world

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Prof. Christian Tams

95 years ago, a Scot was selected to run the world. It is a curiously overlooked fact. One that seems not to be a matter of much debate – and that to my knowledge was not at all mentioned during the indyref exchanges about an independent Scotland’s role in world affairs. But it is a… Continue reading

International Law MOOCs – of Pirates and Peacemakers

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Prof. Christian Tams

While academics and students are preparing for the new session, a particular law course has just come to an end: the Law School’s first massive open online course (MOOC) entitled Right versus Might in International Relations, led by my colleagues Robin Geiss, Antonios Tzanakopoulos and myself. Over the course of six weeks, this course assessed… Continue reading

University of Glasgow teams up with BBC to launch World War One MOOC

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red poppy in field, France

The University of Glasgow is one of four UK Universities that will partner BBC in delivering a series of massive open online courses (MOOCs) on World War One, all of which will be available, for free, on the social learning platform, Future Learn. The pilot project, announced yesterday, is part of the BBC’s WW1 season… Continue reading