SEN News Bites: 17-23 November 2014

 

 

 

 

Times Higher Education (18/11/2014) reports the results of recent research documenting the continued marginalisation and underrepresentation of ethnic minorities and women in top positions in UK universities.

Russia Today (18/11/2014) features an extended summary of a recent interview with the Russian President, Vladimir Putin in which he warned about the dangers of radical nationalism and Russophobia in Ukraine.

Deutsche Welle (18/11/2014) features a piece containing a brief historical retrospective of the fate of the ethnic German minority population in Romania.

The New York Times (22/11/2014) features an article on the policies and ethnic background of the governor of Jakarta, Indonesia who is only the second Christian of Chinese ancestry to ever occupy this post.

Nonvinite.com (22/11/2014) features an opinion piece on the role and limits of ethnic and religious tolerance in the policies of the newly elected government in Bulgaria.

Global Post (22/11/2014) reports on the recent deterioration of Armenian-Azeri relations in relation to the disputed territory of Nagorno-Karabakh.

 

News compiled by Anastasia Voronkova

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