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February

  • Deadly Protests in Ukraine: What’s Next for this Divided Country?

    February 24, 2014

    Escalating political violence reached a boiling point this week in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev as more than 75 people were killed and hundreds more seriously injured in clashes between protesters who are seeking the ouster of President Viktor Yanukovych and security forces loyal to his government.

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  • Bill Rosenberg on the State of the Union, Spin and “Grand Political Theater”

    February 13, 2014

    Bill Rosenberg, PhD, professor of political science and resident expert on political opinion and media, calls the State of the Union speech a moment of pomp and circumstance and yes, some political theater. When we sat down with Professor Rosenberg to get his perspective on President Obama’s 2014 address, he contrasted today’s State of the Union speeches with those of centuries past.

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  • Meet One of History & Politics Newest Faculty Members

    February 04, 2014

    Hailing from Albany, NY, Ali Kenner, PhD, is a new assistant professor whose research focuses on Science, Technology and Society (STS). In this Q&A, Kenner talks about her role at the Cultural Anthropology journal and her new experiences since moving to Philly.

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