Events by year: 2007

18 October 2007

Local Government and the Regions in the UK and Japan

Debates on local government reform are common to both the UK and Japan. While it has been argued that political power in both countries has become far too centralised, partnerships between local and central government have achieved significant results in particular spheres.

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9 October 2007

Client State: Japan in the American Embrace

Client State addresses the contradictions in Japan’s global status. The author argues that the world’s second-largest economy, with a GDP greater than those of Britain and France combined, and almost double that of China, casts a pale diplomatic shadow.

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12 July 2007

Siân Bowen: Gaze

As Artist-in-Residence in Drawing at the Victoria & Albert Museum, Siân Bowen spent 18 months exploring an eclectic group of objects from the collections.

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