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'Drone Violence as Wild Justice: Administrative Executions on the Terror Frontier’
The controversial use of military drones, an issue that has risen prominently to the forefront of international politics since the start of the war on terror, will be addressed at the latest Department of International Politics' Centenary Speakers Series lecture.
Aberystwyth University hosts debate on the Constitution Reform Group’s Act of Union Bill
With Halloween and Britain's impending departure from the EU looming, and with it a potential constitutional crisis between the four nations of the UK, a proposed new constitutional settlement for the UK will be the focus for debate at Aberystwyth University on Thursday 24 October 2019.
Aberystwyth University celebrates Founders’ Day
Staff, students, alumni and members of the local community braved the elements for a brisk walk along the Promenade at Aberystwyth on Friday 11 October 2019, as part of the University's annual Founders Day celebrations.
Peter Hancock Scholarship awards presented
The latest recipients of a scholarship that bears the name of a former student who was supported financially by Aberystwyth University over half a century ago, have been announced.