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Professor Joan Martinez-Alier (BLitt Agricultural Economics, 1963; Research Fellow, 1966-1973; SAM, 1983-84) was recently awarded the Balzan Prize for contributions to ecological economics. 

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Paul Fox (MPhil Russian and East European Studies 1983), has been appointed as UK Ambassador to Hungary.

Dr Jin Park (DPhil Politics, 1985) scored a surprise victory in the recent South Korean elections, winning the Gangnam-Eul district. He defeated incumbent Madame Jeon Hyun-Heui. Dr Park, described...

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Mr Kisaburo Ishii (Agricultural Economics, 1980), the former Ambassador of Japan to Romania was awarded the Romanian National Order for Merit, to the rank of Grand Cross.

This was to...

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Obituary by Professor Archie Brown (Emeritus Fellow)

Judge William (‘Bill’) Birtles

27 October 1944 – 13 January 2020

Professor Margaret MacMillan, Honorary Fellow and former Warden, has been appointed to the Council of Foreign Relations (CFR) as 'Visiting Distinguished Historian'.

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Krzysztof Szubert (Academic Visitor, 2019-) received the Knight’s Cross of the Order of Rebirth of Poland  (The Order of Polonia Restituta) conferred on him by the President of the Polish Republic...

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Hashi Mohamed (Msc African Studies, 2008) has written 'People Like Us' about social mobility in the UK, to favourable reviews. 

Chesa Boudin (MPhil Latin American Studies, 2003) has been elected District Attorney for San Francisco. In the election, held on November 5, Boudin won with 50.83% of the votes in the final round...

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