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Ibn Taymiyya and Benefit (maslaha): 3. The Caliphate and the Law, with Dr Jon Hoover

Ibn Taymiyya (d. 1328) was a famous Muslim jurist from Damascus. This video, part of a series on the concept of benefit (maslaha) in Ibn Taymiyya’s thought, explores how he views the caliphate…

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Ibn Taymiyya and Benefit (maslaha): 2 . The Aims of the Law, with Dr Jon Hoover

Ibn Taymiyya (d. 1328) was a famous Muslim jurist from Damascus. This video, part of a series on the concept of benefit (maslaha) in Ibn Taymiyya’s thought, explores how he viewed the concepts…

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Why Study Sharia and Islamic Law

Dr Ali-reza Bhojani explains the distinction between sharia (what is the right way to live as known within the mind of God), the exposition by jurists – fiqh –of what this is from sources…

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Why Study Moral Rationalism in Islamic Law

Dr Ali-reza Bhojani one of the key questions about morality that confronts theists: is the Good what God commands, or, is what God commands ‘the Good’?

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Why Do Muslims Believe in Moral Rationalism?

Dr Ali-reza Bhojani introduced the notion that the basis of morality is not simply based in the acts of divine revelation, but is inherent in the moral order that human beings find within themselves.

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🚘 Campus CARaoke 🎤 Musicality 🎭

First to take to the wheel in our 'Campus CARaoke' series is University of Nottingham's musical theatre society Musicality. Find out more about Musicality:…

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Combining my medical background with a legal career

Adam Harrison, a Nottingham alumnus, talks about how after training and working as a doctor, he decided to retrain as a lawyer. He now combines both his interests in medicine and the law in his…

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Episode 1: Introduction

This episode introduces the series, explaining what economic and social rights are, where they come from, and how they fit into international human rights law.

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Episode 4: Maximum Available Resources

This episode addresses one of the most commonly misunderstood obligations imposed by economic and social rights: the duty of states to use the maximum of their available resources to give effect to…

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Episode 5: Retrogression

This episode focuses on the presumption under international human rights law against the permissibility of retrogression – or backward steps – in terms of economic and social rights…

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Episode 9: Work Rights

This episode outlines work rights (specifically the right to work and the right to just and favourable conditions of work), what they protect, and what they require of governments

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Episode 12: International Enforcement Processes

In this episode, we will focus on the ways in which states can be held accountable for their implementation of their economic and social rights duties under international law.

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Nadia Whittome, first year law student talks about her interest in politics and experience to date!

Nadia talks about her interest in politics and how she has gained valuable work experience including working as a parliamentary intern during the Referendum campaign.

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Securing rights and justice for all

We are the world's largest group of rights and justice scholars and advise governments and NGOs around the globe on the creation of sustainable, open and creative societies. More information:…

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Why Study the writings of Edward Gibbon with Jeremy Gregory

Edward Gibbon (1737-94) published his most famous work, The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, in 1776. Famous or notorious in presenting the rise of Christianity as the cause of the decline of…

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Why Study the History of Religion with Jeremy Gregory

Professor Jeremy Gregory examines the case that the history of religion is as close as we can get to ‘total history’: looking at all aspects of individuals in societies in the past in the…

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Why Study Theology with Alison Milbank and Tom O'Loughlin

Joe Scales – and undergraduate in the department – asks two of his teachers why they study theology. There are as many definitions of theology as there are theologians – and here…

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Theologians in Conversation; Religious Literacy

Joe Scales – and undergraduate in the department – asks two of his teachers why they consider it so important for people in general (not just a few experts) to have a basic religious…

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Why Study Ecclesiastes with Doug Ingram

Dr Doug Ingram and Dr Peter Watts look at one short and enigmatic biblical text: the Book of Ecclesiates – sometimes also called Qoheleth – and at the questions is poses not only to…

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Why Study The Old Testament with Doug Ingram

Dr Doug Ingram and Dr Peter Watts look at the value of studying that diverse library of books that go to make up the Old Testament. This has a value as an exploration of people quite apart from its…

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Sacred Calendars; Shavuot with Rabbi Mendy Lent

Rabbi Mendy Lent explains the significance of attached to the festival of Shavuot which takes place 50 days after the celebration of Passover. It was this celebration which was continued by the early…

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Theologians in Conversation; Living Within Limits

Philip Goodchild, the Professor of Religion and Philosophy, explores the notion that human beings have to come to terms with living within limits if they are to live well. Only when we confront our…

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LawSoc Puppy Room 2016

Puppies descended on University Park as our Law Society organised a puppy room to calm students’ pre-exam nerves. As part of their Wellness Week promoting mental health, the society invited…

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Why Study Disability and Disease with Christina Lee

Dr Christina Lee, Associate Professor of Viking Studies in the School of English, looks at how disability and disease were viewed by Christians during the Middle Ages. She uses evidence that comes…

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Why Study the Hebrew Bible and Anthropology with Carly Crouch

Dr Carly Crouch seeks to demonstrate how the methods of the anthropologist can help us understand complex passages in the Hebrew Bible. She takes the Book of Deuteronomy as a test case and looks at…

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Why Study The Book of Deuteronomy with Carly Crouch

Dr Carly Crouch introduces the key themes is the Book of Deuteronomy. While we think of it a mainly a collection of laws and legal material, we should not lose sight of its two great themes. First,…

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Vlog: Societies

What are societies? What do you do there? How many should I join? Our vloggers Amy and Laura are here to explain all.…

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How would you like to be buried – at Stonehenge?

The answer to this question will help with the exploration of burial sites around Stonehenge as part of the €8m Stonehenge Hidden Landscape project. It is hoped twenty first century…

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Law Society and Guide Dogs Puppy Room

As part of their Wellness Week our Law Society arranged a puppy room for students to unwind from their revision by petting some adorable dogs. Thank you to Guide Dogs for bringing them along.

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Why Study the 4th Council of the Lateran with Claire Taylor

2015 is the eighth centenary of Lateran IV – often described as the most important western church council between the Council of Nicea (325) and the Reformation. Dr Claire Taylor of the Dept of…

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Physsoc goes to CERN

A student's snapshot into Physsoc's award winning annual trip to CERN, in Geneva. Members of the society have the chance to visit the facility, including a guided tour and the opportunity…

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‘Dietitians Week’: Where are all the male dietitians?

A lecturer in dietetics at The University of Nottingham has helped to start a campaign to encourage more men to consider taking up careers in the field of nutrition. As part of Dietitians Week,…

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Alternative dance societies at UoN

Campus Cam went along to the alternative dance showcase, where members of alternative dance societies showed off the best bits of their society. Hear why our students got involved with their chosen…

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Dr Sandra Frisby - Associate Professor Law

As part of The Inside Law Series Sandra talks about studying Law at The University of Nottingham.

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Sustainability, Society and You, Course Trailer

Taking a little step towards making a real impact A new online course introducing learners of any age to the key issues surrounding sustainability - it is free and open to everyone. This is the…

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Societies

With everything from Quidditch and American football to yoga and poetry, the Students' Union has a range of societies to suit every taste. For more information visit…

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Achieve it - Social Sciences at Nottingham

You could find the perfect course at Nottingham Browse our courses: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/ugcourses The Faculty of Social Sciences offers a variety of undergraduate courses within the…

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DJ Soc

Members of DJ Soc talk about the founder of the society, DJ Switch, and the opportunities DJ Soc has given them.

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Re-writing the research on the treatment of infection

A major breakthrough in the search for alternatives to antibiotics and the treatment of infection could provide microbiologists with a whole new insight into the way germs co-exist with or attack…

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Integrating global society - uneven development

Case study - uneven development.

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How Ethical are Biofuels?

Researchers at the University of Nottingham explain how their work on Bio-fuel and it's social impact is a pioneering project in the UK. Assuring sustainable biofuels at the University of…

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Ateka Vasram - LLM Public International Law

Ateka describes her interest in human rights and why she chose The University of Nottingham specifically.

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