Monthly Archives: April 2015

Premeditated murder – the manufacturing of death by EU asylum and migration politics

This post was first published as a Manchester Policy Blog (in a slightly amended form), see It has become a defining feature of European asylum and migration policy in recent years: boats full to bursting with desperate people trying … Continue reading

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Bathing etiquette, morality and the post-Fukushima Olympics: reflections from Tokyo

Anybody who has ever been as a gaijin (or more politically correct a gaikokujin), a foreigner, to a sento or an onsen in Japan, is likely to have followed a strict set of bathing etiquette guidelines to the dot. In … Continue reading

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