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Successful identification of only full skeleton retrieved from Battle of Waterloo in 200 years

Successful identification of only full skeleton retrieved from Battle of Waterloo in 200 years

22 April 2015

From The Independent, 05 April 2015. The 200-year-old skeleton found under a car park on the site of the Battle of Waterloo has been identified as a Hanoverian with a hunchback, fighting to liberate his homeland from Napoleonic occupation. Military historian Gareth Glover believes the soldier to be Friedrich Brandt, 23, a...

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Forum on Geopolitics and RAND Europe panel discussion on 'Perspectives on UK Foreign and Defence Policy'

22 April 2015

On Thursday 5 March 2015, POLIS, the Forum on Geopolitics and RAND Europe co-hosted a panel discussion exploring perspectives on UK Foreign and Defence Policy. This event represented the first in a series of workshops aimed at bringing academics and practitioners together to think in collaborative, interdisciplinary and...

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Simulation 3: National Security Council crisis meeting

Simulation 3: National Security Council crisis meeting

22 April 2015

On 12 February 2015, the MPhil class in the History of European Geopolitics came together for the final of three simulations. Unlike the first two such exercises, which recreated historical events, for the third simulation, the students were given the following hypothetical, future crisis scenario: It is 1 May 2015...

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Forum on Geopolitics Simulation 1: Yalta Conference

Forum on Geopolitics Simulation 1: Yalta Conference

22 April 2015

Yalta Conference Past event: [date] What Who When [Base on CL outline text]

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Charles Clarke Lecture on the "Too Difficult" Box and the 'insoluble' foreign policy problems facing the UK

Charles Clarke Lecture on the "Too Difficult" Box and the 'insoluble' foreign policy problems facing the UK

22 April 2015

On Wednesday 4 March, it was the great pleasure of Peterhouse and the Forum on Geopolitics at POLIS to host the former Home Secretary Charles Clarke, who delivered a lecture entitled 'The "Too Difficult" Box: What to do with the 'insoluble' foreign policy problems facing the UK'. Charles Clarke was Secretary of State for...

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