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null Newsletter No 4/2022 - The Wonders Inside - Let's celebrate world book month!

Author: Lucy Howe López

World Book and Copyright Day 23 April 2022 is the focus of the Newsletter this month with contributions from our library colleagues and others.

Each book I read, like each person I meet, changes me, in subtle and sometimes not so subtle ways. They each have their voice and their point of view and style. The artistry, the breadth and depth of the vision of some authors can take your breath away.

You may like to think about a book or two that made you or made a change in your own life and be reminded at the same time of the power of the pen and of the written word and of the responsibility of authors and publishers and readers alike.

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Ambivalence and International Research Ethics

Author: Ignace Haaz, Publications Manager

Having a strong desire to do something and, at the same time, an equally strong desire not to do the same thing is ambivalence, a concept which can pose risks in international research.

In the Spotlight: Jakob William Bühlmann Quero

Author: Josephine Hough Publications Assistant Editor Jakob tells us about the linguistic and cultural intricacies of his role and his realisation that books are the medium through which ideas become practice in society.

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Liu Baocheng
刘宝成 (Liu Baocheng)

Read Liu Baocheng’s profile to discover his publications and his commitment to promoting ethical behaviour in education and society.

Michelle Bergadaà

Read Michelle Bergardaá’s profile to learn more about her work and the vision and mission she shares with to integrate ethics in higher education.

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Library Statistics

In honour of World Book and Copyright Day 2022, we've put together some insights into how the Library is used. Discover the most popular communities, collections and journals, as well as identifying which countries use the Library the most!

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Latest Publication: African Law Series No. 11

Author: Ignace Haaz, Publications Manager

Les élections en Afrique: Analyse des comportements et pistes normatives de gestion des conflits
Fweley Diangitukwa

Ce livre se consacre à l’analyse des élections en Afrique et des causes à l’origine de nouveaux phénomènes, qui entraînent des morts inutiles et détruisent les économies nationales encore faibles et fragiles.

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Call for Contributions to new Publication

Author: Ignace Haaz, Publications Manager

Ethics and Overcoming Odious Passions: Mitigating Radicalisation and Extremism through Shared Human Values in Education

The editors of this volume invite the scholarly community and practitioners to contribute to this publication. Learn more about the project and how to submit your paper: Call for Papers.


The Blue Table Webinars are a series of high-profile conversations on applied ethics, designed to provide our course participants and instructors with a space to benefit from inspirational dialogues on cutting-edge topics beyond the classroom.

The Academy is delighted to extend this invitation to the wider community and encourage our network to join these insightful and pertinent sessions, which this year look at 'What it means to be human' with a focus on key human behaviours including thinking, remembering and loving.

Find out more about the Blue Table Webinars and register to attend the upcoming sessions.


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Blue Table Webinar: Working

How the way we work influence our humanity? Join a debate surrounding the notion of work in our ever more complex and changing world.
When 18 May 2022, 15:00-16:00 CET
Where Online
What Webinar

Blue Table Webinar: Eating

28 Sept 2022, 15:00-16:00 CET

Blue Table Webinar: Inventing

19 Oct 2022, 15:00-16:00 CET

Blue Table Webinar: Loving

23 Nov 2022, 15:00-16:00 CET

Towards Sustainable, Knowledge and Ethical Societies: Join the Conferences

blue table webinar: remembering panellists

Join our series of three online conferences organised by Regional Programmes and local partners and taking place throughout May to July 2022.
Call for Contributions: submit an abstract by 2 May 2022 to present your paper at the conferences.

Learn more about each conference and register now for the three events

Developing Sustainable Societies through Higher Education

27-26 May 2022, 18:00-21:00 CEST

Shaping Knowledge Societies through Higher Education

115-16 Jun 2022, 09:30-12:30 CEST

Promoting Ethical Societies through Higher Education

7-8 Jul 2022, 13:00-16:00 CEST


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Round Table on Cyberlaw, Cybercrime & Cybersecurity

This week's webinar, with panellists including Christoph Stückelberger, addressed current developments and issues arising from Cyberspace and digital technologies.