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Middle-Aged Syrian Women’s Contributions to Family Livelihoods during Protracted Displacement in Jordan
Dina Sidhva
Ann-Christin Zuntz
Ruba al Akash
Ayat Nashwan
, and
Areej Al-Majali

at the income-generating activities that our interlocutors engage in during the (literal or perceived) absence of their husbands. The fourth section asks how middle-aged women juggle their economic roles with more traditional duties as matchmakers, grandmothers and mothers-in-law. Methodology and Study Participants This project was funded by the Scottish Funding Council’s (SFC) Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) Internal Pump Priming Fund at the

Journal of Humanitarian Affairs
Open Access (free)
Writing about Personal Experiences of Humanitarianism
Róisín Read
Tony Redmond
, and
Gareth Owen

events and real people, but the text is written as a fiction novel to allow for a degree of artistic licence. 4 TR writes about his experience as one of the emergency medical responders to the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 on 21 December 1988 while over the Scottish town of Lockerbie. 5 Classification and Minimum Standards for Emergency Medical Teams (2021, electronic version) (Geneva: World Health Organization). 6 All NHS employees who come into contact with patients must satisfactorily complete the disclosure and barring service (DBS) check to

Journal of Humanitarian Affairs
The revolutionary rise of popular sovereignty
Torbjørn L. Knutsen

French, German and Dutch (Keane 1996 , p. 305). Within its first year of publication hundreds of thousands of copies circulated throughout Europe in several languages (Walker 2000 , p. 55). The spread of Enlightenment ideas was also aided by the advent of new social institutions. In France, intellectuals and academics established the salon – an elitist forum for daring discussions, gossip and socializing. In Britain and the Netherlands there emerged pubs and clubs and coffee houses. In Scotland, there was a notable growth in scientific societies in the

in A history of International Relations theory (third edition)
Iver B. Neumann

’s ambassador to Mongolia doesn’t wear British national costume – jeans and football shirt’. 20 Who is the butt of this joke? Is it ‘the British’ (which, given the national dress situation in Scotland and Wales, here seems to be used synonymously with ‘the English’)? Hardly. It is, arguably, everybody who dons a national dress, be that Mongols, Scots or others. The national dress strategy does not make ambassadors appear as clean and smart as does the hegemonic strategy. Ambassadors choosing the national dress strategy end up being less presentable, and so at a relative

in Diplomatic tenses
Evaluating commemoration and generational transmission of the special relationship
Robert M. Hendershot

other examples discussed above, these too have proliferated as Anglo-American friendship intensified in the twentieth century. To list but a few examples, the birthplace of Thomas Paine was marked in Thetford, Norfolk in 1909, the estate of George Washington’s English ancestors was commemorated in Northamptonshire in 1921, the childhood home of Jennie Jerome (later Lady Randolph Churchill) in Brooklyn, NY, received a bronze plaque in 1952, and the birthplace of American naval hero John Paul Jones was honored at Arbigland, Scotland in 1953. 42 Rather than emphasizing

in Culture matters
Abstract only
Mary McAleese

heartpower to recognise the loss and waste that came out of conflict and the passion to heal and to reconcile. Northern Ireland played Ireland’s starring role in the first industrial revolution. It has a strong entrepreneurial tradition, a rich multifaceted culture drawing on the deep wells of Irish, British and Scottish tradition. But just at the point where its most educated generation ever appeared, it slid into the Troubles and so has never until now had the chance to reveal its fullest potential, harnessing all its talent, in a unified civic society, working together

in Peacemaking in the twenty-first century
Historical International Relations and the environment
Kerry Goettlich

the base of the Dutch economy as agriculture was of the English’, and the Dutch herring fleet with its several thousands of ships followed herring shoals annually from the Shetland islands down to the Thames estuary (Wilson, 1967 : 520). Thus William Welwood, a Scottish lawyer, argued that Grotius’ intention in writing Mare Liberum was really to curb England’s right to control its own fisheries

in The Sea and International Relations
Twentieth-century Germany in the debates of Anglo-American international lawyers and transitional justice experts
Annette Weinke

Britain conducted by British barristers who had been appointed for the purpose, but had been not under oath, 27 and a couple of diaries taken from fallen or captured German officers and soldiers. Although there was growing suspicion in the commission that Scotland Yard had also presented a couple of murky cases to them, Bryce nevertheless followed the recommendation of the Attorney-General and refrained from subjecting the given material to a comprehensive test by interrogating or cross-examining Belgian witnesses. In the end, Bryce seemed to have become a hostage of

in Prussians, Nazis and Peaceniks
The case of Harry Potter’s realms
Iver B. Neumann

rightful rulers of Britain. Henry VII even named his eldest son Arthur, having seen to it that he was born in Winchester, sometime home of Arthur’s Round Table. When the union was made between Scotland and England in 1707, the country was renamed Great Britain, the reason given being that this was what it had been called before Brutus divided it into England, Wales and Scotland (Thomas 1971 : 416–417). 9 Here we have an example of how, in Europe, these genealogies were key political assets into the eighteenth century. Indeed, making such use of history was the

in Diplomatic tenses
Alex Vines

British African origin care about the continent and lobby for attention. This is also reflected in the devolved administrations, with the Welsh Assembly developing its own aid projects in Lesotho and Somaliland and the Scottish Parliament in Malawi and Uganda (Anyimadu, 2011 ). Trade and investment As regards economic interests, these are meaningful but by no means vital. Figures from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) show UK total exports to Sub-Saharan Africa valued at $11.6 billion in

in Britain and Africa in the twenty-first century