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  • Part 2 – Centenary of the Armistice: what should we remember?

    No Peace without Social Justice. By Martin Gorsky, Professor of History. I talked in my first blog for the Armistice about the importance of understanding the feelings of ordinary soldiers who served in the First World War.  On Remembrance Sunday a film was televised that allowed us to do just that, Peter Jackson’s They Shall Not Grow ...

  • Part 1 – Centenary of the Armistice: what should we remember?

    1.  Dulce et Decorum Est. By Martin Gorsky, Professor of History. In a year of big anniversaries – the NHS, Alma Ata, birth of the WHO – November 2018 brings the centenary of the armistice that marked the end of the First World War.  For us in the London School this one matters every bit as much ...

  • Review of the New Zealand Health System Announced.

    Dr Hayley Brown, Research Fellow, discusses the newly announced review of the New Zealand health system. In May of this year, NZ Minister of Health David Clark announced a review of the New Zealand health system which will be headed by Heather Simpson who is known in the capital Wellington as ‘H2’ due to her long-term ...