If the events in Ukraine are to appear as more than a series of disconnected events, you really must take the long view. So if you want to understand why it looked last night as though war was about to break out in the Crimea, perhaps take a look at this piece of analysis by Stratfor. It's a company that focuses on geography and history to explain what is happening in the world. Stratfor makes its money by signing up paying subscribers, but makes some of its work freely available. The book from which this is taken, The next hundred years, is also worth reading.
We have received the following message which may be of interest:
I am writing to you today as we have a number of journalistic opportunities which may be of interest to your students at University of Kent.
I work for a digital media company which has produced two websites on behalf of one of our clients, londonolympics2012.com and thesportfeed.com (BETA). As project manager for these websites I am charged with the task of getting together a team of content providers and wondered whether any of your students would be interested in working on these websites over the summer months.
As well as providing content, we have a number of opportunities to attend official Olympic press calls and to interview some of the leading personalities in the build-up to the London Olympic games. We are currently looking for people to attend interview opportunities with Dame Kelly Holmes, the Great Britain Hockey team, the Great Britain Judo team and Paul Deighton, the CEO of LOCOG.
Further to that, we are willing to offer full-time work placement opportunities to interested students based in our Lancaster offices during the London Olympigames.
Whilst this work is unpaid, it does offer a fantastic opportunity to get valuable work experience and get work published. If any of your students would be interested in these exciting opportunities they can contact me on any of the contact details below.
PR & Marketing Manager
Office: +44 1524 509036 Mobile: +44 7771916785