Transnational Communities Programme has come to the end of its five year
contract we have now suspended production of Traces. However, we will
continue to make the archive of past issues available. We hope that you
have found it a useful and interesting resource.
is an on-line news digest service provided by the Transnational Communities
Programme for researchers and other interested parties. The aim
of Traces is to make sense of the human dimensions of globalization by
monitoring new stories from around the world and presenting them in summary
form. These stories are selected for their relevance to the aims
and interests of the Transnational Communities Programme. Today's
news stories are, in a sense, tomorrow's research questions.
effort will be made to cross-check the accuracy of factual information
and to provide an unbiased account of often controversial issues.
The sources used are referenced at the end of each entry and readers may
also judge the value of the accounts themselves.
All dates are given day/month/year
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