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Language Acts and Worldmaking / Languages Memory

Language Acts and Worldmaking / Languages Memory
Description
Paper on Evelyn Waugh in Spain presented by Dr Fernando Gómez Herrero at conference in London on 13-14 June 2018.
Date:
15/06/2018

A Post-Liberal World? Conference report

A Post-Liberal World? Conference report
Description
On 31 May and 1 June 2018, the Centre for the Study of Global Ethics at the University of Birmingham hosted its fourth annual conference. This report includes film and photographs from the event.
Date:
15/06/2018

Pacifists making guns

Pacifists making guns
Description
Professor Priya Satia (Stanford) delivered the Modern and Contemporary Annual Lecture 2018.
Date:
14/06/2018

New evidence of how Romans would have crucified Jesus - Candida Moss reports for The Daily Beast

New evidence of how Romans would have crucified Jesus - Candida Moss reports for The Daily Beast
Description
The Romans normally tied victims to the cross - but a grave in Italy provides new archaeological evidence that the Biblical account of the Crucifixion may have been right all along.
Date:
13/06/2018

Body hair is natural - society thinking otherwise is dangerous

Body hair is natural - society thinking otherwise is dangerous
Description
Professor Heather Widdows writes for Time magazine on the normalisation of beauty practices.
Date:
13/06/2018

Is taking part in a medical trial the same as doing a day's work?

Is taking part in a medical trial the same as doing a day's work?
Description
Gulzaar Barn is interviewed on BBC Radio 3's 'Free Thinking' about whether paying people for taking part in medical trials is different from other forms of "labour".
Date:
13/06/2018

Glowing review for performance by Professor Khadija Carroll

Glowing review for performance by Professor Khadija Carroll
Description
Professor Khadija von Zinnenburg Carroll has received a glowing review on an influential blog for her performance at the 'First Friday' event held at the Stryx Gallery in Digbeth, Birmingham
Date:
13/06/2018

Free will and moral responsibility in addiction – Hanna Pickard on the Hi Phi Nation podcast

Free will and moral responsibility in addiction – Hanna Pickard on the Hi Phi Nation podcast
Description
Professor Hanna Pickard was a guest on the Hi Phi Nation podcast last week, talking about addiction in relation to free will and moral responsibility.
Date:
12/06/2018

African superheroes in the 1970s and '80s: a historical perspective

Description
Second in Tessa Pijnaker's series of blogposts for Africa in Words.
Date:
12/06/2018
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