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1968 in reviews

1968 in reviews
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On 23 April 2018 the research symposium '1968 in reviews' investigated responses in literary views to the protest events of 1968...
Date:
25/04/2018

Coverage of Sierra Leone's election reflected stereotypes, not reality

Coverage of Sierra Leone's election reflected stereotypes, not reality
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Dr Laura Martin writes for the Conversation
Date:
23/04/2018

UoB Voices accept invitation to return to the BBC Proms 2018

UoB Voices accept invitation to return to the BBC Proms 2018
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As part of the national massed youth chorus – BBC Proms Youth Choir – singers from the university will return to the BBC Proms this summer to perform in the world's largest music festival at the Royal Albert Hall.
Date:
23/04/2018

Learning about the First World War through German eyes

Learning about the First World War through German eyes
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Dr Jonathan Boff writes for the OUP blog to mark the publication of his latest book "Haig's Enemy: Crown Prince Rupprecht and Germany's War on the Western Front"
Date:
20/04/2018

Why do we need a diagnosis to see mental disorders as real?

Why do we need a diagnosis to see mental disorders as real?
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Professor Hanna Pickard, writing for the Institute of Art and Ideas, says the need for diagnosis of mental disorders before showing compassion shames us all.
Date:
20/04/2018

Is beauty only skin deep? Heather Widdows discusses the beauty ideal for the Radical Philosophy podcast

Is beauty only skin deep? Heather Widdows discusses the beauty ideal for the Radical Philosophy podcast
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Professor Heather Widdows discusses the pressures to be 'beautiful' and the connection between beauty and philosophy for the Radical Philosophy podcast, an Australian radio programme.
Date:
20/04/2018

Dr Kate Ince secures £36,000 AHRC Network grant

Dr Kate Ince secures £36,000 AHRC Network grant
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Dr Kate Ince, Reader in French Film and Gender Studies in the School of Languages, Cultures, Art History and Music, has secured a £36,000 AHRC Network grant to run the project 'Serge Daney and Queer Cinephilia.'
Date:
19/04/2018

Religious freedom on agenda for biennial Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting - Andrew Davies talks to BBC Radio Wales

Religious freedom on agenda for biennial Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting - Andrew Davies talks to BBC Radio Wales
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Dr Andrew Davies was interviewed for BBC Radio Wales about religious freedom and belief in the Commonwealth ahead of this week's biennial Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, 16-18 April 2018.
Date:
19/04/2018

What is political Islam? Professor Jocelyne Cesari introduces her latest book

What is political Islam? Professor Jocelyne Cesari introduces her latest book
Description
Professor Jocelyne Cesari discusses her latest book, 'What is political Islam?', for Georgetown University's Berkley Center for Religion, Peace & World Affairs YouTube channel.
Date:
19/04/2018

Dr Fernando Gómez Herrero at the International Conference of the Historical Links between Spain and North America

Dr Fernando Gómez Herrero at the International Conference of the Historical Links between Spain and North America
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Dr Fernando Gómez Herrero presented his paper "Francisco de Vitoria in Daniel Patrick Moynihan's On the Law of Nations"
Date:
18/04/2018
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