Thought Leadership: read latest views and opinions from Leicester academics and join The Conversation

Posted by sb661 at Sep 10, 2014 11:05 AM |
Academics and experts contribute their thoughts on UK Asian Football Championships final in Glasgow and how the word ‘medieval’ has been associated with Islamic atrocities

In the latest of a series of opinion pieces John Williams (pictured), Senior Lecturer, Department of Sociology discusses the question 'why are there still no British Asians represented at the highest levels of governance in the game' following the UK Asian Football Championships final in Glasgow .The article was originally posted on Leicester Exchanges.

An additional article from Professor Norman Housley,School of History,discusses how the word ‘medieval’ has been used about Islamic atrocities. This article was originally posted on The Conversation.

You can discover other thought-provoking pieces on The Conversation and Leicester Exchanges.

Join the Conversation

The University has joined other leading universities across the UK that have already partnered with The Conversation to post thought-provoking comment pieces.

The Conversation is an independent source of news and views, sourced from the academic and research community and delivered direct to the public. The site launched in Australia in March 2011. Since then it has grown to become one of Australia’s largest independent news and commentary sites.

The Conversation has a monthly audience of 1.6 million users, and reach of 6.2 million through Creative Commons republication. It has a growing community of more than 13,100 academics and researchers from 851 institutions. Writing content for The Conversation enables you to sign off on your articles, so you retain full control over what is being published. You can become an author and pitch an idea as well.

Many academics from the University have already contributed to The Conversation. Their articles can be found here.

For further information about writing for The Conversation, please contact the Press Office pressoffice@le.ac.uk / sb661@le.ac.uk/ +44(0)116 252 5761

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