Expert opinions cover the Reformation, Emily Brontё’s Heathcliff and Trump's media tactics

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The Conversation and Think: Leicester talking points: a range of topical issues recently tackled by academics 19 - 31 October
Expert opinions cover the Reformation, Emily Brontё’s Heathcliff and Trump's media tactics

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Dr Angus Cameron from our School of Business has written an article for The Conversation discussing Jakob Fugger, the man who underwrote the ambition of power-hungry medieval Princes.

In an article for The Conversation, Dr Corinne Fowler from our School of Arts has discussed how the evidence points to Brontё's most famous outcast being a product of the British slave trade.

A demagogue playing the media to legitimise extreme movements and radical right-wing causes? The US has been here before, says PhD student Scott Weightman from our School of History, Politics and International Relations.

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