Expert opinions cover 'smart' clothing, Wuthering Heights, the radical right, football and Zimbabwe

Posted by ap507 at Aug 02, 2018 11:20 AM |
The Conversation and Think: Leicester talking points: a range of topical issues recently tackled by academics 1 - 31 August
Expert opinions cover 'smart' clothing, Wuthering Heights, the radical right, football and Zimbabwe

Source: The Independent

In an article for The Independent, Dr Phoebe Moore from our School of Business has discussed how ambassadors will be rewarded for walking past Tommy Jeans stores and how we are becoming a resource for surveillance and profit making.

In an article for The Guardian, Dr Emma Butcher has discussed how a ruthless warrior queen in a childhood fantasy became the prototype for Emily Brontë’s protagonist.

Dr Chris Allen from our Department of Criminology has discussed how, just as neo-Nazis in America have tried to rebrand themselves, the same is happening with the Generation Identity (GI) white supremacist movement in Britain.

In an article for The Conversation, Dr Chis Allen has also discussed how public discourse in the UK seems to be shifting to the right.

In an article for The Conversation, Dr John Williams from our School of Media, Communication and Sociology has discussed how there is still a place in sport that remains connected to communities.

In an article for The Conversation, James Hamill from our School of History, Politics and International Relations has discussed how winners and losers are both trying to win the West’s support for their view in Zimbabwe.

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