Arts, Society and Culture

Playing against 'the beautiful game'

Playing against 'the beautiful game'

Posted by ap507 at Nov 13, 2017 10:55 AM |

John Williams from our School of Media, Communications and Sociology, discusses tomorrow's England V Brazil match and the waning attraction of international football

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Why is it nice to be nice? Solving Darwin’s puzzle of kindness

Why is it nice to be nice? Solving Darwin’s puzzle of kindness

Posted by ap507 at Nov 10, 2017 02:45 PM |

In an article for The Conversation, Eva Krockow, Andrew M Colman and Briony Pulford outline how acts of kindness not only improve overall societal welfare, but also make altruists feel good

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Five times men trivialised sexual harassment in the media – and why that’s a problem

Five times men trivialised sexual harassment in the media – and why that’s a problem

Posted by ap507 at Nov 10, 2017 02:35 PM |

In an article for The Conversation, Dr Kaitlynn Mendes outlines five ways sexual harassment has been minimised in popular culture over the past few weeks, with explanations about why they are not ok

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How James Bond was a model employee

How James Bond was a model employee

Posted by ap507 at Nov 10, 2017 02:25 PM |

In an article for The Conversation, Professor Martin Parker discusses how over the years Bond has gradually become an employee who is critical of the means and ends of the organisation that he works for

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Was Emily Brontё’s Heathcliff black?

Was Emily Brontё’s Heathcliff black?

Posted by ap507 at Oct 25, 2017 02:38 PM |

In an article for The Conversation, Dr Corinne Fowler discusses how the evidence points to Brontё's most famous outcast being a product of the British slave trade

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The man who gave us the Reformation – and it wasn’t Martin Luther

The man who gave us the Reformation – and it wasn’t Martin Luther

Posted by ap507 at Oct 24, 2017 09:51 AM |

Dr Angus Cameron discusses Jakob Fugger, the man who underwrote the ambition of power-hungry medieval Princes

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