2017

Blog Entry Donald Trump – Museums in the face of hate
Robin Clarke from the School of Museum Studies discusses how museums can respond to the rise of the far-right in Europe
Blog Entry Offended audiences and regulatory expectations: Of red flags and red herrings
Drs Ranjana Das and Anne Graefer discuss audience expectations of media regulators
Blog Entry Pussyhat power – the feminist protesters crafting resistance to Trump and his supporters
Dr Jessica Bain discusses how craft has long been used to make political statements
Blog Entry What Donald Trump could learn from Leicester’s immigration history
Inès Hassen, Researcher at the Centre for Urban History and Teaching Fellow in French Studies, discusses how the cultural and economic history of Leicester serves as 'a beneficial reference in a world in need of hope'
Blog Entry Leicester City’s decision to sack Claudio Ranieri symbolic of ‘obsession with change’
Leicester academic claims the controversial dismissal which has angered City fans reflects society’s change culture
Blog Entry 'The theoretical possibility of equality on the cricket field was a radical idea in a colonised, hierarchical and deeply divided society'
Dr Prashant Kidambi discusses the first Indian cricket team to tour England and how the sport became a revolutionary power in South Asia
Blog Entry 'As a lecturer in the 1980s, I kept my sexual orientation to myself'
LGBT History Month highlights changing attitudes on campus, says Mark Peel
Blog Entry The start of a ‘distinctly political’ regulation of the BBC
Dr Jelena Dzakula discusses the future of the BBC as part of the LSE's Media Policy Project
Blog Entry History on the Box: Lucy Worsley’s ‘Six Wives’
PhD students Liz Round and Katie Bridger debate Lucy Worsley’s ‘Six Wives’ programme, which aired on BBC One
Blog Entry We need to talk about Islamophobia and homophobia
‘Queer Muslims are the objects of racism, homophobia, and Islamophobia. They are made to suffer for being LGBT and Muslim,’ says Dr Alberto Fernandez Carbajal from our School of Arts
Blog Entry Claudio Ranieri: sacking Leicester City's manager was unceremonious, ruthless and risky
John Williams discusses the controversial sacking of Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri
Blog Entry Assisted-dying laws are progressing in some places - the UK isn’t one of them
In an article for The Conversation, PhD candidate Nataly Papadopoulou examines the UK's assisted dying laws
Blog Entry Leicester researcher discusses his experiences as a British born Muslim academic
Dr Kal Karim discusses his experiences as a British born Muslim academic in an interview with IQRA Bangla
Blog Entry NHS cyber-attack: What is ransomware and how can we protect against it?
Dr Athina Karatzogianni, Associate Professor at the School of Media, Communication and Sociology, explains how to stay safe online following large scale cyber-attacks
Blog Entry "I’m an emergency planner. Manchester shows we need new ways to heal"
Civil Safety and Security Unit Associate Tutor, Lucy Easthope, has written a piece on the Manchester bombings for the Guardian
Blog Entry The king in the car park: managing a story that gripped the world
Ather Mirza, Director of the News Centre, has written an article for Efficiency Exchange on how the discovery of Richard III was revealed to the world through a sophisticated plan of media engagement
Blog Entry The Reith Lectures: Hilary Mantel on the art of bringing the dead back to life
PhD student Tracey Logan from the School of History, Politics and International Relations reviews BBC Radio 4 programme
Blog Entry Hate crime experts challenge Co-op Group over its advertising
Professor Neil Chakraborti quoted in Stop Funding Hate article
Blog Entry Making heritage part of society’s conversations about equality
Richard Sandell, Professor of Museum Studies at the University of Leicester, explores the capacity for heritage organisations to support the fight for equality for LGBTQ people
Blog Entry Keep your titbits, let’s have full equality, inclusion and representation
Robin Clarke discusses the Sexual Offences Act, which became law 50 years ago today
Blog Entry Effects of binge-watching
Professor Barrie Gunter from the School of Media, Communication and Sociology discusses the rise of binge-watching through new digital platforms
Blog Entry Stokes Croft: the saga of one British neighborhood reveals the perverse injustices of gentrification
In an article for The Conversation, Dr Fabian Frenzel discusses how the sharp injustice of gentrification is grossly demonstrated in Stokes Croft
Blog Entry Is sex work still the most dangerous profession? The data suggests so
In an article for The Conversation, Professor Teela Sanders discusses the importance of moving towards a legal and policy framework which addresses the practicalities of sexual labour in the 21st century
Blog Entry Are museums ‘safe spaces for debate’? Not always…
Robin Clarke from our School of Museum Studies discusses how museums need to be critical and consider what the impact of discussions and debates might be on others
Blog Entry Before you name your baby, consider this…
Dr Jane Pilcher from our School of Media, Communication and Sociology discusses the UK’s Office for National Statistics (ONS) data on the latest trends in baby forenames
Blog Entry Why did Britain's most prominent psychologist deny his Jewish heritage?
Professor Andrew Colman and Dr Caren Frosch from our Department of Neuroscience, Psychology & Behaviour wrote about the prominent psychologist Hans Eysenck

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