Migrant City is the story of contemporary London from the perspective of 30 adult migrants who come from a wide variety of social backgrounds and includes their take on Brexit and the so-called 'migrant crisis'
Through the analysis of examples on various mediums and textual sources, Dr Rettig explores how calligraphy became a tool in artistic rivalries as well as political and religious struggles between Ottoman sultans and Safavid shahs
More than forty face transplants have taken place around the world since 2005. Dr Alberti explores the emotional history and ethics of face transplants, raising questions about gender, facial politics, and the limits of medical science
This lecture will analyse the historical development of legal categories that apply to corporations as a series of 'exceptional measures' in law that provide corporations with the capacity to commit crime with impunity
An aspect of the ongoing Global Transformation has been the systematic plunder of the commons, facilitated by globalisation and the neo-liberal economic paradigm guiding governments and international agencies
This talk will give examples of turning waste into resource, promoting cradle to cradle rather than cradle to grave thinking, and will highlight global opportunities and barriers to development of Circular Economies
In contemporary British society, many British people now tend to think about the relationship between “sexual orientation” and “geography” in respect of the different levels of treatment of people around the world
This talk considers the long history of maternal health in East Africa, examining how health communication has shaped risk assessment and health-related decision-making in both clinical and domestic settings since the 1920s
This talk presents the findings of a research on religious marriage of same-sex couples in England and Wales, conducted by Prof Paul Johnson (the University of York), Prof Robert Vanderbeck (University of Leeds) and Dr Silvia Falcetta (the University of York).
Through the emergence of nascent forms of regulating business activities in the 1830s, Britain was the first capitalist country to begin to put in place system of social protection. That system is now being undone
Professor Sarah Snyder advances a new interpretation of United States foreign policy in the long 1960s, showing that transnational connections and social movements spurred American activism on human rights.
Raising Horizons is about revealing the real face of archaeology, geology and palaeontology past and present, sharing its hidden heritage, and promoting the power of networks for advancing women in science.