The Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program – Reflections on Training and Field-work in Philadelphia

By Marianne Doherty Postgraduate Research Student in the School of Applied Social Sciences I never thought I’d find myself thanking anyone for sending me to prison, this is most definitely a first. In June I attended a training course in Philadelphia which focused on The Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program (I’ll elaborate on this later). This […]

Campaigner-in-Chief

“I think the only difference between me and the other candidates is that I’m more honest and my women are more beautiful.” – Donald Trump   By Dan Brunsdon The first 100 days of a President’s term have, since Roosevelt was in office, often been used to gauge the potential success of a President’s first […]

Death of Multiculturalism

By Ben McGukin On Wednesday 8th March, the Ustinov Seminar held the event ‘The Death of Multiculturalism.’ The aim of the event was to discuss the concept of multiculturalism and interrogate whether it has ‘succeeded’ or ‘failed.’ Joining us for the workshop was Dr Matthew Nicholson from Durham Law School, who was a fantastic speaker […]

Challenges of Careers in Arts and Culture

By SeowLi Khor On Saturday 11th March 2017, three speakers talked about their experiences and the skills needed to succeed in their careers. Postgraduate students from a variety of backgrounds and disciplines attended the event. There were Q&A sessions after each talk which allowed the audience to ask questions. In addition, there was also a […]