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 […]
By Dan Brunsdon “Alt-right” – a loosely defined group of people with far-right ideologies who reject mainstream conservatism in favour of white nationalism “What about the alt-left that came charging at, as you say, the alt-right, do they have any semblance of guilt?” – Donald Trump There has been a lot of use of the […]
Ustinov 2017 Annual Conference was a real success! We discussed global citizenship, nationalism and new paradigms throughout the event. Academics shared their research with us, speakers addressed the main topics, and workshops as well as discussions ensued. If you missed the conference, check out the below videos.
Alan O’Cain, Artist Exhibition at Ushaw College (Article by James O’Neill, Café des Arts lead) “If there was a means to picture my inner self, picture my thoughts and traumatised sensibilities, picture the suffocation caused by lack of freedom, then this is it” (subject to artist – 31.08.15) The fragility and perseverance of humanity is most […]
A Seminar and Exhibition by the Café des Arts, Ustinov College Three panels from the School’s International Peace Quilt I presume that each of us reading this article would want to exist in a state of mutual peace. We would desire for children to […]
By Marianna Iliadou Have you ever wondered how human gene editing operates or ever worried about its implications? On Wednesday 28th June, the Ustinov Seminar Team hosted a workshop titled ‘A Brave New World? Human Gene Editing and Bioethics’. Inspired by Aldous Huxley’s novel, the purpose of the workshop was to explore the possibilities that […]