Speaker: Henrik Bang Date: Wednesday 7 May Time: 12.30 to 2.30pm Venue: Seminar room 226, John Woolley Building (enter via Manning Road) Conversations on Democracy Series Lunch Time Seminar Michel Foucault has become an exemplar in the disciplines of philosophy, sociology, history, linguistics and literary criticism. Ironically, he has never made much...

Review of Errol Morris' Donald Rumsfeld film 'The Unknown Known'. Premiering in Australia at the Sydney Film Festival June 2014. By Patrick Hurley. Come you masters of war You that build all the guns You that build the death planes 
You that build all the bombs You that hide behind...

Professor John Keane Manus Island and Nauru detention centres are concentration camps, posing troubling questions for anyone concerned with democracy, writes John Keane. The dust of public controversy over the Sydney Biennale may have settled, but there are other questions for Luca Belgiorno-Nettis in light of the...

Dr Benedetta Brevini The digital era has led to increasing challenges for western and traditional news media business models. Media outlets are facing steady declines in revenue, while the migration of advertising online has brought limited success in “monetising” digital’s audiences. To make things worse, internet...

By Lucien Georgeson, UCL It seems an anomaly that among the 15 autonomous, specialised agencies within the United Nations – such as the FAO, WMO, WHO, or UNESCO – there is no dedicated environmental organisation. This secondary status and the subsequent lack of coherence in environmental matters...

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