A new online exhibition from the Working Class Movement Library It includes images from 1969 posters made in Belfast and by London Poster Workshop. Background context is provided by a recording of an event which took place on 26 May 2020: find it at www.youtube.com/watch?v=veZmyNW7Nz8.
The TUC library has added to its online offering researchers may be interested to know it has digitised its annotated card catalogue which is crucial for understanding British trade union history. This adds to their pre-existing online collections The Union Makes Us Strong An introduction to the history of the TUC and the trade union movement, including […]
Islam and Muslims on UK University Campuses: perceptions and challenges, is the latest report from an AHRC project conducted at SOAS. It finds that the UK government’s counter-terrorism strategy, Prevent, has “reinforced negative stereotypes of Muslims and has encouraged a culture of mutual suspicion and surveillance on university campuses”. Morevover a minority remain ambivalent about Islam as a […]
A resource created to commemorate the centenary of this key magazine which is crucial for understanding the development of feminism and women’s rights in the UK. It is directed by Catherine Clay Associate Professor in Feminist and Literary Studies at Nottingham Trent University. Time and Tide was launched in May 1920 and was unique in being […]
High Streets Recovery Tracker Launched by the Centre for Cities to provide economic data on the recovery from the lock-down of Britain’s largest cities and towns. It compares average footfall and enables cross-city comparisons. There are also worker number comparisons. The methodology is provided on the website.
A new comic book based on a wider research project funded by the University Grants Commission and the UK-India Educational Research Initiative and led by Radhika Govinda and Krishna Menon. It considers feminisms in the academy, focusing upon questions of identity, pedagogy and violence. A key issue is: How has feminism become institutionalised in the academy, […]
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Shocking results from the Access & Participation of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnicities in UK Postgraduate Research – Policy Briefing UK CGE The proportion of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic students enrolled in UK H.E. in 2018/19 dropped from 24.81% at undergraduate level to 18.07% at postgraduate research level (excluding enrolments where ethnicity is unknown). Between 2016/17 […]
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The latest report from Nesta, a foundation which focuses on innovation. Charts differences in R&D investment in different regions of the UK, It has an online data visualisation which examines this and makes suggestions for future development.
PandemicPolitics A group of UK academic staff and researchers are blogging and writing on political behaviour, crisis management theory, international relations and political psychology to consider public attitudes to policy such as social distancing
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LSE Women Peace and Security blog posting Fawcett society and other women’s organisations call to make women visible at this time