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Listening to the voice of food growers

Listening to the voice of food growers

Dr Maria Touri, , Associate Professor, School of Media, Communication and Sociology, explores why listening to the voices of food...

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Racism in sport – and how not to deal with it

Professor John Williams takes a look at the issue of racism across sport and what’s next for English cricket.

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Exposing the downsides of Homeworking in time to design new normals

Professor Stephen Wood explores how the use of mass homeworking to mitigate the spread of Covid-19 has accelerated a trend...

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Reflections on a crisis of social relations

Dr Amy Clarke, Research Fellow at the University’s Centre for Hate Studies addresses how this year’s National Hate Crime Awareness...

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Leicester, Granny and me

Advancing digital geographies, mapping multiculturalism and making marmalade

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Hating Rashford, Sancho and Saka: what can we do about online racism and hate?

There was a certain inevitability that those three players – each of whom were also black – were immediately targeted...

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Stephen Lawrence Day

In the wake of of the trial for the murder of George Floyd, it feels more important than ever to reflect upon...

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What would Edna Welthorpe say?

While his anti-establishment plays were the most obvious example of Orton’s flair for mischief, he also had fun as a...

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Tackling hate crime

Events such as the Caribbean Carnival or Diwali are times when communities come together as one to celebrate diversity and...

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Harms of hate: the trauma of being different

How can we support the victims of hate crime? Why do these attacks happen, and what forms do they take?...

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Online sexual harassment

Did the COVID-19 pandemic change the nature of online sexual harassment? With lockdowns leading to an increase in screen time,...

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Harms of Hate: Social Justice and Inclusion

We all want to live in world where we are kind to one another. The Centre for Hate Studies, led...

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Joe Orton: Cultural and Natural Heritage

Dr Emma Parker interviews Alec Baldwin on his discovery of Joe Orton and playing roles such as Dennis in ‘Loot’ and...

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Joe Orton: Cultural and Natural Heritage

Leonie Orton, sister of the playwright, author and diarist Joe Orton discusses which pieces of her brother’s work are her favourites...

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Sex Workers: Social Justice and Inclusion

A series of interviews by Professor Teela Sanders explores online sex work in the 21st century and how it affects...

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