Isabelle Drage examines the impact of global warming on cultural aspects and language loss; translated by Saskia Bartsch. Le mot “réchauffement climatique” fait souvent penser à des conséquences physiques : catastrophes naturelles, feux de forêts, mauvaises récoltes ou perte des espèces. Mais les conséquences sociales du changement climatique sont souvent ignorées, et parmi ces conséquences […]
Discover more about Exeter’s heritage by visiting St Nicholas Priory for Benedictine Day!
Rosanna Hill charts the history of tattoos and remarks on its prevalence today Tattoos are often viewed as a radical or rebellious choice (especially if you want to piss off your parents) but this body decoration has been a part of society for thousands of years. The oldest human tattoos ever uncovered in archaeology are […]
Foreign Correspondent in South Korea, Milana Nikolova, explains how Christmas is celebrated in her host country and why it is a change from a typical European Christmas.
Celebrating Catalonia: Festivals Bringing the Region Together Foreign Correspondent in Barcelona, Spain, Jasmine Zaman, explores how Catalonia is continuing to celebrate its festivals – despite debates over its independence. Background Behind Today’s Catalonia: The ruling of the illegal referendum two years ago and the decision to sentence nine Catalan leaders for up to thirteen years […]
Bullfighting in the Basque Region: An Insight into a Cultural Dilemma Peter Jenkins, Foreign Correspondent in the Basque region, Spain, discusses his cultural encounters and the persistence of outdated practices like bullfighting. The Basque region of Spain is a very interesting, some might say unique, part of modern Spain. As I will be calling this […]
Paige Insalaco discusses the increasing publication and popularity of non-fiction books.
Freya Insoll reviews Exeter’s Royal Albert Memorial Museum and gives an insight into the expansive range of artefacts it has to offer.
Aakruthi Karri contemplates on the issues concerning tourism in Venice.
Bibliophilia. Bibliomania. Obsessive compulsive reading. Book readers anonymous. Reading is known by most as a relaxing past time; a chance to de-stress and unwind, a chance to rediscover old favourites or enter a new sanctuary of literary escape. But for some people, this is not a choice, it is an impulse. Zadie Smith recently spoke […]