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Racism, Revolution and Resistance: France’s current political turmoil

The cleansing wave of 'Pasokification' (the process whereby traditional European social democratic and conservative/Christian democratic parties lose their support base) crashed in France in...

Endless Sex Scandals in Norwegian Politics: Can the People in Power...

The #metoo campaign's effect on the Norwegian politics has shown no mercy. Several politicians are being replaced after serious cases regarding sexual harassment. Here...

The Name Game: Understanding the Macedonian Issue

Amidst a world climate wracked with political uncertainties, exacerbated by the ever-present Donald Trump and his adversary Kim Jon-un, a twenty-five-year dispute over something...

Where inmates make the rules: Bolivia’s bizzare San Pedro Prison

Some may call it a city within a city, where drugs and other sellable items are passed through tiny bars from the outside world,...
An image of an interpratation of a bit coin imbedded on a circuit board

Tipping the Bitcoin Way

Imagine for a second, a world where you never hear the metal ding of a dropped coin, never need to pull out your wallet...

Embrace the ‘C’ Student: An Interview with Kaene Disepo

This month I was fortunate enough to attend TEDxUniMannheim, in Germany. The theme ‘Out of the Ordinary’ gave wide scope to the nine speakers...

The 2017 German Election Results – The Majority for Merkel?

Whilst Brexit negotiations, snap General Elections and Trump’s latest blunder have been dominating British headlines in recent months, Germany’s media focus has been on...

Exeter’s first Translation! Festival serves up a feast of linguistic delights

A year in the planning, the inaugural Translation! Festival hit Exeter on Friday 29th September across a variety of city centre venues and-appropriately enough-on the International...

A trip to Seoul: some thoughts on the presidential impeachment and...

Despite being in nearby Hong Kong, I wasn’t aware of much conversation about the Korean impeachment. I would have thought that with the tense...

English Culture From an International Student’s Perspective

Some people go abroad expecting to experience a complete change in culture and lifestyle. Others leave thinking the destination will probably not be that...