The New Normal? Covid-19 and Sport in 2020 James Bagby looks at the way that viewing sport has changed since its slow re-emergence as lockdown restrictions gradually ease For the first time in the era of Coronavirus, live football and golf graced our TVs. They were not the same sports that we once knew, with […]
Foreign Correspondent in Germany, Rupali Naik, explains how the coronavirus outbreak has affected her year abroad and how she is dealing with the disruption.
Foreign Correspondent in Germany, Rupali Naik, brings her year abroad in Munich to life and gives us an insight into what she has learned so far.
Foreign Correspondent in Germany, Emma Wallace, explores in detail how you can deal with loneliness on your year abroad and gives examples of her and her friends’ strategies to overcome these “study abroad blues”.
Back in October, I attended my first class on Chaucer’s Troilus and Criseyde. It was a first for many reasons: mainly due to how the lesson was conducted – much to my surprise, in both English and German. I knew that German would be spoken to some extent, I am in Munich after all, but […]
Binge drinking is a concept commonly frowned upon amidst civilised societies and yet for two weeks from September through to October (17 September to 3 October) an internationally-lauded event disregards these social rules and somehow avoids being negatively connoted. Oktoberfest is viewed internationally as a stereotypical German experience, attracting crowds upwards of six million to Munich, a […]
Amid the ongoing rumblings of the devastating conflict of Syria, the last fortnight has seen some interesting developments on the international stage. Despite the huge impact these will have on those still living in Syria, there is a large extent to which they represent performance politics, with heads of state and diplomats addressing one another […]