In an increasingly divided political landscape, we're helping people exercise their rights to a fairer, safer, more satisfying life.

In the Democratic Citizenship theme blog, our experts discuss topics including our local heritage, international relations, law and government.

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In an increasingly divided political landscape, we're helping people exercise their rights to a fairer, safer, more satisfying life.

In the Democratic Citizenship theme blog, our experts discuss topics including our local heritage, international relations, law and government.

151 posts found

High street brands cannot rely on history and familiarity to survive — new research

01 June 2021 6 min read

Dr Jason Sit writes for the Conversation on how brand heritage is not enough to ensure high street stores survive during and after the COVID19 pandemic

Person walking in front of a high street clothing store

Women's Periodicals and print culture in Britain 1940s-2000s

26 May 2021 Dr Laurel Forster 5 min read

Dr Laurel Forster writes about how her new book draws attention to women’s involvement and engagement with British print cultures from the end of the Second World War to the twenty-first century.

Woman reading magazine

Largest ever flying creatures had longer necks than giraffes – we found out how these pterosaurs kept their heads up

30 April 2021 6 min read

Research led by Professor David Martill, has found the necks of pterosaurs were engineered in a similar way to bicycle spokes enabling the flying creatures to carry heavy prey

Dinosaur bones

European Super League failure was a lucky swerve for womens football

28 April 2021 6 min read

Dr Beth Clarkson writes for The Conversation on the impact of the European Super League on Women's football

Women playing football

Turkey: Erdoğan’s decision to pull out of Istanbul Convention has put him in opposition to women

25 March 2021 5 min read

Professor Leila Choukroune and Devran Gulel write for The Conversation on the decision to withdraw Turkey out of the Council of Europe’s Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence

Turkish flag blowing in the wind

Only 2% of conversations end when we want them to – here's why that's cause for celebration

02 March 2021 6 min read

Alessandra Fasulo and Iris Nomikou write for the conversation on the length of conversations

Two people having a conversation in front of a window

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