Chagos islanders in Mauritius and the UK

Adrian Jackson, a writer and director, who set up the theatre company Cardboard Citizens, appeared on the BBC’s Midweek programme this morning. He discussed his latest play, A Few Man Fridays, which... READ MORE


Britain and Africa under Blair, by Julia Gallagher, will be launched on 2nd March at the Brunei Gallery, University of London. Gallagher’s book is an authoritative account of British policy in... READ MORE

Philip Abrams Memorial Prize

Congratulations to Michaela Benson, whose title, The British in Rural France, from our New Ethnographies series, has been shortlisted for the Philip Abrams Memorial Prize. The Philip Abrams Memorial... READ MORE

Public Private Partnerships in Ireland

By Rory Hearne My recently published book Public Private Partnerships in Ireland emerged from research I had been doing as part of my PhD in Trinity College. I was investigating the impacts of... READ MORE

Happy birthday François Truffaut

Competition time Today would have been François Truffaut 80th birthday. Truffaut (6 February 1932 – 21 October 1984) was an influential, filmmaker, critic and one of the founders of the French... READ MORE

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