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May 10th 2021 0

Feminist Perspectives on the Response to COVID 19

Governmental responses to the Covid 19 pandemic—in the United States, the United Kingdom, and elsewhere—have been deeply inequitable. People of color and people living in low-income households and neighborhoods have experienced compounded pand…

May 7th 2021

On the Nature and Relevance of the Humanities

What are the humanities? Who needs the humanities? Two questions I needed to address when I became dean of a School of Humanities. Those questions are not merely relevant in university politics. They are relevant to students and academics, and to all huma…

May 6th 2021

Naïve or Necessary? Empathy for Outgroups in Times of Heightened Human Conflict

The Covid-19 pandemic represents a profound challenge for all of mankind. A year after the first outbreak was discovered, deaths directly caused by the virus surpassed 2.5 million, and that number was almost surely an undercount. The discovery of several …

May 5th 2021

Using Coins as Sources

We hope you have been enjoying The Cambridge Forum webinar series! A couple of weeks ago, we had a great session exploring what coins can tell us about the Classical world....

May 5th 2021

International Economic Relations Need New Rules and Emerging Countries Have Some Answers

Dismay over the current state of international economic relations has some policymakers longing for return to some imaginary notion of the good old days. But this is a time to look forward, not back. The old rules failed us in many ways: they fostered dom…

May 5th 2021

A Forgotten Colossus: Recovering the Legacies of the Most Cross-Culturally Significant Sculptural Monument of the Medieval Mediterranean

Recent controversies remind us that popular perceptions can be as crucial as plinths and pedestals for propping up monuments. A perfect storm of controversy in 2016, and again in 2020, led to the dismantling, veiling, or relocating of dozens of statues of…

May 3rd 2021

When does information become an essential facility?

Can a digital platform like Google Search, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or Uber become an essential facility, a sort of information infrastructure? Digital platforms of various kinds are becoming indispensable business partners for a plethora of businesse…

April 30th 2021

STOP VIOLENCE AGAINST ASIAN AMERICANS

In response to escalating xenophobia and bigotry against Asian Americans at the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Stop AAPI Hate reporting center was formed on March 19, 2020 to track and respond to incidents of hate, violence, harassment, discriminatio…

April 30th 2021

Why might ethnicity affect outcomes in postgraduate medical exams?

This month, our book “The Maudsley Trainee Guide to the CASC: Preparing for the MRCPsych CASC Examination” will be published after years of tireless labour. We were driven to create this preparatory guide by a lack of suitable existent materia…

April 30th 2021

Criticism, Performance, and the Passions in the Eighteenth Century

Back in the 1700s, the first performance of an actor in the patent theatres would often be under some anonymous title like ‘A Gentleman (who never appear’d on any stage)’. Sometimes, actors even pushed this a bit further, and maintained …

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May 11th 2021 0

Intoxicants and Early Modern European Globalization – the Special issue

A special issue on the spaces, practices, and material culture that characterised the production and consumption of intoxicants in Europe, the Atlantic, and South Asia between the 16th and 18th centuries.

May 10th 2021 0

The Working Group and the New Right to Coltan in International Human Rights Law

In July 2020, the Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises (Working Group) issued its report, Business, human rights and conflict-affected regions: towards heightened action (A/75/212), which…

May 7th 2021 0

5 Things to Know about Cryptocurrencies and their Exchanges

1. Crypto is the Data Money, Blockchain is the Accounting System It is wrong to think that Cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum are mere digital monies.…

May 7th 2021 0

GLJ Editorial Message for Issue 22.3

Esteemed Friends of the German Law Journal,It’s Special Issue time again!Today we are excited to deliver to you another one-of-a-kind Special Issue of the German Law Journal .…

May 6th 2021 0

The Displacement Trap: Knock-on Effects of Climate Induced Displacement

The many impacts of climate change including desertification, rising-sea levels, extreme weather events, flooding, and other natural disasters, could lead to mass human displacement over the coming century as more land becomes increasingly uninhabitable f…

May 5th 2021 0

Parasitic fauna of African large mammals

The latest Paper of the Month for Parasitology is “Some gastrointestinal nematodes and ixodid ticks shared by several wildlife species in the Kruger National Park, South Africa“ With conservation of African mammalian species in mind, wildli…

May 4th 2021 0

Animal waste digestate fertilization – a sustainable way to utilize agricultural waste and reduce GHG emissions

The paper “Greenhouse gas emissions in agricultural cultivated soils using animal waste-based digestates for crop fertilization“, published in The Journal of Agricultural Science, has been chosen as the latest Editorial Highlight.&he…

April 30th 2021 0

How Minnesota is Eradicating Palmer Amaranth

Palmer amaranth is widely recognized as one of the most troublesome weed species in U.S. agriculture. It was first introduced in Minnesota in 2016 through contaminated seed mixes used for conservation plantings.…

April 30th 2021 0

Climate change adaptation and waterbirds: a more integrated approach is needed

Migratory waterbirds traverse thousands of kilometres annually between their breeding and non-breeding areas, and their conservation is the subject of numerous inter-governmental treaties.…

April 29th 2021 0

A pluralistic approach to Gender Studies – an interview with Sara Doskow in Gender Studies, a Hot Topic from Cambridge University Press

Cambridge University Press is partnering with GOBI Library Solutions on a series of blog posts to give our customer insights into our Hot Topics collections.…

April 28th 2021 0

The Escazu Agreement: a game changer for business and human rights in the Americas?

On 22 April 2021, the Escazu Agreement on Access to Information, Public Participation and Justice in Environmental Matters in Latin America and the Caribbean entered into force.…

April 28th 2021 0

Understanding climate change, the most important issue currently facing humanity – an interview with Matt Lloyd on Climate, a Hot Topic from Cambridge

We’re partnering with GOBI Library Solutions on a series of blog posts to give our customers insights into our Hot Topics collections.…

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