Comment and opinion
Women-only train carriages are just another form of victim blaming
After Labour Party leadership candidate Jeremy Corbyn suggested opening a consultation on women-only train carriages, Postgraduate Researcher Hannah Bows, in Durham University’s School of Applied Social Sciences, says the discussion about how to tackle sexual violence against women in public spaces is welcome.
The truth about politics and cartography: mapping claims to the Arctic seabed
Professor Philip Steinberg, Director of Durham University's Centre for Borders Research (IBRU), believes the map they made of Russia’s claim to the Arctic seabed is being incorrectly used to fuel “land grab” fears.
The neglected tropical diseases
Mark Booth, Senior Lecturer in Epidemiology asks why we are not doing more to combat tropical worms as they infect several billion people across the world.
(13 Aug 2015) » More about the neglected tropical diseases
The Ashaninka of Peru
Following the rescue of 20 adults and 34 children held hostage by Shining Path militants, Juan Pablo Sarmiento Barletti believes the Ashaninka of Peru are now at considerable risk from Peru's post-war reconstruction projects.
(12 Aug 2015) » More about the Ashaninka of Peru
The sad truth about why charities suddenly collapse
Following the collapse of children’s charity Kids Company, Simone Abram, Department of Anthropology, says the continued uncertainty around funding keeps charities in limbo and unable to plan effectively.
(11 Aug 2015) » More about the sad truth about why charities suddenly collapse
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