Racism in the US has always run deeper than the electoral cycle, writes Nicholas Guyatt, University Lecturer in American History. Solving it demands education, dialogue, protest, activism and energy.
Jerry Toner, Director of Studies in Classics, Churchill College, University of Cambridge, discusses the stratification of Roman society.
Joe Herbert, Emeritus Professor of Neuroscience, explores what we mean by 'gender identity' and asks whether we should insist on an equal gender distribution across occupations and activities.
Shana Cohen and colleagues from the Woolf Institute argue that the political left in Europe should look to the local cooperation across religious and cultural divisions that is already going on across the continent.
In this article, Katharina Karcher from the Department of German and Dutch discusses the election prospects of the self-described “chancellor for turbulent times”.
Bhaskar Vira and Eszter Kovacs (Department of Geography and University of Cambridge Conservation Research Institute) discuss how lessons learned about water management in Nepal and India can guide how cities can be made "ecologically smart".
Victoria Bateman (Lecturer and Fellow in Economics) calls for fresh thinking to prevent the exclusion of women's voices.
Despite his best intentions, Barack Obama will leave office with his dream of nuclear disarmament seemingly just as distant as it was at the beginning of his presidency.
Jill Armstrong (Murray Edwards College) discusses her research on the behaviours and perceptions of men regarding women's workplace experiences.