On not forgetting Nadine Gordimer

16 Jul 2014

In this article, originally posted on the CRASSH website, Graham Riach – a PhD candidate in the English Faculty working on South African literature – explores the life and legacy of writer Nadine Gordimer, who recently passed away.

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Nicklinson - The Right to Die?

10 Jul 2014

Nicola Padfield explores some aspects of the important decision of the Supreme Court in Nicklinson (R (Nicklinson and another) v Ministry of Justice; R (AM) v The DPP [2014] UKSC 38) focusing on the minority judgement of Baroness Hale.

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An interview with Tony Badger: 50 years a historian

04 Jul 2014

The Choir of Clare College will tomorrow (5 July 2014) perform a special concert at West Road as tribute to outgoing Master and eminent historian Professor Tony Badger. With characteristic candour, Badger answers questions about his trajectory from grammar school boy to leading specialist in American political history. 

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The Crimean Tatar Sürgün: Past and Present

20 May 2014

In this article, originally published on the CRASSH website, Dr Rory Finnin - University Lecturer and Director of the Cambridge Ukrainian Studies programme - addresses the banning by Russia of the public commemoration of the deportation of the Tatars in illegally annexed Crimea.

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It's time to demystify economics

15 May 2014

The recent global financial crisis has driven home the urgent need for everyone to have a grasp of economics - and there's no reason why this can't be the case, argues Cambridge economist Ha-Joon Chang.

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