In the tumultuous upheaval of the English Civil War, Royalist castles under siege used ‘pop-up’ mints to make coins to pay their soldiers. A unique display at the Fitzwilliam Museum tells the centuries-old story of emergency currency made from gold, silver and compressed prayer books.
As new estimates of death toll for health workers are published, experts say the deliberate and systematic attacks on the healthcare infrastructure in Syria – primarily by government forces – expose shortcomings in international responses to health needs in conflict.
After four years of escalating civil conflict, a truce has unexpectedly arisen in Mozambique. But what are the chances of this ceasefire lasting, asks Justin Pearce, Leverhulme Early Career Fellow in Politics and International Studies & Research Associate of St John's College.
Mark de Rond (Cambridge Judge Business School) discusses how exposure to terrible events may only tell part of the complex story of post-traumatic stress disorder.
Justin Pearce (Department of Politics and International Studies) discusses the historical roots of the current conflict in Mozambique.
Pauline Rose (Faculty of Education) discusses the importance of recognising education as part of a humanitarian response.
This video discusses six issues arising out of the recent statement of Prime Minister David Cameron to the House of Commons on the extension of offensive British military operations in Syria.