The history, myths and legends surrounding the last Muslim ruler in Spain – whose surrender ended seven centuries of Islam at the heart of Western Europe – is the subject of a new book and Hay Festival appearance by Cambridge academic Elizabeth Drayson.
Brexit won't be the first time Britain has left Europe, says Simon Redfern, professor in Earth Sciences at University of Cambridge writing for The Conversation. Almost half a million years ago we experienced a catastrophic separation.
Database protecting UK migrants in EU from Brexit ‘misinformation’ to be built by Cambridge researchers22 Feb 2017
Urgent requirement for channels of timely and reliable information to be developed targeting UK-born people living on the continent, say researchers – before life-changing decisions get made rashly in a milieu of rumour and speculation.
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.
Andy Martin (Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages) discusses existentialism and the EU referendum.
Simon Redfern (Department of Earth Sciences) discusses how Brexit may impact EU research opportunities and funding in the UK.
Brendan Simms (Department of Politics and International Studies) discusses Britain's relationship with Europe, from the Vikings to the Referendum.
Geoffrey Edwards (Department of Politics and International Studies) discusses what motivates some people to support Brexit.
Catherine Barnard (Faculty of Law) discusses why it's so important that young people vote in the EU referendum.