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Robert Mugabe’s Fall in Political Cartoons: A Zimbabwean Story (Part II)

As the situation continues to develop in Zimbabwa, our Dr Heike Schmidt considers Mugabe’s fall as seen in political cartoons (Part 2 of 2). Continue reading

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Robert Mugabe’s Fall in Political Cartoons: A Zimbabwean Story (Part I)

As the situation continues to develop in Zimbabwa, our Dr Heike Schmidt considers Mugabe’s fall as seen in political cartoons (Part 1 of 2). Continue reading

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The softest and longest – coup in Zimbabwe

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Daughters of the Dust and the History of Gullah communities

by Prof. Emily West On Tuesday 17th October the University kindly invited me to introduce Reading Film Theatre’s showing of the 1991 film, Daughters of the Dust, written and directed by Julie Dash.  Her father grew up in the area … Continue reading

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Darwin Rocks!

  by Prof. David Stack September 2017 was not the best month for Charles Darwin. The introduction of the new £10 note saw his bearded profile usurped by a polymer Jane Austen; the Erdogan government implemented its removal of the … Continue reading

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