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10 billion: Research project: 'The Longer Story, the Bigger Picture'

'The Longer Story, the Bigger Picture' is a research project about the ways in which contemporary artists from the French-speaking world have sought to challenge influential media…

From  Online Learning on March 14th, 2018 0 likes 16 plays 0  

Can we afford to help?

Can the UK afford to help the refugees coming to Europe from Syria and other countries in the Middle East? Or would this strain the resources of the country? James Lewis, PhD candidate at…

From  Tom Foster on September 27th, 2017 0 likes 99 plays 0  

Will allowing refugees in endanger the UK?

Many people sympathise with those they consider to be “genuine” refugees, but they are concerned that hidden amongst them, there will be terrorists who wish to commit violent acts. Over…

From  Tom Foster on September 26th, 2017 0 likes 63 plays 0  

Are they really refugees?

Are the people we see on the news, trying to cross borders or seeking asylum in the UK really refugees? Or do they just want to find better jobs and living conditions? Are they really desperate for…

From  Tom Foster on September 26th, 2017 0 likes 100 plays 0  

Is the City of Sanctuary movement undemocratic?

The aim of the City of Sanctuary movement is to foster a culture of hospitality for people seeking safety in the United Kingdom, especially refugees fleeing war, religious persecution, and ethnic…

From  Tom Foster on September 25th, 2017 0 likes 87 plays 0  

Inspirational Academics - Tim Herrick

Tim Herrick is a Senior University Teacher in the School of Education at the University of Sheffield. Tim is a Senate Award Fellow and a CILASS Fellow. Here he talks about his inspiration for…

From  Tom Roper on August 8th, 2017 0 likes 6 plays 0  

Material Stories of Migration

A creative project on migration coordinated by Dr Veronica Barnsley and Dr Shirin Teifouri. Material Stories enables refugees and migrants from diverse backgrounds to explore their experiences of…

From  Graham McElearney on July 20th, 2017 0 likes 21 plays 0  

Are refugees a threat to the British way of life?

Josh Forstenzer is the Vice-Chancellor's Fellow for the Public Benefit of Higher Education. In this short video essay, Josh discusses the refugee crisis and the effect this may have on the UK,…

From  Tom Foster on December 15th, 2016 0 likes 45 plays 0  

Is the responsibility to help ours?

Jules Holroyd explains the moral imperative for helping refugees. Jules is a Vice Chancellor's Fellow at the University of Sheffield, and her research focusses on topics exploring moral…

From  Graham McElearney on October 11th, 2016 0 likes 204 plays 0