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Read more at: LISTEN NOW>> Rethinking Responsibility

LISTEN NOW>> Rethinking Responsibility

21 June 2021

Professor Jude Browne looks at how we tackle the concept of responsibility post-pandemic on BBC Radio 4's Podcast Rethink. Rethink is a show about how the world should change after the coronavirus pandemic. Thoughts from leading thinkers from across the globe give share their route maps to a better tomorrow. You can listen...


Read more at: LISTEN>> The Good Robot Podcast

LISTEN>> The Good Robot Podcast

The Good Robot Podcast Join researchers Eleanor Drage and Kerry Mackereth as they ask the experts: what is good technology? Is ‘good’ technology even possible? And what does feminism have to say about it? Each week, they invite scholars, industry practitioners, activists, and more to provide their...


Read more at: ALUMNI>> Rea Eldem

ALUMNI>> Rea Eldem

It is the intersectional understanding of gender that was highly stressed at the multi-disciplinary Gender Studies program that has informed my work at IN-VISIBLE the most. As the gender equity discourse is just starting to establish within the corporate world, it is important to make managers...



Read more at: NEW>> Academic staff joining POLIS

NEW>> Academic staff joining POLIS

27 April 2021

We are delighted to announce we have 11 new colleagues joining POLIS this year "Dear Colleagues, this year marks a major expansion of the Department, please do welcome and get to know our new colleagues as they join throughout the course of 2021." - Jason Sharman, Head of the Department Bill Hurst William Hurst Chong Hua...


Read more at: LISTEN>> Public Policy Student Podcast

LISTEN>> Public Policy Student Podcast

Cambridge Policy Shop A bi-weekly podcast run and produced by students of the MPhil in Public Policy programme at the University of Cambridge This podcast looks at contemporary policy issues from around the globe and explores possible solutions through conversations with experts, academics and...


Read more at: PRIZE>> Peter Sloman wins prestigious Pilkington Prize for teaching excellence

PRIZE>> Peter Sloman wins prestigious Pilkington Prize for teaching excellence

22 April 2021

Congratulations to Peter Sloman on winning a 2021 Pilkington Prize The Pilkington Prizes are awarded annually to members of staff in recognition of their contributions to teaching excellence. The awards were initiated by Sir Alastair Pilkington, who believed that the quality of teaching was crucial to the University's...



Read more at: WATCH>> The 2021 Alcuin Lecture

WATCH>> The 2021 Alcuin Lecture

23 June 2021

This year's talk was given by Professor Lucio Baccaro of the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies Professor Lucio Baccaro will look at three ongoing research projects. The first has to do with Italy's economic stagnation of the past twenty-five years (Baccaro and D'Antoni 2020). It is argued that Italy's...



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