Please read our student and staff community guidance on COVID-19
Skip to main content Skip to navigation

Expert Comment


Select tags to filter on

Expert comment - why Black Lives Matter is a UK issue as well as a US one

"How many in Britain know about the Bristol Bus Boycott or the 1958 racist riots in Nottingham and Notting Hill?" As Black Lives Matter campaigners including actor John Boyega gather in Hyde Park, Dr Simon Peplow, Senior Teaching Fellow in 20th Century British History, turns the spotlight on "Britain’s long history of racism." 


"I can't breathe" - expert comment on the Minneapolis protests

Protests have erupted across the USA over the death of George Floyd. Dr Lydia Plath, Associate Professor of US History, comments.


Art in the Time of Corona - expert comment

"Like the weather, a pandemic hits everyone, but the wealthy are always more ready to survive the storm." Dr Maria Barrett, Assistant Professor in the Centre for Cultural and Media Policy Studies, comments on the impact of coronavirus on the arts and theatre sector, especially on smaller theatres and galleries


The challenge facing our creative industries - expert comment

As the Chancellor prepares to announce a package of support for workers whose jobs are at risk because of COVID19, Dr Heidi Ashton from the Centre for Cultural and Media Policy Studies highlights the particular challenges for people in the creative sector.


Historic pubs recognised with listed status - Expert Comment

Professor Beat Kümin from the Department of History comments on the news that a number of pubs including "The Phil," a purpose-built Victorian pub in Liverpool, have been listed by Historic England.

Fri 07 Feb 2020, 10:22 | Tags: Faculty of Arts, Expert comment, History

Older news