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Psychoactive supper shines a light on blanket substance ban

Last night researchers at the University of Warwick hosted a ‘Psychoactive Supper’ to stimulate discussion about the concept of psychoactivity, central to The Psychoactive Substances Act (2016), a new piece of UK legislation that seeks to ban ‘legal highs’ by instituting a blanket ban on all psychoactive substances.

Wed 18 May 2016, 13:49 | Tags: Modern Languages, Arts, Science, Health, Event

Europe’s ‘Other’ Faith: Islam in German History and its Implications for Britain today

Free public lecture by leading academics in Coventry Cathedral will shine a light on the distorted representations of faith communities that occur during times of heightened political tension.


Dr. James Hodkinson is taking part in a public discussion on the topic: "Valuing Culture and Faith: The challenges of integrating into society whilst retaining our identity” tonight in Woking, Surrey

Alongside Baroness Warsi, lawyer and former cabinet minister, and Rt. Revd Andrew Watson, Bishop of Guildford, James Hodkinson will take part in a public discussion on the topic: "Valuing Culture and Faith: The challenges of integrating into society whilst retaining our identity.”

Wed 18 Nov 2015, 10:26 | Tags: Modern Languages, Event, Academic Staff

Local Students Asked to Find their Inner Troubadour

To celebrate a new research project on the poetry of the Crusades, the University of Warwick is running a poetry writing competition, particularly aimed at school children.

Tue 18 Nov 2014, 08:41 | Tags: Modern Languages