Entries by Alastair Wells

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‘Policing the Arab Carceral City’ research presentation. Wednesday 23 January, 6pm, Kensington campus

Richmond Professor and student to present joint research initiative, ‘Policing the Arab Carceral City’, Wednesday 23 January, 6pm, Kensington campus The results of an innovative research collaboration by Richmond Professor Bruce Stanley and MA International Relations student, Hattie Field, are being presented at the Kensington campus, in Asa Briggs 216 on Wednesday 23 January, at 6pm. Everyone […]


New facility for Richmond Business School in 2019

We’re delighted to say a new facility will be added to Richmond Business School this year. Located in Kensington High Street, in the heart of London, the newly refurbished building will include a great space for students and faculty alike, with a small lecture theatre, study areas, classrooms and an open-plan seating area. The new […]


Richmond Professor has articles published in influential media

Dr Paul Rekret, Associate Professor of Politics at Richmond, has had two articles published recently in influential media – Frieze, a leading magazine on contemporary art and culture and Theory, Culture, & Society, one of the world’s top ranked journals in cultural theory. In Frieze, Dr Rekret has had published a review of K-Punk, the influential culture critic Mark Fisher’s collected writings: https://frieze.com/article/how-mark-fisher-turned-punk-writing-pop-culture-infectious-critique-capitalism Theory, […]


Professor James D. Boys to appear on BBC World News later today

Richmond academic, Dr James D Boys, Professor of International Political Studies and internationally renowned as an expert in US politics, will be interviewed on BBC World News today (Tuesday 18 December). Dr Boys will be interviewed about former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn’s appearance when he goes into federal court to be sentenced. BBC World News is the […]


Richmond MBA class visits Barclays in Canary Wharf

Instead of the guest speaker coming to Kensington, this time Barclays invited the Richmond MBA class to their headquarters in Canary Wharf. As well as learning a lot about the challenges of Human Resource departments to develop a culture where high performing teams can flourish, our students enjoyed the fantastic view from the 30th floor of […]


Richmond students host film premiere

On Saturday 8th December Students from our Advanced Digital Video class premiered their final short films at Close-up Film Centre in Shoreditch. 11 students screened a range of films from different genres from Music Videos to documentaries to short narratives, to packed audience that needed extra chairs to accommodate. The 14 week class allows students […]


Standing room only for Gaia Trussardi lecture

The lecture theatre in Young Street at our Kensington campus was packed out recently with an Alumni Guest Lecture given by Gaia Trussardi, former Creative Director of Trussardi S.p.A , and Richmond Hon. Professor and Alumna. The fascinating lecture given by Gaia was entitled ‘Trussardi: A Case Study in the Historical Evolution of Brands’. Gaia […]


Prestigious role with US Peace Corps role beckons Richmond student

A Richmond student, Elizabeth Ezzelle, who is due to graduate this December and is majoring in Art History and Visual Culture with a minor in Film Studies, has just accepted a highly prestigious position with the Peace Corps, a programme run by the United States Federal Government which provides developmental aid to various countries around the […]


Award-winning Student Affairs team at Richmond

Our fantastic Student Affairs team have done it again! In recognition of Richmond’s comprehensive Employabililty Plan which offers options for leadership development, the University has been recognized as the Runner Up 2018 for Outstanding Support for the Student Learning Experience by Independent HE. Allison Cole-Stutz, Vice President for Student Affairs at Richmond, commented, “We’re delighted to have been […]


Richmond students visit major exhibition at the British Museum – I am Ashurbanipal: King of the world, King of Assyria

On Saturday 24th November a group of students, accompanied by Neil Mackie, Teaching Fellow in History and American Studies at Richmond, went to see I am Ashurbanipal, King of the World, King of Assyria, at the British Museum.  The trip was subsidised by Richmond’s Student Affairs team. This major exhibition tells the story of Ashurbanipal  (r. 669–c. 631 BC), […]