Entries by Alastair Wells

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Italian student wins scholarship for Michelangelo study in London

An Italian PhD student, Dr Carlotta Mazzoncini, currently studying at the Humanities Department of Roma Tre University, has won a scholarship from the University’s Italian Council of Advisors, to study for several weeks in London this summer. Dr Mazzoncini’s PhD research focuses on the interaction between poetry, philosophy, and iconography in the literary works by […]

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Go filmtastic for Independence Day

For the majority of Americans, Independence Day or July 4th, is a chance to celebrate with food, fun and fireworks.  But did you know that two signers of the Declaration of Independence later became President of the United States, John Adams and Thomas Jefferson?  Also that 62% of Americans own an American flag, 150m hotdogs are […]

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‘Teaching Tech to Gen Z’ free conference, at the German School of London in Richmond

You can now watch a video with highlights from the conference which took place on Saturday 18 May 2019. Interested in exploring Generation Z, the group of children, teens and young adults currently age 7-22?  Then join a student-led conference which Richmond, The American International University in London, is organising with social enterprise Professors Without Borders and LSE Ideas, […]

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Experience life as a top soccer academy student at summer school in Bradford

The highly prestigious Richmond International Academic and Soccer Academy (RIASA) is offering students the chance to attend a week-long Summer Retreat in Apperley Bridge, near Bradford. Taking place from Saturday 6 to Sunday 14 July, this course will enable all aspiring or already enrolled football management students to experience life as a football sports management student. The RIASA UK Summer […]

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Richmond hosts US film crew for romantic drama

The University provided the perfect location for a two day film shoot this week, organised by US production company, G It’s Entertainment. The film, ‘Accidentally in Love’, is about a young couple who meet briefly while on an exchange programme in London.  They go on with their lives separately, until they are surprisingly reunited on a work […]

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Richmond Professor explores interpretations of female Cuban workers

Dr Daliany Jerónimo Kersh, funded by Richmond, The American International University in London, presented her paper on individual and collective interpretations of female Cuban workers at the 44th annual Caribbean Studies Association held in Colombia earlier this month. Dr Kersh, who is Assistant Professor in International History and International Relations at Richmond, said, “The interdisciplinary […]

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Enrich your studies and go international

A new report from Universities UK has shown that students who go abroad are more likely to have better outcomes in both academic and employment measures. Gone International: Rising Aspirations compares the academic and employment outcomes of undergraduate students who spent time studying, working or volunteering abroad as part of their degree with those who did not. […]

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Beneath the opulent surface

Dr Paul Rekret, Associate Professor of International Politics at Richmond, has just had a new article published in the Journal for Popular Music Studies. The review essay by Dr Rekret, entitled Beneath the Opulent Surface: Adorno and Popular Music Reconsidered, examines some recent approaches to Theodor Adorno’s influential critique of popular music: https://jpms.ucpress.edu/content/31/2/165 Theodor Adorno was a […]

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Eunice Goes presents paper on the Limits of Social Democracy at international conference in Genoa

Professor of Politics at Richmond, Dr Eunice Goes presented the paper ‘Portuguese Left Tests the Limits of Social Democracy’ at a conference entitled, ‘The Crisis of European Social Democracy: Causes and Consequences in an Age of Political Uncertainty’ which took place at the University of Genoa between 14-15 June. In her paper, Dr Goes argued […]