Entries by Victoria Olszewska

Rafal Soborski to present his research at a conference in San Diego

Dr Rafal Soborski, Professor of International Politics, will present his paper, titled Ideology and Social Movements of the Left: Reasons for Neglect and Prospects for Revival at a conference co-sponsored by the Mobilization: An International Quarterly and the Hansen Foundation for Peace. The conference will be held at San Diego State University on 10-11 May 2019 and will explore […]

Rafal Soborski publishes a new article

Rafal Soborski has had his article published in Brill’s peer-reviewed journal Perspectives on Global Development and Technology. The article is concerned with prefigurative politics in anti-neoliberal activism and can be found here.


Design, History & Time: New Temporalities in a Digital Age

Edited by Zoe Hendon and Anne Massey, and published by Bloomsbury, Design, History and Time reflects on the nature of time in relation to design, in both past and contemporary contexts. In contrast to a traditional design historical approach which emphasises schools and movements, this volume addresses time as a continuum and considers the importance […]

Dr Who Materialises at Richmond

Robert Shearman, Who wrote the “Dalek” episode of Dr. Who and remained a contributor, friend and mentor of numerous dr who producers, directors, writers and actors, came to give a talk to Richmond’s British fantasy class last night. Students were informed about the writing and commissioning process, the history of dr who, how the production process […]

Richmond Professor puts the spotlight on digital culture in Poland

An expert in the global politics of digital culture, Dr Paul Rekret, Associate Professor of International Politics at Richmond, has undertaken some research-related initiatives recently, including two events in Poland. The first of these was a lecture performance at Unsound Festival, an annual music festival that takes place in Krakow, and focuses on evolving forms […]

Psychology conference- Bouncing Back: Building Resilience in Demanding Environments

Although resilience is a multi-definitional construct, it is mainly understood as the flexibility in response to changing situational demands and the ability to bounce back from negative emotional experiences. Therefore, it contributes to many important elements of wellbeing, including our ability to develop mechanisms for protection against adverse experiences and bounce back strengthened and more […]

Professor Zhang spoke at a UNESCO international conference in Changsha, China

Richmond professor George X Zhang was recently invited to attend and speak at an international conference on “Role of Linguistic Diversity in Building a Global Community with Shared Future”, jointly organised by UNESCO, Ministry of Education PR China and a few other Chinese organisations, including Richmond partner university BCLU and the hosting city, Changsha in […]


London Design Festival: ‘The Salon of Materials Consequences…’

The Salon of Material Consequences is an entertaining evening of live readings by authors, featuring design fiction, speculative writing and excerpts from recently published books on materials. The theme is our relationships with materials and their consequences…. There will be stories, writing about materials, from materials, charting social collaborations with materials and writing that explores […]