Entries by Victoria Olszewska

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 […]

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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 […]

Stephen Basdeo publishes new book on Highwaymen, Rogues and Murderers

Stephen Basdeo has recently published a new book entitled The Lives and Exploits of the Most Noted Highwaymen, Rogues, and Murderers (2018). As its title suggests, the book is a compendium of short biographies of the most notorious criminals in Britain from the medieval period to the eighteenth century. The book begins by discussing who […]

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Dr. Robert J. Wallis delivers paper at IFRAO Conference 2018, Centro Camuno di Studi Preistorici, Valcomonica, Italy

The International Federation of Rock Art Organisations (IFRAO) met for their 20th conference at the Centro Camuno di Studi Preistorici located in Baorio, Valcomonica, Italy, 29 Aug – 2 Sep 2018. The valley has one of the largest concentrations of rock art in Europe and is listed by UNESCO. Dr. Robert J. Wallis delivered a […]

Richmond’s Professor Sabine Spangenberg attended the biennial International Social Ontology Conference held recently in Tufts University, Massachusetts, US

Richmond’s Professor Sabine Spangenberg attended the biennial International Social Ontology Conference held recently in Tufts University, Massachusetts, US. This major conference brought together international leaders studying the nature of the social world and how to improve our models of it. Professor Spangenberg presented a paper entitled, ‘The Reframing of Social Choice Theory under Consideration of […]