Connects

Geopolitics

Dr. Roland Paris

The Ukraine Crisis and Europe’s Future: A New Cold War?


Social Theory

Gurminder K Bhambra

Decolonising Social Theory


Resilience

Michelle Good

Education through dialogue: the human cost of colonialism


Michelle Good Student Event

Michelle Good Student Event

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Communication

Leanne Simpson

Thinking with the Land


Pluralism

Maaza Mengiste

Pluralism: Strengthening respect for diversity


Social Justice

Desmond Cole and Robyn Maynard

Beyond the Police state: a conversation with Desmond Cole and Robyn Maynard


Desmond Cole and Robyn Maynard Student Event

Desmond Cole and Robyn Maynard Student Event

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Representation

Kevin Kwan

Represent, Represent: The stories we tell change the world around us


Justice

Justice Edwin Cameron

Prisons and the F-word: Has the time come for a fundamental rethink?


Justice Edwin Cameron Student Event

Justice Edwin Cameron Student Event

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Identity

James Makokis and Anthony Johnson

“Our Existences Are Political”: Identity and History as Pathways for Transformation


James Makokis and Anthony Johnson Student Event

James Makokis and Anthony Johnson Student Event

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Biodiversity

Vandana Shiva

The Future of Food and Farming in a Pandemic World


Freedom

Bassem Youssef

The Middle Eastern Monologues


Bassem Youssef Student Event

Bassem Youssef Student Event

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Physics

Donna Strickland

Laser Focus: Insight from a Nobel Laureate


Donna Strickland Student Event

Donna Strickland Student Event

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Science

Ziya Tong

Blind Spots: Rethinking Your Reality


Ziya Tong Student Event

Ziya Tong Student Event

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Love

Helen Fisher

Swipe, Right?: The Future of Romantic Relationships in the Digital Age


Helen Fisher

Helen Fisher Student Event

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Author

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is an award-winning Nigerian author whose work has been translated into over thirty languages.


Activist

Tarana Burke

A movement that empowers: “Me too” and the role of empathy in healing and change


Chimamanda Student Event

Chimamanda Student Event

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