Off The Shelf - Ideas at 5.45
By The University of Sheffield
To listen to an audio podcast, mouse over the title and click Play. Open iTunes to download and subscribe to podcasts.
The "Ideas at 5.45" series is a collection of short stimulating talks from academics at The University of Sheffield as part of Sheffield's "Off The Shelf" literary festival. Each one features an academic with a new publication looking to introduce the public to new ideas and cutting edge research. From freedom of expression in the media to sectarianism and football rivalry in Scotland, from a Holocaust journal to the life and times of My Fair Lady – Ideas Alive at 5:45 is a whistle-stop tour of the breadth of exciting research taking place at the University of Sheffield.
||Freedom of Expression and the Media by Professor Jackie Harrison ( Department of Journalism Studies)||Balancing freedom and standards in news media. Jackie also runs the Centre for Freedom of the Media.||1 12 2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||Helga’s Diary by Professor Neil Bermel (Department of Russian and Slavonic Studies)||Holocaust journal of 11 year old Helga Weiss who was deported to Terezin in 1941||1 12 2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||Images of Ageing by Dr Lorna Warren (Department of Sociological Studies)||How do older women negotiate and challenge images of ageing?||1 12 2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||Loverley. The life and times of “My Fair Lady” by Dr Dominic McHugh (Department of Music).||A new look at the beloved Broadway musical.||1 12 2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||Sectarianism and football rivalry in Scotland by Professor John Flint (Department of Town and Regional Planning)||Exploring recent controversies about tackling religious bigotry in Scottish football.||1 12 2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||From Human Rights To Sentient Rights by Dr Alasdair Cochrane (Department of Politics)||Why sentience is the basis for moral value, political justice and basic rights.||1 12 2013||Free||View in iTunes|
- Category: Literature
- Language: English
- © This material is copyright of the contributors and The University of Sheffield