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Writing between times: the double life of a university administrator

Talking Humanities

Writing between times: the double life of a university administrator  

Christopher Adams explains how he manages his double life and why a university environment is an ideal place to pursue creative projects.

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From Syria with Love

Videos and Podcasts

From Syria with Love

Baraa Kouja, founder and director of the charity From Syria With Love, talks about his pop-up exhibition at Senate House for the 2017 Being Human festival. Addressing the festival theme of ‘lost and found’, the exhibition displayed artwork from children living in refugee camps who are in threat of becoming a lost generation because of war and conflict in their home countries. 


Latest podcast: Disorderly Eating: Food and Disruption in Contemporary Women's Writing​