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The Latest Update of the Doomsday Clock Shows How Our World Is Burning in a Fire of Misinformation

The Latest Update of the Doomsday Clock Shows How Our World Is Burning in a Fire of Misinformation

Simon Beard

According to the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists the world is stuck in a new abnormal, where we remain as close to an existential catastrophe as we have ever been – two minutes to midnight.

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Posted: Friday 25 January 2019


Influential Group Suggests Changes to Business School Rankings at Davos

Influential Group Suggests Changes to Business School Rankings at Davos

CRASSH News

The Centre for the Study of Existential Risk contributes to a new report suggesting 20 actions to improve business school rankings and encourage 'a race to the top' in business education.

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Posted: Wednesday 23 January 2019


Why ‘Re-’?: Thinking Twice About Repetition

Why ‘Re-’?: Thinking Twice About Repetition

Clare Foster

The ‘Re-’ network asks what repetition does. Why do we repeat, revive, re-enact, restage, reframe, remember, represent, and refer – to whom, when, where and why – and why is this a topical question in a digital era?

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Posted: Tuesday 22 January 2019


Interdisciplinary Approaches to Energy Studies: Q&A with GENUS

Interdisciplinary Approaches to Energy Studies: Q&A with GENUS

Imke van Heerden

'Alongside practicing an interdisciplinary approach to our research on urban energy, we are also committed to critiquing assumptions that interdisciplinarity is universally beneficial.'

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Posted: Monday 21 January 2019


Patient Experience: Q&A with the Health, Medicine and Agency Network

Patient Experience: Q&A with the Health, Medicine and Agency Network

Imke van Heerden

In what ways do individuals influence the kinds of medical treatment options widely available? 

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Posted: Monday 21 January 2019


New Book: Conspiracy Theories and the People Who Believe Them

New Book: Conspiracy Theories and the People Who Believe Them

CRASSH News

Why do so many people believe in conspiracy theories? What are their effects? What can or should be done about them?

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Posted: Wednesday 16 January 2019


Q&A with International Black Radicalism

Q&A with International Black Radicalism

Imke van Heerden

What is 'international Black radicalism' and how has it been changed in a digital age?

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Posted: Tuesday 15 January 2019


Newsletter: What’s On at CRASSH, Lent 2019

Newsletter: What’s On at CRASSH, Lent 2019

CRASSH News

What's on at Cambridge this term? View the first CRASSH newsletter of 2019 here.

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Posted: Friday 11 January 2019


Director’s Welcome: What’s On at CRASSH, Lent 2019

Director’s Welcome: What’s On at CRASSH, Lent 2019

Steven Connor

'We enter the new year and what Cambridge calls the Lent term with a menu of intellectual attractions and excitements that is anything but penitential.'

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Posted: Thursday 10 January 2019


Q&A: Solitudes and Seasons

Q&A: Solitudes and Seasons

Judith Weik

Judith Weik, Coordinator of Art at the Alison Richard Building, speaks to artist Ben Walker who curated and is part of the exhibition Solitudes and Seasons.

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Posted: Tuesday 8 January 2019

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