What is it about the genre of detective fiction that makes it so appealing? Each month we will meet in the Detectives’ Club to seek to solve the mystery of why the detectives of the Detectives’ Club (and their authors ) continue to interest and enthrall us. In this Teams seminar, we will have a look at together some of the rich history of the genre; how its authors and their detectives respond to the pressures of their times; as well as at some of the cinematic adaptions of their work.
Higher education has never been as important as it is today with universities being the principal conduit of the essential knowledge for our highly complex society to function. But COVID-19 has been a most disruptive agent in our education. . But how will the universities have to change in the future? The current situation offers both challenges and exceptional opportunities and these will be explored by this webinar on Thursday 1 July 2021 @15h30pm.
The Sharpeville massacre in 1960, in which 69 people were killed by police, is generally believed to be the worst single-day massacre in the apartheid era. Bloody Sunday by Mignonne Breier challenges that view.
The Covid-19 pandemic has put the spotlight on how human expansion on Earth has led to an increase in zoonotic viruses jumping species. It calls on us to re-examine our rampant commercialisation of nature.