Video Category: Global debates

consumption of media

On Tastemakers: Culture, Beauty and History

Have you ever considered who decides what is cool, appealing, fashionable, undesirable, threatening or healthy? We consume the media for knowledge and entertainment but do we ever stop and think how that consumption shapes what we get to know and like and what we don’t?

Join Samantha Allen to explore notions of beauty, heritage and ‘the savage’ to understand why we often think the way we do.

Street art portraits of radical feminists

Feminism: Radical & Revolutionary

Feminism and the extremity of thought. This talk will examine radical thinkers, the definition of the word radical in relation to gender equality and means by which to situate other feminist thinkers in different parts of the world in context with different societal standards of radical change.