Heritage, Communities and Cultures

  • Ethics of Policing

    Ethics of Policing

    Professor John Lippitt, Professor of Ethics and Philosophy of Religion in the School of Humanities, University of Hertfordshire, discusses the complex ethical dilemmas faced by the police, their relation to some key virtues, and the work he is doing with Hertfordshire Constabulary on the national police Code of Ethics.

  • Design in Mediation, Domesticity and Globalisation

    Design in Mediation, Domesticity and Globalisation

    Dr Grace Lees-Maffei, Reader in Design History in the School of Creative Arts at the University of Hertfordshire talks about key challenges in design history: public interest in design; the extent to which design is seen as a professional activity; and the globalisation of the subject area.

  • Transnational History of Coffee

    Transnational History of Coffee

    Professor Jonathan Morris, Research Professor in Modern History in the School of Humanities, University of Hertfordshire, discusses the role of Italian coffee beverages in the globalisation of speciality coffee during the last twenty years, the diverse range of coffee cultures to be found across the world, and future trends within the industry.

  • Restorative Justice

    Restorative Justice

    Dr Chamu Kuppuswamy, Senior Lecturer in the School of Law at the University of Hertfordshire, talks about research on restorative justice, a new intervention in the criminal justice system that redresses the power imbalance between the victims and the offender with potential to secure victims’ rights and enable a form of closure.

  • Research influences Arab Shakespeare plays

    Research influences Arab Shakespeare plays

    Academic’s research influences Arab Shakespeare plays.

  • Inspiring art-music installation attracts thousands

    Inspiring art-music installation attracts thousands

    Millions generated for local economies by inspiring art-music installation.

  • ‘Lost’ plays shed light on WWI cultural life

    ‘Lost’ plays shed light on WWI cultural life

    Modern audiences gain new perspective of WWI thanks to lost plays.

  • Textile exhibition provides an emotional link to the past

    Textile exhibition provides an emotional link to the past

    Fashion research uncovers emotional objects left with abandoned babies.

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