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.