Michael Wilson considers Greek mythology’s Daidalos as an early example of research mobility. Continue reading Daidalos – the first of Europe’s mobile researchers?
UCL academics from a variety of perspectives reflect on the results of the US Election. Continue reading European Reflections on the US Elections
Michal Murawski, Lecturer in Critical Area Studies, UCL, discusses the near misses that could have been Donald Trump’s architectural legacy. Continue reading Washington D.C. will not be rebuilt in the image of 1990s Moscow
Tim Beasley-Murray, Associate Professor of European Thought and Culture, UCL, draws on the mythical tale of the virtuous Roman dictator, Cincinnatus, to highlight an important lesson about losing for Donald Trump. Continue reading Latin Lessons for Turtles: Cincinnatus and the ability to give up power
Timothy Mathews, Emeritus Professor of French and Comparative Criticism, UCL, offers insight into his latest publication ‘The Modernist Bestiary’, a collection which engages with animals, art, and aesthetic, exploring “productive dialogue between thought and art.” The contributions, co-edited with Sarah Kay (New York University), centre on the work of French-Polish poet Guillaume Apollinaire, French artist Raoul Dufy, and British artist Graham Sutherland. Why return to very … Continue reading The Modernist Bestiary: a new life for an old form of expression