Expert Comment: ‘It was the Americans that made me do it’: Margaret Thatcher’s signing of the 1985 Anglo-Irish Agreement
November 15th marks 20 years since the signing of the Anglo-Irish Agreement on behalf of the British and Irish governments. Dr Stephen Kelly, Lecturer in Modern History, reflects on the role that America played in this defining moment in the history of 20th century Anglo-Irish relations.
Expert Comment: The Biopolitics of Disability
Dr David Bolt, Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Literary and Cultural Disability Studies and Director, Centre for Culture & Disability Studies discusses new book The Biopolitics of Disability by David T. Mitchell and Sharon L. Snyder.
Expert Comment: the benefits of playing tennis as we age
As the Liverpool Hope International Tennis Tournament begins, Dr Omid Alizadehkhaiyat (MD PhD), Associate Professor in Health Sciences and leader of our new MSc in Exercise and Ageing, discusses the health benefits of playing tennis as we age.
Expert Comment: National Youth Work Week – a time for reflection and celebration
Tracy Ramsey, Professional Tutor in Youth and Community Work, discusses the future for Youth Work and why it is important for practitioners and service users to have their voice heard.
Expert Comment: Behind the sparkle of this year's Christmas ads
Dr Jacqui Miller, Head of Department of Media and Communication at Liverpool Hope University, gives her verdict on this year's Christmas ads and asks - is there a class bias behind the sparkle?
Expert Comment: 'Tis the season...for the Christmas ad
It is that time of year when the big supermarkets vie for our wallets with their advertising offerings, with an estimated £9.3 billion pounds up for grabs. Dr Clay Gransden discusses what we can expect from retailers this Christmas.
Expert Comment: Poppies on the Plateau
Dr Michael Brennan and Dr Peter Manning are currently researching the relationship between national commemorations and local identities. Here, they give their thoughts on the installation of the 'Weeping Window' at Liverpool's St George's Hall.
Expert Comment: Twenty years since the Disability Discrimination Act
Dr David Bolt, Associate Professor in the Department of Disability and Education, discusses 20 years since the Disability Discrimination Act.
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