Need a break from reading during Reading Week?

By Victoria Bird|November 4, 2013|Economics, Financial and Management Studies, Politics and International Relations|0 comments

When you need a break from catching up on your reading this week, rather than going onto Facebook and then loosing focus (and time), why not try this instead? Analysis is a short documentary series on Radio 4, which looks at “the ideas and forces which shape the world we live in”. Subjects covered in episodes include Economics, Global Politics, Political Islam and Business & Finance. Presenters include journalists, academics and

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World Radio Day

By Farzana Whitfield|February 13, 2013|Development Studies, Films and Sound Recordings|0 comments

  Image provided by UNESCO: 13 February is World Radio Day  —  a day to celebrate radio as a medium; to improve international cooperation between broadcasters; and to encourage major networks and community radio alike to promote access to information and freedom of expression over the airwaves. As radio continues to evolve in the digital age, it remains the medium that reaches the widest audience worldwide. This multi-purpose medium

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Africa – Jan to May 2012

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|May 23, 2012|Africa|0 comments

In the city of the Marabouts : Islamic culture in West Africa / Geert Mommersteeg ; translated by Diane Webb Radio in Africa: Publics, Cultures, Communities Men in African film & fiction / edited by Lahoucine Ouzgane. The Griqua past and the limits of South African history, 1902-1994 / Edward Cavanagh. Jan-May 2012