The winter holidays are the perfect time to discover a new novel – whether that's to help you get into the holiday spirit, or perhaps to whisk you away from it! We asked five of our 2019 New Generation Thinkers to share their favourite holiday reads, and our Thinkers did not disappoint: with recommendations ranging … Continue reading Five books for your seasonal break
With the BBC having recently unveiled its list of 100 Novels That Shaped Our World picked by a panel of experts, Leverhulme Early Career Fellow and 2017 New Generation Thinker, Dr Emma Butcher, discusses the challenges of producing such a list and why she believes this selection has given us something new to think about, … Continue reading 100 Novels That Shaped Our World
In our latest blog post, Dr Ella Parry-Davies, an AHRC and BBC New Generation Thinker and a British Academy postdoctoral fellow at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London, shines a light on domestic worker activism and some of the associated stereotypes. If you survey some of the most widely read … Continue reading The realities of domestic worker activism and the fight for truth and justice
As London plays host to one of the ‘big four’ fashion weeks, Dr Jade Halbert, Lecturer in Fashion Business and Cultural Studies, University of Huddersfield and New Generation Thinker 2019, looks back at the some of the defining moments in the fashion industry, from 19th century scandals to the rise of online retailers. The Death … Continue reading Five key moments that shaped the British fashion industry
Dr Will Abberley describes what it was like to apply to become a New Generation Thinker and how the scheme has changed his career, and his ways of thinking.
In February this year, Dr Michael Talbot – along with nine other academics with a talent for communication – became an AHRC/BBC New Generation Thinker. In this week's blog Michael describes his journey to becoming part of the next generation of Arts and Humanities broadcasters.
In this Blog, New Generation Thinker Dr Dafydd Mills Daniel discusses the difference between patriotism and nationalism in the sporting world.