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22 September 2022

Our Chancellor Lord Ribeiro speaks about his career in medicine, his journey to becoming a Peer in the House of Lords, and what he has learnt along the way. Read more…

1 February 2020

Storytelling is inextricably linked with power. A great illustration of this from the world of literature can be found in the tale of Scheherazade, the main narrator of A Thousand and One Arabian Nights, who has been sentenced to death by her husband, King Shahrya. Read more…

27 January 2020

Storytelling plays a fundamental role in the interpretation of reality. Stories, anecdotes and narratives shape our understanding of facts and events, triggering feelings ranging from sympathy and solidarity to hate. For these reasons, storytelling plays an essential role in radicalisation. Read more…

27 January 2020

Constructed languages (or conlangs) are languages designed with a specific purpose in mind. While these languages are very different in their structure and the way they sound, they have one thing in common: they support the storytelling of the authors who work with them. Read more…


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