Are identity politics emancipatory or regressive?

Are identity politics emancipatory or regressive?

By John Bowen & Will Kymlicka – Identity politics are a pervasive feature of the modern world. From caste-based politics in India to the rise of xenophobic Christian nationalism in Italy and Hungary, people are mobilising to defend perceived ethnic and...
What is context?  ▶

What is context? ▶

Associate Professor Mark Amsler from the School of Cultures, Languages and Linguistics at the University of Auckland talks about his big question, “What is context?” Mark Amsler is an Associate Professor in European Languages and Literature at the University of...
What are the root causes of genocide? 🔊

What are the root causes of genocide? 🔊

What are the root causes of genocide? What do historical genocides have in common? How does small-scale violence against targeted groups become genocidal? And what we can learn from the three forgotten genocides? Maria Armoudian chairs a live panel on genocide...
How are robots changing human care?

How are robots changing human care?

Robots are not part of some science fiction future, they’re here now and being used in ever more interesting and adventurous ways. Julianne Evans discusses the ways robots are changing human care in New Zealand with Elizabeth Broadbent and Bruce MacDonald.  Originally...