Understanding America in uncertain times

Across the University, there are academics whose expertise makes them uniquely placed to comment on contemporary developments in the USA.  In a new University of Dundee article some of our Humanities academics, along with other colleagues from across the University, shed light on President Trump's America by placing its events and controversies in their cultural, historical, political and social context at a time seemingl...

"Most dangerous philosopher" to deliver Dundee lecture

The man dubbed ‘the most dangerous philosopher in the West’ will next month visit the University of Dundee to talk about Samuel Beckett, terror, politics, persecution and everything in between. Slavoj Žižek will deliver his lecture at the University’s Dalhousie Building on Thursday 8 November. The world-renowned Slovenian academic, who was ranked by Foreign Policy magazine as being among the Top 100 Global ...

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