Martin Rees, from the University of Cambridge, ponders whether there is a limit to what we are capable of understanding.
Tomas Engelthaler, psychologist, and professor Thomas T Hills, both from the University of Warwick, UK, ask a very serious breakfast-table question.
Oliver Hadingham of Waseda University, Japan, examines the reforms the medieval universities of Oxford and Cambridge underwent during the nineteenth century and questions whether the two institutions can shake off their elitist reputation.
Lizy Dastin explores two iconic examples of Los Angeles street art featuring the bodies of Eastern women created by Western artists.
Mongia Besbes discusses psychedelic substances and their influence on literature and popular culture, with a particular focus on the work of US authors of the Beat Generation.
Drawing on her personal experience as an early childhood educator, Mariana Boules emphasises the vital importance of building children’s social competence at a young age, and discusses the extent to which well-developed social skills can contribute to a child’s academic success.
Through a Disability Studies lens, Dr Shahd Alshammari discusses Jeanette Winterson’s 1994 novel “Written on the Body” in terms of love and loss and the discovery of the failed and deformed body.