Sarah Kelley of the University of Bristol, UK, maps some of the ideas and themes conveyed in Craig’s Bond films to possible influences from their socio-political contexts, with a particular focus on Skyfall and Spectre.
Laurence Craven of the American University of Sharjah, UAE, discusses the advantages and the potential issues of substituting technology for paper in the classroom.
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.
Dr Amanda Third sheds light on her research into the impact new technologies are having on children, discussing the challenges societies face as children are exposed to these technologies.
Suzi Elhafez examines the efficacy of interdisciplinarity in the Golden Age of the Arab-Islamic Empire in informing approaches to multimodal art practices and expanding knowledge domains within a contemporary context.
Dr Kellina Craig-Henderson explores the social psychology of expatriation for Americans who have left the United States in the light of their group status and personal identity resulting from formative experiences within the United States.
Dr Mayumi Yamada discusses displaced populations within Asia in terms of their status within international law, questioning who can protect the stateless beyond national boundaries.