Talking points a range of topical issues tackled by academics 20 26 August
Professor Martin Parker from the School of Management had written an article for The Conversation discussing the work practices of global company Amazon and its plans for expansion.
- Read the full article 'Understanding the Amazonian workplace – it’s the law of the jungle' hosted on Think: Leicester here
In an article for the Times Higher Education Philip Kemp, visiting lecturer in film journalism in the Department of the History of Art and Film, has discussed why Gustave Flaubert's debut novel 'Madame Bovary' has historically been difficult to adapt and gives his thoughts about the recent adaptation 'Gemma Bovery', directed by Anne Fontaine.
John Williams from the Department of Sociology has written an article for the Leicester Mercury discussing issues of sexism still permeating football.
- Read the full article 'Jose Mourinho, Eva Carneiro and the deeply masculinist culture of football' hosted on Think: Leicester here
Dr Simon Bennett from the School of Management and Civil Safety and Security Unit has written an article for The Conversation about aviation issues in light of the recent Shoreham Air Display disaster.
- Read the full article 'Airshows are risky – that’s why we like them – but they also have a strong safety record' hosted on Think: Leicester here