Michael describes how the Dome of the Rock’s construction and architecture reflect the cultural syncretism policy of the Umayyad empire.
Charlotte explains Mulvey’s notion of the female gaze and discusses its relevance in today’s cinematic landscape.
Sarah contemplates the annual readjustment to life in St Andrews as we return in September.
Charlotte reckons with her perspective as a Londoner in response to the viral ‘Tube Girl’.
Charlotte reflects on the death of legend Paul O’Grady and how he introduced the magic of drag queens to the British public.
Hannah discusses our emotional attachment to hair.
Katherine reflects on the numerous roles women are expected to taken on, even in 2023.
Money and Identity: The Socio-Political Power of Ancient Coinage and the Emergence of Greco-Bactrian Culture
Michael breaks down the changes in coinage in the Greco-Bactrian kingdom and how this reflects socio-political change.
Hannah ponders over magic’s existence in our modern age.
Sturgeon’s Trans-fer of Power: Did the Gender Recognition Bill impact the First Minister’s resignation?
Catherine explores the role the Scottish Gender Recognition Bill may have had on Nicola Sturgeon’s resignation.