SEAS in review - 2020
in light of our usual annual newsletter, which it is not possible to print and distribute as normal this year, we have created this year in review collating all our activities and experiences from 2020.
News from 2020
LGBT+ Histories and Historians Report
Dr Mark Pendleton was part of a working group to explore the teaching of LGBT+ and queer histories, and to consider the experiences of LGBT+ historians. The working group has now published its report, together with a set of online resources.
Join a panel event to explore recommendations of the RHS report
Decolonising the curriculum: In Conversation
In September 2020 the Faculty of Arts and Humanities published a new online magazine 'Decolonising the Curriculum: In Conversation'. The magazine explores perspectives on decolonisation from across the Faculty.
Prof Kate Taylor-Jones article which explores toolkits to decolonise film and screen teaching and programming can be found on page 18
UK Parliamentary Group North Korea discusses human rights and humnitarian challenges in 2020
In June 2020 Dr Sarah Son had the opportunity to present to the All-Party Parliamentary Group on North Korea (APPG NK) on current developments regarding the situation of human rights in North Korea.
Here you will find a full list our academic publications from 2020.
Covid-19: Our research and experiences in 2020
Coronavirus in Japan: why is the infection rate relatively low?
Whilst covid-19 rapidly spreads across the world, Japan’s infection rate seems relatively low. Dr Hiro Watanabe discusses why that might be.
Dressing in kimono at home: Creative responses to physical distancing from kimono lovers
PhD student Carolin Becke discusses creative responses to physical distancing by the kimono lovers community in Japan.
Gay Korea: homophobia sparked by Seoul coronavirus cluster driven by Protestant right
PhD Student Sini-Petriina Klasto explored the topic of homophobia in South Korea, sparked by recent outbreak of coronavirus.
Building an online community throughout COVID-19 lockdowns
SEAS introduced a series of community engagement and social activities during reading week and Christmas break to help build a stronger sense of community amongst students and staff during 2020 COVID-19 lockdowns