From spiritual rulers to warrior queens, women have an important legacy of strong and influential leadership in Africa. While much is known of the male leaders, the lives of influential women and the legacies they leave behind is often less well understood.
The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games went ahead successfully this year, despite the looming threat of the Delta strain of Covid-19. It also went ahead without the support of the Japanese people, who were understandably concerned about the health risks posed by the
Footbinding – the practice of binding the feet of women and girls existed in China for around 1,000 years. While footbinding is still understood by many as a cultural standard of beauty undertaken purely for aesthetic purposes, there are other interesting theories
Ask an Australian or Kiwi and they could tell you the flat white coffee is a delicate ratio of expertly steamed milk (of all kinds) and a silky espresso shot. Stronger, with less milk than a latte (don’t get me started on
In early 2020, as Covid-19 began shutting down parts of the world, one group of academics was amassing a virtual army of volunteer research assistants to capture data about the policies and measures introduced by governments across the world in response to
March heralds the beginning of a new semester for students in Austria, where we trade leisure activities for lecture halls and library desks. For me and others, this will be the last six months of our degrees, when we will scramble to
Did you know that the Turkish TV industry is the second-largest exporter of TV content in the world, after the US? ‘But I’ve never seen any Turkish series!’ you might say, if, like me, you come from an English-speaking background and were