All posts tagged population

Victoria Park and East London’s Contradictions

Victoria Park is a potent symbol of East London’s many contradictions, straddling the fluid border between South Hackney and Tower Hamlets. Here you can see impossibly expensive townhouses, staring down […]

Has the Fashion industry changed? Or is it still the era of the size zero?

“You’ve got to be s******* me, Zara!”   This exaltation of frustration came from the Irish Radio presenter, Muireann O’Connell, at the beginning of last month. Her tweet was sent […]

International Women’s Day: a Call for Distress to be Met with Action

Happy International Women’s Day guys! The celebrations this week have been wonderful, it’s lovely to feel appreciated as a woman and to know that we are moving toward a world […]

Excuse my French: The Packing Begins Again

So, after a two-month stint back home, I am finally starting to prepare for semester two. These past weeks have been spent wandering the streets aimlessly and typing ‘Geneva’ into Google almost […]

The Deafening Silence: Has Saudi Arabia Gone Too Far?

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is perhaps ‘the most violent and abusive of all autocracies,’ because of its dependence on violence and oppression against the human rights of its population. According to Ali al-Ahmed from the Institute […]

Will Mosul Be Liberated?

On 10th June 2014, Mosul was seized by Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and has since remained one of the only cities to still be under ISIL occupation in […]