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Women in rural Bangladesh bear burden for climate change costs, research by Kingston University finds

Women in rural Bangladesh bear burden for climate change costs, research by Kingston University finds

Bangladeshi women are spending up to 30 per cent of their household's income on vital measures to protect their families from the devastating effects of climate change, new research by Kingston University has found. The developing country is frequently impacted by storms and flooding – as seen with the recent fatal flooding in the north-east of the country. Yet, in addition to the loss of life and impact on the population's health, environment and education, families are impacted financially, with women being the hardest hit.

Collaborative project co-led by Kingston School of Art academic examines the role of the natural environment in migrant integration in the United Kingdom

Collaborative project co-led by Kingston School of Art academic examines the role of the natural environment in migrant integration in the United Kingdom

The two-year project will bring together evidence from previous studies, integration initiatives and creative practice, alongside innovative new place-based research in urban, peri-urban, and rural sites across the UK.

50th anniversary of Watergate scandal marked with virtual conference jointly organised by Kingston School of Art academic

50th anniversary of Watergate scandal marked with virtual conference jointly organised by Kingston School of Art academic

Watergate Break-in: 50 Years Later brought together academics, authors and experts with some of the figures directly involved in the controversy that rocked American politics in the early 1970s.

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Digital Research in the Humanities and Arts Conference 2022

Digital Research in the Humanities and Arts Conference 2022
Sunday 4 September - Wednesday 7 September 2022

DRHA, the 26th Annual Conference for Digital Research in the Humanities and Arts will take place 4-7 September 2022.

Cheryce von Xylander - ‘Streaming Made-Mind: Kant and Social Media'

Cheryce von Xylander - ‘Streaming Made-Mind: Kant and Social Media'
Thursday 29 September 2022

Please join us at this CRMEP research seminar.

‘Thinking Affectively' and ‘Max Stirner'

‘Thinking Affectively' and ‘Max Stirner'
Thursday 13 October 2022

Please join us at this CRMEP research seminar.

Rowan Williams - ‘Solidarity: Necessary Fiction or Metaphysical Given?'

Rowan Williams - ‘Solidarity: Necessary Fiction or Metaphysical Given?'
Thursday 20 October 2022

Please join us at the 3rd Gillian Rose Memorial Lecture.

Towards a Critique of Post-Kantianism as a Historical Category

Towards a Critique of Post-Kantianism as a Historical Category
Monday 7 November 2022

Please join us at this one day research workshop.