Prof Jonathan Wolff: John Rawls and the Theory of Justice A discussion of distributive justice, the legacy of logical positivism, ignorance and good. Professor Wolff is Head of Department of UCL Department of Philosophy. www.ucl.ac.uk/philosophy/academic-research/staff-jw.htm Duration: 42:30.
Ben Watson: Art, Class and Cleavage Ben Watson broadcasts every week on Resonance FM. He is the author of numerous books, poems, provocations and polemic aplenty. Visit www.militantesthetix.co.uk/ Duration: 65:53.
Dr Edward Simpson: Remembering natural disasters and memorials in India and Sri Lanka Dr Simpson is a Lecturer in Social Anthropology at the Department of Anthropology and Sociology, SOAS: www.soas.ac.uk/staff/staff36082.php For recommended further reading and accompanying images, see Tuesday’s FUoTA page at http:resonancefm.com/free-university Duration: 37:41.
Adrian Shaughnessy: Graphic Design Explained A laypersonâ€™s guide to graphic design â€“ what it is, its use in commerce, education and the dissemination of information, and its cultural significance. Why are so many people choosing to study it (design is third most popular degree course in UK!), and why so many people want to make […]
Dr Alpa Shah: Would Yosemite National Park be a better home for the Wild Elephants of Eastern India? Dr Alpa Shah is a Lecturer at the Department of Anthropology, Goldsmiths, University of London. Her research focuses on addressing the reproduction of inequality and the resultant implications for and experiences of marginalised people. Visit www.goldsmiths.ac.uk/anthropology/staff/ For […]
Prof Jean Seaton: On George Orwell Jean Seaton is Professor of Media History at the University of Westminster ; and the Official Historian of the BBC. She is the Director of the Orwell Prize. Visit www.theorwellprize.co.uk
Prof Peter Rea: Visual Literacy Peter Rea is Hon. Professor Intermedia Studies, HfK Bremen, Germany. He is the con-instigator and chairman of the long-running Profile Intermedia design conference.
Prof Malcolm Miles: Herbert Marcuse’s idea of society as a work of art Malcolm Miles is Professor of Cultural Theory at the University of Plymouth. Visit www.malcolmmiles.org.uk/
Dr Magnus Marsden – Muslim Village Intellectuals Magnus Marsden: Muslim village intellectuals. An account of “Islamisation” in Northern Pakistan based on ten years of field work by Dr Marsden of the School of Oriental and African Studies. http://www.soas.ac.uk/staff/staff36079.php Duration: 45.11. http://audio.resonancefm.com/Free_University/The_Free_University_of_the_Airwaves_Muslim_Village_Intellectuals.mp3
Prof Christine Kinnon – An Introduction To Gene Therapy Christine Kinnon: An Introduction to Gene Therapy and Molecular Immunology. Prof Christine Kinnon is Theme Leader in Infection & Immunity, UCL Institute of Child Health and Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust. Visit http://www.ich.ucl.ac.uk/ich/academicunits/Molecular_immunology/Homepage Duration: 16:00.