The YouGov-Cambridge Globalism Project is a new survey conducted annually in 23 of the world’s biggest countries, exploring populism, globalisation and attitudes on topics ranging from food, travel and technology to immigration, cultural beliefs and the environment. The Guardian helped YouGov pollsters and University of Cambridge academics at the Bennett Institute for Public Policy to design the survey, and is exclusively releasing the findings. The 2019 project surveyed 25,325 people in February and March across Europe, the Americas, Africa and Asia. This year’s findings are being published in association with the Guardian’s The new populism series. Countries/samples The countries surveyed (and sample sizes) were: France (1,021); Germany (1,497); Italy (1,005); Spain (1,014); Sweden (1,011); Denmark (1,010); Poland (1,019); Britain (1,949); Australia (1,006); US (2,012); Canada (1,006); Japan (1,143); Brazil (1,006); Mexico (1,009); Turkey (506); Egypt (1,537)*; … [Read more...] about What is the Guardian YouGov-Cambridge Globalism Project?
Cambridge University English academics may be forced to include more ethnic writers in an effort to 'decolonise' the curriculum for students. English Literature professors are being asked to 'ensure the presence' of Black and Minority Ethnic writers (BME) in their courses. It came after Lola Olufemi, Cambridge University Student Union's women's officer, penned an open letter titled 'Decolonising the English Faculty'. Lola Olufemi (pictured with Labour MP Diane Abbott) is women's officer at Oxford University Students' Union and called for the English department to 'decolonise' the curriculum RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 2 Next Now forensic students are told they might be upset by DEAD... Cambridge dons are told to register affairs with students:... Time-out from the terror: Incredible photos reveal how WWI... Share this article Share The letter, signed by around 150 university students, read: 'For too long, teaching English at Cambridge has encouraged a … [Read more...] about Cambridge University may be forced to ‘decolonise’ its English literature course and put more emphasis on ethnic authors after student demands
Cambridge University is introducing an official 'register' for lecturers to declare if they are having sexual relationships with students. The measure is part of a campaign to crack down on harassment on campus. Starting next week, the university will unveil a policy that will actively discourage relationships. Lecturers who disclose liaisons with students could be barred from teaching the students or giving them references. The measure is part of a campaign to crack down on harassment on campus. Pictured: King's College, Cambridge It comes after alumni claimed they were sexually assaulted by their tutors at the world-leading university in the 80s and 90s. Called Breaking the Silence, the online guide advises that ‘personal relationships between students and staff should be avoided’. RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 2 Next How a former public schoolboy is hijacking Labour: Jon... Eight-months-pregnant British woman is refused treatment by... … [Read more...] about Cambridge dons are told to register affairs with students: University to ‘discourage’ relationships as part of crackdown on harassment
A student who has demanded that Cambridge University 'decolonise' its English course had once claimed that white people who holidayed in Africa were 'selfish'. English Literature professors at the university are being asked to 'ensure the presence' of Black and Minority Ethnic writers (BME) in their courses. It came after Lola Olufemi, Cambridge University Student Union's women's officer, penned an open letter titled 'Decolonising the English Faculty'. The student had previously said 'middle class' gap year travellers are doing nothing meaningful to help Africa by visiting the continent. Lola Olufemi (pictured with Labour MP Diane Abbott) is women's officer at Oxford University Students' Union and called for the English department to 'decolonise' the curriculum In Varsity, the Cambridge University student newspaper, she wrote: 'It shows a n astounding level of entitlement to think that you, on your gap year or your three weeks abroad "exploring", are going to do anything … [Read more...] about Student who demanded Cambridge University ‘decolonise’ its English literature course and put more emphasis on ethnic authors once claimed white people holidaying in Africa were ‘selfish’
The Duchess of Cambridge is a "huge fan" of Strictly Come Dancing, her husband has revealed. The Duke of Cambridge was attending a star-studded gala marking the 50th anniversary of Centrepoint, the youth homelessness charity, when he met Strict's head judge Shirley Ballas and presenter Claudia Winkleman on Wednesday. “Why does Claudia never dance?” he asked. “I’m too creaky!” she replied, laughing. When Ballas, a Centrepoint ambassador, asked the Duke if he watched the long-running BBC series, he replied: “I have watched the show a couple of times. “Catherine is a huge fan and my mother-in-law loves it.” … [Read more...] about Duchess of Cambridge is ‘huge’ Strictly Come Dancing fan, her husband reveals