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Chat bots, James Dean ... can the digital dead rest in peace?
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Chat bots, James Dean … can the digital dead rest in peace?

Written by: Patrick Stokes, Associate Professor of Philosophy, Deakin University James Dean in East of Eden in 1955. Sixty four years after his death, a reanimated 'James Dean' will reportedly be starring in a new film. idmb “To be dead,”...

Quand Raymond Depardon photographiait les militaires
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Quand Raymond Depardon photographiait les militaires

Written by: Bénédicte Chéron, Historienne, chercheur-partenaire au SIRICE (Sorbonne Université), chercher associé à l'IESD (Lyon 3), Sorbonne Université Arrivée des soldats en formation à l'école du ROc, Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, juillet 1962. ECPAD / Raymond Depardon En mars 1962, Raymond Depardon est...

Re-imagining a museum of our First Nations
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Re-imagining a museum of our First Nations

Written by: Kieran Wong, Adjunct Senior Research Fellow, Monash University The Quandamooka Art, Museum and Performance Institute offers a new way of considering the shape of First Nations museums in Australia. Cox Architecture/QYAC Indigenous voices are finally being acknowledged as...

K-pop fans protest against treatment of Monsta X lead singer
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K-pop fans protest against treatment of Monsta X lead singer

Written by: Sarah Olutola, Postdoctoral Fellow 2018-2019, Human Rights Research and Education Centre, L’Université d’Ottawa/University of Ottawa Fans are protesting after Monsta X boy-band member Wonho, second from the right, was outsted. (Shutterstock) You may have recently seen K-pop trending...

How Killing Eve and James Bond spied on the past
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How Killing Eve and James Bond spied on the past

Written by: Erica Wickerson, Research Fellow in German and Comparative Literature, University of Cambridge What does the classic spy look like? A posh, straight, white man? In other words: James Bond. But now Killing Eve’s Phoebe Waller-Bridge is on the...

Is this the last John Lewis Christmas ad?
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Is this the last John Lewis Christmas ad?

Written by: Griff Round, Lecturer in Marketing, Keele University John Lewis and Waitrose have launched their first joint Christmas advert, telling the story of a little girl and her dragon friend Edgar. John Lewis & Partners The new John Lewis...

Do we actually grow from adversity?
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Do we actually grow from adversity?

Written by: Eranda Jayawickreme, Associate Professor of Psychology, Wake Forest University We like to narrate our lives in terms of the challenges we've confronted and the setbacks we've overcome. frankie's/shutterstock.com In our culture, there’s this idea that enduring a tragedy...

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