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The Gendered City

“Women face problems of such significance in cities and society that gender can no longer be ignored in planning practice”, claims Leavitt (1986), an...

CTVT: the Cancer ‘Parasite’ that Sailed With Dogs

Title: Somatic evolution and global expansion of an ancient transmissible cancer lineage Published: August 2, 2019Journal: ScienceAuthors: Adrian Baez-Ortega (University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK) and colleaguesDOI: 10.1126/science.aau9923 Take-home...

Understanding Africa through Travel Writing

Travel writing is the literary narration of a journey by the traveller. But the genre is far bigger than its conventional definition. Travelogues express...

How Traditional Knowledge Opens Nature’s Medicine Cabinet

Under the clear, moonlit sky of Friday, July 13, 2018, Elide Sanchez Rivera steps into her own star—a large, white symbol chalked into the...

African Art in Western Museums: It is Patrimony, not Heritage

Museums with colonial-era collections have always known about the brutal parts of their biographies. But, through acts of purification via historical distance, they have...

Citizens Cross Borders; Welfare Policies Should Too

Dr. Peggy Levitt, Chair of Sociology at Wellesley College and Senior Research Fellow at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, talked to UA Magazine...

Turn Your Back to Xenophobia and Populism Will Flourish – World Report 2018

The Human Rights Watch released the World Report 2018, the annual overview of human rights practices around the globe from late 2016 to November 2017.

Tell Me Who Your Friends Are And I’ll Tell You Who You Are

Our social connections help us to thrive in a community. But if we only bond with people like us, what happens to the groups who already start off with a social disadvantage?

Everyday Life in a Sex Tourism Town

What is it like to live in an international sex tourism town?

Trauma and Cultural Identity of Refugees

Culturally sensitive diagnosis enhances the mental health diagnosis of refugees and migrants.