Honouring George Floyd and taking steps towards anti-racism

Hannah Lising- White comments that the police murder of George Floyd and anti-racism protests in America should be indicative of a shift toward stronger anti-racism politics and the necessary recognition of institutional racism. She also outlines ways that non-black people can support the Black Lives Matter movement. The tragic loss of George Floyd on Monday…

Beyond the Horizon: Portugal’s Plan for Atlantic Expansion

David Figueira Bourton explores the consequences of Portugal’s lost empire, and the economic strategies set to reinstate its influence on the political map. During the European Age of Discovery, an era that marked the start of globalisation, Portugal was one of the pioneering powers establishing trading posts (feitorias) in the Middle East, South Asia, Africa…

A New Universe? Zuckerberg and Oculus. Words by Louise DiLorenzo.

Mark Zuckerberg has been innovating new spaces for the virtual world since his first few weeks at Harvard University, so it’s hardly surprising that he is the brains behind this new journey with Oculus; derived for the Latin word meaning ‘eye’, Oculus is a technology that specialises in virtual reality and was bought by Facebook…