Cold War Klang: Bowie’s Berlin

Charlotte Collins pens a paean to the late David Bowie, whose Berlin residency between 1976-1979 left an everlasting legacy on the city’s cultural fabric. This article is intended for audio accompaniment – found here. Cold War isolation saw an inward-facing Berlin create a creative hotbed for disaffected creatives and musicians – underlain by youth rebellion. Most…

Rewilding Britain: A Reflection on the Words of George Monbiot

Charlotte Collins reviews ‘Rewilding: The mass restoration of Britain’s ecosystems’, a talk by writer and activist George Mobiot presented by the UCL Geographical Society. In a society permeated with discourses of climate change and the anthropogenic reshaping of our natural environments, academics, scientists and policy makers alike strive to find viable solutions to combat these issues….

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