Tag Archives: Representation

Ukrainian Heroes Street: the ideology behind street name changes

Seraphim Alvanides, Northumbria University, Newcastle; Isabelle Buchstaller, University of Duisburg-Essen, and Malgorzata Fabiszak, Adam Mickiewicz University Across eastern Europe, the addresses of Russian embassies are being changed as a form of protest against the war in Ukraine. In the Latvian capital, Riga, the section of Antonijas Street where the Russian embassy is located is set to be renamed Ukrainian Independence …

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Michael Sheen is right – there is a class crisis in the arts

Actor Michael Sheen. Jeff Morgan 09/Alamy Dave O’Brien, University of Edinburgh and Mark Taylor, University of Sheffield The actor Michael Sheen recently complained about the lack of opportunities in film and journalism for working-class people. Writing in the New Statesman, Sheen said that the path he had taken into the film industry – as a working-class young man from South …

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