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First-Year Ethics Bowl Team Wins Online Regional Tournament

December 6, 2021

The first-year ethics bowl team won their online regional tournament this past weekend. The team (Joshua Hansen, Yusuf Mian, Lucas Hustick, and Corinne Mulvey) presented cases on the ethics of defunding the police, the permissibility of doxxing, and on what steps government ought to take, if any, to limit the environmental costs of pet ownership. 

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New Podcast featuring Anna Lewis

December 1, 2021

In the final episode of Diverse Data Week on The G Word, Dr Anna Lewis, Research Associate and a scholar of Ethical, Legal and Social implications (ELSI) of Genomics, talks with Dr Maxine Mackintosh, a Diversity Programme Lead, about how we should go about defining, classifying and conceptualising ancestry. Together they discuss a range of common issues and potential solution. This episode can be found here.

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New Book from Aniket De

December 1, 2021

Aniket De, PhD Candidate in the Department of History and Graduate Fellow, has published a new book, The Boundary of Laughter: Popular Performances across Borders in South Asia (Oxford University Press, 2021). You can find out more about this book here.

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