Search results for "relationships"

Who We Are

All creatures great and small: animals and us

Thu 25 Apr 2013

This series will explore animal-human relationships from a range of different philosophical, political and practical perspectives. It aims to look deeply at the social, ethical and individual implications of how we, as humans, understand and interact with non-human animals in today's world.

 

Love and Sex in the 21st century: The theory and practice of personal relationships

Mon 04 Aug 2014

How do we talk about love and sex in a world where ‘boy meets girl’ just doesn't cut it any more? As we sift through thousands of years of tradition, how do we know what to throw out – and what to keep? And will our kids all grow up to be bisexual nymphomaniac porn addicts?

 

All creatures great and small: animals and us

The happy hen on your supermarket shelf: What do you buy when you buy free range eggs?

Thu 16 May 2013

The rise of the "free range" egg appeals to consumers' feelings that they don't want to be complicit in the suffering of animals. But the meaning of the label "free range" varies widely - and so does the relationships it represents between consumers, retailers, suppliers, farmers, hens and, ultimately, the earth and sun. In this session we will que ...

All creatures great and small: animals and us

Animals and the social imaginary: Racing and rescuing greyhounds

Thu 23 May 2013

While animals are flesh and blood social actors, they are also rich vectors for human imaginings. Animal are found in allegory, metaphor, origin stories, national myths, and all sorts of human narratives. In this talk Ray Madden will be looking at some of the ways in which animals are socially constructed and how animals do an enormous amount of sy ...

Love and Sex in the 21st century: The theory and practice of personal relationships

Youth sexuality: Sex and relationships education, peer education and the new national curriculum.

Tue 25 Feb 2014

Love and Sex in the 21st century: The theory and practice of personal relationships

The porn factor: Porn has become a default sex educator for many young people, impacting on personal relationships

Tue 25 Mar 2014