We overcome an existential fear by permitting institutions to honour the wishes of the dead in order to guarantee a place for our wishes in the future.
Joyce’s recreation of the city is painstakingly detailed – as he stated, himself, Dublin could be rebuilt “brick by brick” using his novel as a guide.
We will not be creating baby universes anytime soon, but scientists must feel able to freely articulate the implications of their work without concern for causing offence.
Over 50 migrants went missing at sea and 2,500 were rescued over the June 10 2017 weekend, after leaving Libya.
Prior to the 13th century, legitimate marriage or its absence was not the key factor in determining quality of birth.
By September 1946, more than a year after the end of World War II, 402,000 German POWs were still being held in camps stretching across Britain.
If every Australian committed some part of their holiday travel plans to booking an Indigenous tourism experience, we could potentially change this country for the better.
Robert Duncan Milne should be one of the first dozen or so writers that we think of when we consider Scotland’s literary heritage.
Leading figures of the French Revolution denounced the nobility as descendants of barbarian invaders, and identified the common people as the true heirs of the Celts.
Schellnhuber is right to say that “if the US really chooses to leave the Paris agreement, the world will move on with building a clean and secure future”.
The Greeks put taxation in the field of ethics: the liberty or despotism of a society could be measured by its system of taxes.
Ireland should be in the hot seat. It has been a key regional location for corporate relocations.
Views of virtual reality pornography on one website spiked at 900,000 on Christmas Day 2016, three times what they were a month previously.
China is now the sixth leading consumer of wine in the world (17.3mhl), just behind Germany.
Polar bears are what we call an indicator species: how the bears are faring is a marker of the state of their environment as a whole.
India now holds the distinction of being the only country on Earth to have successfully launched, on their first try, a robotic mission to Mars.
Angola, a Portuguese-speaking country, is strongly influenced by the cultural output of Brazil, the world’s Lusophone powerhouse.
In 1623 English philosopher Francis Bacon could refer to “we Europeans” and the continent was depicted as a queen.
Shakespeareans will be aware there’s been a long-running debate between those who think the man from Stratford upon Avon wrote the works that bear his name and those who don’t.
Postcolonial subjects themselves, in countries such as India and the USA, refused to answer the call to give up Shakespeare.
Forensic technology from South Africa has been used to try and unravel the mystery of what was smoked in tobacco pipes found in the Stratford-upon-Avon garden of Shakespeare.
Arguments over the authorship of these plays have been bandied about by generations of scholars, but could current advancements in technology finally have put paid to doubt?
Beginning almost eighty years after Poe’s death, the “toaster” would visit the poet’s tomb annually on the nineteenth of January (Poe’s birthday), leaving behind three roses and an unfinished bottle of cognac.
The cause or causes of Shakespeare’s death are unknown, though in recent years they have become a topic of persistent speculation.
Many visitors know that the various houses are “fictive” – just like Disneyland’s castle – and yet still pay their money and immerse themselves in “Shakespeare’s England”.
Largely forgotten is an earlier era in which tourism was viewed as a tool of politics and a subject of political analysis.