Category Good News

Homa Comes Home

We at Culture & Capitalism are thrilled to report that our colleague and friend, Professor Homa Hoodfar, is safely back home in Canada having been freed from her imprisonment in Iran ‘on humanitarian grounds.’ As we discussed in a July blog post about her ordeal, Professor Hoodfar is an Iranian-Canadian professor of Anthropology at Concordia University in Montreal, who travelled to Iran in February to […]

Honouring Baroness Young

Today the University of Sussex awards an honorary doctorate to actor and activist Baroness Lola Young. The following are the words of Professor Andrea Cornwall, Head of Sussex’s School of Global Studies. by Andrea Cornwall Baroness Lola Young began her career as a stage and television actress. She then went into academia, rising rapidly to become […]