Welcome to the Arts & Humanities strand of the Year 12 Inspire Programme!
Here you can find virtual Twilight Sessions, Q&As and links to further reading that will help you delve deeper into the subjects we cover.
Geography (Alex Manby)
If you have any questions that you want Alex to answer, send them to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5 June 2020.
- ‘A Very Short Introduction to Geopolitics’ by Klaus Dodds.
- http://www.intonomansland.org/ – explores the journey of two academics trying to visit no man’s lands around the world.
- ‘Micronations: the people who create their own countries’
- https://sealandgov.org/ – website of The Principality of Sealand. Check out the ways in which Sealand tries to make itself appear like a state online.
- https://unpo.org/ – represents unrepresented nations and peoples around the world (like the Tibetan Government in Exile) on a global stage. Look at the ‘member map’ for more information on other unrecognized polities.
- ‘The Challenges Faced by Stateless People at the UN’
- Fiona McConnell’s Spotlight on Research in the Oxford School of Geography on Marginal Voices and Bullying at the UN
- The Guardian Long Read ‘Welcome to the Land that No Country Wants’ on Bir Tawil (also available as a podcast)
Upcoming Twilight Sessions
Stay tuned for further sessions to be released after half-term! Topics are subject to change, but provisionally include:
- Classics/Ancient History
- History of Science