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Tim Howles, Associate Research Fellow here at the William Temple Foundation, considers post-Brexit political community through the notions of islands, borders and spaces. I’ve recently been reading this wonderful essay on how human societies throughout history have thought about the concept of “islands”. The theme seems pertinent for our situation. After all, one of the […]


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Religious Hate Crime: Language and Law

by Brian Mountford

25/10/2018 18:23

The Revd Canon Brian Mountford, Fellow and Chaplain of St. Hilda’s College, Oxford, reflects on ethical description and legal protocol when it comes to religious hate crime in 2018. We have just observed National Hate Crime Awareness Week, accompanied by statistics showing a surge in hate crime, particularly in the sub-category of religious hate crime. […]


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Modestly does it

by Yasmin Khatun Dewan

12/10/2018 12:23

William Temple Scholar Yasmin Khatun Dewan considers another side to the question of modest fashion. Fashion is anything but modest. It is elaborate, extreme, and refined in its detail. Artistic and creative, it is an industry ridden with excess. Shops are built to encourage us to keep on shopping, with businesses finding new and innovative […]


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