Beer and the British goes to IAMCR

British beer culture is currently in the midst of a revival. The influence and popularity of the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) and the US-originated Craft Beer movement is seemingly at its peak, with a range of microbrewed beers as readily available in high street chain pubs across the UK as in more exclusive craft Read more about Beer and the British goes to IAMCR[…]

#RiotID takes its social change design workshops on the road

In April and May, the #RiotID team travelled to Sheffield for a workshop at the Bank Street Arts gallery as part of the Crick Centre’s ESRC project Exploring Civil Society Strategies for Democratic Renewal. Then it was off to Keele for Media Environments where the team led a workshop in how to use visual design Read more about #RiotID takes its social change design workshops on the road[…]

Greece is facing an imminent humanitarian crisis

re-posted with permission from authors: https://www.psa.ac.uk/insight-plus/blog/greece-facing-imminent-humanitarian-crisis by Roman Gerodimos and Sofie Edlund On Tuesday, March 1st, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency warned that Greece is facing an imminent humanitarian crisis. Over the last few months UNHCR has been monitoring arrivals to South-East Europe on a daily basis and collating data from various sources into a daily Read more about Greece is facing an imminent humanitarian crisis[…]

BU Civic Media Hub & the Omega Research Foundation publish report on the misuse of Tear Gas in Europe

Responding to a request for more data on tear gas misuse in Council of Europe member states, the BU Datalabs team hosted a daylong data hack day to aggregate information and produce a report for the Council of Europe. The report offers a brief summary analysis of Human Rights investigations into the misuse of tear gas Read more about BU Civic Media Hub & the Omega Research Foundation publish report on the misuse of Tear Gas in Europe[…]