Behind the headlines - Amsler, Sarah
Appearance on 'Behind the Headlines' weekly news radio programme, Siren FM (107.3)
Old photographs fever: the search for China’s pictured past - Foo, Yee-Wah; Ward-Lowery, Mary; Bickers, Robert; Carstairs, Jamie
China's photographic record begins only in the 1970s because nearly all earlier pictures were destroyed. The ones that survived are mostly outside China, and a major effort is now under way to bring them together online, says the BBC's Mary Ward-Lowery.
Sarah Amsler on critical pedagogy, critical theory and hope - Amsler, Sarah
In this podcast, in conversation with Gurnam Singh, Sarah Amsler, Lecturer in Sociology at Aston University shares some of her own praxis in this area critical pedagogy. In particulalr, she discusses the relationship between critical pedagogy, critical theory and the sociology of ‘hope’. In doing so she talks about how critical pedagogy come to life in many roles as a teacher/researcher/activist/citizen.
Positive politics: episode #5 (Education) - Amsler, Sarah
In this episode, Joel and Neil explore the current realities and alternatives of education, specifically higher education, today. We start by interviewing Dr Richard Hall about the struggles of life in the neo-liberal university today where everything is reduced to the logic and interests of money and profit. We then ask Dr Gurnam Singh to help us to think about very different, democratic, empowering, and critical ways of thinking about and engaging in teaching and learning. Finally, we hear from Dr Sarah Amsler about an exciting new project based in Lincoln, UK called the Social Science Centre – an attempt...
Safer internet day - Merdian, Hannah Lena; Hogue, Todd
Radio discussion for Safer Internet day
The legend of St Catherine’s well - Mckay, Andy
A short story written from the research of local history sources and produced as an audio work. The piece was commissioned by Nottinghamshire County Council for the development of the successful £1.3m Heritage Lottery bid to renovate historical features within Sconce & Devon Park, Newark, Nottinghamshire.