Postdoctoral researcher Naomi Richman on her experience of directing the documentary short, Rites Undone.
Category: Current affairs
Voyage to Leros: Histories of multi-layered confinement on a Greek island
Historian Danae Karydaki traces the history of a Greek island that has served as military barracks, indoctrination centre, mental asylum and prison.
The Pathology of Boredom
Artist, campaigner and facilitator of creative projects Dr Lizzie Burns writes about the effects of boredom and how to counter them.
On Attentive Listening: with Tanya Luhrmann
Dr Naomi Richman in conversation with Professor Tanya Luhrmann on psychology, anthropology and listening.
The Chronic Time of the ‘Dress Rehearsal’
Shaul Bar-Haim explores how Coronavirus affects our experience of time.
Narratives of Apocalypse
Naomi Richman explores the cultural history of apocalyptic thought and how it can guide us in imagining a better future.
A Faceless Crisis
Naomi Richman examines the language, metaphors and imagery that our minds attach to the ‘invisible enemy’ that is coronavirus.
Creating a World of Colour in the Belly of the Beast
Philosopher Lisa Guenther discusses the experiences of Donny Johnson, who survived solitary confinement in a supermax prison for over twenty years by immersing himself in art and writing.
Lisa Guenther, Philosopher of Prisons
During June and July 2019, the Hidden Persuaders group invited political philosopher Lisa Guenther to lead a series of events on the topic of incarceration. A podcast of her keynote lecture ‘No Prisons on Stolen Land: Prison Abolition and Decolonization as Interconnected Struggles’ is now online.
Do Good Enough Mothers Make Good Enough Democracy?
As Emma Smith’s Wunderblock opens at the Freud Museum London, we publish here one of the texts by the Hidden Persuaders team that informed the development of the exhibition.