Postdoctoral researcher Naomi Richman on her experience of directing the documentary short, Rites Undone.
Historian Danae Karydaki traces the history of a Greek island that has served as military barracks, indoctrination centre, mental asylum and prison.
Artist, campaigner and facilitator of creative projects Dr Lizzie Burns writes about the effects of boredom and how to counter them.
Dr Naomi Richman in conversation with Professor Tanya Luhrmann on psychology, anthropology and listening.
Shaul Bar-Haim explores how Coronavirus affects our experience of time.
Naomi Richman explores the cultural history of apocalyptic thought and how it can guide us in imagining a better future.
Naomi Richman examines the language, metaphors and imagery that our minds attach to the ‘invisible enemy’ that is coronavirus.
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.
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.
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.