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Exotic England: Five minutes with Yasmin Alibhai-Brown

14 December 2016

​​​Considered one of the few female Muslim voices on the political stage, journalist, author and political commentator Yasmin Alibhai-Brown was born in Uganda in 1949, before moving to Britain in 1972.​​Last night, Yasmin spoke at the University abou...

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The Quite Remarkable Adventures of the Owl and the Pussycat

08 December 2016

​​In October, a small group of second-year students studying on the University of Winchester's Musical Theatre BA course​ took part in a workshop with award-winning writer, composer and lyricist Dougal Irvine on his new musical adaptation of Eric Idl...

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How is ordinary life experienced in extraordinary times?

27 July 2016

​What is ordinary life in an exceptional space, or transnational space beyond normative markers of ordinariness? How do individuals negotiate the exceptional in their everyday lives?​The Ordinary Times workshop – a collaborative project developed by ...

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A Handy Introduction to Late Medieval History

22 June 2016

​The interest in studying medieval history at university is increasing with a growth in students signing up for medieval specific degrees, such as the new medieval degree pathway introduced at the University of Winchester, and opting for medieval per...

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The English aversion to eating horses

20 May 2016

Although everyone knows that we don’t eat horsemeat in this country, have you ever wondered why?Is it because it tastes bad or isn’t good for us? According to lots of our European neighbours, it’s a lean, healthy and slightly sweetish meat. So, ...

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