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‘Ecosexual Bathhouse’ and The Parliament of Fowls: Part One

28 April 2017

By Clare Davidson, The University of Western Australia The circular lip ran down the length of my finger, leaving it hygienically sealed in white latex. I sidled up to the orchid –...

The White-Washed Past (and What We Can Do About It)

21 April 2017

Portrait of Jane Austen, half length, seated on chair, head directed to left; wearing frilled cap and fichu; vignette; in oval; after C Austen. 1870. © The Trustees of the British...

Sharing the Passion of Christ: Paolo Segneri Senior SJ (1624–1694) and the Ongoing Devotion to the Passion

14 April 2017

By Eleonora Rai,  The University of Western Australia The Holy Week is a busy period for the inhabitants of Romagnano Sesia, a village located in Piedmont, northern Italy. A theatrical...

Objects and Emotions: Rituals, Routines, Collections and Communities

7 April 2017

By Sasha Handley, The University of Manchester Welcome to ‘Objects and Emotions: Rituals, Routines, Collections and Communities’ – the exciting new international...