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Five Thoughts For Brand New Academics

1.      If your heart isn’t in Academia you better do something else

This seems like a pretty obvious concept, after all if you finished your PhD you clearly committed. But finishing the PhD is just the beginning. It’s a long hard road to a full time lectureship. So you better love, love, LOVE, academia.  With the […]

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5 Things you didn’t know about Winston Churchill and the Islamic World

1.  Churchill regularly played polo with Indian Muslims and Sheiks while he was a soldier.

When Churchill was stationed in India as a subaltern in 1896, he, like most British cavalry officers, was an avid polo player.  In a letter to his mother on 12 November 1896, Churchill was happy to announce that the 4th Queen’s […]

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