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29.03.19 | Beatrice Heuser

Article 50 was triggered two years ago today, but on the day the UK was scheduled to leave the EU, the future remains unclear. Here, Beatrice Heuser takes a look at the context of Brexit, and the history that lead us here.

08.03.19 | Gabriele vom Bruck

Mirrored Loss tells the story of Amat al-Latif al Wazir, only daughter of ‘Abdullah al-Wazir, one of the leaders of Yemen’s constitutional movement of the mid-twentieth century for reform of the autocratic imamate.

08.03.19 | Hurst Staff

8th March. International Women’s Day. In a company such as ours, where so many of our women authors work in a so-called ‘man’s environment’, we’re taking a look at what IWD means to our women authors, and its relevance to the work they do.

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