Forum: Education in the Rainbow Nation 26 Jul 201407/26/14
The future of education in South Africa, twenty years after the end of apartheid, is still a burning issue. Although 94% of children now go to school, only half will finish their basic education. And South Africa comes near the bottom of international...
Forum: What is 'normal'? 19 Jul 2014
Time to rethink where is the dividing line between ‘being a bit different’ and having a mental illness that needs treatment and professional help? Bridget Kendall is joined by novelist Jerry Pinto, who has turned personal experiences of growing up...
Forum: Invisibility 05 Jul 2014
Is invisibility good or bad? Is it a matter of optics or something deeper that pre-dates science? Samira Ahmed discusses these issues with science writer Philip Ball, author of Invisible: The Dangerous Allure of the Unseen; Kenan Malik, writer and...
Forum:Indirect Experience 26 June 2014
What can we learn by simply observing others? Joining Bridget Kendall to discuss different kinds of vicarious experience are award-winning Chinese writer and film-maker Xiaolu Guo, British art curator and mirror-touch synaesthesia researcher Elinor...
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