At the University Gym we have new Drop-in classes so you can come and try something new this summer: Tai Chi – Wednesdays 6.45pm Developed specifically to invigorate every internal organ of the…
News in brief
Indian cricket writer gives free lecture June 22: A renowned sports journalist and author will discuss the world’s richest cricket body at a free public lecture at the University of Portsmouth this week. Professor Boria Majumdar, from the University of Central Lancashire, will speak about the Board of Control for Cricket in India, which is undergoing a fundamental transformation – forced upon it by the highest judiciary in India. The free lecture is on Friday 24 June from 6 – 7pm and will be followed by a drinks reception. Please book tickets via Eventbrite.
Research conference June 10: Portsmouth Business School will hold its 12th annual Research and Innovation Conference on Monday, June 13. The programme includes a keynote address by Professor Debi Saini, streamed sessions, lunch and a prize-giving. There will also be a panel discussion, Perspectives around Syria: Moralities in Conflict, led by Dr Peter Lee. To book a place for the day, or for individual sessions, email email@example.com.
Philippines insights June 6: Lecturer in International Relations Tom Smith has warned that the Philippines’ president elect Rodrigo Duterte poses the biggest threat to press freedom since the Marcos dictatorship.
In an Op-Ed piece in The Guardian, Mr Smith – based at RAF College Cranwell – says that Duterte achieved a landslide victory by taking on establishment cornerstones, but now has his sights set on the fourth estate. He has already humiliated a TV reporter during a live broadcast and threatened journalists with assassination. Follow the link to read Mr Smith’s insights in full: http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/jun/03/rodrigo-duterte-philippines-nofilter-president-no-joke-journalists-women