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Primary school textbook content: innocent euphemisms or politicised manipulation? A case study of Federico Lorca and Antonio Machado, by Andrew Bradley

An article published by various Spanish news outlets (La Vanguardia, El País, El Diario) has recently (re)sparked the attention of my Spanish philologist friends, since it has popped up in my newsfeed for the third time this year. The article … Continue reading

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Would You Erase Bad Memories If You Could? by Ruth Littlewood

According to The Guardian, scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) claim to have identified the gene responsible for memory destruction in mice, apparently with the intention of treating those who suffer from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). This has … Continue reading

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The Truth, Trauma and the Law by Ruth Littlewood

In The Limits of Autobiography Leigh Gilmore comments on the tenuous link between justice and the Law, highlighting how the Law is fetishised as the arbiter of truth without taking into consideration its limitations as an institution. This includes an … Continue reading

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