This is a podcast of when Susan Brown discussed the complexities of sustainability education at the Ragged University event in Manchester.
WS Graham was a self taught poet from Greenock who left Scotland in his twenties to live in Cornwall where he spent the rest of his life.
“I became passionate to discover more about him and why he had been neglected both in his lifetime and to a degree still now. The neglect of his work is particularly painful in Scotland where Hugh Macdiarmid’s school of politics and scots language work sidelined Graham.” Here David Greig talks about this great poet and how he has influenced his work over time…. Read more
This is a podcast of Ciaran Healy talking about ‘ On A New Understanding Of The Nature Of Human Beings’ part of Strange Terrain, the philosophy which he has developed over the years and is soon to be publishing. This is the first part of three talks he gave at the Ragged University called “On A New understanding Of The Nature Of Human Beings”
This is a podcast of Professor Ray Miller talking about the social psychology of relationships. This is the fifth in a series of talks given by Ray at the Ragged University events.
When people talk about relationships, they are often thinking about those interpersonal interactions that characterise our experiences of love and emotion. Relationships are the stuff of fascination, whether it is the search for the perfect partner, the compatibility of personality or horoscope profiles or the headlines about the latest Hollywood make or break-up. But relationships are far more than that: Read more
This is a podcast of when Dr Tim Willis gave a talk on the Basics of Computer Programming Without The code.
He taught himself Sinclair Basic as a 13-year-old, as the only way to play games back then was to laboriously type them into a computer from magazines. He used to have to start all over again as soon as he switched the computer off, until many years later he got a tape recorder. He learned how the code worked by experimenting with changing things. Read more