Comedy, Politics and Populism Panel and Performance
Wednesday 10 November 2021, 16:00 (GMT)
The Centre for Comedy Studies Research presents an online panel debate that will explore the knotty and complex relationships between comedy, politics and populism. Following the conversations between a fantastic panel of experts, the super slick gag-merchant with a twist, Don Biswas, will treat us to a stand-up comedy performance.
Coping with the COVID-19 Pandemic using Mindfulness | Research Spotlight
Thursday 25 November 2021, 12:00 (GMT)
In this talk, Dr Elena Antonova will share insights from theory and research on how the practice of mindfulness could help us to protect our mental health in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. She will outline mindfulness skills that might be particularly relevant in the context of the ongoing pandemic, share preliminary results from the Protect Mental Health COVID-19 Study, and give some practical tips on how to get started on a mindfulness practice.