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Celebrating International Women’s Day!

Posted by Dafni Kalatzi Pantera on 2022-03-08

International Women’s Day is a day to commemorate the cultural, political, and socioeconomic achievements of women. It is also a focal point in the women’s rights movement, bringing attention to issues such as gender equality, reproductive rights, and violence and abuse against women. The earliest reported Women’s Day observance, called “National Woman’s Day” was held on February 1909 in [...]

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Why Does Black History Month Matter?

Posted by Dafni Kalatzi Pantera on 2021-10-19

In 1926, Carter G. Woodson, the “Father of Black History”, sent out a press release to mark the first Black History Week in the US. After 1970 the event was expanded, and since 1976 every US president has officially designated February as Black History Month in the US. This particular month was chosen on purpose because it coincides with the births of former President Abraham Lincoln and [...]

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Meet the new editor!

Posted by Dafni Kalatzi Pantera on 2021-10-04

Hello! My name is Dafni Kalatzi-Pantera and I am the new Student Journal Editor. I am a second year PhD student in the Department of Government, and I am particularly interested in environmental politics, public opinion, and political behaviour. I also hold a Bachelor of Political Science and History and a Master’s degree in International Management. Except from my love for research, I like [...]

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International Women's Day

Posted by Sara Sheriff on 2021-03-06

What is International Women’s Day?International Women’s Day (IWD) is a key day to commemorate the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of all women. It is a global event and is celebrated on March 8th. Each year, different countries and organizations use distinct themes to celebrate IWD; one theme for this year  is #ChooseToChallenge. Click here to find out [...]

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Call to the Arts!

Posted by Sara Sheriff on 2021-02-10

We have exciting news! The Essex Student Journal, in collaboration with Diego Chocano, the Assistant Curator at Essex Collection of Art from Latin America, is currently welcoming submissions that engage with the arts. The journal aims to promote critical exploration, dialogue, and new perspectives on works of art. Articles written about themes or artworks in the University’s art collections are [...]

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Meet the editor!

Posted by Sara Sheriff on 2021-01-20

Hello! My name is Sara Sheriff, and I am the new Student Journal Editor. I hold a Bachelor of Laws in Law and Human Rights and I am currently completing a Master's degree in Human Rights and Cultural Diversity. Both of my degrees are from the University of Essex. I am particularly interested in culture, religion, and psychosocial perspectives on human rights. I also really like cats.As I have [...]

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