The Children's Book Show

The Children’s Bookshow is an annual tour which takes the best writers and illustrators of children’s literature to perform in theatres around the countryduring National Children’s Book Week (October 2-8) …

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Children's Literature Conference

Addresses themes of nostalgia and loss, facial disfigurement, children in war, anger and rivalry, friendship, mirroring and fragmentation, magic and myth, and science-fiction.   The conference, which features presentations by renowned …

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What's the Greatest Innovation?

‘What’s the Greatest Innovation?’ is a survey of key thinkers in science, technology and medicine, conducted by spiked in collaboration with the research-based pharmaceutical company Pfizer. Each contributor was asked …

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Living in a 'Surveillance Society'

Britain now has more CCTV cameras than any other country, a national identity card in the pipeline and myriad other measures of regulation and surveillance. The official Information Commissioner claims …

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