"culture" blog posts
Art everywhere – three ways to get your culture fix in Liverpool
We are a resilient university in a city full of character. With spring arriving, it’s time to re-discover the streets of Liverpool to find some much-needed colour, joy and wonder.
Posted on: 8 April 2021
Blue and Gold Passion — A History of Boca Juniors
What is it like to start a career in writing and journalism after you graduate? Daniel Williamson (Latin American Studies, 2014) tells us how his studies in Liverpool and Year Abroad in Argentina inspired him to write about football, resulting in his recently published book 'Blue and Gold Passion: A History of Boca Juniors'.
Posted on: 21 August 2020
“The Edge of Democracy”: Explaining Brazil’s political crisis
Our Latin American politics expert, Dr Marieke Riethof, discusses the latest news in Brazilian politics in light of a new documentary on Brazil, “The Edge of Democracy” (directed by Petra Costa, 2019, available on Netflix).
Posted on: 27 June 2019
Sylwia's Erasmus adventure in Liverpool
My name is Sylwia, and I’m a French student in \"Langues Etrangères Appliquées\" (Applied Languages English and German with a focus on Law, Economy and Literature) from Sorbonne-Université. My taste for adventure led me to do my Erasmus year abroad at the University of Liverpool where I study International Business and German with a specialisation in marketing to prepare me for my future Master’s.
Posted on: 14 May 2019
Language Stories in Liverpool — Portuguese
Languages Stories in Liverpool is a new project set up to highlight the broad spectrum of international languages and cultures in our great city. Sarah Blohm, Juliet Boardman, Hannah Bone, Olivia Phillips uncover Liverpool's relationship with the Portuguese culture.
Posted on: 8 May 2019
Colette - a writer for our times?
Academic, Pollie Bromilow, reviews Wash Westmoreland’s latest film, 'Colette', and explores what it means for our understanding of this key French author.
Posted on: 9 January 2019
Watch an exclusive interview with Pep Guardiola and his Q&A from this year's E. Allison Peers Symposium
In November 2018 Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola visited the University of Liverpool for a special Q&A as part of the E. Allison Peers Symposium. The wide-ranging discussion touched upon his incredible career as a player and manager, his engagement with Catalan culture and politics, plans for the future, and advice for today's youth. Check out our exclusive interview with Pep before the event, watch his Q&A and get a view of how the evening unfolded through the lens of social media.
Posted on: 20 December 2018
Art in the city - what to see at Liverpool Biennial 2018
More than 40 artists from 22 countries will participate in this year’s Liverpool Biennial which invites artists and audiences to reflect on \"...a world in social, political and economic turmoil\". It's the largest festival of contemporary art in the UK and this year's theme is 'Beautiful world, where are you?'.
Posted on: 20 July 2018
Children at the Mexican-US border: '...a long, dangerous, and harrowing journey'
The uproar surrounding the detention of children at the Mexican-US border has brought attention to the migration of Central Americans to the US.
Posted on: 21 June 2018