‘Without mental health there can be no true physical health’ – an interview with Sarah Marsh and Catherine Barnes on Mental Health, a Hot Topic from Cambridge

This week we are carrying on our deep dive into Hot Topics from Cambridge, focusing on our Mental Health collection, in connection with Mental Health Awareness Week.…


Towards consolidating synergies between business and human rights and transitional justice

Last October, the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights launched its report ‘Business, human rights and conflict-affected regions: towards heightened action’.…


Pride amid Prejudice

In this post, Phillip Ayoub (PA), Douglas Page (DP), and Sam Whitt (SW) discuss their APSR article, “Pride amid Prejudice: The Influence of LGBT+ Activism in a Socially Conservative Society.”…


Intoxicants and Early Modern European Globalization – the Special issue

A special issue on the spaces, practices, and material culture that characterised the production and consumption of intoxicants in Europe, the Atlantic, and South Asia between the 16th and 18th centuries.


Tobacco and the Social Life of Conquest 1580-1625

This article uses the material culture of smoking to connect an American-sourced intoxicant to changing tastes and expressions of masculinity in early seventeenth-century London.


The Working Group and the New Right to Coltan in International Human Rights Law

In July 2020, the Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises (Working Group) issued its report, Business, human rights and conflict-affected regions: towards heightened action (A/75/212), which purports to clarify “the practical steps and outlines practical measures that States and business enterprises should take to prevent and address business-related human rights abuse in conflict and post-conflict contexts, focusing on heightened human rights due diligence and access to remedy” (p.…


5 Things to Know about Cryptocurrencies and their Exchanges

1. Crypto is the Data Money, Blockchain is the Accounting System It is wrong to think that Cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum are mere digital monies.…


Coalitions and conflict among men

In the Bolivian Tsimané, who supports who during conflicts is affected by physical size, social status, and existing cooperative and antagonistic relationships.


GLJ Editorial Message for Issue 22.3

Esteemed Friends of the German Law Journal,It’s Special Issue time again!Today we are excited to deliver to you another one-of-a-kind Special Issue of the German Law Journal .…


The Displacement Trap: Knock-on Effects of Climate Induced Displacement

The many impacts of climate change including desertification, rising-sea levels, extreme weather events, flooding, and other natural disasters, could lead to mass human displacement over the coming century as more land becomes increasingly uninhabitable for our species.…


Parasitic fauna of African large mammals

The latest Paper of the Month for Parasitology is “Some gastrointestinal nematodes and ixodid ticks shared by several wildlife species in the Kruger National Park, South Africa“ With conservation of African mammalian species in mind, wildlife reserves and managed game parks continue to offer some protection to many species and associated natural habitats.…


Animal waste digestate fertilization – a sustainable way to utilize agricultural waste and reduce GHG emissions

The paper “Greenhouse gas emissions in agricultural cultivated soils using animal waste-based digestates for crop fertilization“, published in The Journal of Agricultural Science, has been chosen as the latest Editorial Highlight.…