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Il dirottamento della lingua per delimitare i confini delle nazioni e per definire l’identità nazionale (Ing. & Fr.)

“Back to the 19th century: how language is being used to mark national borders. According to a series of newspapers, immigrants will apparently change the English language in Britain beyond repair over the next 50 years. 1,112 more words


Settling in


I started teaching in my school two weeks ago and so far it has been challenging yet exciting. I say challenging because the kids speak way less Spanish that I, probably naively, anticipated. 682 more words

Brexit Catastrophisation Watch, Part 3 - The Cultural Elite's Ongoing Anti-Brexit Tantrum Is Pointless And Childish

Hell hath no fury like a self-involved, virtue-signalling, pig ignorant artist forcibly separated from his beloved European identity

Anyone who has ever had the misfortune to be in close proximity to a young child having a screaming meltdown in a supermarket, church or (worst of all) on a long aeroplane journey will immediately recognise the tenor and tone of the Guardian’s latest offering in their ongoing “But The Evil Tor-ees Took My European Identity From Me” series. 1,345 more words

UK Politics

Between two nations: the contingent loyalties of Iris Murdoch

Between two nations: the contingent loyalties of Iris Murdoch

This week, Dr Ian d’Alton discusses how Iris Murdoch grappled with her Irish identity.

Captain Macmorris, the stage-Irishman in Shakespeare’s…

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20th Century

Kapka Kassabova's Geography of the Lost: Finding the Way in 700 words or less.

I think I speak for all English people when I say that holidays are fun. They can be exciting, relaxing, whatever you want and wherever you want them. 666 more words

Brexit and the Search for British Identity

by Allison Abra

Last May, I wrapped up a course on the history of Britain in the 20th century with a class discussion on “Britain today.” Having covered the history of the European Union – and Britain’s often fraught relationship with it – earlier in the semester, I described the then pending “Brexit” vote that was set for June 23rd. 1,375 more words

British History

Why I do not have a National Identity and why I am fine with it

Due to my holiday in Scotland and being able to see the ruins of my great-great grandfather’s house in the highlands, I’ve been thinking about my personal national identity and with what exactly I identify with. 1,008 more words