Dr Bob East is an independent Australian author and researcher. He gained his Doctorate of Philosophy in Peace and Conflict Studies from the University of Southern Queensland, Australia, in 2010. He currently lives on a rural property in south-east Queensland.
Bootheina Majoul is currently an Assistant Professor of English Studies at the Higher Institute of Applied Languages of Béja at the University of Jandouba, Tunisia. She holds an MA in Cross Cultural Poetics from the University of Carthage. and received her PhD in English Literature from Manouba University, Tunisia.
This month, Cambridge Scholars is marking the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, a major event in the 16th century that left an indelible mark on not only the landscape in Europe but also further afield. The Reformation is considered to have begun with the publication of Martin Luther’s ‘Ninety-five Theses’ in Wittenberg, Germany, which most believe to have been on 31st October, 1517.
Our October Book of the Month is The Unity-Based Family: An Empirical Study of Healthy Marriage, Family, and Parenting by H.B. Danesh and Azin Nasseri.
This October, our Editorial Advisory Board member Professor Tim Connell has chosen his ‘Recommended Read’: one of our best-selling titles, noteworthy for the contribution it makes to its field. Tim is Professor Emeritus at City University, having been head of languages there for nearly twenty years. His particular interest is in the field of professional training for translators and interpreters, where he works closely with the Chartered Institute of Linguists.
Every year, the International Day of Democracy on 15th September provides an annual opportunity to review the state of democracy in the world. 2017 marks the 20th anniversary of the Inter-Parliamentary Union’s Universal Declaration on Democracy, intended to be an international standard to guide governments and citizens, and which will be the subject of a panel discussion at the United Nations’ headquarters in New York.
Our September Book of the Month is Laughter and War: Humorous-Satirical Magazines in Britain, France, Germany and Russia 1914–1918 by Lesley Milne.