Peace-pilgrim, life-long activist, and former monk, Satish Kumar has been inspiring global change for over 50 years. In his 20s, he undertook a pilgrimage for peace, walking for two years without money from India to America for the cause of nuclear disarmament. Now in his 80s, Satish has devoted his life to campaigning for ecological regeneration, social justice, and spiritual fulfilment.
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Kang-Chun Cheng is an Taiwanese-American photojournalist reporting on how climate change exacerbates insecurity, Indigenous communities’ response to development, China-Africa relations, and outdoor adventure. She has herded reindeer in the Arctic, roasted lamb with pastoralists in the mountains of Xinjiang, hitchhiked through Tunisia, harvested honey with the Yaaku in Kenya’s Laikipia North, walked the Camino de Santiago, and free-dived on the south Sinai peninsula.
Mary F. Corey is a senior lecturer in American history at UCLA specialising in intellectual history, popular culture, and Black nationalism. Amongst many awards, she is a recipient of the UCLA Distinguished Teaching Award. During her career she has served as an editor of Harper’s Bazaar and New American Review magazines. She is the author of The World Through a Monocle: The New Yorker at Midcentury 15currently titled They Stooped to Conquer.
Adam Bingham is a film lecturer and writer. His expertise is in Japanese film and his book Contemporary Japanese Cinema Since Hana-B was published in 2015 by Edinburgh University Press. He is also regular contributor to publications such as Cineaste, CineAction, Asian Cinema and others.
Founded in 1967, Cineaste is today widely regarded as one of the most important film quarterlies published anywhere in the world. The journal’s unique editorial focus is reflected in the in-depth … Keep Reading
Ed Garland has recently finished his PhD at Aberystwyth University, researching sonic experience in contemporary fiction. In his twenties, he almost lost a battle with his mental health before discovering reading helped him cope with hearing loss and tinnitus. His collection of essays reflecting on this experience, Earwitness: A Search for Sonic Understanding, were announced a winner of the New Welsh Writing Awards in 2018. A genre-busting mix of literary criticism, sound studies and memoir, the essays explore … Keep Reading