Lecturer has rare glimpse into private archive of Muppets’ legendary creator

An Edge Hill lecturer has had a rare glimpse into the private archive of The Muppets’ legendary creator Jim Henson to carry out new research. Andrea Wright, a Senior Lecturer in Film Studies, spent a week delving into the unique and largely undiscovered archive to research Henson’s connection to fairy tales. With permission from Henson’s […]

Researchers investigating legality of detention in the Palestinian Occupied Territories

  Law researchers are investigating whether Israel is contravening international law by detaining Palestinians without trial. Academics at Edge Hill University are finalising research into the administrative detention of hundreds of Palestinian men, women and children in the Palestinian Occupied Territories. The team visited Palestine and interviewed Palestinians formally held by the Israeli authorities under […]

Question Time for Edge Hill academic

Peter Cranie, Senior Lecturer in Education and Training, took part in a lively Question Time-style debate in the run-up to the General Election.