As the tenth anniversary of 9/11 approaches it is natural that academics are starting to feel that it is appropriate to reflect on the significance of the event. This is not of course to deny that it is first and foremost a tragedy that impacted on so many innocent people. However, these two posts from the University of Reading try analyse the impact of the event. What is noteworthy again is how academic fields overlap.
Finally, as we are looking at the University, you might like to be aware of this list of public lectures that they have put on offer. A visit to one could perhaps be combined with a pre-arranged EPQ visit to their library.