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Counterpoint hosts regular events across the world and publishes a variety of articles, news items and briefs. On this page you will find all of these including Counterpoints, our flagship series of commentary pieces

50ft Women

Counterpoint is proud to announce the launch of our new sister initiative, 50 Foot Women. 50 Foot Women is a new graduate mentoring scheme which facilitates thoughtful, supportive and productive mentoring relationships between inspirational professional women and talented female graduates. Currently piloting in London, 50 Foot Women aims to collaborate with other schemes and international networks in order to encourage and promote women all around the world. It was founded in late 2011 by Counterpoint’s Director, Catherine Fieschi. It is co-managed by Counterpoint team members Victoria Zeeb and Nicole Redfern.

You can read more about the scheme, and find out how to get involved (as a mentee or as a mentor) here.


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Bonne Année – Local realities of migration: emotions, institutions, conflict and cooperation

We have just launched our new report comparing local realities of migration in Europe.  Counterpoint explored local and personal experiences of migration in communities...


Tentacles of Circumstance: The Political Consequences of Inequality

To explore the complex effects of inequality on European societies, this collection brings together essays by scholars of economic history, sociology, psychology and philosophy....


Historic errors set in stone

Public monuments seem to have become the lightning rod of our cultural wars: from Robert E Lee, to Cecil Rhodes, to intimations that Nelson...