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Cardiff University academic makes BBC Arts film as part of New Generation Thinkers

26 March 2015

In this culmination of this year's New Generation Thinkers, the ten 2015/15 chosen academics have all made short films on a topic they are passionate about.

English Literature lecturer Dr Sophie Coulombeau asks what the treason trials of 1794 tell us about Britain's supposed attachment to freedom of speech. Her short film is available to watch on iPlayer.

Sophie also writes for BBC Arts about the influence of master political caricaturist James Gillray in Biting Satire.

Find out more about James Gillray (1757 - 1815) at Oxford's Ashmolean Museum where the exhibition Love Bites: Caricatures by James Gillray runs until 21 June 2015.

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