Leading the conversation

The Cumberland Lodge Blog is a space for our Fellows and others to write about their experiences and key learnings from our events and beyond. The views expressed here are not the views of Cumberland Lodge, but of the individuals who write for the blog.


Black Lives Matter: Reflections on UK policing (blog post)

27 July 2020

A blog by Cumberland Lodge Fellow, Aida Maaz, a PhD student in the Department of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, University of Bath[…]


Black Lives Matter: Britain’s difficult histories (blog post)

21 July 2020

A blog by Cumberland Lodge Fellow, Matthew Leavesley, a Criminology PhD student at the University of Lincoln. […]

Black Lives Matter: Tackling racial inequalities and injustice (blog post)

15 July 2020

A blog post by Cumberland Lodge Fellow, Heather Hatton, on our ‘Black Lives Matter: Race & Justice’ webinar, held on 8 July 2020[…]


Declining UK high streets: Reimagining town centres to help nurture communities

14 July 2020

A blog by Cumberland Lodge Fellow, Anna Jungbluth, reflecting on our Dialogue & Debate webinar on ‘Reimagining the High Street’, in June 2020[…]


How future-literate is the UK’s charity sector, amidst COVID-19?

18 June 2020

A blog post on our 10 June 2020 webinar on ‘How Future-Literate is the Charity Sector?'[…]

Live screenshot of Dialogue & Debate webinar from Cumberland Lodge, on Polarisation & The Pandemic, June 2020

Polarisation prophylaxis: Dialogue and debate on the COVID-19 crisis and its wider implications

18 June 2020

A blog post by Cumberland Lodge Fellow, Angelika Love, on our 3 June 2020 webinar on ‘Polarisation & The Pandemic'[…]


Reflections on A Conversation with Baroness Hale

25 March 2020

A blog post about our Cumberland Conversation with former President of the Supreme Court, Baroness Hale[…]


On inclusion: Lessons from Shakespeare

11 March 2020

Reflections on our 2020 Shakespeare literary retreat[…]


Nurturing social cohesion and a shared sense of belonging in turbulent times

10 March 2020

Reflections on our ‘Resilient Communities’ conference, by Cumberland Lodge Fellow, Sarah Clowry[…]