Philip Allott is Professor Emeritus of International Public Law at Cambridge University and a Fellow of Trinity College Cambridge. He reflects on the exceptional circumstances the world is currently facing.
This reflection by Professor Angela Leighton, Senior Research Fellow in poetry at Trinity, takes the form of a poem.
Dr Tiago Cavalcanti of the Faculty of Economics, working with colleagues Dr Nicolás Ajzenman and Dr Daniel da Mata, considers the influence of political leaders on people's behaviour.
Adrian Poole, Emeritus Professor of English Literature, reflects on recent events.