Economic historian and development scholar Bill Freund was impatient with theoretical fads.
From the earliest days of the civil rights struggle, Black religious leaders have infused the fight for justice with spirituality. Rep. Lewis and Rev. Vivian are no exception.
The Italian musician had a illustrious career as a composer. From his work on Spaghetti Westerns to his chamber pieces, he developed a style that was instantly recognisable.
Professor Akinkugbe made significant contributions in hypertension and renal medicine research. He was widely acclaimed as the authority on hypertension in African people.
Nigeria’s medical community is mourning the death of medical professor and university administrator, Emeritus Professor Oladipo Olujimi Akinkugbe.
Movie director Joel Schumacher’s body of work is profound, and his influence on contemporary Hollywood cinema indelible.
The sudden death of Burundi’s former president, Pierre Nkurunziza, marks the end of a long reign, characterised by violent political crises.
Much of what we now think is obvious about politics and economics was worked out by Alberto Alesina.
Little Richard swung between flamboyant performances and religious fervour - but he always came back to music. With news of his death at 87, musicians paid tribute to his huge rock 'n' roll legacy.
Breaking through the world of male Irish poetics, Boland was a fierce, feminist voice that was decidedly Irish.
Clive James' brilliant career began as an undergraduate at the University of Sydney in 1957, where he first honed his skills as a performer and writer.
Clive James will be remembered for his dry wit, distinctive voice and his unlikely yet hugely appealing screen presence.
Penny Whetton made the lives of those around her richer, more interesting and more human. Her death leaves a massive void.
The Conversation Indonesia's staff and board mourns the passing of our co-founder Aristides Katoppo.
Sanders was not afraid to challenge and speak out about sensitive and difficult issues, to people in senior positions of power - and when he did, they sat up and listened.
Former Austrade chief economist Tim Harcourt reflects on the quirky and kind Tim Fischer.
Tim Fischer leaves behind a political and personal legacy. He defied sceptics, managed his troops, and the support he provided to John Howard was crucial in achieving gun control.
Margaret Fulton built a long-lasting career on the provision of sound, trustworthy cookery advice.
Johnny Clegg was a prophet, even if the ideal future he prophesied has not yet come to pass.
Former US Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens passed away on July 16. One of his former law clerks recalls her most memorable assignment.