University of Manchester - United by the power of love

December 4, 2008

The power of love was probed by academics, poets and practitioners at a conference last week. The University of Manchester's "research network on love" brings together more than 80 scholars and postgraduate students from the university's faculty of humanities and beyond. Maja Zehfuss of the university's Centre for International Politics, said: "Too often in our academic work we forget about love and how it challenges the ways we think about the world. Despite millennia of study and writing on love, it is difficult, if not impossible, to define what love is, what love does, or what love means."

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