M2: Unit 3 – Q3.1 Answer

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Clearly, these will differ across time and location. The best way to answer this question would be to discuss it with friends and colleagues. Nevertheless, some examples might include public narratives concerning:

  • climate change
  • the wars in Libya, Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan…etc.
  • the deaths of Osama Bin Laden and Colonel Gaddafi
  • public spending cuts
  • the emergence of China as a global superpower
  • the uses and abuses of genetically modified food
  • the purpose of the Burj Khalifa skyscraper in Dubai
  • the Euro-zone crisis
  • the Arab spring
  • the banning of religious symbols and apparel from public places
  • the roles of women in the home and the workplace

With your friend or colleague, discuss some of the different narrative versions you can think of surrounding the above events or issues.