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Protest Banners: Women's Suffrage video icon

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Protest Banners: Women's Suffrage

Dr Sara Haslam looks deeper into a beautifully decorative suffrage banner naming Caroline Herschel. 

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5 mins
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Early modern Europe: an introduction

The early modern period from 1500 to 1780 is one of the most engaging periods for historical study. Beginning with the upheavals of the Reformation, and ending with the Enlightenment, this was a time of fundamental intellectual, social, religious and cultural change. At the same time, early modern Europe was rooted in and retained many of the customs of medieval times. In this free course, Early modern Europe: an introduction, you will explore some of the fundamental characteristics of this fascinating period of history.

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10 hrs
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Early modern Europe: an introduction

The early modern period from 1500 to 1780 is one of the most engaging periods for historical study. Beginning with the upheavals of the Reformation, and ending with the Enlightenment, this was a time of fundamental intellectual, social, religious and cultural change. At the same time, early modern Europe was rooted in and retained many of the customs of medieval times. In this free course, Early modern Europe: an introduction, you will explore some of the fundamental characteristics of this fascinating period of history.

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Early modern Europe: an introduction

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Happy Saint Patrick's Day

March 17th is St. Patrick's Day. Find out more about the patron saint of Ireland and discover Ireland's culture and heritage. 

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Week 2 Civilisations: The debate

Jessica Hughes, a Senior Lecturer in Classical Studies, will be reflecting on episode two of Civilisations on Friday 9th March between 12pm - 2pm. Let us know your thoughts in this discussion hub...

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Plato on tradition and belief

How can we settle questions of morality or ethics? This free course, Plato on tradition and belief, explores Plato's dialogue, the Laches, to discover why Plato thought that we should look to reason, rather than tradition, to decide how we should live and what it means to be courageous.

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15 hrs
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Plato on tradition and belief

How can we settle questions of morality or ethics? This free course, Plato on tradition and belief, explores Plato's dialogue, the Laches, to discover why Plato thought that we should look to reason, rather than tradition, to decide how we should live and what it means to be courageous.

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The Real Wonder Women

Take a look at 60 of the world's most influential and pioneering women and the impact they made over 100 years.

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How women changed the world

Who wrote the first novel over 1000 years ago? Who disguised herself as a man to explore the new world? Take this interactive world tour to discover the stories the history books left out. 

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Why challenging sexual violence takes more than just a starring role at The Oscars

This weekend the Oscars brings to the end an awards season dominated by the post-Weinstein movements to address sexual harassment and gender inequality. But, says Julia Downes, there are limits to speaking out.

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Discovering Ancient Greek and Latin

The free course, Discovering Ancient Greek and Latin, gives a taste of what it is like to learn two ancient languages. It is for those who have encountered the classical world through translations of Greek and Latin texts and wish to know more about the languages in which these works were composed.

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12 hrs
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Discovering Ancient Greek and Latin

The free course, Discovering Ancient Greek and Latin, gives a taste of what it is like to learn two ancient languages. It is for those who have encountered the classical world through translations of Greek and Latin texts and wish to know more about the languages in which these works were composed.

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