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Is it ever morally acceptable to visit a mass murder site?

Is it ever morally acceptable to visit a mass murder site? Creative commons image Credit: Veronica Olivotto under CC-BY-NC-ND-2.0 licence New content
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 23 Sep 2014
Why are ‘Jack the Ripper’ tours or visiting sites of genocide in Auschwitz or Cambodia deemed acceptable but the more recent ‘Yorkshire Ripper’...

Poetry Prescription

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Introductory level Updated 18 Sep 2014
Whether you're feeling loving, adventurous or scared, Poetry Prescription will find you the perfect poem to reflect your mood. 

Hestia Project map and partners’ resources

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Introductory level Updated 17 Sep 2014
Follow the guidance on how to make the most of the Hestia Project map and explore the links to find out more about Hestia Project partners, to take...

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Musée du Louvre

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Intermediate level Duration 4 hours Updated 27 Aug 2014
The Musée du Louvre houses 35,000 works of art, including the Mona Lisa and the Venus de Milo, but how were they brought together as a collection?...

Cultures

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Intermediate level Duration 5 hours Updated 20 Aug 2014
In this unit you will address the question of traditional music and music from the francophone world and you will examine the place they occupy in...

Start writing fiction alumni forum

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Start writing fiction alumni forum
Introductory level Duration 1 hour Updated 23 Jun 2014
The Start writing fiction alumni forum encourages the insightful discussions and topical debates with other learners.

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Certificate of Higher Education Open

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Duration 1200 hours Updated 23 Sep 2014
If you’re keen to try university study and want to keep your options open, this certificate course is ideal. It’s part of our unique Open...

BA/BSc Open degree

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Duration 3000 hours Updated 23 Sep 2014
Over 40 per cent of OU students who graduate do so with an Open degree. It’s a statistic we’re proud of – the BA/BSc Open is one of the most...

Certificate of Higher Education in Humanities

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Duration 1200 hours Updated 23 Sep 2014
Why study the arts? Apart from sheer enjoyment, these subjects give you an enormous breadth of cultural literacy while training you to think and...