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  • Ramadan Mubarak!

    By Professor Graham Harvey

    Mid-May to mid-June marks the Muslim observance, Ramadan. Discover how this isn't just a time for abstaining but a...

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    15 May 2018

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    Mid-May to mid-June marks the Muslim observance, Ramadan. Discover how this isn't just a time for abstaining but a time for celebration while showing...
  • 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...

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    09 Mar 2018

  • Happy Saint Patrick's Day

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    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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    Jediism: Will the Real Religion Please Stand Up

    By Dr Paul-François Tremlett

    Can Jediism be classed as a religion, or is it merely a cultural fad? Check out our article then watch a short video...

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    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    05 Dec 2017

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    Can Jediism be classed as a religion, or is it merely a cultural fad? Check out our article then watch a short video on its characteristics. 
  • Hallowain't III: Thorny devil

    It's a spiky devil. It's also known as a dragon. So is it a dragon from hell? No.

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    31 Oct 2017

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    It's a spiky devil. It's also known as a dragon. So is it a dragon from hell? No.
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    Can you resist zombification?

    By Professor Graham Harvey

    From The Walking Dead to Call Of Duty WWII, zombies are everywhere. Join us on an exploration of the undead amongst...

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    18 Oct 2017

  • Can you resist zombification?

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    From The Walking Dead to Call Of Duty WWII, zombies are everywhere. Join us on an exploration of the undead amongst us...
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    The history of Halloween

    By Professor Graham Harvey

    When it comes to Halloween, do Christians and Pagans have anything in common?

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    18 Oct 2017

  • The history of Halloween

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    When it comes to Halloween, do Christians and Pagans have anything in common?
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    The People on the Notes: Adam Smith

    By Dr Anna Plassart

    Adam Smith, author of Wealth of Nations, has been the face of the £20 note since 2007. But have we got the wrong...

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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    17 Oct 2017

  • The People on the Notes: Adam Smith

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    Adam Smith, author of Wealth of Nations, has been the face of the £20 note since 2007. But have we got the wrong idea about his impact on the history of...
  • More ‘salad bowl’ than ‘melting pot’

    By Madhavi Kapur

    Madhavi Kapur watches an episode of Indian School, and celebrates the multicultural nature of Indian society.

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    14 Sep 2017

  • More ‘salad bowl’ than ‘melting pot’

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 14 Sep 2017
    Madhavi Kapur watches an episode of Indian School, and celebrates the multicultural nature of Indian society.
  • Silent Invisible Women: Deaf and Muslim in Australia

    By Ayah Wehbe

    Already feeling defined by their hijabs, deafness can add an extra layer of distance for some women. Ayah Wehbe has...

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    25 Aug 2017

  • Silent Invisible Women: Deaf and Muslim in Australia

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Aug 2017
    Already feeling defined by their hijabs, deafness can add an extra layer of distance for some women. Ayah Wehbe has been exploring the experiences of deaf...
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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    29 Jun 2017

  • Environment and Sustainable Development - Student Hub Live's Brexit Special

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    Introductory level Duration 25 mins Updated 29 Jun 2017
    The third Brexit Special video by Student Hub Live.

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    Religion today: Themes and issues

    There is a widespread perception in the West that we live in a secular age, an age in which religion is at best an optional extra, if not a false...

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    Level: 3 Advanced

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    28 Mar 2018

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    There is a widespread perception in the West that we live in a secular age, an age...
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    Religious diversity: rethinking religion

    Religion is not necessarily what you think it is! This free course, Religious diversity: rethinking religion, introduces you to a selection of the...

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    Level: 2 Intermediate

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    08 Dec 2017

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    Religion is not necessarily what you think it is! This free course, Religious...
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    Studying religion

    This free course, Studying religion, will give you an opportunity to think about some of the key concepts and methods of the discipline of...

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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    21 Aug 2017

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    This free course, Studying religion, will give you an opportunity to think about...
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    Introducing the philosophy of religion

    In this free course, Introducing the philosophy of religion, Timothy Chappell, Professor of Philosophy, asks what the words 'God' and 'religion'...

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    Level: 2 Intermediate

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    05 Feb 2016

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    In this free course, Introducing the philosophy of religion, Timothy Chappell,...
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    Regina Jonas: the first female rabbi

    Regina Jonas (1902-1944), who is now widely recognised as the world’s first female rabbi, was ordained in Nazi Germany in 1935. However, for many years after...

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    27 Feb 2013

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    Regina Jonas (1902-1944), who is now widely recognised as the world’s first female...

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    This degree in humanities offers a broad-based grounding in the study and...