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    Civilisations

    Simon Schama, Mary Beard and David Olusoga explore the visual culture of societies around the globe.

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    19 Apr 2018

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    Introductory level Updated 19 Apr 2018
    Simon Schama, Mary Beard and David Olusoga explore the visual culture of societies around the globe.
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    Week 9 Civilisations: The debate

    By Professor Gill Perry

    Emeritus Professor and academic advisor on Civilisations, Gill Perry, will be discussing Civilisations on...

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    Emeritus Professor and academic advisor on Civilisations, Gill Perry, will be discussing Civilisations on Thursday 26th April at 10pm. Let us know...
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    Week 8 Civilisations: The debate

    By Leon Wainwright

    Dr Leon Wainwright, a reader in Art History, will be discussing episode eight of Civilisations on Thursday 19th...

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    Dr Leon Wainwright, a reader in Art History, will be discussing episode eight of Civilisations on Thursday 19th April at 10pm. Let us know your thoughts...
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    Week 7 Civilisations: The debate

    By Dr Emma Barker

    Emma Barker, a Senior Lecturer in Art History, will be reflecting on episode seven of Civilisations on Friday...

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    Emma Barker, a Senior Lecturer in Art History, will be reflecting on episode seven of Civilisations on Friday 13th April between 12pm - 2pm. Let us know...
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    Week 6 Civilisations: The debate

    By Renate Dohmen

    Join Dr Renate Dohmen between 12pm - 1pm on Friday 6th April for a post-viewing discussion of episode six of...

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    Join Dr Renate Dohmen between 12pm - 1pm on Friday 6th April for a post-viewing discussion of episode six of Civilisations.
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    Week 5 Civilisations: The debate

    By Leah R. Clark

    Join Dr Leah Clark between 12pm - 2pm on Tuesday 3rd April for a post-viewing discussion of episode five of...

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    Join Dr Leah Clark between 12pm - 2pm on Tuesday 3rd April for a post-viewing discussion of episode five of Civilisations.
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    Week 4 Civilisations: The debate

    Join Kathleen Christian on Friday 23 March between 3pm and 4pm for a discussion of Civilisations on...

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    Join Kathleen Christian on Friday 23 March between 3pm and 4pm for a discussion of Civilisations on Facebook with a special guest appearance from...
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    Week 2 Civilisations: The debate

    By Jessica Hughes

    Jessica Hughes, a Senior Lecturer in Classical Studies, will be reflecting on episode two of Civilisations on...

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    Jessica Hughes, a Senior Lecturer in Classical Studies, will be reflecting on episode two of Civilisations on Friday 9th March between 12pm - 2pm. Let...
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    Week 1 Civilisations: The debate

    By Kathleen Christian

    Dr Kathleen Christian, Senior Lecturer in Art History and academic consultant on Civilisations, responds to the...

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