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    Why do we have a two minutes’ silence on 11th November?

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    Were the British people as jubilant as some newspapers depict on the day of the Armistice in 1918? Vincent...

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    Were the British people as jubilant as some newspapers depict on the day of the Armistice in 1918? Vincent Trott explores the mixed feelings at the...
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    Ever heard of advance care planning? Setting out what you’d want to happen to you if you became too unwell to make your own decisions doesn’t have to be...
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    Explore the range of migrant experiences: Play Uneven Journeys

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    Uneven Journeys offers a new way of exploring the routes migrants take to the UK - it takes patience when one false...

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    Uneven Journeys offers a new way of exploring the routes migrants take to the UK - it takes patience when one false move can put you back where you started.
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    Do you have a negative view of getting 'old'? Bust the common stereotypes around ageing and reimagine your future in a creative and novel way in our...
  • The Armistice in Fiction: Ford Madox Ford’s Parade’s End

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    How are celebration, silence and ambiguity used to depict the armistice in A Man Could Stand Up - ...

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    How are celebration, silence and ambiguity used to depict the armistice in A Man Could Stand Up - volume 3 of Parade’s End by...
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    Shopping for citizenship: A conversation at the Citizenshop

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    Nele Vos’s interactive installation, The Citizenshop, is also part of the ‘Who Are We?’ project at Tate Exchange....

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    Nele Vos’s interactive installation, The Citizenshop, is also part of the ‘Who Are We?’ project at Tate Exchange. Agnes asked Nele what kinds of issues The...
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    September 13th is author Roald Dahl's birthday. Find out more about one of the most whoopsy wiffling...

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    How sharing and caring is the sharing economy? Petr Jehlička takes a critical look at the booming sector and traces...

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    How sharing and caring is the sharing economy? Petr Jehlička takes a critical look at the booming sector and traces its hidden connections and contradictions.

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