100,000 people have lost their lives in the ongoing conflict in Yemen. As the crisis drags into a seventh year,...
09 Jan 2017
21 September is the UN's International Day of Peace. Learn more about peace and coping after conflict with these...
21 Sep 2016
As medical facilities become targets in the ongoing war, medics are moving into the mountains. Imogen Mathers finds...
25 Jul 2016
In this episode of Timewatch, Michael Palin explores why soldiers were dying right up to the very start of the armistice.
Level: 1 Introductory
15 Jul 2016
The Battle of Waterloo on 18th June, 1815, is a key date in British history. But how was it reported at the time? As...
10 Jun 2015
The film Mad Max: Fury Road is set in the dystopian future, but is the narrative a recycled story from Roman and...
27 May 2015
As Danish drama 1864 comes to BBC Four, what was the war at the heart of the series all about?
15 May 2015
War! What is it good for! Actually, Ian Morris suggests that it might make life generally less violent. He explained...
09 Apr 2015
Is an art exhibition in Russia, conveying Putin as the Greek hero Heracles (Hercules), narcissistic, sinister or...
16 Oct 2014
Dick Skellington talks to Middle East scholar Professor Hovhanness Israel Pilikian about how to start the process of...
22 Aug 2014
This free course explores the relationship between China and the United States and analyses whether China’s rapid rise will lead to greater...
Level: 3 Advanced
19 Jan 2017