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  • To restore or not to restore? Creative commons image Icon mike1550 under CC0 licence under Creative-Commons license

    To restore or not to restore?

    By Professor Derek Matravers

    What philosophical issues arise during the restoration of historical sites? Professor Derek Matravers considers...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    01 Feb 2018

  • To restore or not to restore?

    To restore or not to restore? Creative commons image Icon mike1550 under CC0 licence under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 Feb 2018
    What philosophical issues arise during the restoration of historical sites? Professor Derek Matravers considers the arguments for and against...
  • The ISIS winter: The environmental impact of Middle East conflict Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: I Marine Expeditionary Force
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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    31 Jan 2018

  • The ISIS winter: The environmental impact of Middle East conflict

    The ISIS winter: The environmental impact of Middle East conflict Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: I Marine Expeditionary Force
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 31 Jan 2018
    The media has moved on since the burning oil wells were extinguished, but for Iraqis, the pollution impacts add to the day-to-day misery.
  • ‘Irrational emotions’ and their cognitive impenetrability Creative commons image Icon Umutonor under CC0 licence under Creative-Commons license

    ‘Irrational emotions’ and their cognitive impenetrability

    By Raamy Majeed

    Raamy Majeed considers ‘irrational’ and ‘recalcitrant’ emotions and the various theories attached to these...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    30 Jan 2018

  • ‘Irrational emotions’ and their cognitive impenetrability

    ‘Irrational emotions’ and their cognitive impenetrability Creative commons image Icon Umutonor under CC0 licence under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 30 Jan 2018
    Raamy Majeed considers ‘irrational’ and ‘recalcitrant’ emotions and the various theories attached to these cognitive and emotional responses.
  • International Day of Peace Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Georges Kyrillos | Dreamstime.com

    International Day of Peace

    By The OpenLearn team

    21 September is the UN's International Day of Peace. Learn more about peace and coping after conflict with these...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    21 Sep 2017

  • International Day of Peace

    International Day of Peace Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Georges Kyrillos | Dreamstime.com
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 21 Sep 2017
    21 September is the UN's International Day of Peace. Learn more about peace and coping after conflict with these articles and videos.
  • Britain's Great War Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC / Dave Williams

    Britain's Great War

    Jeremy Paxman tells how Britain was transformed by the First World War.

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    TV Programme

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    20 Jul 2017

  • Britain's Great War

    Britain's Great War Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC / Dave Williams
    Introductory level Updated 20 Jul 2017
    Jeremy Paxman tells how Britain was transformed by the First World War.
  • What is happening in Yemen? Creative commons image Icon Pim Pim under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license

    What is happening in Yemen?

    By Dr Vincent Durac

    100,000 people have lost their lives in the ongoing conflict in Yemen. As the crisis drags into a seventh year,...

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    Updated on:

    09 Jan 2017

  • What is happening in Yemen?

    What is happening in Yemen? Creative commons image Icon Pim Pim under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license
    Updated 09 Jan 2017
    100,000 people have lost their lives in the ongoing conflict in Yemen. As the crisis drags into a seventh year, Vincent Durac explains the background - and...
  • Why are caves being used as hospitals in Syria? Creative commons image Icon Michael Hnatov/Physicians for Human Rights under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    Why are caves being used as hospitals in Syria?

    By Imogen Mathers

    As medical facilities become targets in the ongoing war, medics are moving into the mountains. Imogen Mathers finds...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    25 Jul 2016

  • Why are caves being used as hospitals in Syria?

    Why are caves being used as hospitals in Syria? Creative commons image Icon Michael Hnatov/Physicians for Human Rights under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Jul 2016
    As medical facilities become targets in the ongoing war, medics are moving into the mountains. Imogen Mathers finds out more.
  • The Last Day of World War One Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    The Last Day of World War One

    In this episode of Timewatch, Michael Palin explores why soldiers were dying right up to the very start of the armistice.

    By The Timewatch team

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    TV Programme

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    15 Jul 2016

  • The Last Day of World War One

    The Last Day of World War One Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Introductory level Updated 15 Jul 2016
    In this episode of Timewatch, Michael Palin explores why soldiers were dying right up to the very start of the armistice.
  • Breaking News: Wellington defeats Napoleon at Waterloo Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Painting public domain image

    Breaking News: Wellington defeats Napoleon at Waterloo

    By The OpenLearn team

    The Battle of Waterloo on 18th June, 1815, is a key date in British history. But how was it reported at the time? As...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    10 Jun 2015

  • Breaking News: Wellington defeats Napoleon at Waterloo

    Breaking News: Wellington defeats Napoleon at Waterloo Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Painting public domain image
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 10 Jun 2015
    The Battle of Waterloo on 18th June, 1815, is a key date in British history. But how was it reported at the time? As you'd expect, not impartially...
  • Myth making at the movies - Musings on Mad Max: Fury Road Creative commons image Icon Clawsoncat via Deviantart under CC-BY-ND licence under Creative-Commons license

    Myth making at the movies - Musings on Mad Max: Fury Road

    By Dr Paula James

    The film Mad Max: Fury Road is set in the dystopian future, but is the narrative a recycled story from Roman and...

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    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    27 May 2015

  • Myth making at the movies - Musings on Mad Max: Fury Road

    Myth making at the movies - Musings on Mad Max: Fury Road Creative commons image Icon Clawsoncat via Deviantart under CC-BY-ND licence under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 27 May 2015
    The film Mad Max: Fury Road is set in the dystopian future, but is the narrative a recycled story from Roman and Greek times? N.B. contains spoilers for...

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  • China and the USA: cooperation or conflict?

    This free course explores the relationship between China and the United States and analyses whether China’s rapid rise will lead to greater...

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    15 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    19 Jan 2017

  • China and the USA: cooperation or conflict?

    China and the USA: cooperation or conflict?
    Advanced level Duration 15 hours Updated 19 Jan 2017
    This free course explores the relationship between China and the United States and...
  • How do empires work?

    How are empires ruled? How do military, economic, logistic and cultural constructs combine to create 'systems of empire'? This free course, How do...

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    1 hour

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    19 Jan 2016

  • How do empires work?

    How do empires work?
    Introductory level Duration 1 hour Updated 19 Jan 2016
    How are empires ruled? How do military, economic, logistic and cultural constructs...

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    Employment relations and employee engagement

    Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 16 Apr 2018 Register by 18 Oct 2018
    This module explores the choices organisations make about employment relations...

    The British Isles and the modern world, 1789-1914

    Intermediate level Duration 600 hours Updated 16 Apr 2018 Register by 13 Sep 2018
    The British Isles in the long nineteenth century was a place of rapid expansion...

    The making of Welsh history

    Advanced level Duration 600 hours Updated 16 Apr 2018 Register by 13 Sep 2018
    This module explores themes that have shaped the British Isles, from medieval...

    Conflict and development

    Conflict and development Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
    Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 16 Apr 2018 Register by 11 Oct 2018
    Conflict is found in all societies and takes a variety of forms. Any development...

    International development: making sense of a changing world

    Intermediate level Duration 600 hours Updated 16 Apr 2018 Register by 13 Sep 2018
    In this interdisciplinary module you'll cover key areas of international...
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