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Thinking Allowed: Gender inequality in China & Smokestack nostalgia

Thinking Allowed: Gender inequality in China & Smokestack nostalgia Copyrighted image Credit: Dmitry Kalinovsky | Dreamstime.com
Updated 28 May 2014
Examining the pressures facing modern Chinese women and questioning the desire to reflect back and find value in our industrial past.

Riches & Misery: The Consequences Of The Atlantic Slave Trade

Riches & Misery: The Consequences Of The Atlantic Slave Trade Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 25 Feb 2014
Dr Will Hardy assesses the consequences of the Atlantic Slave trade.

OU Lecture 2008: Enough of global integration?

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OU Lecture 2008: Enough of global integration? Copyrighted image Credit: Production team
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 29 May 2008
In the final part of his lecture, Professor Kaplinsky wonders if the world is integrated enough, already.

OU Lecture 2008: China's impact

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Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 29 May 2008
Why is China - or any nation - so keen to industrialise, asks Professior Kaplinsky in the fourth part of his lecture

OU Lecture 2008: Africa the exporter

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Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 29 May 2008
In the fifth part of his lecture, Profesor Kaplinsky warns against treating Africa as if it was a homogenous unit.

Deco - a style?

Deco - a style? Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 02 Jun 2006
Tim Benton, explains art deco, which, he says, lurks below the surface of all the arts in the 1920s and 1930s, like original sin. "It emerged...

Heritage Centres - Scotland

Heritage Centres - Scotland Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 01 Dec 2005
Find heritage centres in Scotland.

Heritage Centres - SW England, West Midlands & S Wales

Heritage Centres - SW England, West Midlands & S Wales Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 01 Dec 2005
Find heritage centres in Cornwall, South West England, the West Midlands and South Wales.