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Kropotkin, anarchism and geography: A discussion audio icon

Society, Politics & Law 

Kropotkin, anarchism and geography: A discussion

What links geography to anarchism? Dr Philip O’Sullivan finds the surprising connection lies with a Russian prince who died nearly 100 years ago.

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10 mins
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How do musical instruments produce sound? article icon

History & The Arts 

How do musical instruments produce sound?

Alexander Kolassa looks at how we hear music and discusses the categories which musical instruments belong to.

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Beatrice Shilling (1909-1990) article icon

Science, Maths & Technology 

Beatrice Shilling (1909-1990)

Who was Beatrice 'Tilly' Shilling? Professor Carol Morris delves into the life of the gifted engineer.  

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History & The Arts 

Behind The Reputation

In this interactive, you’ll uncover the real people behind the icons. Does the reality of their life match up with their reputation?

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A brief history of communication: hieroglyphics to emojis free course icon Level 1 icon

Languages 

A brief history of communication: hieroglyphics to emojis

This free course, A brief history of communication: hieroglyphics to emojis, is an introduction to the history of writing, and the key role it plays in human communication. It tracks this history from the invention of writing around 5500 years ago to the mass popularity of emojis today.

Free course
5 hrs
A brief history of communication: hieroglyphics to emojis Ebook icon

Languages

A brief history of communication: hieroglyphics to emojis

This free course, A brief history of communication: hieroglyphics to emojis, is an introduction to the history of writing, and the key role it plays in human communication. It tracks this history from the invention of writing around 5500 years ago to the mass popularity of emojis today.

Ebook
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A brief history of communication: hieroglyphics to emojis

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Health, Sports & Psychology 

Three reasons why sports people are worthy icons

Simon Rea outlines three reasons why sports people are important and iconic figures throughout our history. 

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Sofas, car seats and toilet seats: where are your tweets read? article icon

Languages 

Sofas, car seats and toilet seats: where are your tweets read?

@FRosellAguilar is an avid Twitter user who one day tweeted the public a very important question; "where do you engage with Twitter? "  From the bathroom toilet to driving - nowhere is excluded when it comes to Twitter.

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What makes a great Christmas number one? article icon

History & The Arts 

What makes a great Christmas number one?

Will Flakefleet Primary School beat Ariana Grande to Christmas Number One this year? Explore the musical compontents that make up a great festive chart-topper here...

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History & The Arts 

Heritage case studies: Scotland

The heritage traditions of Scotland are unique in comparison to the rest of Britain. This free course, Heritage case studies: Scotland, uses two case studies to demonstrate how heritage sites have helped to forge the Scottish national identity and history.

Free course
5 hrs
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History & The Arts

Heritage case studies: Scotland

The heritage traditions of Scotland are unique in comparison to the rest of Britain. This free course, Heritage case studies: Scotland, uses two case studies to demonstrate how heritage sites have helped to forge the Scottish national identity and history.

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eBook

Heritage case studies: Scotland

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Society, Politics & Law 

Sounds of environmental change

What does environmental change sound like? Dr George Revill argues that sound can be a powerful way of conveying how places are transformed by climate change.

Audio
15 mins
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