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My career goal: Creative and design

Bring out your creative flair to its full potential. Find some practical advice for advancing your career in a creative industry, whether that's using your keen visual eye, practical ingenuity, or rigorous technical skills.

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The Secret Life of Children's Books

This two part OU/BBC co-production looks at the secret lives of 'The Five Children and It' by E. Nesbitt and 'The Water Babies' by Charles Kingsley. 

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Read this before you fall for a personalised book

The COVID-19 pandemic has seen the sales of personalised books go up, but are they as beneficial as other children's books? Professor Natalia Kucirkova explores...

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The ‘boundarylessness’ of African-Caribbean religions

How have Santeria, Vodou or Rastafari become global religions? Hilde Capparella, a PhD research student at The Open University, explores African-Caribbean traditions and religions in this article.

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Rastafari in Israel

Hilde Capparella, PhD student in Religious Studies at The Open University, explains her research on diasporic and transnational contexts of Rastafari in this article...

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Subjugation and slavery: fake news in the nineteenth-century press

Fake news is not a new phenomenon. Pauline Brown explores this concept in relation to the portrayal of black people as the inferior race in nineteenth-century newspapers.

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Hero and Villain: Robert Clive of the East India Company

Robert Clive, a general of the East India Company, was despised by his contemporaries – so why was a statue of him erected outside the foreign office by the Edwardians years later?

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