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Twin Town and Welsh cinema in the late 1990s article icon

History & The Arts

Twin Town and Welsh cinema in the late 1990s

A look at the Welsh film scene that reflected how Wales saw itself as the devolution era began.

Article
5 mins
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Latin graffiti at Pompeii

The writing's on the wall—read the graffiti left by residents of the ancient town of Pompeii, preserved by a volcanic eruption

Video
15 mins
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Exploring immortality

To mark the new BA (Hons) qualification in Religion, Philosophy and Ethics (R45), Suzanne Newcombe and Carolyn Price discuss how researchers in Religious Studies and Philosophy investigate immortality.

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10 mins
Empires: power, resistance, legacies free course icon level 1: introductory icon

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Empires: power, resistance, legacies

Empires have existed throughout most of human history. They have spanned the globe. They have influenced the way we are governed, our systems of trade, how we use technology, our relationships with the natural world. They have shaped how we have seen, mapped and divided the world. They have profoundly affected how we have understood and ...

Free course
8 hrs
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Behind The Reputation

In this interactive, you’ll uncover the real people behind the icons. Does the reality of the life of Van Gogh, Queen Elizabeth I and Charles Dickens match up with their reputation?

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15 mins
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100 Years of Votes for (some) Women

2018 marked the centenary of the 1918 General Election which allowed some women over the age of 30 to vote for the first time ever. Explore suffrage and women's history here...

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5 mins
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Women in the arts: a collection of free resources

Explore our collection of free resources focusing on women’s participation in various areas of the world of the arts.

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10 mins
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Jediism: Will the Real Religion Please Stand Up

Can Jediism be classed as a religion, or is it merely a cultural fad? Check out our article then watch a short video on its characteristics. 

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5 mins
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Hanukkah: a festival of light

What's Hanukkah all about? And how do Jewish people celebrate it? 

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5 mins
What have big meals got to do with Christmas? article icon

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What have big meals got to do with Christmas?

We take a look at why feasting, giving gifts and spreading cheer goes hand in hand with the festive season. 

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10 mins
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'Can anybody hear us?' The Day After, 40 years on

Luc-André Brunet and Mark Fryers discuss the artistic and historical implications of a landmark film and its relevance to conflicts today.

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5 mins
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What is Diwali?

Diwali is a festival of lights and celebrates the triumph of light over darkness – but where does this stem from? Suzanne Newcombe looks at the religious festival’s origins in this article.

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5 mins