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Dialogues Across Borders video icon

Society, Politics & Law

Dialogues Across Borders

Abdul Rahman Haroun walked from France to the United Kingdom. On A Wing And A Prayer is a response to that journey.

Video
5 mins
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Society, Politics & Law

Reactions and reflections to On a Wing and a Prayer

Audiences, academics and the artist reflect on the video installation.

Video
5 mins
On a Wing and a Prayer: A case study article icon

Society, Politics & Law

On a Wing and a Prayer: A case study

Abdul Rahman Haroun walked from France to the United Kingdom. On A Wing And A Prayer is a response to that journey.

Article
5 mins
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Society, Politics & Law

From a distance

From a Distance: A conversation on the ethics of representing the refugee crisis between Umut Erel and Behjat Omer Abdulla

Article
5 mins
The influence of From A Distance on audiences and participants video icon

Society, Politics & Law

The influence of From A Distance on audiences and participants

How the Tate visitors got close to From A Distance.

Video
5 mins
Music as a Source of Unity: When Rory Gallagher Came to Belfast article icon

History & The Arts

Music as a Source of Unity: When Rory Gallagher Came to Belfast

Learn about the significance of live music as a unifying force between diverse communities in 1970s Belfast.

Article
5 mins
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History & The Arts

What do historians do?

What do historians do? In this free course you will explore some of the ways that historians work to develop our understanding of the past. You will learn about three aspects of the historian’s craft through three topic areas: landscapes, infant health and criminal justice. Through the activities in the course, you will experience a wide range ...

Free course
6 hrs
Write it right: seven common writing mistakes video icon

Languages

Write it right: seven common writing mistakes

Tutors told us that students make several of the same common writing mistakes which can impact the grades they receive for their Open University assignments.

Video
5 mins
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Education & Development

CPD Standards Office accredited learning on OpenLearn

OpenLearn badged courses allow learners of all backgrounds and levels of ability to demonstrate an interest in a subject, evidence of professional development or a commitment to their studies.

Article
5 mins
Two kings, two very different coronations article icon

History & The Arts

Two kings, two very different coronations

The upcoming coronation of King Charles III on 6th May has been billed as a modern and pared back version of the centuries-old ceremony at Westminster Abbey, with a modest guest list and a shorter run time than the last coronation in 1953.

Article
5 mins
Agatha Christie and the golden age of detective fiction free course icon level 3: advanced icon

History & The Arts

Agatha Christie and the golden age of detective fiction

In this free course you’ll examine one of Agatha Christie’s most significant works, The Murder of Roger Ackroyd (1926), and explore the evolution of British detective fiction in relation to Christie’s background, literary modernism and the development of middlebrow fiction.

Free course
8 hrs
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History & The Arts

The Life of Saint George

This extract from Alban Butler's 18th Century work on the lives of the saints tells the story of England's patron saint.

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10 mins