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    Art, Loot and Empire: The Benin Bronzes

    By Dr Linda Buckley, Dr Jennifer Shepherd, Paul Dixon, Garrett Fagan

    How did the West African artworks known as the Benin Bronzes end up in European museums? And why does it matter? 

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    19 Feb 2021

  • Art, Loot and Empire: The Benin Bronzes

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    Art, Loot and Empire: The Benin Bronzes Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Paul Dixon
    Introductory level Duration 30 mins Updated 19 Feb 2021
    How did the West African artworks known as the Benin Bronzes end up in European museums? And why does it matter? 
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    Reading Between the Lines: uncovering racism and homophobia in British history

    By Dr Anita Naoko Pilgrim

    Historically, there was a tendency to ascribe lesbianism to BAME women and ‘other’ nations. Anita Pilgrim draws on some examples in this article...

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    20 mins

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    16 Feb 2021

  • Reading Between the Lines: uncovering racism and homophobia in British history

    Reading Between the Lines: uncovering racism and homophobia in British history Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: ID 161864879 © Motortion | Dreamstime.com
    Introductory level Duration 20 mins Updated 16 Feb 2021
    Historically, there was a tendency to ascribe lesbianism to BAME women and ‘other’ nations. Anita Pilgrim draws on some examples in this article...
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    Past-Time Lover: Ludwik Lazarus Zamenhof

    By Xaviere Hassan

    This article is part of a collection produced for Valentine’s Day. Who would you select for your Valentine from these iconic figures from history? 

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    09 Feb 2021

  • Past-Time Lover: Ludwik Lazarus Zamenhof

    Past-Time Lover: Ludwik Lazarus Zamenhof Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Neil Arnold
    Updated 09 Feb 2021
    This article is part of a collection produced for Valentine’s Day. Who would you select for your Valentine from these iconic figures from history? 
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    Past-Time Lover

    Which iconic figure would you select for a Valentine's Day date?

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    08 Feb 2021

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    Past-Time Lover Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Neil Arnold
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 08 Feb 2021
    Which iconic figure would you select for a Valentine's Day date?
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    Past-Time Lover: Lord Byron

    This article is part of a collection produced for Valentine’s Day. Who would you select for your Valentine from these iconic figures from history?

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    08 Feb 2021

  • Past-Time Lover: Lord Byron

    Past-Time Lover: Lord Byron Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Neil Arnold
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 08 Feb 2021
    This article is part of a collection produced for Valentine’s Day. Who would you select for your Valentine from these iconic figures from history?
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    Past-Time Lover: Cleopatra

    This article is part of a collection produced for Valentine’s Day. Who would you select for your Valentine from these iconic figures from history? 

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    08 Feb 2021

  • Past-Time Lover: Cleopatra

    Past-Time Lover: Cleopatra Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Neil Arnold
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 08 Feb 2021
    This article is part of a collection produced for Valentine’s Day. Who would you select for your Valentine from these iconic figures from history? 
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    Past-Time Lover: Amelia Earhart

    This article is part of a collection produced for Valentine’s Day. Who would you select for your Valentine from these iconic figures from history? 

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    5 mins

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    08 Feb 2021

  • Past-Time Lover: Amelia Earhart

    Past-Time Lover: Amelia Earhart Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Neil Arnold
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 08 Feb 2021
    This article is part of a collection produced for Valentine’s Day. Who would you select for your Valentine from these iconic figures from history? 
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    Past-Time Lover: Charles Darwin

    This article is part of a collection produced for Valentine’s Day. Who would you select for your Valentine from these iconic figures from history?

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    5 mins

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    08 Feb 2021

  • Past-Time Lover: Charles Darwin

    Past-Time Lover: Charles Darwin Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Neil Arnold
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 08 Feb 2021
    This article is part of a collection produced for Valentine’s Day. Who would you select for your Valentine from these iconic figures from history?
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    Past-Time Lover: Albert Einstein

    This article is part of a collection produced for Valentine’s Day. Who would you select for your Valentine from these iconic figures from history? 

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    5 mins

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    08 Feb 2021

  • Past-Time Lover: Albert Einstein

    Past-Time Lover: Albert Einstein Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Neil Arnold
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 08 Feb 2021
    This article is part of a collection produced for Valentine’s Day. Who would you select for your Valentine from these iconic figures from history? 
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    The Black History Month Talks

    Explore the recorded presentations from The Open University's BME network's Black History Month event in October 2020.

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    2 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    22 Jan 2021

  • The Black History Month Talks

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    The Black History Month Talks Creative commons image Icon Marcus Young for The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 2 hours Updated 22 Jan 2021
    Explore the recorded presentations from The Open University's BME network's Black History Month event in October 2020.

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