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  • The historical and ongoing persecution of Europe’s gypsies

    By Dr Suki Haider

    It’s estimated that 25% of the Roma pre-war European population perished as a result of Nazi persecution. This article explores the anti-Roma prejudice that still goes on today, and what can be done to tackle it.

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    10 mins

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    09 Nov 2020

  • The historical and ongoing persecution of Europe’s gypsies

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 09 Nov 2020
    It’s estimated that 25% of the Roma pre-war European population perished as a result of Nazi persecution. This article explores the anti-Roma prejudice that...
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    Hero and Villain: Robert Clive of the East India Company

    By Dr Suki Haider

    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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    20 mins

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    09 Nov 2020

  • Hero and Villain: Robert Clive of the East India Company

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    Introductory level Duration 20 mins Updated 09 Nov 2020
    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 Great Fall: A personal perspective, before and after

    By Dr Paula James

    A personal take on experiences before and after the Berlin Wall fell from an Open University lecturer in Classical Studies. 

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    06 Nov 2020

  • The Great Fall: A personal perspective, before and after

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 06 Nov 2020
    A personal take on experiences before and after the Berlin Wall fell from an Open University lecturer in Classical Studies. 
  • Armistice Day

    By The OpenLearn team

    The armistice which marked the end of the First World War took effect at 11am on 11th November 1918. Here's a collection of resources for Armistice Day, to commemorate and remember these events.

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    29 Oct 2020

  • Armistice Day

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 29 Oct 2020
    The armistice which marked the end of the First World War took effect at 11am on 11th November 1918. Here's a collection of resources for Armistice...
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    World-Changing Women: Murasaki Shikibu

    By Dr Catherine Lee

    Murasaki Shikibu worte the world's first novel, twice as long as War and Peace. Discover what is known about her life in this article...

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    23 Oct 2020

  • World-Changing Women: Murasaki Shikibu

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    Murasaki Shikibu worte the world's first novel, twice as long as War and Peace. Discover what is known about her life in this article...
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    World-Changing Women: Mary Prince

    By Dr Catherine Lee

    Mary Prince's published tale of violence at the hands of her owners had a great impact on anti-slavery campaigns, eventually bringing the slave trade abolishment. Read her remarkable history here...

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    23 Oct 2020

  • World-Changing Women: Mary Prince

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    Mary Prince's published tale of violence at the hands of her owners had a great impact on anti-slavery campaigns, eventually bringing the slave trade...
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    World-Changing Women: Madam CJ Walker

    By Dr Catherine Lee

    As a single woman in the early 20th century making ends meet was no easy feat, so it's remarkable that Madam CJ Walker became the first female self-made millionaire in America. Read her story here...

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    16 Oct 2020

  • World-Changing Women: Madam CJ Walker

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    As a single woman in the early 20th century making ends meet was no easy feat, so it's remarkable that Madam CJ Walker became the first female self-made...
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    W.E.B. Du Bois – A Man for All Times

    By Dr Anita Naoko Pilgrim

    Dr Anita Naoko Pilgrim explores the life of W.E.B. Du Bois and explains why his ground-breaking work on African American lives deserves attention today.

    Includes explicit content

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    10 mins

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    Updated on:

    01 Oct 2020

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    Dr Anita Naoko Pilgrim explores the life of W.E.B. Du Bois and explains why his ground-breaking work on African American lives deserves attention today.
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    Black History Month

    By The OpenLearn team

    In recognition of Black History Month we have pulled together some content about some inspirational individuals and events for you to explore. 

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    28 Sep 2020

  • Black History Month

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    Introductory level Updated 28 Sep 2020
    In recognition of Black History Month we have pulled together some content about some inspirational individuals and events for you to explore. 
  • Riches & Misery: The Consequences Of The Atlantic Slave Trade

    By Dr William Hardy

    What effects did the slave trade have on Africa? How did it develop the Americas? Could Britain have industrialised without the slave trade? Dr Will Hardy assesses the consequences of the Atlantic Slave trade.

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    25 Sep 2020

  • Riches & Misery: The Consequences Of The Atlantic Slave Trade

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 25 Sep 2020
    What effects did the slave trade have on Africa? How did it develop the Americas? Could Britain have industrialised without the slave trade? Dr...

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