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Genealogy: Your Family Tree Copyrighted Icon
History & The Arts

Genealogy: Your Family Tree

...Genealogy is one of the most popular pastimes on the Internet. But first you have to do some basic detective work. Talk to people. Your family, friends and neighbours may know the names of the people you are wanting to know about. It's vital to start backwards and to focus on which area of your family you want to research. Jenny Adams-Barbaro found the Jewish Genealogical...
Methods in Motion: As borders flex, how does citizenship change? Creative commons Icon
Society, Politics & Law

Methods in Motion: As borders flex, how does citizenship change?

...genealogy as a methodological approach for studying both the conceptual and performative dimensions of citizenship. Genealogy, as Una Crowley (2009) explains, ‘is a historical perspective and investigative method, which offers an intrinsic critique of the present. It provides people with the critical skills for analysing and uncovering the relationship between...
Further uses of genetic testing
Science, Maths & Technology

Further uses of genetic testing

...genealogy. Genetic ancestry testing uses a similar idea of comparing a person’s DNA to others from around the world to look for similarities which can predict things about their ancestry and heritage, such as their ethnicity. Our DNA contains the genetic instructions to influence our characteristics, like hair colour. Some genetic tests use this information to predict...
The rural dimension – rundale in the West of Ireland Creative commons Icon
OpenLearn Ireland

The rural dimension – rundale in the West of Ireland

...Reveal answer: We were able to count 22, or 21 if you count the westernmost area as a single plot. It is also interesting to see that Jill Dale, writing on genealogy website County Mayo Beginnings, reported rundale being practised in County Mayo into the 1980s, long after the practice was thought to have died out (Dale, 2010) . Explore the articles in this collection ....
Jediism: Will the Real Religion Please Stand Up Creative commons Icon
History & The Arts

Jediism: Will the Real Religion Please Stand Up

...genealogies or family blood lines. On the other hand, the monastic and warrior Jedi seem to derive from a romantic and Zen-inflected idea of the Japanese Samurai mixed with the idea of the medieval Paladin who wanders the Earth dispensing holy justice. George Lucas, the writer and director behind the original Star Wars films, was influenced by the work of Joseph Campbell...
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History & The Arts

Getting started on ancient Greek

...genealogy of a Spartan king, a dedication by Alexander the Great from a temple in Turkey, Greek writing on pottery and coins, a law code from Crete and two boundary stones from Athens. Accompanying images will introduce you to Greek as it was actually written in the ancient world, which can differ in interesting respects from the standardised Greek familiar today. We hope...
Level 1: Introductory 16 hrs
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History & The Arts

Goya

...genealogy, his noble ascent, and of course what he shows you is his genealogical tree, which is one ass, after another, after another, after another. This set of prints was actually rather a hot potato. He’d been making it over a couple, two or three years from 1796 and it was a period when his friends were all in power in government and there was a great sort of...
Level 2: Intermediate 5 hrs
Piracy, anonymity & parametric politics: An interview with Ned Rossiter and Soenke Zehle Copyright free Icon
History & The Arts

Piracy, anonymity & parametric politics: An interview with Ned Rossiter and Soenke Zehle

...genealogy of the ‘enemy of humanity’ also echoes Schmitt’s attempt to deduce the political from non-subjective, nonanthropological categories. While anonymity is most often understood in terms of a refusal of the principle of identity, it acquires additional meaning in the shift from causation to correlation that lies at the core of a data analytics in which pattern...
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