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Census stories: bringing statistics to life in Milton Keynes free course icon Level

History & The Arts

Census stories: bringing statistics to life in Milton Keynes

This free course brings national census data to life by highlighting the vibrant stories of the diverse residents of Milton Keynes. This ‘new town’ with an increasingly mixed population, serves as a rich case study for understanding demographic changes in ethnicity and religion across the UK. The approach can be applied in any local context. It ...

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2 hrs
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English Literature, Racism and Rehabilitation

Does English literature have the power to change the perspective of someone with violent racist views and rehabilitate them? Dr Alex Tickell explores in this article.

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Charles Dickens, Race and Colonialism

What can the works of Charles Dickens tell us about race and colonialism in the Victorian era? Dr Alex Tickell, a Senior Lecturer in English, explores…

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Education & Development

Diversity in Education: Challenging the Norm in Academic Recruitment

How diverse is the tutor population at The Open University? This article explores ...

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From Pakistan to Britain: Identity and Belonging

Anila Mirza gives us a personal account or her experiences as a migrant from Pakistan who has now lived in Britain for over twenty years…

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The impact of COVID-19 on Black children and young people living in London

How have the lives of Black children and young people been affected by COVID-19 and the associated lockdowns? A new research study at The Open University aims to find out…

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Embodied Intersectionality and British South Asian Muslim Women

What is embodied intersectionality and how might certain stereotypes affect veil-wearing British South Asian Muslim women? Rashida Bibi explores…

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Education & Development

Ethnicity as a Learning Tool

How can students have an effective learning experience and attain good grades, irrespective of their ethnicities? Dr Manfusa Shams explores three challenges relating to this... 

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Beginners’ Tamil: a taster course

This free course, Beginners’ Tamil: a taster course, provides a brief introduction to the Tamil language and its scripts and sounds. You will learn how to greet people and introduce yourself, as well as how to count from one to ten. You will also be introduced to Tamil society and culture and will learn about the food and music popular in ...

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4 hrs
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The life of Mama Elouise Edwards

From her birth in Georgetown, British Guiana, to her MBE for services to the Manchester community, this article explores the extraordinary life of Mama Elouise Edwards...

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'A Rose By Any Other Name...': The Importance of Words when it comes to Race

Siobhan Halliday looks at politically correct terms to do with race and reflects on her experiences with casual racism as a member of the Irish Catholic Community.

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The Tulsa Race Massacre

The Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921 saw between 39-300 people killed and 10,000 African Americans made homeless after two days of state violence. So why have we only begun to hear about this recently? Dr David Scott explores.

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