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  • 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. For the...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    10 Oct 2018

  • Armistice Day

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 10 Oct 2018
    The armistice which marked the end of the First World War took effect at 11am on 11th November 1918. For the centenary of this, here's a collection...
  • How did Aretha Franklin inspire the civil rights movement?

    By Leah Kardos

    Aretha Franklin's death last week saw the loss not just of a sublime singer, but also one of key figures in the US...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    20 Aug 2018

  • How did Aretha Franklin inspire the civil rights movement?

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 20 Aug 2018
    Aretha Franklin's death last week saw the loss not just of a sublime singer, but also one of key figures in the US Civil Rights movement. Leah Kardos pays...
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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    01 Aug 2018

  • History offers Britain an important lesson on shutting down immigration

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 Aug 2018
    Britain’s struggle to come to terms with immigration is starting to look like a case of history repeating itself argues Dr Tendayi Bloom and Dr...
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    NHS: A People's History

    Alex Brooker presents a crowdsourced social history of the NHS, told through people's treasured mementoes.

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    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    09 Jul 2018

  • NHS: A People's History

    Introductory level Updated 09 Jul 2018
    Alex Brooker presents a crowdsourced social history of the NHS, told through people's treasured mementoes.
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    What is language?

    The use of complex language sets humans apart from all other species. But what is language, where has it come from,...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    01 May 2018

  • What is language?

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    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 01 May 2018
    The use of complex language sets humans apart from all other species. But what is language, where has it come from, and how does it work?
  • Is it ever morally acceptable to visit a mass murder site?

    By Professor Derek Matravers

    Why are ‘Jack the Ripper’ tours or visiting sites of genocide in Auschwitz or Cambodia deemed acceptable but the more...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    10 Apr 2018

  • Is it ever morally acceptable to visit a mass murder site?

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 10 Apr 2018
    Why are ‘Jack the Ripper’ tours or visiting sites of genocide in Auschwitz or Cambodia deemed acceptable but the more recent ‘Yorkshire Ripper’ tours seen as...
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    Full Steam Ahead

    It’s Full Steam Ahead for historians Ruth Goodman, Alex Langlands and Peter Ginn as they bring back to life the golden age of steam...

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    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    09 Apr 2018

  • Full Steam Ahead

    Introductory level Updated 09 Apr 2018
    It’s Full Steam Ahead for historians Ruth Goodman, Alex Langlands and Peter Ginn as they bring back to life the golden age of steam and explore how the...
  • How radical was Martin Luther King?

    By Professor Paul Harvey

    His message on civil rights was unequivocal - but Paul Harvey argues that in Martin Luther King's economic and social...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    04 Apr 2018

  • How radical was Martin Luther King?

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 04 Apr 2018
    His message on civil rights was unequivocal - but Paul Harvey argues that in Martin Luther King's economic and social message was his greatest claim to...
  • Inventing the record business

    By Eva Moreda Rodríguez

    As Spotify prepares to float itself, Eva Moreda Rodríguez hails their distant ancestors. Uncover the early years of...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    27 Mar 2018

  • Inventing the record business

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 27 Mar 2018
    As Spotify prepares to float itself, Eva Moreda Rodríguez hails their distant ancestors. Uncover the early years of the recording industry
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    Protest Banners: Women's Suffrage

    By Dr Sara Haslam

    Dr Sara Haslam looks deeper into a beautifully decorative suffrage banner naming Caroline Herschel. 

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    16 Mar 2018

  • Protest Banners: Women's Suffrage

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 16 Mar 2018
    Dr Sara Haslam looks deeper into a beautifully decorative suffrage banner naming Caroline Herschel. 

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    The First World War: trauma and memory

    In this free course, The First World War: trauma and memory, you will study the subject of physical and mental trauma, its treatments and its...

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    9 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    01 Nov 2018

  • The First World War: trauma and memory

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    Introductory level Duration 9 hours Updated 01 Nov 2018
    In this free course, The First World War: trauma and memory, you will study the...
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    Early modern Europe: an introduction

    The early modern period from 1500 to 1780 is one of the most engaging periods for historical study. Beginning with the upheavals of the Reformation...

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    10 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    12 Mar 2018

  • Early modern Europe: an introduction

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    Intermediate level Duration 10 hours Updated 12 Mar 2018
    The early modern period from 1500 to 1780 is one of the most engaging periods for...
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    Methodism in Wales, 1730–1850

    In this free course, Methodism in Wales, 1730–1850, you will learn about a neglected strand of Welsh history and identity. By the mid-nineteenth...

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    4 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    20 Feb 2018

  • Methodism in Wales, 1730–1850

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    Intermediate level Duration 4 hours Updated 20 Feb 2018
    In this free course, Methodism in Wales, 1730–1850, you will learn about a...
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    National identity in Britain and Ireland, 1780–1840

    What is a ‘nation’? What is a ‘state’? Where have these ideas come from and how have they developed over time? This free course, National identity...

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    4 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

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    25 Jul 2017

  • National identity in Britain and Ireland, 1780–1840

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    National identity in Britain and Ireland, 1780–1840 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © Victoria & Albert Museum/Bridgeman Images
    Intermediate level Duration 4 hours Updated 25 Jul 2017
    What is a ‘nation’? What is a ‘state’? Where have these ideas come from and how...
  • Understanding international development

    This free course, Understanding international development, introduces and explores international development by considering the three themes...

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    20 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    29 Mar 2016

  • Understanding international development

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    Introductory level Duration 20 hours Updated 29 Mar 2016
    This free course, Understanding international development, introduces and explores...
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    Scattering and tunnelling

    Scattering is fundamental to almost everything we know about the world, such as why the sky is blue. Tunnelling is entirely quantum-mechanical and...

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    20 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    02 Mar 2016

  • Scattering and tunnelling

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    Advanced level Duration 20 hours Updated 02 Mar 2016
    Scattering is fundamental to almost everything we know about the world, such as...

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    BA (Honours) History

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    BA (Honours) History
    Duration 3600 hours Updated 19 Nov 2018
    With this degree course you will develop and deepen your knowledge of different...

    Arts and languages Access module

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    Arts and languages Access module
    Introductory level Duration 300 hours Updated 12 Nov 2018 Register by 10 Jan 2019
    Are you new to higher education study or returning after a break? This Access...

    The arts past and present

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    Introductory level Duration 600 hours Updated 19 Nov 2018 Register by 10 Jan 2019
    This broadly-focused module introduces you to university-level study in the arts...

    Managing technological innovation

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    Managing technological innovation
    Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 19 Nov 2018 Register by 11 Apr 2019
    The history of technological innovation has been nothing short of remarkable,...

    MA History part 1

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    MA History part 1
    Advanced level Duration 1200 hours Updated 19 Nov 2018 Register by 19 Sep 2019
    This module aims to provide a foundation for studying local and regional history...

    Introducing English language studies

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    Introducing English language studies
    Introductory level Duration 600 hours Updated 19 Nov 2018 Register by 10 Jan 2019
    Language is an essential part of being human. It's something we rely on in almost...

    MA Art History part 2

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    MA Art History part 2
    Advanced level Duration 1200 hours Updated 19 Nov 2018 Register by 19 Sep 2019
    This module aims to broaden understandings of 'Art History' in terms of methods,...

    Dissertation in mathematics

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    Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 19 Nov 2018 Register by 12 Sep 2019
    This module enables you to carry out a sustained, guided, independent study of a...

    Analytic number theory I

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    Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 12 Nov 2018 Register by 12 Sep 2019
    Number theory has its roots in ancient history but particularly since the...

    MA History part 2

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    MA History part 2
    Advanced level Duration 600 hours Updated 19 Nov 2018 Register by 01 Feb 2019
    MA History part 2is primarily focused on the planning and writing of a...
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