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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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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    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

    Updated on:

    20 Aug 2018

  • How did Aretha Franklin inspire the civil rights movement?

    Featuring: Video Video
    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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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    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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    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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    What is language? Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    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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    Article

    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...
  • 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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    Video

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    16 Mar 2018

  • Protest Banners: Women's Suffrage

    Featuring: Video Video
    Protest Banners: Women's Suffrage Creative commons image Icon Women's Library at LSU under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    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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    Video

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    16 Mar 2018

  • Protest Banners: Oddfellows and Chartism

    Featuring: Video Video
    Protest Banners: Oddfellows and Chartism Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Peter Silver
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 16 Mar 2018
    Dr Chris Williams and Dr Daniel Weinbren look at an Oddfellow banner and discuss Chartism. 
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    Protest Banners: Trade Union

    By Dr Paula James

    Dr. Paula James looks closer at the use of a Trade Union banner and the strong statements it conveys. 

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    Video

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    16 Mar 2018

  • Protest Banners: Trade Union

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    Protest Banners: Trade Union Creative commons image Icon Copyright Unknown under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 16 Mar 2018
    Dr. Paula James looks closer at the use of a Trade Union banner and the strong statements it conveys. 
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