This free course, War memorials and commemoration, gives you the opportunity to practise good study techniques using the theme of commemoration and memorials. It will help you to begin to think about how form influences meaning in the arts and how ideas influence approaches to the humanities.
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 immoral? Does time make a difference or does our view of morality run a little deeper?
Although her contribution to computing was far from being acknowledged at the time of her death, Ada Lovelace's family, and her inclusion in Byron's poetry, was enough to make her a subject of fascination. In 1853, The Leicester Chronicle sent a reporter to visit the memorial erected in her honour. This is his report.