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Caistor dig

Caistor dig

A skeleton, found in September 2009 at one of the most important, but least understood, Roman sites in Britain is puzzling experts from The University of Nottingham. Dr Will Bowden from the Department of Archaeology at the University of Nottingham and leader of excavations at the buried town of Venta Icenorum at Caistor St Edmund in Norfolk a...   More

Creativity and mental illness : the Madness and Literature Network

Creativity and mental illness : the Madness and Literature Network

In this video author Paul Sayer shares his thoughts on madness and creativity during the Madness and Literature Network Seminar in 2009. For related videocasts see those presented by Professor Paul Crawford and Patrick Gale. Presentation delivered May 2009. Suitable for: Undergraduate study and Community Education Paul Sayer, Author. Paul...   More

Creativity and mental illness : the Madness and Literature Network

Creativity and mental illness : the Madness and Literature Network

In this video Professor Paul Crawford presents the Madness & Literature Network's seminar on Mental Illness and Creativity, featuring the respected authors Patrick Gale and Paul Sayer. Presentation produced and delivered May 2009 Suitable for: Undergraduate Study and Community Education Professor Paul Crawford, School of Midwifery & Physio...   More

Creativity and mental illness : the Madness and Literature Network

Creativity and mental illness : the Madness and Literature Network

In this video author Patrick Gale shares his thoughts on madness and creativity during the Madness and Literature Network Seminar in 2009. For related videocasts see those presented by Professor Paul Crawford and Paul Sayer. Presentation delivered May 2009. Suitable for: Undergraduate study and Community Education Patrick Gale, Author. Pa...   More

Document skills : maps and plans

Document skills : maps and plans

As a specialist medium, maps and plans can be a challenge to use and it is not always immediately obvious just what can be learned from them. This resource demonstrates how the researcher can use these documents to gain varied insights about a particular place and aspects of its history. The resource includes a glossary and bibliography. Il...   More

Historical skills : dating documents

Historical skills : dating documents

Explains the different dating conventions employed in historical documents. For example, the system of dating by reference to a religious feast day and the year of the reigning monarch has little in common with the modern calendar. Even where a recognisable date is provided, it may not be what it at first appears.... The resource includes a g...   More

Historical skills : weights and measurements

Historical skills : weights and measurements

Aims to identify and explain some common difficulties in deciphering units of weights, measurements, and money in historical documents. Explores English and Welsh measuring systems, predominantly those used from the late sixteenth and early 17th centuries onwards, and those in force after the Weights and Measures Act of 1824. The resource inc...   More

Industry perspectives in media branding and promotion

Industry perspectives in media branding and promotion

In this presentation from the Institute of Film and Television Studies' Ephemeral Media Workshops Charlie Mawer from Red Bee Media, discusses his company's work on the branding and promotion of television channels; from BBC channels through to new channels like Dave. Presentation produced/delivered: June/July 2009 Suitable for undergraduate...   More

International political economy and global development

International political economy and global development

This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught Autumn Semester 2010/2011. This module introduces students to the study of international political economy (IPE) and global development. It examines the reciprocal, interactive relationship between politics and economics or between states and markets ...   More

Machinima

Machinima

In this presentation from the Institute of Film and Television Studies' Ephemeral Media Conference, Hugh Hancock from The Strange Company gives industry insights into the world of Machinima and its role in the world of media ephemerality, and shows examples of his work. Presentation produced/delivered: June/July 2009 Suitable for Undergrad...   More

Politics in 60 seconds. Voting

Politics in 60 seconds. Voting

Professor Cees van der Eijk defines a polical concept in 60 seconds for those with a spare minute to learn something new. This videocast focuses on voting as a political concept. Warning: video does contain bloopers and out takes. May 2010 Suitable for Undergraduate study and Community education Professor Cees van der Eijk, School of Polit...   More

Reenactment : fans performing movie scenes from the stage to YouTube

Reenactment : fans performing movie scenes from the stage to YouTube

In this presentation from the Institute of Film and Television Studies' Ephemeral Media Workshops, Professor Barbara Klinger from Indiana University discusses her research on the phenomenon of fan recreations. Presentation produced/delivered: June/July 2009 Suitable for: Undergraduate Study and Community Education Professor Barbara Klinger,...   More

Sacred calendars : Easter

Sacred calendars : Easter

Thomas O’Loughlin, an expert in early Christian theology, discusses the meaning of Easter, which is the greatest of the Christian feasts, its origins, its connections with baptism, and its place in the Christian calendar today.   More

Sacred calendars : Pascha

Sacred calendars : Pascha

Dr Mary Cunningham, an expert in Orthodox theology, discusses the meaning of Easter, which is the greatest of the Christian feasts, and what it means to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus. She also relates how Eastern Christians celebrate this festival.   More

Sacred calendars : Pentecost

Sacred calendars : Pentecost

Prof. Thomas O’Loughlin, an expert on early Christianity, discusses the origins of the annual feast of Pentecost (often called ‘Whit’). This is the feast which comes 50 days after Easter and is celebrated with a variety of meanings, but all of which are connected with the belief that the Holy Spirit is present in the Church.   More

Sacred calendars : Pesach

Sacred calendars : Pesach

Dr Holger Zellentin, an expert in Jewish history, looks at the origins of the Jewish celebration of Pesach (often called ‘Passover’ in English). He talks about how its meaning has been shaped by its history down the centuries.   More

Sacred calendars : Pesach : Professor Agata Bielik-Robson talks to Professor Tom O'Loughlin

Sacred calendars : Pesach : Professor Agata Bielik-Robson talks to Professor Tom O'Loughlin

Agata Bielik-Robson, an expert in Jewish thought, explains how Jews celebrate Pesach (often called ‘Passover’ in English). She talks about its origins and significance for Jewish people today.   More

Sacred calendars : Ramadan

Sacred calendars : Ramadan

Mr Shujahat Aslam, an imam, discusses the Muslim holy month of Ramadan with Dr Jon Hoover, an expert in Islamic Studies; it describes what happens during the time, and what it means to those who celebrate it.   More

Sustainability in the arts and humanities

Sustainability in the arts and humanities

The aim of this module is to introduce students to the concept of ‘sustainability’ as perceived from within the Arts and Humanities, in particular within the disciplines of archaeology, classics, history (including art history and landscape history), music, philosophy and theology. The module will review a number of topical issues – such as cl...   More

The recurrent, the recombinatory and the ephemeral : thoughts on a textual system in transition

The recurrent, the recombinatory and the ephemeral : thoughts on a textual system in transition

In this presentation from the Institute of Film and Television Studies' Ephemeral Media Workshops, Professor William Uricchio discusses his research: The recurrent, recombinatory and the ephemeral: thoughts on a textual system in transition. Presentation produced/delivered: June/July 2009 Suitable for: Undergraduate Study and Community Educ...   More

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