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My Classics Career: Prof Helen King

How did one of the UK’s leading Classicists get to where she is? Prof Helen King blogs on her career on the Women in Classics site. “I’ve managed (and that word suggests more of a conscious process than it should!) my … Continue reading

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BBC World Service and British Council launch 25th International Radio Playwriting Competition in partnership with Commonwealth Writers and co-producers The Open University

Writers from around the world are invited to submit their scripts as the 25th International Radio Playwriting Competition opens for entries today. The global competition, hosted by BBC World Service and the British Council, in partnership with Commonwealth Writers and … Continue reading

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The British and Irish Research Group Seminar: ‘Occupations and Professions in British and Irish History’

The British and Irish Research Group, Department of History, research seminar <strong>‘Occupations and Professions in British and Irish History’</strong> 5 March 2014 2:00 – 4:00pm Meeting Rooms 1 and 2, Wilson A Ground floor, Walton Hall campus Tea and coffee … Continue reading

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Text analysis: the digital dimension

The Digital Humanities Thematic Research Network is pleased to present the next event in the Digital Humanities in Practice series. Text analysis: the digital dimension What can computers, which have no understanding of words or concepts, contribute to the analysis … Continue reading

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Shakespeare Uncovered: Ethan Hawke on Macbeth, tonight 9pm BBC4

Shakespeare Uncovered: Ethan Hawke sets out to prepare himself for the possibility of playing the role of Macbeth by uncovering the true story behind the play, seeing some of the greatest productions and discovering the extraordinary insights into the criminal … Continue reading

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Beyond the Frame Exhibition Launch

Beyond the Frame: India in Britain, 1858 – 1950 Launch Event:  Wednesday 4th July 2012, from 5 – 7pm Berrill, Walton Hall Campus, Milton Keynes The exhibition will be on show in the Berrill gallery. It will be launched with … Continue reading

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Joan Armatrading says greatest achivement is OU degree

Singer/songwriter Joan Armatrading tells Tom Morton about her extroadinary musical career.  Broadcasts are on BBC Radio Scotland on Tuesday 12 June 2012 at 14:05 and Sunday 17 June at 16:30.  Joan Armatrading is a Grammy and Brit nominated musician and … Continue reading

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