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Dr Annika Mombauer on ‘Newsnight’

Dr Annika Mombaur, Senior Lecturer in Modern European History, was interviewed on BBC1’s Newsnight on 29 July 2014 for a segment about the First World War. The piece focused on how poetry has been used to help us remember the … Continue reading

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OU on the BBC: Britain’s Great War

On Monday 27th January 2014, the first episode of Britain’s Great War will be shown on BBC1 at 9pm. In this 4-part landmark series Jeremy Paxman presents a thought-provoking account of how the First World War affected the lives of … Continue reading

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The Rest is Noise: Post-War World, 5-6 October 2013

This is the eighth weekend in a series of events at the Southbank Centre exploring 20th Century music. The Rest Is Noise festival is one of The Southbank’s most ambitious classical music undertakings to date, a cultural and musical history … Continue reading

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Britten’s Centenary – The Rest Is Noise Festival, 28-29 Sept

Britten’s Centenary is the seventh weekend in a year long series of events at the Southbank Centre exploring 20th Century music. The Rest Is Noise festival is one of The Southbank’s most ambitious classical music undertakings to date, a cultural … Continue reading

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Food: A Scandalous History

Dr Rosalind Crone (Lecturer, History), author of Violent Victorians, explored the history of the adulteration of food with food critic and presenter Giles Coren. Food: A Scandalous Historytakes a trip back to the days of Victorian food scandals, when adulteration … Continue reading

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Rest is Noise at Southbank explores roots of American music

A line-up of Arts Faculty speakers will be participating in America – A new world discovers its voice at London’s Southbank Centre Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 March The weekend of music, talks and conversations explores how America became a major … Continue reading

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Easy Listening?

The final episode of The Sound and the Fury broadcast on BBC Four on Tuesday 26 February 2013. Following the turmoil of totalitarianism and war, Easy Listening looks at how post-war composers began to bring back elements of rhythm, metre … Continue reading

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