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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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Dr Gemma Allen chosen for BBC future presenter/specialist training

Dr Gemma Allen, Lecturer in Early Modern History, is one of two of the 30 women selected from a total of 2,000 applicants, covering specialist areas that are under-represented in the media by women, to attend a BBC Academy Training … Continue reading

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Dr Chris Williams on BBC’s One Show

Dr Chris Williams, Lecturer in History, was interviewed for the BBC’s The One Show on 2 October 2012. An expert in criminal history, and member of the International Centre for the History of Crime, Policing, and Justice (part of the … Continue reading

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Dr Nigel Warburton on BBC Radio 4’s ‘Start the Week’

Dr Nigel Warburton, Senior Lecturer in Philosophy, takes part in the discussion on BBC Radio 4’s Start the Week. Broadcast on Monday 8th October (9am, repeated 9.30pm), Dr Warburton discusses the dying art of handwriting, and the rise of digital … Continue reading

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Ford Madox Ford International Conference and Celebration event

The Ford Madox Ford Society holds its international conference “Ford Madox Ford’s Parade’s End: Modernism and the First World War” 27-29 September 2012 at the Institute of English Studies, University of London. First published as Some Do Not. . . … Continue reading

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Major OU BBC landmark series ‘History of the World’

A major collaboration between the OU, the BBC and the Discovery Channel in the USA, the biggest exploration of human history since the BBC’s landmark series Civilisation, hits the screens on BBC One on 23 September. The programme has been … Continue reading

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Dr Sara Haslam on BBC Culture Show special on Madox Ford

Dr Sara Haslam, Senior Lecturer in English, and Chair of the Ford Madox Ford Society, was interviewed by Alan Yentob for the BBC’s Culture Show special, “Who on Earth was Ford Madox Ford?”, broadcast on Saturday 1st September. “With Tom … Continue reading

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