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New OU/BBC series ‘Meet the Lords’, BBC Two

A new three part series, Meet The Lords starts on Monday 27 February at 21:00 on BBC Two. This is the first time free-roaming cameras have ever been allowed to film in the House of Lords Chamber and in its … Continue reading

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OU/BBC Series “Full Steam Ahead” starts 21 July

On Thursday 21 July, a new 6 part OU/BBC series “Full Steam Ahead” starts on BBC Two at 20:00, produced with the support of the Faculty of Arts, with academic consultants Dr Chris Williams and Dr Denise McHugh. It’s Full … Continue reading

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Fully-funded PhD Studentships in History/Historical Studies

http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/research/funded-studentships.shtml To mark the launch of our Graduate School in October 2016, The Open University is making a strategic investment in up to 30 PhD studentships. As part of this initiative, the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is keen … Continue reading

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Arts Student Hub Live 10-11 June

The next Student Hub Live event on the 10 and 11 June is an Arts Hub event. This is for all people who have a passion for the Arts – anyone is welcome, especially those who are studying or researching … Continue reading

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OU/BBC’s Ireland with Simon Reeve

This is a new two-part series for BBC Two. It was produced in co-operation with the Faculty of Arts and the OU’s Ireland office, located in Belfast. The programme recounts the adventures of video journalist Simon Reeve as he travels … Continue reading

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A History of Ideas – 60 part OU/BBC series on Radio 4

A History of Ideas , a major 60 part series presented by Melvyn Bragg, will begin on Radio 4 at 12.04pm on monday 10 November. Produced by the OU and BBC, the academic consultant for the series was Prof Derek … Continue reading

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OU Book History Research Group seminar series

Monday 3 February 2014: University of London, Senate House, Room 234 (2nd floor), 5.30-7.00pm Sebastiaan Verweij (University of Oxford) ‘Reading Records: The Commonplace Books of Francis Russell at Woburn Abbey’ This paper will present and discuss the manuscript library of … 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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Arts and Humanities PhD Studentships, Faculty of Arts

9 full-time, 3-year PhD studentships available from 1 October 2013 The Faculty of Arts at The Open University is home to world-class scholars and research groups in Art History, Classical Studies, Digital Humanities, English, History, Music, Philosophy and Religious Studies. … 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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