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Ibn Taymiyya and Benefit (maslaha): 5. Wise Purpose in God’s Acts, with Dr Jon Hoover

Ibn Taymiyya (d. 1328) was a famous Muslim jurist from Damascus. This video, part of a series on the concept of benefit (maslaha) in Ibn Taymiyya’s thought, explores his dynamic view of…

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Why Study Another Finitude

Martin Heidegger (1889-1976) made the theme of finitude, human finitude, central to his philosophy: humans have ‘being towards death.’ In this video Prof. Agata Bielik-Robson challenges…

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Tinnitus: past, present, and future

In this Inaugural Public Lecture, attended by members of the public, students and staff, Professor David Baguley discussed perspectives on tinnitus (the sensation of sound when there is no external…

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Securing the low carbon bio-economy of the future

Today, many products are manufactured from fossil fuels using energy-intensive petrochemical technologies. We will spearhead the transformation of energy-intensive economies into low carbon…

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Securing rights and justice for all

We are the world's largest group of rights and justice scholars and advise governments and NGOs around the globe on the creation of sustainable, open and creative societies. More information:…

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#a-z of theology; A is for Analogy of Being

Prof. Tom O’Loughlin examines what is meant when theologians refer to ‘the analogy of being’ (analogia entis). Other videos that look at the same topic include; Why Study the…

From  Simon Barnett 2 Years ago 0 likes 1 views 0  

Why Study Phenomenology and The Turn to Religion

Conor Cunningham introduces the work of the French philosopher Michel Henry (1922-2002) and the contribution that he made to theology. Henry’s work, he argues, can be seen as an attempt to draw…

From  Simon Barnett 3 Years ago 0 likes 2 views 0  

Theologians in Conversation; Love, Death and Existence

Philip Goodchild, the Professor of Religion and Philosophy, notes that in both our ordinary thinking, and in formal philosophical reflection, that love, death, and existence are connected. He…

From  Simon Barnett 3 Years ago 0 likes 4 views 0  

Theologians in Conversation; Living Within Limits

Philip Goodchild, the Professor of Religion and Philosophy, explores the notion that human beings have to come to terms with living within limits if they are to live well. Only when we confront our…

From  Simon Barnett 3 Years ago 0 likes 2 views 0  

What we do at the School of Contemporary Chinese Studies

The School of Contemporary Chinese Studies (SCCS) is recognised as a national leader in the provision of high quality, discipline-based research and degree programmes which incorporate the study of…

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Why Study the Hebrew Bible and Anthropology with Carly Crouch

Dr Carly Crouch seeks to demonstrate how the methods of the anthropologist can help us understand complex passages in the Hebrew Bible. She takes the Book of Deuteronomy as a test case and looks at…

From  Simon Barnett 3 Years ago 0 likes 6 views 0  

Why Study Schopenhauer and the World with Richard Bell

In the final video discussing Arthur Schopenhauer (1788- 1860), Professor Richard Bell starts this conversation by looking at Schopenhauer's main work "The World, as Will and…

From  Simon Barnett 3 Years ago 0 likes 10 views 0  

Re-engagement or Rebellion – Political Studies Association conference

A highlights video of the Rebellion or Re-engagement conference held at the University of Nottingham. The conference discussed the involvement of the public in politics ahead of time for the…

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Why Study Arthur Schopenhauer with Richard Bell

Prof. Richard Bell introduces the life and thought of Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860). The video gives an account of his epistemology – and how he was influenced by Kant – as a basis for…

From  Simon Barnett 4 Years ago 0 likes 8 views 0  

Why Study Theology with William Kay

Professor William Kay, one of the world’s leading Pentecostal theologians, gives his vision of the importance of theology. It is concerned with ‘thinking logically about God’ and…

From  Simon Barnett 4 Years ago 0 likes 10 views 0  

Eleanor Hadley Kershaw, PhD Science and Technology Studies.mov

Eleanor Hadley-Kershaw talks about her PhD in Science and Technology Studies and her experiences of studying at Nottingham.

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Welcome second year students to UNNC

Dean of Social Sciences at the University of Nottingham Ningbo China, Prof Stephen Morgan, welcomes second year students from the School of Contemporary Chinese Studies, University of Nottingham…

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PhD Programme

Student Gareth Shaw shares his experience of studying for a PhD at the School of Contemporary Chinese Studies, The University of Nottingham.

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MSci Contemporary Chinese Studies

Student John Bryne-Nash shares his experience of studying the MSci Contemporary Chinese Studies at the School of Contemporary Chinese Studies, The University of Nottingham

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Libby Fox

CLAS student Libby Fox talks about her work based placement experience.

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Introductory video to the School of Contemporary Chinese Studies at The University of Nottingham

This is an introductory video to the School of Contemporary Chinese Studies at The University of Nottingham , covering the School’s teaching and research activities, student life and learning…

From  Hua Geddes 4 Years ago 0 likes 356 views 0  

Module - "EU-China: trade, aid and public diplomacy in the 21st century"

Module Convenor Dr Andreas Fulda, talks about the module ‘EU-China: trade, aid and public diplomacy in the 21st century’, which is a new module being offered in 2013/2014 at the School…

From  Hua Geddes 4 Years ago 0 likes 89 views 0  

What is a Gospel with Tom O'Loughlin

Many people, whether they are Christians or not, think they know what the gospels contain, the kind of documents they are, and their purpose. This seminar argues that these are more complex questions…

From  Simon Barnett 4 Years ago 0 likes 4 views 0  

Studying what you love is the key to career success

Two of our lovely 3rd year English students went out and about with a video camera to find out whether our students think it's important to study a subject you love. Video shot and edited by Tom…

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Faculty of Arts: Libraries and Manuscripts and Special Collections

Faculty of Arts researchers discuss their research and the importance of the University of Nottingham libraries and special collections.

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PhD student Muniirah Mbabazi is studying nutrition policy in developing countries

Muniirah Mbabazi, from Uganda, is researching nutrition policy in Uganda for her PhD. In the past she has also carried out research into sustainable diets, including edible insects.

From  Lindsay Brooke 5 Years ago 0 likes 56 views 0  

Fruit and veg - 5 a day advice

Dietitians Week 9 - 13 June 2014 - Iga Kasperek, a Masters in Nutrition student at The University of Nottingham, was President and is now Vice-President of the University’s Nutrition and…

From  Lindsay Brooke 5 Years ago 0 likes 72 views 0  

‘Dietitians Week’: Where are all the male dietitians?

A lecturer in dietetics at The University of Nottingham has helped to start a campaign to encourage more men to consider taking up careers in the field of nutrition. As part of Dietitians Week,…

From  Lindsay Brooke 5 Years ago 0 likes 266 views 0  

Achieve it - Social Sciences at Nottingham

You could find the perfect course at Nottingham Browse our courses: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/ugcourses The Faculty of Social Sciences offers a variety of undergraduate courses within the…

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Embedding Study Skills into the International Media and Communications Degree

Dr Eva Giraud of the Department of Culture, Film and Media, explains how a new module has been designed to help students to develop their research and essay-writing abilities in preparation for their…

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Centre for Advanced Studies - The Children and Childhood Network Summer Study

Children and families attend fun and educational summer research sessions at the Centre for Advanced Studies based at the University of Nottingham Read more about the work of the Centre for Advanced…

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The Stigma of Disadvantaged Communities

Dr Lisa McKenzie talks about her research focusing on the stigma of disadvantaged neighbourhoods. This two-year research project is set on the St Ann's council estate in Nottingham, a socially…

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The Children and Childhood Network

Professor Saul Becker explains the importance of the research undertaken by a collection of academics alongside The Children and Childhood Network at the University of Nottingham. Find out more…

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Simon Thomas - BA Contemporary Chinese Studies

Simon explains why he's glad he chose contemporary chinese studies.

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Aleksander Ivanov - BA Management Studies

Aleksander explains why he chose management studies.

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