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Florence Nightingale and Health at Home

Talk by Dr Jonathan Memel, lecturer in English at Bishop Grosseteste University, given in support of the Florence Nightingale Comes Home project and of the exhibition of the same name. Dr Memel…

From  Hayley Cotterill on April 15th, 2021 0 likes 13 plays 0  

Romantic Facts and Fantasies - Romantic Reputations: Angelic Austen and Beastly Byron?

Lunchtime talk for the Romantic Facts and Fantasies exhibition at Lakeside Arts, originally recorded on Tuesday 2 July 2019. Was Lord Byron really ‘mad, bad and dangerous to know’, and…

From  Hayley Cotterill on July 30th, 2020 0 likes 28 plays 0  

Sylva: Ancient Woodlands

Woodland history is an important tool in nature conservation. The leading forest ecologist and historian Dr George Peterken will discuss how historical maps and records were used to construct the…

From  Hayley Cotterill on June 10th, 2020 0 likes 19 plays 0  

Paul Crawford: Florence Nightingale Comes Home

Paul Crawford, Professor of Health Humanities at the School of Health Sciences, discusses the Florence Nightingale Comes Home Exhibition which marks the bicentenary of her birth.

From  Hayley Cotterill on May 7th, 2020 0 likes 304 plays 0  

Jonathan Memel: Florence Nightingale Comes Home

Dr Jonathan Memel, co-curator of the Florence Nightingale Comes Home exhibition, discusses one of the items displayed: a jug sold to raise funds to help soldiers and their families in the Crimean War.

From  Hayley Cotterill on May 7th, 2020 0 likes 17 plays 0  

Hayley Cotterill: Florence Nightingale Comes Home

Hayley Cotterill, Senior Archivist at Manuscripts and Special Collections, talks about a document in the Florence Nightingale Comes Home exhibition: a letter from the 5th Duke of Newcastle, Secretary…

From  Hayley Cotterill on May 7th, 2020 0 likes 29 plays 0  

Fully Fashioned: Rise Choir

Performance of Luddite songs at the private view of the Manuscripts and Special Collections exhibition 'Fully Fashioned: Archival Remnants of the Textile Trade' at the Weston Gallery of…

From  Hayley Cotterill on September 17th, 2019 0 likes 7 plays 0  

Danelaw Saga: Bringing Vikings back to the East Midlands

Invade…immigrate…integrate… inspire. The exhibition ‘Danelaw Saga’ ran from 15th December 2017 to 8th April 2018 and told the tale of how the Vikings shaped the East…

From  Roderick Dale on June 19th, 2018 0 likes 103 plays 0  

‘Singing the Lord’s song in a strange land’: nineteenth-century debates over British rule in India

British imperialism in India was a contentious subject, especially amongst those who actively participated in the imperial project. Drawing on the correspondence of British imperial elites and…

From  Hayley Cotterill on August 30th, 2017 0 likes 26 plays 0  

The ‘Thin White Line’: European soldiers in colonial India

The military sat at the core of imperial rule in India. Although the army was composed largely of Indian troops, European soldiers were thought to be crucial to maintaining colonial rule. In this…

From  Hayley Cotterill on August 30th, 2017 0 likes 22 plays 0  

Clothing the Other: Fashion and the British Empire in India

Indian clothes and textiles were key items of trade for the British East India Company. Yet clothes were more than just commodities, they symbolized the differences between ruler and ruled. In this…

From  Hayley Cotterill on August 23rd, 2017 0 likes 19 plays 0  

BS Johnson's novel 'The Unfortunates'

Brian Stanley Johnson (1933-1973) set his 1969 novel The Unfortunates in Nottingham. The novel is an experimental ‘book in a box’ made up of 27 unbound sections. The first and last…

From  Hayley Cotterill on August 21st, 2017 0 likes 12 plays 0  

Collected Words: Exhibition Overview

Exhibition curator Sarah Colborne introduces Collected Words: From the Literary Collections at the University of Nottingham. The exhibition ran from 8 September - 3rd December 2017, part of…

From  Hayley Cotterill on August 21st, 2017 0 likes 29 plays 0  

Elisabeth Frink's 'Horse'

‘Horse’ a 1500kg, 3 metre tall sculpture by Elisabeth Frink will be shown alongside other works in an exhibition at Djanogly Gallery. Getting the sculpture into the gallery was a…

From  Debs Storey on November 11th, 2015 0 likes 235 plays 0  

How would you like to be buried – at Stonehenge?

The answer to this question will help with the exploration of burial sites around Stonehenge as part of the €8m Stonehenge Hidden Landscape project. It is hoped twenty first century…

From  Elizabeth Cass on June 24th, 2015 0 likes 186 plays 0  

British Museum Vikings exhibition helps researchers translate Norse heritage

The first major exhibition on Vikings at the British Museum for over 30 years which opened on 6 March in London highlights a new research project by Viking experts at The University of Nottingham. …

From  Emma Rayner on April 9th, 2014 0 likes 297 plays 0  

Gladstone: The Making of 'The People's William'

Audio recording of a lunchtime talk, Gladstone: The Making of 'The People's William'. Part of the events programme for the Manuscripts and Special Collections, Weston Gallery,…

From  Hayley Cotterill on January 17th, 2014 0 likes 1 plays 0  

Gladstone in Nottinghamshire: A Bicentenary Perspective

Audio recording of a lunchtime talk, Gladstone in Nottinghamshire: A Bicentenary Perspective. Part of the events programme for the Manuscripts and Special Collections, Weston Gallery exhibition,…

From  Hayley Cotterill on January 17th, 2014 0 likes 2 plays 0  

Propaganda Online: Windows on War, Soviet Posters 1943-1945

Audio recording of a lunchtime talk, part of the events programme for the Manuscripts and Special Collections, Weston Gallery exhibition, 'Secret Intelligence and Hidden Evidence' at…

From  Hayley Cotterill on November 21st, 2013 0 likes 14 plays 0  

Secrets and Surprises: Unexpected Finds in The University of Nottingham's Historic Collections

Audio recording of lunchtime talk for the Manuscripts and Special Collections, Weston Gallery exhibition 'Secret Intelligence and Hidden Evidence. Surprising Finds in the University of…

From  Hayley Cotterill on November 13th, 2013 0 likes 8 plays 0  

May Day Marches by Professor Chris Wrigley

Audio recording featured in the Manuscripts and Special Collections, Weston Gallery exhibition 'Secret Intelligence and Hidden Evidence, Surprising Finds in The University of Nottingham's…

From  Hayley Cotterill on November 13th, 2013 0 likes 13 plays 0