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CULT3032 Teaching Film and Media Studies

This module offers you the chance to understand, interrogate and practice the art of teaching. Combining educational theory with practical experience, you will employ your subject knowledge on a…

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MLAC3113 Communicating and Teaching Languages

This module offers you the chance to understand, interrogate and practice the art of teaching. Combining educational theory with practical experience, you will employ your subject knowledge on a…

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MLAC3134 Business & Society in Spain ESP

The main themes this module (that is taught in Spanish) addresses include the economic legacy of dictatorship, Spanish business’ response to globalisation, and the relationship between the…

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MLAC3134 Business & Society in Spain ENG

The main themes this module (that is taught in Spanish) addresses include the economic legacy of dictatorship, Spanish business’ response to globalisation, and the relationship between the…

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MLAC2053 French New Wave Cinema

This module involves close study of four films from the pathbreaking post-war movement in French film, the New Wave. As well as learning the techniques of film study, students are encouraged to…

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MLAC2054 Serbian and Croatian Literature

This module explores the extraordinary destinies and thought-provoking works of the writers from former Yugoslavia from the First World War to the Second World War and the Holocaust to the Yugoslav…

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MLAC2051 Media in Russia

If you want to improve your language as well as your general knowledge about Russia and what it means to be Russian – choose this module. You will learn about advertising, social media, TV and…

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CULT3041 Working in the Cultural Industries

The cultural and creative industries are at the forefront of government strategies across the world for developing post-industrial economies, are seen as exciting places to work, and regularly…

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MLAC1155 The Clash of Empires

This module embarks on an exciting journey through space and time to explore the great empires which clashed over a small but important corner of Europe: the Balkan peninsula.

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MLAC3162 German Colonialism: History, Memory, Literature

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MLAC3174 Translation and Linguistic Exchange

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MLAC3165 Individual & Society

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MLAC3158 Language Contact & French

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MLAC3157 Subtitling and Dubbing from French into English

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MLAC3159 French Avant-Garde

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MLAC3145 Translation and Linguistic Exchange

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MLAC3142 People and Propaganda

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MLAC2177 Sociolinguistics: An Introduction

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MLAC3089 Dissertation in French Studies

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MLAC3079 Mythology in German literature

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MLAC3124 French Documentary Cinema

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MLAC2167 Art and Contemporary Visual Culture in France

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MLAC2151 Contemporary French Cinema and Social Issues

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MLAC2168 European Silent Cinema

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MLAC2119 Media in Germany

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MLAC2122 Enlightenment Literature

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MLAC2117 Huit Tableaux

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MLAC2054 Serbian and Croatian Literature

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MLAC2053 French New Wave Cinema

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MLAC2184 La France en guerre - mémoires de la Première guerre mondiale

This module will introduce students to aspects of the First World War in France and in its colonial empire via the study of primary historical sources and historiography.

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CULT3019 The New Hollywood

This module examines sixty years of change in Hollywood, looking at key historical moments in which filmmakers, critics, audiences, and academics have declared the dawning of something…

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MLAC3094 La République Gaullienne

This module tells the story of how one man, Charles de Gaulle, rescued and reshaped the French Republic in 1958, before being rejected by a people that no longer loved him in 1969.

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Why Do Muslims Believe in Moral Rationalism?

Dr Ali-reza Bhojani introduced the notion that the basis of morality is not simply based in the acts of divine revelation, but is inherent in the moral order that human beings find within themselves.

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What is a Gospel with Sara Parks

Prof. Thomas O’Loughlin discusses with Dr Sara Parks the origins of the Christian notion of a ‘gospel’ and how it moved from being a political notion in the Roman Empire, to being a…

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Why Study Principles in Liturgy with Tom O'Loughlin

What makes a good liturgy? Many approaches are taken to this question – and it is a question everyone asks, at least implicitly, after every act of participation. In this video Professor Thomas…

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How to get a job with a charity

Sarah Hancock, philosophy and theology alumna, works for The Challenge. She gives advice on how you can stand out in the recruitment process, the skills charities look for and the evidence that you…

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Abdominal examination in ruminants

This brief video demonstrates the key points to include in a basic examination of the gastrointestinal tract in ruminants. Particularly including percussion and auscultation for a displaced…

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Cultures, Languages and Area Studies module in a minute: Spanish Theatre & Society, 1936-Present

Dr Simon Breden, Department of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies, gives an overview of the module Spanish Theatre & Society, 1936-Present

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Cultures, Languages and Area Studies Module in a Minute: Huit Tableaux

Dr Paul Smith, Department of French and Francophone Studies, gives a brief overview of the module Huit Tableaux: Art and Politics in Nineteenth-Century France (1799-1871)

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Cultures, Languages and Area Studies Module in a Minute: Fictions of Self Knowledge

Dr James Helgeson, Department of French and Francophone Studies, gives a brief overview of the module Fictions of Self Knowledge

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Cultures, Languages and Area Studies Module in a Minute: Understanding Cultural Industries

Paul Grainge, Professor of Culture, Film and Media, gives a brief overview of the module Understanding Cultural Industries

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Cultures, Languages and Area Studies Module in a Minute: American Madness Mental Illness in History and Culture

Dr Robin Vandome, Department of American and Canadian Studies, gives a brief overview of the module American Madness: Mental Illness in History and Culture

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Cultures, Languages and Area Studies Module in a Minute: Latino Cultures

Dr Stephanie Lewthwaite, Department of American and Canadian Studies, gives a brief overview of the module Latino Cultures

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Cultures, Languages and Area Studies Module in a Minute: Transnational Media

Dr Mark Gallagher, Department of Culture, Film and Media, gives a brief overview of the module Transnational Media

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Cultures, Languages and Area Studies Module in a Minute: Film and Television Genres

Roberta Pearson, Professor of Culture, Film and Media, gives a brief overview of the module entitled "Film and Television Genres"

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Why Study Theology with Alison Milbank and Tom O'Loughlin

Joe Scales – and undergraduate in the department – asks two of his teachers why they study theology. There are as many definitions of theology as there are theologians – and here…

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Theologians in Conversation; Religious Literacy

Joe Scales – and undergraduate in the department – asks two of his teachers why they consider it so important for people in general (not just a few experts) to have a basic religious…

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Why Study The Israelite Identity with Carly Crouch

Identity is an important topic in seeking to understand a religion. It expresses itself in culture, rules about food, marriage, dress, and views of the divine. In this video Dr Carly Crouch looks at…

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Objects of Belief; An Esther Scroll with Rabbi Mendy Lent

Rabbi Mendy Lent discusses with Prof. Tom O’Loughlin a precious item found in many Jewish homes: a copy of the biblical Book of Esther in its original form as a scroll. Mendy Lent gives an…

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Sacred Calendars; Shavuot with Rabbi Mendy Lent

Rabbi Mendy Lent explains the significance of attached to the festival of Shavuot which takes place 50 days after the celebration of Passover. It was this celebration which was continued by the early…

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Sacred Calendars; Purim with Rabbi Mendy Lent

Rabbi Mendy Lent tells the story behind the festival of Purim when Jews still celebrate their deliverance at the time of Queen Esther – as found in the Book of Esther in the bible

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The Firth Post-Graduate Seminar 2016

The Firth Lectures take place every other year in the University of Nottingham, and it is the custom to ask the lecturer to conduct a post-graduate seminar on some aspect of her/his work. In 2016 the…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Humanities Building

Overview of the Humanities Building on University Park Campus - home to the Departments of Archaeology, Classics, History of Art, Philosophy and Theology and Religious Studies.

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Why Study Finite Life - A Challenge to Martin Heidegger with Agata Bielik-Robson

Agata Bielik-Robson, Professor of Jewish Studies, looks at the notion of human finitude and offer a challenge to the views of Martin Heidegger (1889-1976) and his notion of ‘being towards…

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Why Study Philosphical Morranos with Agata Bielik-Robson

Agata Bielik-Robson, Professor of Jewish Studies, uses the term ‘philosophical Marranos’ of a group of moderns thinkers, such as Levinas and Derrida, whose common Judaism may be a key to…

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Why Study Lurianic Kabbalah with Agata Beilik-Robson

Agata Bielik-Robson, Professor of Jewish Studies, looks at the tradition of speculation that can be traced by to Rabbi Isaac Luria (1534-72) – and especially the notion of 'tsimtsum'…

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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…

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DH Lawrence and Modernism - Module in a Minute

DH Lawrence and Modernism - Module in a Minute

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M13221 Identity, Territory and Political Conflict

M13221 Identity, Territory and Political Conflict with Simon Toubeau

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M14346 Comparative Democratic Development

M14346 Comparative Democratic Development with Simon Toubeau

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M13092 Fictionalised Politics

M13092 Fictionalised Politics with Steve Fielding

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M13115 Ideas and Politics in Contemporary Britain

M13115 Ideas and Politics in Contemporary Britain with Andrew Denham

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M13077 Intervention in Africa

M13077 Intervention in Africa with Catherine Gegout

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M12017 Comparative European Politics

M12017 Comparative European Politics with Kyriaki Nanou

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M13206 & M14348 European Union Politics

M13206 & M14348 European Union Politics with Kyriaki Nanou

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M12101 Social and Global Justice

M12101 Social and Global Justice with David Stevens

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M12053 Civilization and Barbarism

M12053 Civilization and Barbarism with Catherine Gegout

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Theologians in Conversation; The Analogy of Being

In their latest conversation, Dr Simon Oliver and Professor John Milbank discuss the Analogy of Being. Starting with the works of Thomas Aquinas, the 13th Century theologian and the use of language…

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Why Study Schopenhauer and the Arts 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…

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Why Study The Gift Pt 2 with John Milbank

In the second of their 2 part discussion, Professor John MIlbank and Dr Simon Oliver continue to look at the notion of 'the Gift'. Picking up with the idea that a purified gift, given one…

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M13059 Transforming Welfare States

M13059 Transforming Welfare States with Chris Pierson

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M13203 Global Insurgencies

M13203 Global Insurgencies with Gulshan Khan

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M13181 The Politics of East and Central Europe

M13181 The Politics of East and Central Europe with Jan Meyer-Sahling

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M13213 Airpower and Modern Warfare

M13213 Airpower and Modern Warfare with Bettina Renz

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M13018 Transatlantic Security Relations

M13018 Transatlantic Security Relations with Wyn Rees

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M12005 Global Security

M12005 Global Security with Wyn Rees

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M13043 Parliamentary Studies

M13043 Parliamentary Studies with Phil Cowley

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M13123 International Politics of Race

M13123 International Politics of Race with Vanessa Pupavac

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M12019 Politics of the USA

M12019 Politics of the USA with Sue Pryce

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M13217 & M14184 Gender and Development

M13217 & M14184 Gender and Development with Carole Spary

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M13035 Politics and Drugs

M13035 Politics and Drugs with Sue Pryce

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