Search for tag: "post-war britain"

Tim Baillie and Etienne Stott – University of Nottingham Sport Hall of Fame

Alumni Tim Baillie and Etienne Stott made history at the London 2012 Olympic Games by winning Great Britain’s first ever gold medal in the canoe slalom event. Best friends since their time at…

From  Debs Storey 10 Months ago 0 likes 0 views 0  

Robert Clift – University of Nottingham Sport Hall of Fame

Hockey star and alumnus Robert Clift was part of the legendary Great Britain team who won gold at the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul. In an international career spanning a decade, Clift won 75 caps for…

From  Debs Storey 10 Months ago 0 likes 4 views 0  

Annie Panter – University of Nottingham Sport Hall of Fame

Hockey star Annie Panter earnt over 100 caps for England and Great Britain in her 10 year international career including a bronze medal at the London 2012 Olympic Games. Overcoming a series of…

From  Debs Storey 10 Months ago 0 likes 5 views 0  

Why Study Dionysus and the Bacchae with Judith Mossman

Professor Judith Mossman (Dept of Classics, University of Nottingham), and expert on Greek tragedy, introduces one of the most powerful of the plays of Euripides: The Bacchae. This gives us…

From  Simon Barnett 3 Years ago 0 likes 18 views 0  

#askatheologian; Who was Ibn Taymiyya?

Dr Jon Hoover gives an introduction to Ibn Taymiyya. He was a scholar who lived in Damascus 800 years ago, but is very influential among many Islamic groups today.

From  Simon Barnett 3 Years ago 0 likes 7 views 0  

M13115 Ideas and Politics in Contemporary Britain

M13115 Ideas and Politics in Contemporary Britain with Andrew Denham

From  John Pollock 4 Years ago 0 likes 405 views 0  

M13193 The War in Iraq

M13193 The War in Iraq with Andrew Mumford

From  John Pollock 4 Years ago 0 likes 620 views 0  

M13192 Rethinking the Cold War

M13192 Rethinking the Cold War with Ben Holland

From  John Pollock 4 Years ago 0 likes 229 views 0  

Why Study William Temple with Frances Knight

Dr Frances Knight introduces William Temple (1881-1944), Archbishop of Canterbury (1942-44) who has been described as the spiritual father of the Welfare State. A quintessential member of the…

From  Simon Barnett 4 Years ago 0 likes 3 views 0  

'Comfort Women' -- symposium highlights human rights violation

PhD student Sachi Tsukamoto, from The University of Nottingham, has organised a symposium on 'comfort women' -- the women and girls forced into sexual slavery for the Imperial Japanese Army…

From  Debs Storey 4 Years ago 0 likes 9 views 0  

'Comfort Women' - Japanese student explains why she studies the issue

PhD Student Sachi Tsukamoto, from The University of Nottingham, explains why she decided to learn more about the plight of 'Comfort Women' -- the women and girls forced into sexual slavery…

From  Debs Storey 4 Years ago 0 likes 39 views 0  

Windows on War

A short film on the Windows on War project. Listen to project participants and how they built the online exhibition. For more information visit: http://windowsonwar.nottingham.ac.uk/

From  uizen1 5 Years ago 0 likes 106 views 0  

Ancient naval battle site ‘rammed’ with relics of war

On March 10 241BC a huge naval battle took place off the coast of Sicily between the Romans and their archenemies the Carthaginians. It put an end to the First Punic War and set the Roman Republic on…

From  Lindsay Brooke 5 Years ago 0 likes 1,558 views 0  

Lowry revisited

As the 2013 Lowry exhibition closes in London, we take a look back to the success of our own Lowry exhibition, which opened its doors to the public two years ago on 16 November. Held in the…

From  Digital Communications 5 Years ago 0 likes 1 views 0  

Art History student lands her dream job

University of Nottingham graduate Amy Concannon landed her dream job when she became an Assistant Curator at Tate Britain. Her career advice - focus and get plenty of work experience. Amy is now…

From  Digital Communications 5 Years ago 0 likes 119 views 0  

Making sure the food we grow is good enough to eat

A new Centre of Excellence for Post-Harvest Biotechnology has opened at the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus. It aims to reduce food losses and improve overall quality and food safety.

From  Digital Communications 5 Years ago 0 likes 15 views 0  

£23m masterpiece in the care of Nottingham alumna

University of Nottingham Art History graduate is putting her knowledge into practice -- looking after a £23m masterpiece. As an Assistant Curator at Tate Britain, Amy Concannon was part of the…

From  Digital Communications 5 Years ago 0 likes 101 views 0