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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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The British Council's Introduction to IELTS

IELTS is the world's most popular English language test for higher education and global migration. Take IELTS with British Council to help you on your way. www.britishcouncil.org/takeielts …

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Why Study Nostra Aetate with Archbishop Kevin McDonald

Archbishop Kevin McDonald discusses with Prof. Tom O’Loughlin the significance of the Roman Catholic statement on that church’s view of other religions, and especially how the Catholic…

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Nobel Laureate Sir Peter Mansfield has Nottingham tram named after him

Nottingham City Council have honoured Sir Peter Mansfield by naming one of their trams after him. Sir Peter, who won the Nobel Prize for his role in inventing the MRI scanner, said he was honoured…

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Adrian Hayes

A short video of explorer, adventurer and business coach, Adrian Hayes talking about his life and how he achieves his goals. As well as offering advice to current students of The University of…

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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  

Nottingham City

Discover the City of Nottingham through the eyes of a student… Nottingham City Council’s student guide to Nottingham is now online at www.nottmstudents.com You’ll find all the…

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The Bonaventure Lecture 2014; The Roots of Catholicism delivered by Dr John McDade

Dr John McDade looks at what is meant by the terms ‘Catholicism’ and ‘the Catholic Church’ – and argues that one should see Christianity as ‘Reconfigured…

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'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…

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'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…

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Trawling for memories and responses to extreme weather events

Drawing on historical records and personal recollections the £1m British Climate Histories project, led by Professor Georgina Endfield from the School of Geography at The University of…

From  Lindsay Brooke 5 Years ago 0 likes 111 views 0  

Horizon - Shaping the Future through Ubiquitous Technology

The Horizon project looks to the future, exploring the line between privacy and security through data collection and appropriate usage of personal information. Find out more about the Horizon…

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