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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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Friendship through Sport – Tri Campus Games 2017

This year’s Tri Campus Games saw over 150 students from the University of Nottingham’s three international locations – UK, Malaysia and China – head to Ningbo for a week long…

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Objects of Belief; The Table

Tables are a part of everyday life, but they also have significance in many religious rituals which are connected with food / eating. Here Prof. Tom O’Loughlin looks at a range of meanings…

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Objects of Belief; The Cup with Tom O'Loughlin

The Eucharist is a central ritual of Christians, and a central to that ritual is the use of a cup of wine for which thanks have been offered to God. But what is often forgotten is that in this…

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Tri-Campus Games 2016

Highlights from the 2016 Tri-Campus Games at The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus. Each year the Tri Campus Games brings together students from the three University of Nottingham campuses…

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A-Z of Theology; E is for Eucharist

Professor Tom O’Loughlin points out a complexity in the use of the word ‘eucharist.’ It is usually thought of as just a technical name for a ritual – the ritual practiced…

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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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Brooms up! This is quidditch.

Quidditch teams from across the UK came to Nottingham in March for the British Quidditch Cup at Wollaton Park. The event was organised by Quidditch UK and hosted by our team the Nottingham Nightmares.

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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…

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Tri Campus Games

An overview of the Tri Campus Games 2014.

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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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Nottingham graduate hits the airwaves in South East Asia

Film and Cultural Sociology graduate Andrew Whitelaw is hitting the big time in sports radio in South East Asia. Leaving The University of Nottingham with a love of football and media, Andrew's…

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SB Cakeoff: The Movie

March 2014 saw the return of the hugely popular Sutton Bonington Science Cake Competition for Sport Relief. The competition raised £610. This year's committee consisted of academic…

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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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