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#WeAreUoN Gaby's story

Dr Gaby Neher is an inspiring educator, mentor and researcher. With specialist expertise in the Renaissance period of art history, Gaby's always looking for new and interesting ways to engage…

From  Debs Storey on March 14th, 2019 0 likes 39 plays 0  

Why Study Theology at Nottingham with Frances Knight

Professor Frances Knight introduces the two distance learning MA programmes run by the department: the MA in Church History; and the MA in Systematic and Philosophical Theology. All details in this…

From  Simon Barnett on July 31st, 2018 0 likes 4 plays 0  

Expert advice on becoming an archivist

Dr Simon Innes-Robbins, Nottingham alumnus, Senior Curator at the Imperial War Museums gives an insight into the different types of archives in the UK. He also offers advice on the importance of work…

From  Jackie Thompson on July 3rd, 2018 0 likes 80 plays 0  

Remembering the Reformation 1517 - 2017

2017 marks the five-hundred anniversary of the beginning of the European Reformation. As part of a series of events to commemorate this event which has done so much to share modern Europe and…

From  Simon Barnett on May 10th, 2017 0 likes 16 plays 0  

How do we look back on definitions and divisions in the sixteenth century? with David Gehring

How ever remember the past is related to how we see what is happening in our present. In this video Dr David Gehring – of Nottingham’s Department of History – looks at how our…

From  Simon Barnett on May 8th, 2017 0 likes 5 plays 0  

How did the Reformers view their own History? with Alan Ford

The reformers were faced with many challenges, but one that is often forgotten was the need to justify their actions historically. How did it come about that the church needed reform? To what image…

From  Simon Barnett on May 8th, 2017 0 likes 5 plays 0  

Why Study the Fin de Siècle with Frances Knight

Prof. Frances Knight, an expert on the religious history of the late nineteenth century, examines the religious dimension of the cultural movements we associate with the term ‘Fin de…

From  Simon Barnett on March 28th, 2017 0 likes 8 plays 0  

Theologians in Conversation; Liturgical Ordo with Kevin McGinnell

One of the major developments in Christianity in recent years has been the growth of ecumenical approaches to liturgy. Here one of the leaders of those conversations in the English-speaking world,…

From  Simon Barnett on February 16th, 2017 0 likes 7 plays 0  

Why Study Theology with Simeon Zahl

There are many definitions of theology and in this video Dr Simeon Zahl shared his view of what he does as a theologian and why he thinks it important. He sees himself as engaging in a formal manner…

From  Simon Barnett on February 16th, 2017 0 likes 7 plays 0  

Why Study Foot Washing with Tom O'Loughlin

Footwashing has been part of the ritual inheritance of Christians since at least the time John composed his gospel, but it has also been a much misunderstood and avoided ritual. Here Thomas…

From  Simon Barnett on December 16th, 2016 0 likes 19 plays 0  

Why Study the writings of Edward Gibbon with Jeremy Gregory

Edward Gibbon (1737-94) published his most famous work, The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, in 1776. Famous or notorious in presenting the rise of Christianity as the cause of the decline of…

From  Simon Barnett on November 24th, 2016 0 likes 10 plays 0  

Why Study the History of Religion with Jeremy Gregory

Professor Jeremy Gregory examines the case that the history of religion is as close as we can get to ‘total history’: looking at all aspects of individuals in societies in the past in the…

From  Simon Barnett on November 24th, 2016 0 likes 6 plays 0  

Theologians in Conversation; Irish Reformation

For over forty years the question of why the Reformation did not gain significant traction in Ireland in the sixteenth century has fascinated historians. In this video Prof. Alan Ford introduces the…

From  Simon Barnett on October 10th, 2016 0 likes 1 plays 0  

Christopher Phelps interviewed on BBC World News

Dr Christopher Phelps, Associate Professor of American History, interviewed for BBC World News on the U.S. Vice Presidential debate.

From  Susie Colley on October 6th, 2016 0 likes 74 plays 0  

Why Study Ecclesiastes with Doug Ingram

Dr Doug Ingram and Dr Peter Watts look at one short and enigmatic biblical text: the Book of Ecclesiates – sometimes also called Qoheleth – and at the questions is poses not only to…

From  Simon Barnett on September 23rd, 2016 0 likes 22 plays 0  

Why Study The Old Testament with Doug Ingram

Dr Doug Ingram and Dr Peter Watts look at the value of studying that diverse library of books that go to make up the Old Testament. This has a value as an exploration of people quite apart from its…

From  Simon Barnett on September 23rd, 2016 0 likes 10 plays 0  

#a-zoftheology; C is for Codex

Prof. Tom O’Loughlin examines what is meant by the word ‘codex’ and how this was the characteristic book-form in early Christianity.Other entries in the A-Z of Theology playlist can…

From  Simon Barnett on September 23rd, 2016 0 likes 2 plays 0  

Vlog: Elisabeth Frink exhibition

John recently visited the Elisabeth Frink exhibition at Nottingham Lakeside Arts, and this is what he thought of it. Find out more about the exhibition: http://goo.gl/hEjZ5g See more from John:…

From  Tom Travis on February 11th, 2016 0 likes 17 plays 0  

An Introduction to the Library for Distance Learners

Mr Neil Smyth (the Senior Librarian for the Faculty of Arts) discusses with Professor Tom O’Loughlin (Department of Theology and Religious Studies) how the library can help those who are…

From  Simon Barnett on January 13th, 2016 0 likes 21 plays 0  

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.

From  acznc on December 18th, 2015 0 likes 287 plays 0  

Vlog: First months in the UK

Find out how John's first couple of months have been as an international student in Nottingham. See more from John at https://www.youtube.com/user/JaMSessions92

From  Tom Travis on December 3rd, 2015 0 likes 171 plays 0  

A - Z of Theology; D is for Disciple

Prof. Tom O’Loughlin examines the various meanings of the word ‘disciple’ in early Christian discourse. #a2zoftheology Other videos you may wish to watch include; Why Study...the…

From  Simon Barnett on November 19th, 2015 0 likes 2 plays 0  

Vlog: Postgraduate Study

John talks about his experiences of life as a postgraduate student and offers some tips about the application process. See more from John at https://www.youtube.com/user/JaMSessions92

From  Tom Travis on November 16th, 2015 0 likes 21 plays 0  

History in a Minute - Emma Lautman

PhD student Emma talks about what it's like to study History at The University of Nottingham

From  Tom Travis on October 15th, 2015 0 likes 59 plays 0  

History in a Minute - John Parker

Mature student John talks about what it's like to study History at The University of Nottingham

From  Tom Travis on August 4th, 2015 0 likes 47 plays 0  

History in a Minute - Joseph Peake

Third year student Joseph talks about what it's like to study History at The University of Nottingham

From  Tom Travis on August 4th, 2015 0 likes 81 plays 0  

History in a Minute - Abdul Muktadir

Second year student Abdul talks about what it's like to study History at The University of Nottingham

From  Tom Travis on August 4th, 2015 0 likes 78 plays 0  

History in a Minute - Harriet Haylett-McDowell

First year student Harriet talks about what it's like to study History at The University of Nottingham

From  Tom Travis on August 4th, 2015 0 likes 95 plays 0  

Why Study Pentecostal Theology with William Kay

Professor William Kay, one of the world’s leading Pentecostal theologians, introduces what is distinctive about Pentecostalism in comparison with other forms of Christianity. He points out that…

From  Simon Barnett on March 31st, 2015 0 likes 24 plays 0  

Why Study the 4th Council of the Lateran with Claire Taylor

2015 is the eighth centenary of Lateran IV – often described as the most important western church council between the Council of Nicea (325) and the Reformation. Dr Claire Taylor of the Dept of…

From  Simon Barnett on March 31st, 2015 0 likes 5 plays 0  

M13123 International Politics of Race

M13123 International Politics of Race with Vanessa Pupavac

From  John Pollock on March 11th, 2015 0 likes 453 plays 0  

Why Study Salvation History with Roland Deines

Professor Roland Deines looks at the notion of ‘salvation history’ (Heilsgeschichte) as a theme in theology that can be found throughout the bible. It is the notion that humanity stands…

From  Simon Barnett on February 13th, 2015 0 likes 43 plays 0  

The Philosophy of Time Using Art History

A short video of Jonathan Tallant discussing his recent work looking at the philosophy of time using art history.

From  Digital Communications on February 2nd, 2015 0 likes 114 plays 0  

Why Study Theology with William Kay

Professor William Kay, one of the world’s leading Pentecostal theologians, gives his vision of the importance of theology. It is concerned with ‘thinking logically about God’ and…

From  Simon Barnett on January 28th, 2015 0 likes 10 plays 0  

#askatheologian Why do we need chapters and verses?

Professor Tom O’Loughlin explains that the familiar chapters and verses – found in every printed bible – are to be viewed solely as a means of finding passages and particular…

From  Simon Barnett on January 27th, 2015 0 likes 9 plays 0  

Why Study the impact of Heresy with Claire Taylor

Dr Claire Taylor of the Dept of History, one of the scholars belonging to that department’s Heresy Network, introduces the notion of heresy, heretics and dissent as a phenomenon that historians…

From  Simon Barnett on January 13th, 2015 0 likes 27 plays 0  

Limbo: how low can you go?

Staff and students in the Medical School's Cafe Remedy trying their hand (or thighs...) at limbo as part of the Black History Month celebrations at The University of Nottingham. Read more on…

From  Tara De Cozar on October 14th, 2014 0 likes 42 plays 0  

Yasmin Issaka singing Somebody's Fool

Yasmin Issaka at the BHM launch event, Nottingham Lakeside Arts, Tuesday 7 October 2014

From  Tara De Cozar on October 8th, 2014 0 likes 17 plays 0  

Salsa demo for Black History Month 6

Salsa demo organised for Black History Month by the School of Health Sciences.

From  Tara De Cozar on October 7th, 2014 0 likes 28 plays 0  

Salsa demo for Black History Month 5

Salsa demo organised for Black History Month by the School of Health Sciences.

From  Tara De Cozar on October 7th, 2014 0 likes 21 plays 0  

Salsa demo for Black History Month 4

Salsa demo organised for Black History Month by the School of Health Sciences.

From  Tara De Cozar on October 7th, 2014 0 likes 22 plays 0  

Salsa demo for Black History Month 3

Salsa demo organised for Black History Month by the School of Health Sciences.

From  Tara De Cozar on October 7th, 2014 0 likes 3 plays 0  

Salsa demo for Black History Month 2

Salsa demo organised for Black History Month by the School of Health Sciences.

From  Tara De Cozar on October 7th, 2014 0 likes 8 plays 0  

Salsa demo for Black History Month 1

Salsa demo organised for Black History Month by the School of Health Sciences.

From  Tara De Cozar on October 7th, 2014 0 likes 13 plays 0  

Module in a Minute - Work and Play

Dr Ting Chang discusses Work and Play in Modern Art

From  aczmb on October 6th, 2014 0 likes 170 plays 0  

What is a Gospel with Tom O'Loughlin

Many people, whether they are Christians or not, think they know what the gospels contain, the kind of documents they are, and their purpose. This seminar argues that these are more complex questions…

From  Simon Barnett on September 12th, 2014 0 likes 5 plays 0  

Why Study Popular Religion in the Middle Ages with Rob Lutton

Dr Rob Lutton introduces an important aspect of contemporary historical studies: the study of religion as a force that shapes lives. Religion, like it or loathe it, has not disappeared from the human…

From  Simon Barnett on August 27th, 2014 0 likes 10 plays 0  

Introduction to the module 'History of Western Philosophy' by Dr Andrew Fisher

An introduction to the Philosophy module 'History of Western Philosophy' by Dr Andrew Fisher.

From  acznc on August 8th, 2014 0 likes 115 plays 0  

Pavlopetri - City Beneath the Waves - 'rebuilt'

The very latest digital marine technology and movie industry computer graphics in ground breaking collaboration which could revolutionise underwater surveying.

From  Debs Storey on July 31st, 2014 0 likes 191 plays 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 on July 31st, 2014 0 likes 9 plays 0  

History of Art 'Module in a Minute' - American Visual Culture by Dr Mark Rawlinson

History of Art 'Module in a Minute' video for the module American Visual Culture by Dr Mark Rawlinson.

From  acznc on July 23rd, 2014 0 likes 259 plays 0  

History of Art 'Module in a Minute' - Art and Power: Paris 1937 by Dr Lara Pucci

History of Art 'Module in a Minute' video for the module Art and Power: Paris 1937 by Dr Lara Pucci.

From  acznc on July 23rd, 2014 0 likes 420 plays 0  

History of Art 'Module in a Minute' - Renaissance Women by Dr Gabriele Neher

History of Art 'Module in a Minute' video for the module Women in the Italian Renaissance by Dr Gabriele Neher.

From  acznc on July 23rd, 2014 0 likes 263 plays 0  

Faculty of Arts: public spaces for researchers

Faculty of Arts researchers discuss their research and how they use the public spaces at the University of Nottingham.

From  Helen Frost on July 16th, 2014 0 likes 94 plays 0  

Gladstone election songs

Gladstone election songs. Part of the W.E.Gladstone The 'Grand Old Man' of Nottinghamshire research project that involves academics within the Department of History.

From  aczmb on July 2nd, 2014 0 likes 12 plays 0  

A to Z of Sociology: Family History

Dr Anne-Marie Kramer, Lecturer in the School of Sociology and Social Policy, talks about why she is interested in studying family history.

From  mcztlg on March 14th, 2014 0 likes 87 plays 0  

Historians and Time Travel

A student's view - Would time travel make historians redundant? A podcast by Victoria Stiles a part-time tutor within the Department of History.

From  aczmb on January 29th, 2014 0 likes 3 plays 0  

Fascism and racism past and present

A podcast by Victoria Stiles about the changing views on fascism and racism throughout history. Victoria works as a part-time tutor within the Department of History.

From  aczmb on January 29th, 2014 0 likes 3 plays 0  

Isra Afridi - MA International Relations

Postgraduate student, Isra Afridi, talks about her experiences studying International Relations at The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus.

From  brznc3 on November 19th, 2013 0 likes 492 plays 0  

street dance 2

More street dance for Black History Month.

From  Tara De Cozar on October 17th, 2013 0 likes 13 plays 0  

Street dance 1

The School of Health Sciences celebrates Black History Month through the medium of dance — street dance.

From  Tara De Cozar on October 17th, 2013 0 likes 26 plays 0  

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Salsa demo for Black History Month

From  Tara De Cozar on October 16th, 2013 0 likes 28 plays 0  

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Salsa demo for Black History Month

From  Tara De Cozar on October 16th, 2013 0 likes 0 plays 0  

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Salsa demo in the School of Health Sciences organised for Black History Month.

From  Tara De Cozar on October 16th, 2013 0 likes 29 plays 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 on September 30th, 2013 0 likes 101 plays 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 on September 30th, 2013 0 likes 120 plays 0  

Developing Independent Thinking through Student-Lead Activities

Dr Nick Thomas describes how giving students the responsibility to lead seminars helps them to develop important academic and transferrable skills.

From  brzlh on September 30th, 2013 0 likes 43 plays 0  

Art History - The Student Perspective

Campus Cam went to meet Art History graduates to ask them about their experience at the University of Nottingham.

From  brzpp on August 15th, 2013 0 likes 337 plays 0  

Sarah Horner - BA French and History Sarah Horner BA French and History

Sarah explains the different combinations of modules that her degree offers.

From  Digital Communications on June 13th, 2013 0 likes 134 plays 0  

Hester Pode - BA Classical Civilisation and Art History

Hester talks about the balance between studying and societies.

From  Digital Communications on June 13th, 2013 0 likes 77 plays 0  

Hayley Hardwick - BA History and Ancient History

Hayley talks about being a mature student and the support available.

From  Digital Communications on June 13th, 2013 0 likes 201 plays 0