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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…

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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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Episode 1: Introduction

This episode introduces the series, explaining what economic and social rights are, where they come from, and how they fit into international human rights law.

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Episode 4: Maximum Available Resources

This episode addresses one of the most commonly misunderstood obligations imposed by economic and social rights: the duty of states to use the maximum of their available resources to give effect to…

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Episode 5: Retrogression

This episode focuses on the presumption under international human rights law against the permissibility of retrogression – or backward steps – in terms of economic and social rights…

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Episode 9: Work Rights

This episode outlines work rights (specifically the right to work and the right to just and favourable conditions of work), what they protect, and what they require of governments

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Episode 12: International Enforcement Processes

In this episode, we will focus on the ways in which states can be held accountable for their implementation of their economic and social rights duties under international law.

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The Future of Research Excellence and Global Impact

Securing sustainable food supplies, ending slavery and developing greener transport systems, are three of six most pressing global challenges the University of Nottingham on the 22 June 2017 set…

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Helping to end global slavery

There are 46 million people enslaved around the world today. Yet we are at a tipping point: there is a global political commitment to ending slavery by 2030. Our research is helping to end…

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Slavery and Liberation MA

There are more slaves alive today than at any point in history. Around the world, nearly 46 million people are forced to work against their will for no pay. Our MA Slavery and Liberation offers you…

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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…

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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…

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Peter Mumford, PhD alumni, talks about his role as a trainee patent attorney

Peter studied a PhD in Organic Chemistry and now works in a private practice specialising in pharmaceuticals. His PhD has given him a sound technical grounding which is really sought after within the…

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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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Securing rights and justice for all

We are the world's largest group of rights and justice scholars and advise governments and NGOs around the globe on the creation of sustainable, open and creative societies. More information:…

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Why Study Oscar Wilde with Frances Knight

Dr Frances Knight explores some of the religious dimensions of the life and works of Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) and in particular his Ballad of Reading Goal and De Profundis. She also examines…

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Clive Olamiju, classics graduate, talks about his role at Propercorn

Clive talks about his role as Operations Executive at Propercorn, a highly successful small business whose popcorn is sold in supermarkets and outlets worldwide. Clive talks about how the skills he…

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Joe Hesford, English and philosophy graduate, talks about his role at Vodafone

Joe talks about his role as Commercial Finance Manager at Vodafone, how he utilises the skills developed during his degree in his currrent role and his advice to other arts graduates interested in a…

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Francesca Jaffa, a recent graduate, talks about her role at Deutsche Bank

Francesca, a joint honours German and philosophy graduate, talks about her role as a Junior Employee Relations Specialist, why she chose to work for a global bank and why she chose a career in human…

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Dream Here

As part of our AHRC-funded Connected Communities Project to create Nottingham's first black history mural, the Centre for Research in Race and Rights commissioned Panya Banjoko to write and…

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Pathways: The Nottingham Black History Mural

In 2016, the University of Nottingham's Centre for Research in Race and Rights (C3R), which is part of the Research Priority Area in Rights and Justice, and the New Art Exchange joined together…

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Professor Todd Landman, Norms, Values and Morality: The Comparative Politics of Human Rights

On April 21, 2016, the Research Priority Area in Rights and Justice at the University of Nottingham hosted a special lecture by Professor Todd Landman, a world-leading expert on human rights. He…

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C3R - the trailer

This is a short trailer for the Centre for Research in Race and Rights (C3R) at The University of Nottingham. For more informaiton visit: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/go/c3r

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Towards A Silent Aircraft - Professor Dame Ann Dowling

Professor Dame Ann Dowling is President of the Royal Academy of Engineering and a Fellow of the Royal Society. She is a mechanical engineer specialising in low emission combustion, acoustics and…

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#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.

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Vlog: Travelling home for Christmas

Take a trip with John as he flies back to the US for Christmas. Watch Emma's Christmas vlog https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i2MoEB0MYaU See more from John…

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Spaceflight may extend the lifespan of microscopic worm

Could spaceflight slow the process of ageing? New research has shown that the effect of spaceflight on a microscopic worm — Caenorhabditis elegans (C. elegans) — could help it to live…

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Why Study the Hebrew Bible and Anthropology with Carly Crouch

Dr Carly Crouch seeks to demonstrate how the methods of the anthropologist can help us understand complex passages in the Hebrew Bible. She takes the Book of Deuteronomy as a test case and looks at…

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Objects of Belief: A Map of Salvation

Dr Frances Knight describes a ‘map of salvation’ produced by the founder of the Salvation Army in 1890 that encapsulates his religious vision.

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Table Tennis BUCS Big Wednesday highlights

A highlights video of The University of Nottingham's Table Tennis team, playing at the BUCS Big Wednesday in the championship final. Both male and female teams won. Filmed by Alex Wilkinson of…

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Lacrosse BUCS Big Wednesday highlights

A highlights video of The University of Nottingham's Lacrosse team, playing at the BUCS Big Wednesday in the championship final. The team came second overall, winning silver. Filmed by Alex…

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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…

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Do you think differently? CO2 saved by turning off lights

Do you think differently? Find out about the CO2 saved by turning off lights and how The University of Nottingham's International Centre for CSR can help you to think differently about…

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Lord's Cricket Ground sport reception highlights

Watch highlights of our sport reception, held at Lord's Cricket Ground, to celebrate the University's Greatest Sporting Heroes and launch our £3m fundraising campaign for sport.

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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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Johannes Hoff – Rethinking Modernity with Nicholas of Cusa 2013 Bonaventure Lecture

Professor Johannes Hoff – from Heythrop College in London – gave the 2013 Bonaventure lecture and proposed the case that modern theology needs to radically re-examine its assumptions…

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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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The Christian Spinoza with Dominic Erdozain

Dr Dominic Erdozain argues that when one studies the words of Baruch Spinoza (1632-1677) in the context of the religious life of seventeenth century Amsterdam and the people with whom he was in…

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Why Study UnBelief

Dr John McDade questions the nature of modern unbelief. He sees is as generated from within an approach to the question of God which grew up among Christian theologians in the early modern period. In…

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Why Study Biblical Studies with Peter Watts

Dr Peter Watts explores the range of approaches to the Bible that are encompassed in the term ‘biblical studies.’ He brings out that while the study of the Bible exists as part of…

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University of Nottingham Libraries - Insights from our students

Interviews with University of Nottingham students describing their experiences of using library services

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UoN Memories

Campus Cam went to ask students about their favourite memories from the University of Nottingham. These are some highlights.…

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Inspect-a-Gadget - The lighter side of life!

Laura explains why the right type of light is so important to us in terms of health and from a business perspective.

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Ateka Vasram - LLM Public International Law

Ateka describes her interest in human rights and why she chose The University of Nottingham specifically.

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