Search for tag: "Culture"

The ULTIMATE guide to Nottingham city

Take a tour of Nottingham city centre and find out about everything from its vibrant nightlife, shops, cafes, restaurants, culture and parks.

From  Tom Travis 0 likes 2,863 plays 0  

Helen Lovatt and the Argonautica

Professor Helen Lovatt shares her love of Jason and the Argonauts - the subject of one of her specialist year modules. Find out more about the Department of Classics and Archaeology…

From  Hannah O'Regan 0 likes 11 plays 0  

A masters experience in the Faculty of Arts

Masters students describe their experience of learning and living in Nottingham. Six students tell their stories of what it was like to study for a masters degree in the Faculty of Arts. From…

From  Rebecca Weaver 0 likes 52 plays 0  

Research culture at Nottingham University Business School

Professor Mihaela Kelemen talks about the interdisciplinary methods of research at the Business School. Staff use a variety of methods including big data visualisation, data simulations,…

From  Victoria Wrigley 0 likes 22 plays 0  

Dr Matt Myers - My Favourite Roman History Books

Dr Matt Myers from the Department of Classics and Archaeology discusses his three favourite books about Roman history. Find out more about the Department of Classics and Archaeology…

From  Matthew Myers 0 likes 14 plays 0  

Vase stories

Dr Hannah O'Regan discusses the importance of a very fishy vase, and what it can tell us about the past. Find out more about the Department of Classics and Archaeology…

From  Hannah O'Regan 0 likes 9 plays 0  

Nottingham Universities unite to enable safe COVID-19 testing | #UniSupport

Universities in Nottingham are helping to protect scientists testing for COVID-19, by providing the Government with essential safety cabinets. The Category 2 Cell Culture Cabinets will provide a…

From  Paul Hodgson 0 likes 61 plays 0  

Vlog: Let's talk about engagement

In his first-ever vlog, Professor John Atherton, Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, highlights the real opportunities we all have to get involved in local…

From  Janice Sablitzky 1 likes 496 plays 0  

Karen Cox - Career Profile

Karen Cox, Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the University of Nottingham 2013 - 2017, talks about her career: Where it's taken her and how she got to where she is today.

From  Richard Sanderson 0 likes 49 plays 0  

Why Study G.A. Studdert Kennedy with Stuart Bell

Famous to the British soldiers of the Great War as ‘Woodbine Willie,’ the Revd G.A. Studdert Kennedy (1883-1929) is also a great forgotten theologian. In this video, Dr Stuart Bell…

From  Simon Barnett 0 likes 19 plays 0  

Why Study Faith in Conflict? The Changes it brought to the Theology of Britain

The First World War was the single most important event is shaping modern European society. In this video Dr Stuart Bell discusses how the experience of the war had a long lasting affect on Christian…

From  Simon Barnett 0 likes 5 plays 0  

Why Study Faith in Conflict? Impact on Ordinary Lives with Dr Stuart Bell

The First World War was the single most important event is shaping modern European society. In this video Dr Stuart Bell discusses the experience of one man from Derbyshire in the Great War and how…

From  Simon Barnett 0 likes 10 plays 0  

Why Study Faith in Conflict? Deconstructing the Myths of the Great War with Stuart Bell

The First World War was the single most important event is shaping modern European society. In this video Dr Stuart Bell discusses the myths that grew up about the Great War and religion.

From  Simon Barnett 0 likes 7 plays 0  

Why Study the act of Cremation with Kevin McGinnell

Dealing with the body of someone who has died – generically referred to as ‘disposal’ – is a crucial intersection of social custom, religious practices, human ritual,…

From  Simon Barnett 0 likes 8 plays 0  

Year of the Rooster - highlights from the Jixiang (Propitious) projection

In a spectacular world premiere, Nottingham-based digital artist Barret Hodgson illuminated the University's iconic Trent Building with a visual feast of digital projections which capture…

From  Debs Storey 0 likes 212 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 0 likes 21 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 0 likes 17 plays 0  

Why Study Religion and the Enlightenment in England and Europe with Jeremy Gregory

Until very recently the standard model for assessing the place of religion in the Enlightenment was one of simple opposition: Religion represented the superstition and darkness that the rational…

From  Simon Barnett 0 likes 12 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 0 likes 7 plays 0  

Nottingham in Parliament Day

On 25 October 2016 over 100 organisations from across Nottinghamshire came together to celebrate the county's business, education, research, culture, sport and global connections. With over…

From  Tom Travis 0 likes 1,192 plays 0  

Nottingham in Parliament Day

On 25 October 2016 over 100 organisations from across Nottinghamshire came together to celebrate the county's business, education, research, culture, sport and global connections. With over…

From  Tom Travis 0 likes 120 plays 0  

Cultures, Languages and Area Studies Module in a Minute: Understanding Cultural Industries

Paul Grainge, Professor of Culture, Film and Media, gives a brief overview of the module Understanding Cultural Industries

From  Susie Smithurst 0 likes 189 plays 0  

Cultures, Languages and Area Studies Module in a Minute: Transnational Media

Dr Mark Gallagher, Department of Culture, Film and Media, gives a brief overview of the module Transnational Media

From  Susie Smithurst 0 likes 181 plays 0  

Cultures, Languages and Area Studies Module in a Minute: Film and Television Genres

Roberta Pearson, Professor of Culture, Film and Media, gives a brief overview of the module entitled "Film and Television Genres"

From  Susie Smithurst 0 likes 278 plays 0  

Why Study Ethics in the Hebrew Bible with Carly Crouch

In discussion of ethics and morality one can often hear someone say that ‘the bible says … .’ But this video explores how what ‘the bible says’ is far from a simple…

From  Simon Barnett 0 likes 54 plays 0  

Why Study The Israelite Identity with Carly Crouch

Identity is an important topic in seeking to understand a religion. It expresses itself in culture, rules about food, marriage, dress, and views of the divine. In this video Dr Carly Crouch looks at…

From  Simon Barnett 0 likes 9 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 0 likes 23 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 0 likes 16 plays 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…

From  Debs Storey 0 likes 16,586 plays 0  

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…

From  Simon Barnett 0 likes 19 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 0 likes 326 plays 0  

Faculty of Arts: research and tutorial spaces

Faculty of Arts researchers talk about their research and the spaces in which it takes place for both staff and students.

From  Helen Frost 0 likes 107 plays 0  

Faculty of Arts Digital laboratory and research facilities

Faculty of Arts researchers talk about their research and some of the digital and laboratory facilities they use at the University of Nottingham.

From  Helen Frost 0 likes 73 plays 0  

Why Study New Testament Hymns with Peter Watts

Dr. Peter Watts points out that embedded in many of the earliest Christian documents, such as the letters in the New Testament, there are pieces of poetry that were probably originally hymns sung by…

From  Simon Barnett 0 likes 10 plays 0  

Why Study The Songs of the Old Testament with Peter Watts

Dr. Peter Watts draws attention to the number of songs and hymns that can be found in the books of the Hebrew Bible. The most famous collection of these is the Book of Psalms, but there are many more…

From  Simon Barnett 0 likes 9 plays 0  

Why Study Heresy in the Later Middle Ages with Rob Lutton

Dr. Rob Lutton introduces the value to the historian of studying groups and individuals who were given the label of ‘heretics’ in the later middle ages. These groups point to diversity in…

From  Simon Barnett 0 likes 63 plays 0  

A to Z of Sociology: Ethnicity

Dr Christian Karner, Associate Professor of Sociology, talks about the standard sociological definition of ethnicity and the four key questions which arise from that definition.

From  Tracey George 0 likes 50 plays 0  

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…

From  Simon Barnett 0 likes 28 plays 0  

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…

From  Simon Barnett 0 likes 14 plays 0  

Nottingham City

Have a look at just some of the things that make Nottingham great and find out what our students love about the city. For more information visit www.nottingham.ac.uk/studywithus/nottinghamlife To…

From  Digital Communications 0 likes 1,294 plays 0  

Achieve it - Arts at Nottingham

You could find the perfect course at Nottingham Browse our courses: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/ugcourses The Faculty of Social Sciences offers a variety of undergraduate courses within the…

From  Debs Storey 0 likes 5,535 plays 0  

Sylwia Szostak - PhD Culture, Film and Media

Sylwia talks about her placement at Lakeside Arts Centre, organised by the Arts Graduate Centre.

From  Digital Communications 0 likes 35 plays 0  

Queen Nkem Obi - MSc Crop Biotechnology and Entrepreneurship

Postgraduate biosciences student, Queen Nkem Obi, talks about her experience studying crop biotechnology and entrepreneurship at The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus.

From  brznc3 0 likes 23 plays 0  

Syeda Minaal Pervaiz - International Communication Studies

Undergraduate student, Syeda Minaal Pervaiz, talks about her experiences studying for the BA International Communication Studies at The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus.

From  brznc3 0 likes 620 plays 0  

Sylwia Szostak - PhD Culture, Film and Media

Sylwia talks about her placement at Lakeside Arts Centre, organised by the Arts Graduate Centre.

From  Digital Communications 0 likes 30 plays 0  

Mariana Matoso - PhD Lusophone African Culture

Mariana advises students on where to look for funding options.

From  Digital Communications 0 likes 28 plays 0