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Sparta Live: Adapting slavery to Spartan Society

Sparta Live! Adapting Slavery to Spartan Society Join us and Dr David Lewis for a discussion about Spartan helotage According to G.E.M. de Ste Croix (Origins of the Peloponnesian War, London…

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STUDENTS react to DURIAN fruit

As part of our Nottingham and Malaysia Day celebrations we invited our students to try durian fruit. Their reactions were mixed to say the least! Watch highlights from the day…

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#YouWillBeFound from Dear Evan Hansen (A Cappella cover)

Students from the University of Nottingham A Cappella Society perform 'You Will Be Found' from the Broadway musical 'Dear Evan Hansen. Sometimes life can get on top of you, but we want…

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Hannah at The Royal Society

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🚘 Campus CARaoke 🎤 Musicality 🎭

First to take to the wheel in our 'Campus CARaoke' series is University of Nottingham's musical theatre society Musicality. Find out more about Musicality:…

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🚘 Christmas CARaoke 🎤 All I want for Christmas is you... 🎁 #mashup

It's an All I Want for Christmas is you CARaoke mashup featuring groups from UoN A Capella society including: RadioOctave, Unplugged, Acapocalypse and Men to Boys. Check out the A Capella…

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2017: a landmark year for research at the University of Nottingham

2017 was an unprecedented year for research at the University of Nottingham. The largest planned investment in research in the University's history was announced at the Royal Society in London,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.

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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,…

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Why Study Theology with Alison Milbank and Tom O'Loughlin

Joe Scales – and undergraduate in the department – asks two of his teachers why they study theology. There are as many definitions of theology as there are theologians – and here…

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Theologians in Conversation; Religious Literacy

Joe Scales – and undergraduate in the department – asks two of his teachers why they consider it so important for people in general (not just a few experts) to have a basic religious…

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Why Study the Importance of Heresy with Claire Taylor

Dr Claire Taylor of the Department of History, one of the scholars belonging to that department’s Heresy Network, introduces the value attached to the study of heresy to hear voices from the…

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Why Study Simone Weil with Philip Goodchild

Prof. Philip Goodchild introduces the thought of Simone Weil (1909-1943) who has been described as a philosopher, a religious thinker, a mystic, and linked with any number of philosophers from Plato…

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Theologians in Conversation; Cardinal Nicholas of Cusa

John Milbank and Simon Oliver discuss the significance of the work of Blessed Nicholas of Cusa (1401-1464) for the way we do theology today. Nicholas, in challenging the role of the Principle of…

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Why Study St Augistine of Hippo with John Milbank

Augustine was born in Roman North Africa in 354 and died as Bishop of Hippo, also in North Africa, in 430. He was one of the most prolific Christian writers of all time and all western Christian…

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Objects of Belief; Stone Vessels with Roland Deines

Anyone who has heard of the Marriage Feast at Cana (Gospel of John 2:1-11) has heard of ‘the six stone jars, for the Jewish rites of purification, each holding twenty or thirty…

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LawSoc Puppy Room 2016

Puppies descended on University Park as our Law Society organised a puppy room to calm students’ pre-exam nerves. As part of their Wellness Week promoting mental health, the society invited…

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Why Study Disability and Disease with Christina Lee

Dr Christina Lee, Associate Professor of Viking Studies in the School of English, looks at how disability and disease were viewed by Christians during the Middle Ages. She uses evidence that comes…

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Vlog: Societies

What are societies? What do you do there? How many should I join? Our vloggers Amy and Laura are here to explain all.…

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How would you like to be buried – at Stonehenge?

The answer to this question will help with the exploration of burial sites around Stonehenge as part of the €8m Stonehenge Hidden Landscape project. It is hoped twenty first century…

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Law Society and Guide Dogs Puppy Room

As part of their Wellness Week our Law Society arranged a puppy room for students to unwind from their revision by petting some adorable dogs. Thank you to Guide Dogs for bringing them along.

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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…

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Why Study Sex and Ethics in the Hebrew Bible with Carly Crouch

Many people ask ‘what does the bible say about sex and ethics’ and assume that there is a simple and consistent answer in the form of a set of ‘do’s and don’ts’!…

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Physsoc goes to CERN

A student's snapshot into Physsoc's award winning annual trip to CERN, in Geneva. Members of the society have the chance to visit the facility, including a guided tour and the opportunity…

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Alternative dance societies at UoN

Campus Cam went along to the alternative dance showcase, where members of alternative dance societies showed off the best bits of their society. Hear why our students got involved with their chosen…

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Sustainability, Society and You, Course Trailer

Taking a little step towards making a real impact A new online course introducing learners of any age to the key issues surrounding sustainability - it is free and open to everyone. This is the…

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DJ Soc

Members of DJ Soc talk about the founder of the society, DJ Switch, and the opportunities DJ Soc has given them.

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Re-writing the research on the treatment of infection

A major breakthrough in the search for alternatives to antibiotics and the treatment of infection could provide microbiologists with a whole new insight into the way germs co-exist with or attack…

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Integrating global society - uneven development

Case study - uneven development.

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Integrating global society - globalisation and uneven development

Case study - globalisation and trade unions.

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How Ethical are Biofuels?

Researchers at the University of Nottingham explain how their work on Bio-fuel and it's social impact is a pioneering project in the UK. Assuring sustainable biofuels at the University of…

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