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Ancient facts about Egyptian geese

Dr Oliver Thomas (Classics and Archaeology) tells us 5 facts about Egyptian geese in the ancient world. Filmed on University Park campus in summer 2021 by Maroula Perisanidi. Photo by Larkin…

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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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Why Study Church in the Furnace

In 1917, at the height of the First World War, F.B. MacNutt edited a collection of 17 essays entitled The Church in the Furnace. These essays were written by Anglican army chaplains who reflected on…

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G.A. Studdert-Kennedy the Man

‘Woodbine Willie’ – the Anglican World War I padre who gave cigarettes to the troops and wrote poetry - is well known. But the man himself, G.A. Studdert-Kennedy is not nearly so…

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Is Studdert-Kennedy relevant to the Twenty-first Century?

Dr Stuart Bell argues that the early twentieth-century Anglican writer, G.A. Studdert-Kennedy (better known as ‘Woodbine Willie’), is the first modern British theologian in that he…

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Discover our world at our Malaysia Campus

Discover our world at our Malaysia Campus where the extraordinary happens every day.

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Discover our world at our Ningbo Campus

Discover our world at our Ningbo Campus where the extraordinary happens everyday. https://www.nottingham.edu.cn/15years

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Deng Yaping – University of Nottingham Sport Hall of Fame

Chinese athlete of the 20th Century, alumna Deng Yaping dominated the sport of table tennis for eight years from 1989. She won 4 Olympic Golds and 18 World Championship titles and the University now…

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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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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…

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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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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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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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Why Study the History of Pentecostalism with William Kay

Professor William Kay, one of the world’s leading Pentecostal theologians, discusses the origins of Pentecostalism at the end of the nineteenth century with Dr Frances Knight. He describes how…

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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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In the Shadow of War

In the Shadow of War features the work of a generation of artists who rose to prominence in post-war Britain. Visual Arts Officer, Neil Walker talks us through the theme of this exhibition and the…

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In the Shadow of War – Graham Sutherland’s ‘Crucifixion’

In the Shadow of War features the work of a generation of artists who rose to prominence in post-war Britain. Visual Arts Officer, Neil Walker talks us through Graham Sutherland’s…

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In the Shadow of War - the sculpture

In the Shadow of War features the work of a generation of artists who rose to prominence in post-war Britain. Visual Arts Officer, Neil Walker talks us through the sculpture included in the show. …

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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 Olympic Legacy: How London 2012 changed the women's game

Arsenal and England defender Casey Stoney and Director of the National Game and Women’s Football Kelly Simmons discuss how London 2012 changed the women’s game. Panel introduced by…

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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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Operations in a digital world - Algorithmic living matter and synthetic biology

How does traditional research benefit from the help of computer scientists? Researchers at the University of Nottingham explain.

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