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  1. WannabePHDstudent

    Study Buddy History study buddy

    I'm 23, M.A history (FINAL YEAR) student. I'm friendly but introverted so I don't ask too many questions nor talk about myself much ,but I'm okay with listing to what you have to say. though I'm strictly looking for someone I can study with. I respect everyone and their space feel free to
  2. M

    Study Buddy Study buddy for motivation and asskicks

    hello guys, i need a study buddy to kick my ass and hold me accountable on my work (will do the same for you) i don't care what you are studying, i can kick your ass and motivate you no matter what you study. i personally am preparing for an entry exam where i have to learn pretty basic...
  3. FutureLearn

    FutureLearn Antisemitism: From Its Origins to the Present

    Overview Trace the history of antisemitism - from antiquity to the present In this course, 50 leading scholars from all over the world will explore questions and issues relating to antisemitism including: what is antisemitism? How has it changed throughout history? Why can it be found among so...
  4. FutureLearn

    FutureLearn The Living Picture Craze: An Introduction to Victorian Film

    Overview Explore the birth of film and the end of Queen Victoria’s epic reign Roll up! Roll up! Take your seats for the ‘Living Picture’ craze! In this course we journey back to the end of the Victorian era; a time of intense modernisation and unprecedented change. Using the BFI’s unique...
  5. FutureLearn

    FutureLearn Radical Spirituality: the Early History of the Quakers

    Overview When you think of the Quakers, it might bring to mind porridge oats, or pacifism, or perhaps prison reform. But there is much much more to the Quakers than any of these things. Through this course, we will be finding out about what lies at the heart of Quaker beginnings, who its main...
  6. FutureLearn

    FutureLearn Archaeology and the Battle of Dunbar 1650: From the Scottish Battlefield to the New World

    Overview Discover what happened to the Scottish soldiers at the Battle of Dunbar 1650 In November 2013 archaeologists observing building work near Durham Cathedral in England made an unexpected discovery: skeletons in two mass graves. Over the next two years, researchers worked to establish the...
  7. FutureLearn

    FutureLearn Peterloo to the Pankhursts: Radicalism and Reform in the 19th Century

    Overview Improve your understanding of important milestones in political history 16th August 2019 marks the bicentenary of the Peterloo Massacre, a key milestone in the campaign to reform Parliament in the 19th century, and an important part of Britain’s democratic heritage and history. On this...
  8. FutureLearn

    FutureLearn England in the Time of King Richard III

    Overview Travel back to the 15th century and explore life during the time of Richard III The discovery of the skeleton of Richard III in a Leicester car park - and the recent revelations of an infidelity within his family’s bloodline - have made headline news around the world. Go beyond the...
  9. FutureLearn

    FutureLearn The Tudors

    Overview Uncover the turbulent history of Tudor England and its lasting impact From magnificence and martyrs to weddings and war, the Tudor period was one of the most eventful in British history. The reigns of the five (or was it six?) monarchs during the late fifteenth to seventeenth century...
  10. FutureLearn

    FutureLearn A History of Public Health in Post-War Britain

    Overview History can offer us a unique insight into the public health problems, policies, and practices of the past, and is of critical importance to our understanding of healthcare in the contemporary world. This online course will offer you an opportunity to bring the past into conversation...
  11. FutureLearn

    FutureLearn Exploring Stone Age Archaeology: The Mysteries of Star Carr

    Overview Learn about the incredible discoveries at Star Carr Star Carr is one of Britain’s most important archaeological sites. Because of extraordinary conditions of survival, we have uncovered the oldest known house in Britain, the earliest evidence of carpentry in Europe and the oldest...
  12. FutureLearn

    FutureLearn A History of Royal Fashion

    Overview Learn how royalty used fashion to entertain, control and impress A History of Royal Fashion takes you into the wardrobes of British kings and queens across five royal dynasties from the Tudors, Stuarts and Georgians to the Victorians and Windsors. With exclusive access to the Royal...
  13. FutureLearn

    FutureLearn Empire: the Controversies of British Imperialism

    Overview Explore the British Empire through six controversial themes Over six weeks, we’ll explore the British Empire through six themes - money, violence, race, religion, gender and sex, and propaganda. You’ll get to hear the stories of the fascinating individuals who contributed to both its...
  14. FutureLearn

    FutureLearn The Scientific Revolution: Understanding the Roots of Modern Science

    Overview Trace the roots of modern science How did the science of today come about? What constitutes ‘modern’ science? How does science relate to religion? Answer these questions and more with this course that travels back in time to the seventeenth-century Scientific Revolution to explore the...
  15. FutureLearn

    FutureLearn Many Faces: Understanding the Complexities of Chinese Culture

    Overview Look beyond the clichés and stereotypes of art and literature in Chinese culture Chinese culture has not been explored in as much depth as Chinese history and politics. By uncovering the richness and diversity of Chinese culture, you can gain a broader understanding of modern China as a...
  16. FutureLearn

    FutureLearn Health and Wellbeing in the Ancient World

    Overview Understand Greek and Roman approaches to health and well-being What did being healthy in ancient Rome or Greece look like? How can we tell what well-being meant in ancient times? This online course will help you investigate these questions, using both literary and archaeological...
  17. Coursera

    Coursera The Modern and the Postmodern (Part 1)

    Overview This course examines how the idea of "the modern" develops at the end of the 18th century in European philosophy and literature, and how being modern (or progressive, or hip) became one of the crucial criteria for understanding and evaluating cultural change. Are we still in modernity...
  18. Coursera

    Coursera The Modern and the Postmodern (Part 2)

    Overview This course examines how the idea of "the modern" develops at the end of the 18th century in European philosophy and literature, and how being modern (or progressive, or hip) became one of the crucial criteria for understanding and evaluating cultural change. Are we still in modernity...
  19. Coursera

    Coursera Understanding 9/11: Why 9/11 Happened & How Terrorism Affects Our World Today

    Overview This course will explore the forces that led to the 9/11 attacks and the policies the United States adopted in response. We will examine the phenomenon of modern terrorism, the development of the al Qai'da ideology, and the process by which individuals radicalize towards violence...
  20. Coursera

    Coursera America Through Foreign Eyes

    Overview The United States has always been a source of fascination — both attraction and repulsion — for the people of France, Mexico, China, and African countries such as Nigeria, Ghana, and Sudan. "America Through Foreign Eyes" is a rich, interdisciplinary, international course that features...
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