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Event News: Democracy Conference 2015

Getting under the skin of democracy

Rabbi Sacks and Bettany Hughes among speakers

Some of society’s top thinkers, researchers and academics came together at Middlesex University to discuss and get under the skin of democracy in today’s society. 373 more words

Middlesex University

Rolmodel met bezieling: Dr. Bettany Hughes

Ze is Britse, geschiedkundige, schrijfster en reportagemaakster (o.a. voor BBC en National Geographic) met tientallen prijzen en lofbetuigingen over haar werk. Reeds 25 jaar lang brengt ze met begeestering en passie erfgoed naar voren.   134 more words

Vrouwelijk Goddellijke

ONCE UPON A TIME, THERE WAS ISLAM-DRIVEN PROGRESS IN EUROPE

This is an interesting documentary film by British historian Bettany Hughes about an important period of Europe’s history that has been either largely forgotten or massively distorted: When Muslims from North Africa (Moors) ruled in Europe. 309 more words

Islam

The Search for Atlantis

Plato’s Atlantis was the precursor to his epic and quantifiable exposition The Republic, a discourse on the ideal society. How government should run, the election of public servants, the laws and the behaviour of its citizens—men. 548 more words

Kids in Museums: At the Tower of London

For a long time now, I’ve been volunteering with Kids in Museums, a charity who have set out to make museums and galleries more aware of issues affecting family visitors as well as encouraging dialogues between museums and family visitors. 828 more words

Vikings Live: bringing our shared history to the cinema screen

Bettany Hughes, historian, author and broadcaster, presenter of Vikings Live from the British Museum

When you’re about to handle an archaeological artefact, interesting things happen to your body. 713 more words

Vikings