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O.P. Recommends: The Ideas That Make Us, with Bettany Hughes

Bettany Hughes is one of my very favorite public intellectuals; from one talk to the next, one documentary series to another, I think, now this… 234 more words

Written By Amy Cools

O.P. Recommends: Bettany Hughes At 5x15 - Socrates And The Good Life

One of my favorite historians, broadcasters, and speakers, Bettany Hughes, gives a wonderful talk here on Socrates. Enjoy!

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Written By Amy Cools

Bettany Hughes’s ‘Ten Places, Europe & Us’

A new podcast series from the National Trust unravels Europe’s influence on our nation through the ages revealing the continental roots that lie buried in locations from Neolithic Avebury ring to modernist Hampstead. 654 more words

National Trust

Treasure your treasures with Heritage Open Days

Last week saw this year’s launch of Heritage Open Days, an annual event celebrating local heritage by opening up events and venues around the country for free entry.   700 more words

National Trust

Inspired by: Girl power

Last week I attended Ancient Worlds, a conversation-slash-debate between historians Bettany Hughes and and Michael Scott at the Royal Institute of Great Britain. It was an hour and a half of expert perspectives and audience questions on the state of politics and its relationship with the ‘truths’ about history that we think we know. 644 more words

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Sigmund Freud

tonight (tuesday 5th), 11.00pm-12.00, on bbc 4 tv (repeated from last thursday)
freud (presented by bettany hughes) (3rd of 3 in the genius of the modern world series) 37 more words

Removing our Blinkers (1/3): leaving the market behind?

Recently, in a meeting of the committee of a small charity a possibly symptomatic exchange occurred.

‘Can we avoid using the word marketing and talk about… 1,689 more words

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