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Art galleries are full of artwork appreciated for their great artistic and aesthetic qualities, but what about the local art collection? This talk will look at the different ways that artwork can be used in local history research.Find out more »
Compared to other academic disciplines, History gets a lot of prime time TV and radio time. It's consistently popular, but what are the effects of the compromises needed to keep the viewers and listeners happy? This talk will give you an opportunity discuss how history has been broadcast.Find out more »
The session will cover a large ethnographic action research project – Muslims in Leicester – conducted for the Open Society Foundation and published in 2010. Dilwar Hussain, who coordinated the research, talks about this interesting project.Find out more »
An examination of tomb types in different communities along the Tyrrhenian and Adriatic Seas and in the Apennines. What can this category of evidence tell us about identities and a sense of belonging to different social and political networks?Find out more »
A talk on a more positive aspect of the wartime experience for prisoners of war who had already been through the hell of battle, wounding and incarceration - humanitarian internment in neutral Switzerland.Find out more »
This workshop aims to look at why do we do what we do. During it you will gain insight, through exploration of the three cornerstone approaches of psychotherapy and counselling, to help understand ourselves and find answers to the question of why we do what we do.
This workshop is repeated on Saturday 14 May.
Aims of this workshop is to look at why do we feel stress or anxiety so much in our lives and what can we do to manage it better?Find out more »
Why do we struggle to understand our relationships with family, friends or colleagues? What can we do to manage them better? A workshop suitable for both personal and professional development.Find out more »
A course for those working in psychological and caring/helping professions to help foster your own and your clients' resilience and selfcare.Find out more »
Working with trauma can present a unique challenge for the helping professional. This workshop will present the ways in which the helper can be impacted by engaging with
trauma and how they can help themselves so that they can continue to help others.