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Teaching the Holocaust: Innovative Approaches to the Challenges We Face (FutureLearn)

Explore history, delve into pedagogical challenges revealed by research, and find practical solutions for teaching the Holocaust. The Holocaust was the murder of approximately 6 million Jews perpetrated by Nazi Germany and its collaborators. That this atrocity proved possible raises many complex questions which remain relevant for young people [...]
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Dublin: A Social History, 1850-1930 (FutureLearn)

Sep 6th 2021
Dublin: A Social History, 1850-1930 (FutureLearn)
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Journey into Dublin’s past, and learn about housing, health, and life in the city from the viewpoint of ordinary Dubliners. Learn about everyday life in the Irish capital during a tumultuous period Between 1850 and 1930, Dublin went through landmark change, evolving from a city of tenements to a city [...]
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Globalization: Past and Future (edX)

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Globalization: Past and Future (edX)
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Is globalization a new phenomenon or a cyclical pattern throughout human history? In this four-part mini-course, Professor Jeffrey Sachs argues that we have always lived in a global world. He takes students on a historical and anthropological tour of six distinct waves of globalization and outlines the key factors [...]
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Pyramids of Giza: Ancient Egyptian Art and Archaeology (edX)

Explore the archaeology, history, art, and hieroglyphs surrounding the famous Egyptian Pyramids at Giza. Learn about Old Kingdom pharaohs and elites, tombs, temples, the Sphinx, and how new technology is unlocking their secrets. Where is Giza? How were the Pyramids built? How did the cemeteries and hundreds of decorated [...]
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Introduction to Korean Philosophy and Culture (Coursera)

This course will give you the cultural and historical background to begin your journey into Korean philosophy, and there is no prerequisite knowledge on philosophy required. Anybody who either has an interest in Korean culture, maybe through K-Dramas or K-pop, or an interest in philosophy from a cross-cultural perspective, [...]
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The Arctic as a System (Coursera)

In this course you will first learn about the Arctic as a geographic region, the peoples the Arctic, and the long history of Arctic settlement and exploration. Attention then turns to key features of the Arctic environment – its climate and weather, features of the ocean, sea ice, lands [...]
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The Cosmopolitan Medieval Arabic World (Coursera)

Did you know that Arabic was for centuries the lingua franca in an area stretching from the south of Spain to the Chinese border? Did you know that the Middle East under Muslim rule in those days was the world’s beating heart of trade, but also of science and scholarship?
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Introduction to Contemporary Geopolitics (Coursera)

This Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) will offer the participants an introduction into contemporary geopolitics, starting from the origins of classical geopolitics and continuing the discussion with the deep analysis of the examined country-cases, including the US, Russia, and China.
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Coexistence in Medieval Spain: Jews, Christians, and Muslims (Coursera)

This course explores Jewish, Christian, and Muslim intercultural relations in Iberia from the Visigothic era (6th century CE) until the creation of Queen Isabel I and King Ferdinand II Catholic Spain (late 15th century). We evaluate the many identities of the peninsula known as Christian Hispania, Jewish Sefarad, and [...]
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Deciphering Secrets: The Illuminated Manuscripts of Medieval Europe (Coursera)

Aug 9th 2021
Deciphering Secrets: The Illuminated Manuscripts of Medieval Europe (Coursera)
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Perhaps no other relic of the European Middle Ages captures our imagination more than illuminated medieval manuscripts, or those documents decorated with images and colored pigments. Serving as windows unto a lost world of kings, ladies, faith, war, and culture, they communicate complex visual and textual narratives of Europe’s [...]
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