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WW1 Heroism: Through Art and Film (FutureLearn)

May 23rd 2022
WW1 Heroism: Through Art and Film (FutureLearn)
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Discover just some of the ways that heroism and the First World War is portrayed through art and film. The centenary of the First World War is a time for reflection and exploration. In this short course you will discover just some of the ways that heroism is portrayed through art and film.

Heritage under Threat (Coursera)

In this course you will learn to articulate your own concepts about (threatened) heritage and that of others. What is your heritage? Who defines heritage? Why is heritage under threat? How can we protect heritage? This course, sponsored by the LDE Centre for Global Heritage and Development and [...]

Environmental Challenges: Scarcity and Conflict in the Natural Environment (FutureLearn)

Mar 21st 2022
Environmental Challenges: Scarcity and Conflict in the Natural Environment (FutureLearn)
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War and conflict can severely disrupt the governance of the environment. What is the impact on both people and the environment? This course explores three aspects of conflict and resource scarcity, and applies these to explore decision making and negotiation skills. Human conflict has both short and long term [...]

Global Media, War, and Technology (edX)

Explore the intersection of information technology, violent conflict, and resistance. The experience of war has changed fundamentally – not only for those fighting and reporting, but also for those on the home front. High-tech nations wage wars from a distance using satellite-guided weaponry while non-state military actors, terrorist organizations, [...]

Qualitative Research Methods for Mental Health in War and Conflict (FutureLearn)

Feb 7th 2022
Qualitative Research Methods for Mental Health in War and Conflict (FutureLearn)
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Understand the importance of mental health research in areas of war and conflict and strengthen your qualitative research skills. Learn about the effects of conflict on people’s mental health. There is a prevalence of ill mental health due to conflict and war-affected populations worldwide. Yet, we lack locally relevant [...]

The Civil War and Reconstruction -1865-1890: The Unfinished Revolution (edX)

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The Civil War and Reconstruction -1865-1890: The Unfinished Revolution (edX)
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Learn about the political, social, and economic changes in the Union and the Confederacy and the Civil War’s long-term economic and intellectual impact.

Accounting for Death in War: Separating Fact from Fiction (FutureLearn)

Discover the main methods used to account for war deaths, how they've been used and practice using them yourself. Calculating the number of deaths during a war is a difficult, but necessary, task - having accurate information is crucial for political and societal debates and decisions. On this course [...]

World War 1: Trauma, Memory, Controversy (FutureLearn)

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World War 1: Trauma, Memory, Controversy (FutureLearn)
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Explore the traumatic effects of WW1 on soldiers and civilians. Discover how we remember and debate the history of this war. In this free online course, you will study the social, cultural, medical and diplomatic history of the First World War. Topics range from physical and mental trauma suffered [...]

The Civil War and Reconstruction - 1850-1861: A House Divided (edX)

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The Civil War and Reconstruction - 1850-1861: A House Divided (edX)
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Discover how the issue of slavery came to dominate American politics, and how political leaders struggled and failed to resolve the growing crisis in the nation. A House Divided: The Road to Civil War, 1850-1861 begins by examining how generations of historians have explained the crisis of the Union. [...]

How We Remember War and Violence: Theory and Practice (FutureLearn)

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How We Remember War and Violence: Theory and Practice (FutureLearn)
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Compare three models of remembering, exploring how the new model of ‘agonistic memory’ can help us better understand conflict. Consider how we recall war and violence and discover a different way to remember. Our memories of conflict are often used against us. Nationalist movements manipulate the story - offering [...]