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Winners of 25th International Radio Playwriting Competition awarded

BBC World Service and the British Council, with co-producer The Open University and in partnership with Commonwealth Writers, have awarded the winners of the 25th International Radio Playwriting Competition. Continue reading

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The Greeks didn’t have a word for it [homosexuality]

“The word ‘homosexuality’ only goes back to 1869”: Prof Helen King explores how the ancient Greeks didn’t even have a word for it Continue reading

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New OU/BBC 4-part series ‘The Ascent of Woman: A 10,000 year story’

New OU/BBC 4-part series ‘The Ascent of Woman: A 10,000 year story’, Weds 2 Sept, BBC2 at 21:00 (BBC2 Scotland at 23:15). Dr Amanda Foreman presents an unprecedented series that traverses countries and continents to uncover key stories of women that have made and changed human history from 10,000 BC to the present day. Dr Catherine Lee (History) was academic consultant for the series. Continue reading

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