Monthly Archives: September 2011

Prof Phil Perkins on Radio 4’s ‘In Our Time’

Professor of Archaeology Phil Perkins, of the Department of Classical Studies, will appear as an expert in the latest series of ‘In Our Time’ on BBC Radio 4 on 29 September 2011. Presented by Melvyn Bragg, he and his guests discuss the Etruscan civilisation.

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Don Juan: Interdisciplinary Symposium

Don Juan Interdisciplinary Symposium, 23 September, Senate House, London, organised by the Open University Literature and Music Research Group; The Don Juan story is one of the most enduring of modern cultural myths, with retellings and versions spanning several centuries and occurring in the widest imaginable range of cultural forms and narrative media. This informal study day seeks to explore the diverse cultural manifestations of the Don Juan figure.
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‘Exploring Local History’ lecture series

The Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI) in conjunction with the Open University Ireland (OUI) is hosting a lecture series for members of the community to delve into the history of family, poverty, religion and local Northern Ireland. OU History academics and lecturers will be presenting a range of topics each month from September 2011 until April 2012. Continue reading

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