Covid-19 and the economy, part three: the USA

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Join us as James Matthews introduces the latest in our series examining the effect of the pandemic and government responses on the world economy.

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The novel lives!

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In the second of the 'Ask the Artist' series, novelist Kate Abley discusses the novel that inspired her.

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Is it time to reopen our schools?

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Join our online debate as two educators discuss the pros and cons of getting back to the classroom.

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‘Animal Farm: a fairy story’, by George Orwell

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It is the 75th anniversary of the publication of Animal Farm this year and this is a good opportunity to revisit Orwell’s allegorical novella. When the downtrodden animals of Manor Farm overthrow their master Mr Jones and take over the farm themselves, they imagine it is the beginning of a life of freedom and equality. But gradually […]

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Pedagogy and the corona classroom

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Donald Clark and Toby Marshall introduce a discussion on education online during the lockdown.

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The tragic imagination in poetry

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Join us online as Andrew Calcutt introduces the first in a series of discussions, Ask the artist: what makes art 'work'?

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How will coronavirus affect Johnsonomics?

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Join our discussion online as Phil Mullan looks at the economic plans of the Conservative government - and how recent events change things.

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