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ARU Ideas

Get a taste of our teaching and research, engage with our live discussions and find out what it's like to study on a Humanities and Social Sciences course at ARU, with our ARU Ideas media hub.

Keep up to date with our latest posts on Twitter@ARUaboutideas

60 Second Seminars

Get a taste for our teaching with these short lectures

History, philosophy, and social sciences

English language and literature

History & English Fest and Facebook Lives

Catch up with our History and English Fest events and our Facebook Lives. You can join in with our debates and discussions on Facebook.

Studying English at University

The British Empire

The Handmaid's Tale

The Making of Modern Britain

Good Girls Don't Swear

Stalin's Russia

Facebook live

The history of British India

Facebook live

The causes of World War One

Rohan's Rebels

Professor of Modern British History Rohan McWilliam takes us on a short lecture tour of his top 10 rebels from history.

HSS Podcasts

Listen to podcasts from the School of Humanities and Social Sciences. You can find more on ARU Spotlight Podcasts.

Sociology Podcast: Black Sisterhoods

Student Asanté and family in conversation

Sociology Podcast: #MeToo and Fandom

Student Charlotte Parker and Course Leader Rachel Ryder in conversation


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Women with ideas

that changed the world

30 Philosophy grads

who did ok

8 ideas

that changed the world

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