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Web 2.0 and Web 3.0 Technologies Web 2.0 and Web 3.0 Technologies

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The subject presents an overview of several advanced Web technologies. Most of the course is devoted to key technologies related to the Web 2.0 and the Semantic Web (sometimes called Web 3.0). Web accessibility is also covered in this subject. The subject presents an overview of several advanced Web technologies. Most of the course is devoted to key technologies related to the Web 2.0 and the Semantic Web (sometimes called Web 3.0). Web accessibility is also covered in this subject.

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áster | áster | Blogs | Blogs | ía | ía | Web Accessibility | Web Accessibility | Web 3.0 | Web 3.0 | Semantic Web | Semantic Web | 2010 | 2010 | Wikis | Wikis | Web 2.0 | Web 2.0 | ía Telemática | ía Telemática

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?s War with the Young ?s War with the Young Where to Begin? Sharing a Community?s War with the Young Where to Begin? Sharing a Community?s War with the Young

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‘How do we share the realities of what happened within our community during World War One with school children?’ As someone who is fortunate to work alongside a multitude of passionate amateur historians and community groups I find this question … Continue reading → ‘How do we share the realities of what happened within our community during World War One with school children?’ As someone who is fortunate to work alongside a multitude of passionate amateur historians and community groups I find this question … Continue reading →

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Teaching | Teaching | Blogs | Blogs

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The Language of Business: Understanding the British ‘war machine’ The Language of Business: Understanding the British ‘war machine’

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In 1917, the American journalist Isaac Frederick Marcosson visited the General Headquarters [GHQ] of the British Expeditionary Force [BEF] at Montreuil-sur-Mer following a tour of the Western Front. He recorded his experiences of this visit for Everybody’s Magazine and in … Continue reading → In 1917, the American journalist Isaac Frederick Marcosson visited the General Headquarters [GHQ] of the British Expeditionary Force [BEF] at Montreuil-sur-Mer following a tour of the Western Front. He recorded his experiences of this visit for Everybody’s Magazine and in … Continue reading →

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Machine | Machine | 355 (Military science) | 355 (Military science) | 356 (Foot forces & warfare) | 356 (Foot forces & warfare) | 900 (History & geography) | 900 (History & geography) | 940 (General history of Europe) | 940 (General history of Europe) | Blogs | Blogs | U (Military Science) | U (Military Science) | UA (Armies: Organization - distribution - military situation) | UA (Armies: Organization - distribution - military situation) | 356 (Foot forces & warfare) | 356 (Foot forces & warfare) | 900 (History & geography) | 900 (History & geography)

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The First World War in History The First World War in History

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This is a keynote lecture that I gave at a conference at the University of Birmingham under the auspices of the British Commission for Military History. It was one of two (the other delivered by Professor David Stevenson) in which … Continue reading → This is a keynote lecture that I gave at a conference at the University of Birmingham under the auspices of the British Commission for Military History. It was one of two (the other delivered by Professor David Stevenson) in which … Continue reading →

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Aftermath | Aftermath | Consent | Dissent and Revolution | Consent | Dissent and Revolution | The Memory of War | The Memory of War | Unconventional Soldiers | Unconventional Soldiers | 070 (News media journalism publishing) | 070 (News media journalism publishing) | 320 (Political science) | 320 (Political science) | 355 (Military science) | 355 (Military science) | 358 (Other specialized forces & services) | 358 (Other specialized forces & services) | 399 (Customs of war & diplomacy) | 399 (Customs of war & diplomacy) | 900 (History & geography) | 900 (History & geography) | 940 (General history of Europe) | 940 (General history of Europe) | Blogs | Blogs | U (Military Science) | U (Military Science) | UA (Armies: Organization - distribution - military situation) | UA (Armies: Organization - distribution - military situation) | UD (Infantry) | UD (Infantry) | 358 (Other specialized forces & services) | 358 (Other specialized forces & services) | 399 (Customs of war & diplomacy) | 399 (Customs of war & diplomacy) | 900 (History & geography) | 900 (History & geography)

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cross-post Of historians and politicians - cross-post

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This blog post was originally posted on the blog armsandthemedicalman.wordpress.com on 6th January, 2014. Michael Gove, Secretary of State for Education, has decided that the best way to start off the centenary years of the First World War is through … Continue reading →

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Consent | Dissent and Revolution | The Memory of War | 070 (News media journalism publishing) | 900 (History & geography) | 940 (General history of Europe) | Blogs | PN4699-5650 (Journalism) | U (Military Science) | 900 (History & geography)

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Curtains Drawn: The Experience of Leeds in World War One

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#WW1 Leeds and the Preservative Party Upon the declaration of war on 4th August 1914, Leeds City Council held a special meeting in response to the news, whilst the people of Leeds began to panic buy food. The impact of … Continue reading →

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Body and Mind | The Memory of War | 355 (Military science) | 358 (Other specialized forces & services) | Blogs | U (Military Science) | UA (Armies: Organization ? distribution ? military situation) | 358 (Other specialized forces & services)

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Shot at Dawn

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It is now 2014 and over the course of the year we will be hearing a lot about the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War. One of my favourite lectures in my ‘British Society and the First … Continue reading →

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Consent | Dissent and Revolution | Teaching | 355 (Military science) | 399 (Customs of war & diplomacy) | 900 (History & geography) | 940 (General history of Europe) | Blogs | U (Military Science) | UA (Armies: Organization - distribution - military situation) | 399 (Customs of war & diplomacy) | 900 (History & geography)

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A poppy is cheap; remembrance and solidarity are not

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The wreaths now lie silently by war memorials across the country. The crowds have walked away and most will not return for at least another year. Then, as tradition demands, poppies will once again take pride of place on many … Continue reading →

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The Memory of War | 320 (Political science) | Blogs

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?: One Man?s Account of Living in Ruhleben Internment Camp ?Wyndham's War?: One Man?s Account of Living in Ruhleben Internment Camp

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My father, Wyndham Richards, was teaching in an elementary school in Cardiff in July 1914. As soon as the summer term ended, he took a train to Berlin in order to undergo a month’s cramming course in German. When war … Continue reading →

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From Space to Place | Strange Meetings | The Memory of War | 070 (News media journalism publishing) | 355 (Military science) | Blogs | U (Military Science)

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Michael Morpurgo again (cross-post)

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Below is a cross-post from George Simmers Research Blog, on Michael Morpurgo’s recent article for the Guardian. It raises questions around the ethics of being flexible with historical accuracy to weave a good story, and opens again the old Literature … Continue reading →

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The Memory of War | 070 (News media journalism publishing) | 820 (English literature) | Blogs | PN (Literature) | PN4699-5650 (Journalism)

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The War Underground: An Overview

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When war broke out in 1914, no one could have possibly foreseen what the conflict would be really like. At the time, in the common idiom, war was a glorious business, an exciting adventure that offered the chance to become … Continue reading →

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From Space to Place | Strange Meetings | 355 (Military science) | 900 (History & geography) | 911 (Historical geography) | Blogs | U (Military Science) | 900 (History & geography)

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The Art of Remembering: the Neville Lytton First World War Frescos and the Balcombe Victory Hall

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Neville Lytton Neville Lytton, the third Earl of Lytton, trained as an artist in Paris. At the outbreak of war, he volunteered to fight for the Royal Sussex Regiment, taking men from his estates to fight alongside him. By the … Continue reading →

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Material Culture | 070 (News media journalism publishing) | 700 (Arts) | Blogs | N (Fine Arts) | PN4699-5650 (Journalism)

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‘Surplus Women’: a legacy of World War One?

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More than 700,000 British men were killed during World War One. This tragic loss of life affected the lives of young women in 1920s Britain. Virginia Nicholson has discussed in her 2007 book, Singled Out, the difficulties of unmarried women … Continue reading →

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Aftermath | Body and Mind | Unconventional Soldiers | 610 (Medical Sciences) | 900 (History & geography) | Blogs | HQ (Family - Marriage - Women - Sexuality) | HQ1101-2030.7 (Women. Feminism) | R131-687 (Medicine - history of medicine) | UH (Medical Sciences - other services) | 900 (History & geography)

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Forgetting the French

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One of the ongoing discussions (or controversies depending on your viewpoint) regarding the First World War focuses on its global nature. Specifically regarding the dominant view of the Western Front above all else that was happening elsewhere between 1914-1918. This … Continue reading →

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The Memory of War | 940 (General history of Europe) | Blogs | Global Views | U (Military Science)

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Rose Macaulay, Hurt-Berries and Compassion Fatigue

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The term ‘compassion fatigue’ is usually associated with a disinclination to donate to yet another mammoth charity telethon. The OED defines the phrase as ‘apathy or indifference towards the suffering of others’, and cites an early usage in a 1987 … Continue reading →

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Body and Mind | 820 (English literature) | 821 (English poetry) | Blogs | HQ (Family - Marriage - Women - Sexuality) | HQ1101-2030.7 (Women. Feminism) | PN (Literature)

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’s fight against Venereal Disease in the ‘Heroic Age of Prostitution’* The British Army’s fight against Venereal Disease in the ‘Heroic Age of Prostitution’*

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There were well over a hundred and fifty men waiting for opening time, singing Mademoiselle from Armentiéres and other lusty songs. Right on the dot of 6 PM a red lamp over the doorway of the brothel was switched on. … Continue reading →

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Body and Mind | 940 (General history of Europe) | Blogs | HQ (Family - Marriage - Women - Sexuality) | HQ1101-2030.7 (Women. Feminism) | R (Medicine) | R131-687 (Medicine - history of medicine) | UH (Medical Sciences - other services)

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Influenza pandemic and its relation to World War I The 'Spanish' Influenza pandemic and its relation to World War I

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A world-wide epidemic caused by influenza viruses led to between 50 and 100 million deaths in 1918 and 1919 (as much as 1 of every 18 people). Because neutral Spain was not censoring news it became associated with Spain but … Continue reading →

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Aftermath | Body and Mind | Teaching | 355 (Military science) | 610 (Medical Sciences) | 940 (General history of Europe) | Blogs | Global Views | R (Medicine) | R131-687 (Medicine - history of medicine) | Simulations | UH (Medical Sciences - other services)

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Politics of Sport: The 1920 Olympic Games

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The sixth Olympic Games were due to be held in Berlin in 1916. As the war raged on across the globe, an event that traditionally promoted peace and tolerance looked impossible. The majority of the Olympic athletes were from an … Continue reading →

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Aftermath | 320 (Political science) | 790 (Recreational & performing arts) | 796 (Athletic & outdoor sports & games) | Blogs | GV (Recreation. Leisure) | J (Political Science) | 790 (Recreational & performing arts) | 796 (Athletic & outdoor sports & games)

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Conventional Unconventionality in the British Army

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Mention of ‘unconventional’ soldiers might spark thoughts of service personnel who came or served in unfamiliar places or did unusual jobs. But we might spend more time than we do considering ‘conventional unconventionality’ in the British army – by which … Continue reading →

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Unconventional Soldiers | 355 (Military science) | Blogs | U (Military Science)

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The Dying Kiss: Gender and Intimacy in the Trenches of World War I

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In the trenches of World War I, the norms of tactile contact between men changed profoundly. Mutilation and mortality, loneliness and boredom, the strain of constant bombardment, the breakdown of language and the sense of alienation from home led to … Continue reading →

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Body and Mind | 820 (English literature) | 821 (English poetry) | Blogs | HQ (Family - Marriage - Women - Sexuality) | PN (Literature)

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Current Crafts Craze Echoes World War I Knitting Projects

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  The rise of stitch and knit clubs, guerilla knitting, yarn bombing and calls to knit sweaters for oil-spill affected penguins have all drawn attention to craft as a force for social change. Knitting is mobile, sociable, inexpensive, and now … Continue reading →

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Material Culture | The Memory of War | 677 (Textiles) | Blogs | HQ (Family - Marriage - Women - Sexuality) | TT (Handicrafts. Arts and crafts)

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Poetry vs. History

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What place do the poets and their work have in the historical analysis of the War? Dr Stuart Lee takes a look at the debate in the short audio podcast. This episode is part of the new podcast series The … Continue reading →

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Teaching | The Memory of War | 820 (English literature) | 821 (English poetry) | Blogs | PN (Literature) | Podcast

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