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Gallipoli from a different perspective

By collecting together untold stories of this historic war, Europeana 1914-1918 offers many opportunities to look at familiar events from new and different perspective, and from both sides of the battle lines. As Anzac Day, the most significant day commemorating the …


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The miniature magic of Japanese netsuke

Netsuke, the small sculptural objects worn by men in Japan since the seventeenth century, first shot to fame in Europe with the publication of Edmund de Waal’s popular memoir, The Hare With Amber Eyes in 2010. As de Waal recounts his unusual …



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Life on the edge: the Story of St Kilda

With its sheer cliffs and glassy waters, the archipelago St Kilda sits at the northern tip of the British isles, the westernmost part of the Outer Hebridean islands. As you might expect from such a far-flung location, the distance from …


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Celebrating World Theatre Day 2015

Today we celebrate World Theatre Day, an annual celebration where all International Theatre Institutes and the international theatre community organises theatre events. The day was initiated in 1961, by the International Theatre Institute (ITI). The earliest origins of theatre are to …