Processing trauma on screen: the Polish Film School

Let’s take a peek on how social changes of the 20th century have been reflected on pellicule.

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Foreign findings: Italian archaeologists in the Dodecanese islands

Read about the prominent influence that Italian archeologists had in the local history and heritage of Dodecanese islands.

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Meet the Great Belzoni, the Italian Indiana Jones, and other Egyptology pioneers

Learn about the Italian Egyptology pioneers: Ippolito Rosellini, Giuseppe Angelelli, and the impressively named Giovanni Battista Belzoni.

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How’s the weather? Words across Europe to describe weather

Looking at words and phrases used in languages across Europe to describe weather

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Highlights of the Hunt Museum: Irish and international archaeology collections

Archaeological highlights from The Hunt Museum’s collections of antiquities, fine and decorative art.

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Vintage Ibiza: Discover the ‘white island’ before tourism

Explore vintage photographs of the Spanish island, Ibiza from the early 20th century

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Max Schmeling: the first German world heavyweight boxing champion

German boxer Max Schmeling was world heavyweight boxing champion of the world in the 1930s.

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Rewards of the races: running and European athletes

Whether short or long distance, running has multiple incentives and rewards

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Jenny Lind: the Swedish Nightingale

Jenny Lind was a hugely talented Swedish opera singer who enjoyed worldwide fame and acclaim in the mid-19th century.

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Trude Pritzi & Richard Bergmann: table tennis world champions from Vienna

Austrian champion table tennis players who began their careers at that same Viennese table tennis centre

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Animating culture – GIF IT UP is back and bigger than ever

This year we’re spending more of our lives online than ever before. The Internet is where we work, play and interact with others. Many of the reactions, comments, messages that we post contain GIFs – the short animations that compliment our conversations, convey reactions and let us quickly express ourselves. So what better time to […]

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Sign Languages – giving voice to the voiceless

There are over 200 different sign languages and dialects in the world! Read more about this ways of visual communication using hand gestures and other types of body language in this blog.

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Bulgarians, heroes! The first gymnastics societies in Bulgaria

The phrase Bulgarian, heroes! accompanies every sporting event that Bulgaria takes part in, and is well known to every proud Bulgarian.

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Rosh Hashanna: hoping for a sweet new year

When most people think of September, thoughts of crisp autumn days and children returning to school come to mind. However, for Jews around the world, the beginning of autumn is also the time of the Jewish New Year (or Rosh Hashanna in Hebrew) – this year celebrated from September 18-20.

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