Art a GoGo Podcast #16 - Interview with British Performance Artist Mark McGowan
This week, we interview British performance artist Mark McGowan. You can read about Mark McGowan's art on his website at http://clublet.com/c/c/house?MarkMcGowan. Please visit our blog at www.artagogo.com/blog for full show notes and links that we discuss during the show. Thanks for listening! Kathleen & Doug / art, arts, artist, museum, entertainment, news
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Richard Holmes interview
In this interview, the well-known military historian Brigadier Richard Holmes discusses his work on WW1, remembrance, his views on WW1 poetry, and how those experiences relate to the British Army currently serving in Iraq. Brigadier Richard Holmes is a well-known military historian, having written and presented numerous books and TV series on all aspects of warfare. In relation to the First World War his work includes 'Riding the Retreat: Mons to Marne' (1995), 'The Western Front' (1999), and 'T
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extremes. Published in 1847, a year before Brontë's death, it was not
received well by the critics of the time, yet today we see it as one of
the great Romantic classics. When reading Wuthering Heights we need
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The British Constitution
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Cornwallis' Sunken Fleet
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John Denham MP - Annual Politics Lecture with Q&A
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Channeling Thomas Jefferson and Theodore Roosevelt, MIT Sloan School of Management Professor
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1 The problem with crime: Glasgow Sean Damer examines the problem of crime in relation to Glasgow. The audio programme was recorded in 2001. Participants in the audio programme were: Sean Damer Staff Tutor in Politics for The Open University, Scotland and is based in the University of Glasgow; Moira Burgess a pre-eminent bibliographer of Glasgow and analyst of Glasgow in fiction; Jimmy Boyle a graduate of Barlinnie Prison's
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Participants in the audio programme were:
Sean Damer Staff Tutor in Politics for The Open University, Scotland and is based in the University of Glasgow;
Moira Burgess a pre-eminent bibliographer of Glasgow and analyst of Glasgow in fiction;
Jimmy Boyle a graduate of Barlinnie Prison's
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This unit is intended to be of interest not only to people living in Scotland but to anyone wishing to know more about Scottish society and culture. It brings together a collection of free educational resources relevant to Scotland. The resources within this unit cover a wide range of subject areas, including education, environment, technology, history, law, literature, politics, social care and social sciences.