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FDS-S2-02-4 Issues in hypothesis testing

We consider 3 issues in hypothesis testing: Type I and Type II errors; cherry-picking, p-value hacking etc., and a short discussion about the possibility that hypothesis-driven research can hinder…

From  David Sterratt on January 18th, 2021 0 likes 125 plays 0  

10.3c A Japanese Handscroll of the Virgin Mary.mp4

In this video we go to Japan and consider a very rare 16th-century image of the Virgin Mary on a handscroll. At the end, Jill considers how we juxtapose images affects the narratives we tell. Whose…

From  Jill Burke on November 27th, 2020 0 likes 128 plays 0  

10.3b Mexican Featherwork

In this video, we consider Mexican featherwork of religious subjects and its role in creating wonder in Europe, and converting indigenous peoples.

From  Jill Burke on November 27th, 2020 0 likes 134 plays 0  

10.2b African Presence in Renaissance Europe

This video considers black Africans in Renaissance Europe, particularly Italy.

From  Jill Burke on November 26th, 2020 0 likes 220 plays 0  

10.2a Worlds of Wonder: Renaissance European Ethnographies

This lecture considers how Europeans understood the peoples of the new world, India and sub-Saharan Africa, showing how they lumped together these peoples in a rather imprecise way, and were curious…

From  Jill Burke on November 26th, 2020 0 likes 253 plays 0  

10.1b Renaissance Women, Nature and Nurture

What features characterised femininity in the Renaissance? This video considers the relationship between gender and sex, considers Judith Butler's ideas about 'performing' gender, and…

From  Jill Burke on November 23rd, 2020 0 likes 278 plays 0  

10.1a The Woman Question

This video introduces Renaissance Feminism, including major scholars and major female painters, sculptors and architects who worked between 1520 and 1650.

From  Jill Burke on November 23rd, 2020 0 likes 289 plays 0  

School of Chemistry Exam Submission System Instructions

Please watch this video in advance of the examination period and practice using the link provided in Learn

From  Michael Seery on November 22nd, 2020 1 likes 883 plays 0  

9.3c Naked Women and Potent Men

So what about the female nudes that populate art galleries nowadays? How were they justified within this Christian context? This lecture considers how female nudes provided an opportunity for male…

From  Jill Burke on November 19th, 2020 0 likes 286 plays 0  

9.3b The Male Nude and the 'Perfect Body'

Renaissance people were puzzled about why the nude body was so popular in classical times, but they worked out their own justifications for depicting naked men - the male body was made in 'the…

From  Jill Burke on November 19th, 2020 0 likes 191 plays 0  

9.3a How to See People Naked in Renaissance Italy

We start by climbing up the scaffolding of the SIstine Chapel in July 1512 with Federico Gonzaga, to have a look at all the naked bodies that Michelangelo painted on the vault of the Pope's…

From  Jill Burke on November 19th, 2020 0 likes 195 plays 0  

HCA - Archaeology 1A and 1B option courses 2020

Listen to Head of Archaeology Dr Manuel Fernández-Götz as he introduces you to the Archaeology options courses available in 2020. Archaeology 1A (ARCA08004) - Semester 1 - for more…

From  Michael O'Reilly on August 25th, 2020 1 likes 30 plays 0  

HCA - Classics option courses 2020

Listen to Head of Classics Dr Lucy Grig as she introduces you to the Classics options courses available in 2020. Greek World 1a - semester 1 - contact Dr David Lewis for more information -…

From  Michael O'Reilly on August 24th, 2020 0 likes 52 plays 0  

LLC - German Beginners' and Post-Beginners' Courses: Foundation German 1 & 2 and German 1A

Overview of courses available for absolute beginners and post-beginners in German. If you haven't completed the equivalent of Higher German or A Level German, then these are the German language…

From  Laura Bradley on August 19th, 2020 0 likes 59 plays 0  

LLC - Persian Language

Introduction to Persian language courses

From  Azin Mostajer Haghighi on August 18th, 2020 0 likes 39 plays 0