The Forum

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Telling the time: From sundials to satnav


A brief history of how we tell the time


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Writer Jorge Luis Borges: Mixing the magical with the mundane


Teasing and thought provoking: the works of the Argentinian master of pithy stories


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Elizabeth Fry: 'The angel of prisons'


How a nineteenth century Quaker philanthropist shook up the prison system


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The 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre


Investigating how a thriving African American community was razed to the ground


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Queen Tamar: The myth of a perfect ruler


Georgia’s most iconic female sovereign


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 2020-09-17  39m
 
 

Who were the Huguenots?


The myths and mysteries surrounding French protestant refugees


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 2020-09-10  40m
 
 

Smallpox: the defeat of the speckled monster


Exploring the 200 year campaign to wipe out a killer disease


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 2020-09-03  40m
 
 

Lal Ded, mystical Kashmiri poet


A free-spirited woman whose pithy words challenged social norms


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 2020-08-27  39m
 
 

Secrets of the Great Pyramid


Exploring the Great Pyramid of Giza in Egypt


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 2020-08-20  39m
 
 

Ray Bradbury, a master of science fiction


Celebrating the author of Fahrenheit 451 and The Martian Chronicles


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 2020-08-13  39m