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Wizard of Oz: why this extraordinary movie has been so influential – Dr Brian Hoyle in The Conversation

“It seems that the tale of Dorothy's adventure on the Yellow Brick Road can reasonably lay claim to being the most influential movie of all time. "Film is a highly collaborative art form and the contributions made by every department to this film – photography, set, costume, music, editing and cast – is immaculate. Indeed, to watch The Wizard of Oz is to watch the Hollywood studio machine working at the very ...

Understanding America in uncertain times

Across the University, there are academics whose expertise makes them uniquely placed to comment on contemporary developments in the USA.  In a new University of Dundee article some of our Humanities academics, along with other colleagues from across the University, shed light on President Trump's America by placing its events and controversies in their cultural, historical, political and social context at a time seemingl...

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Wolf-children, Tropicality, and Scientific Discourse in Colonial India (History Seminar)

This seminar in the AHRI / Scottish Centre for Global History series features Saurabh Mishra from the University of Sheffield.

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Fighting Fertility: Apartheid and Family Planning in South Africa c.1970-1990 (History Seminar)

This seminar in the AHRI / Scottish Centre for Global History series features Kate Law from the University of Nottingham.

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Automobility and Social History of Industrialisation in Japan (History Seminar)

This seminar in the AHRI / Scottish Centre for Global History series features Sue Townsend from the University of Nottingham.

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