UCL CENTRE FOR LANGUAGES & INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION (CLIE)

Loading. Please wait.
394 items found in the english section!

Bettany Hughes searches for the truth about the 'Golden Age' of Ancient Athens, investigating how a barren rock wedged between the East and West became the first democracy 2,500 years ago.

10112
ancient athensancient greeceancient historyathensclassical worlddemocracygreecehistory

Bettany Hughes searches for the truth about the 'Golden Age' of Ancient Athens, investigating how a barren rock wedged between the East and West became the first democracy 2,500 years ago.

Kirsty Young looks at British working lives since the Second World War. This programme combines the memories of ordinary working people with vivid archive from documentary, television and film to look at an era in which work was a great mass experience and work places were lively, welcoming communities.

104452
britainhistorypoliticspublic policysocietywomen's rightswork

Kirsty Young looks at British working lives since the Second World War. This programme combines the memories of ordinary working people with vivid archive from documentary, television and film to look at an era in which work was a great mass experience and work places were lively, welcoming communities.

In the second of this series on the history of work, Kirsty Young looks at the years in which the post-war baby boom generation joined the workforce, from the buoyant optimism of the 60s to the union versus management conflicts of the 70s.

104454
britainhistorymanagementpoliticspublic policysocietywork

In the second of this series on the history of work, Kirsty Young looks at the years in which the post-war baby boom generation joined the workforce, from the buoyant optimism of the 60s to the union versus management conflicts of the 70s.

Kirsty Young looks at work in the 80s and 90s, an era of startling contrasts where our jobs could enrich and exhilarate or humble and humiliate. Kirsty meets people who were flush with entrepreneurial spirit, building careers and starting their own businesses, but also those who fell out of work during the collapse of traditional heavy industry.

104456
britainhistorymanagementpoliticspublic policysocietywork

Kirsty Young looks at work in the 80s and 90s, an era of startling contrasts where our jobs could enrich and exhilarate or humble and humiliate. Kirsty meets people who were flush with entrepreneurial spirit, building careers and starting their own businesses, but also those who fell out of work during the collapse of traditional heavy industry.

In the final episode of the series, Kirsty Young looks at how work has changed from the late 90s to the present. Using comedy, drama and archive from the period, she examines how work has crept into the very centre of our lives.

104458
britaincorporationshistorymanagementpoliticspublic policywork

In the final episode of the series, Kirsty Young looks at how work has changed from the late 90s to the present. Using comedy, drama and archive from the period, she examines how work has crept into the very centre of our lives.

The Conspiracy Files returns with a new programme about the final mystery of 9/11: a third tower at the World Trade Centre, which along with the Twin Towers, also collapsed that day.

105066
9/11new yorkpoliticspublic policyterrorism

The Conspiracy Files returns with a new programme about the final mystery of 9/11: a third tower at the World Trade Centre, which along with the Twin Towers, also collapsed that day.

Manchester's International Festival is a collection of world class talent, theatrical premieres, ground breaking musical performances and global stars from the contemporary art scene. Amongst these gems will be Shelley's The Masque of Anarchy, performed by Maxine Peake, one of the most gifted actors of her generation.

112092
music

Manchester's International Festival is a collection of world class talent, theatrical premieres, ground breaking musical performances and global stars from the contemporary art scene. Amongst these gems will be Shelley's The Masque of Anarchy, performed by Maxine Peake, one of the most gifted actors of her generation.

The Great European Disaster Movie: Newsnight Debate Robert Peston presents a discussion in which a panel of guests debate the issues raised by Annalisa Piras and Bill Emmott's authored Storyville documentary on the problems facing the European Union.

113838
economicseuropeeuropean unionpoliticspublic policy

The Great European Disaster Movie: Newsnight Debate Robert Peston presents a discussion in which a panel of guests debate the issues raised by Annalisa Piras and Bill Emmott's authored Storyville documentary on the problems facing the European Union.

Series in which uncovers the secret world of Whitehall, showing what the trio of great offices - Home, Foreign and Treasury - are really like.Michael Cockerell uses archive and interviews to uncover the world of the Foreign Office.

9656
britainforeign policypoliticspublic policy

Series in which uncovers the secret world of Whitehall, showing what the trio of great offices - Home, Foreign and Treasury - are really like.Michael Cockerell uses archive and interviews to uncover the world of the Foreign Office.

Michael Cockerell uncovers the secret world of the Home Office.

9562
britainhome officepoliticspublic policy

Michael Cockerell uncovers the secret world of the Home Office.

Michael Cockerell uses archive film and interviews to uncover the world of the Treasury.

9468
britaineconomicsfinancepoliticspublic policy

Michael Cockerell uses archive film and interviews to uncover the world of the Treasury.

An examination of the hysteria, fury and politics surrounding the proposed mosque and Islamic community centre two blocks from the site of the 9/11 attacks in Manhattan

105504
9/11islamnew yorkpoliticspublic policyreligionsociety

An examination of the hysteria, fury and politics surrounding the proposed mosque and Islamic community centre two blocks from the site of the 9/11 attacks in Manhattan

Documentary marking the 30th anniversary of the 1984 miners\' strike, one of the bitterest industrial disputes in British history, with stories from both sides of the conflict.

113400
britainhistoryminersminers strikepoliticspublic policy

Documentary marking the 30th anniversary of the 1984 miners\' strike, one of the bitterest industrial disputes in British history, with stories from both sides of the conflict.

The programme considers how it was possible for a man such as Adolf Hitler to come to power in a supposedly cultured country such as post First World War Germany. It gives a number of long term and short term factors to explain the Nazi phenomenon

1978
germanyhistoryhitlernazinazismpoliticsworld war 2ww2

The programme considers how it was possible for a man such as Adolf Hitler to come to power in a supposedly cultured country such as post First World War Germany. It gives a number of long term and short term factors to explain the Nazi phenomenon

The theme of the programme focuses on the paradoxical nature of Germany under Nazi rule - a society obsessed by order and yet characterised by administrative inefficiency. It opens with daunting images of Nazi crowds and the comment that the

2483
germanyhistoryhitlernazinazismpoliticspropagandaworld war 2ww2

The theme of the programme focuses on the paradoxical nature of Germany under Nazi rule - a society obsessed by order and yet characterised by administrative inefficiency. It opens with daunting images of Nazi crowds and the comment that the

The programme starts, with Hitler in his retreat in southern Bavaria, watching feature films about the British Empire - supposedly, these offered proof of the superiority of the Aryan Race! In 1941 he said 'Let's learn from the English - what India was to the English, let Russian territories be to us'. The programme then asks the question - How did Hitler end up fighting the wrong war? - a war against both the English and the Russians.

7958
germanyhistoryhitlernazinazismpoliticspropagandaworld war 2ww2

The programme starts, with Hitler in his retreat in southern Bavaria, watching feature films about the British Empire - supposedly, these offered proof of the superiority of the Aryan Race! In 1941 he said 'Let's learn from the English - what India was to the English, let Russian territories be to us'. The programme then asks the question - How did Hitler end up fighting the wrong war? - a war against both the English and the Russians.

The programme starts with a view of a railway line, followed by the view of a field. Between July 1942 - August 1943 this area became a 'killing factory'. This is TREBLINKA, one of six extermination camps set up in Poland by the Germans to tackle the Jewish Question'

7959
concentration campsgermanyhistoryhitlerholocaustnazinazismpoliticsworld war 2ww2

The programme starts with a view of a railway line, followed by the view of a field. Between July 1942 - August 1943 this area became a 'killing factory'. This is TREBLINKA, one of six extermination camps set up in Poland by the Germans to tackle the Jewish Question'

The programme starts with the observation that because Italy was 'the birthplace of fascism', an alliance between Rome and Berlin in the 1930's therefore seemed natural and not unexpected.

7960
germanyhistoryhitleritalynazinazismpoliticsworld war 2ww2

The programme starts with the observation that because Italy was 'the birthplace of fascism', an alliance between Rome and Berlin in the 1930's therefore seemed natural and not unexpected.

The programme asks whether the introduction of the contraceptive pill was a blessing or burden for women in the 1960s

3861
healthhistorypoliticspublic healthpublic policyreproductive healthsocietywomenwomen's rights

The programme asks whether the introduction of the contraceptive pill was a blessing or burden for women in the 1960s

In 2001, four Pakistani Britons travel to Pakistan for a wedding and in a surge of idealism, decide to see the situation of war-torn Afganistan which is being bombed by the American forces in retaliation to the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Once there they are captured by Northern Alliance fighters. They are then handed them over the American forces who transport them to the prison camps at the Guantanamo Bay base in Cuba.

3704
afghanistanguantanamo baypoliticspublic policyusa

In 2001, four Pakistani Britons travel to Pakistan for a wedding and in a surge of idealism, decide to see the situation of war-torn Afganistan which is being bombed by the American forces in retaliation to the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Once there they are captured by Northern Alliance fighters. They are then handed them over the American forces who transport them to the prison camps at the Guantanamo Bay base in Cuba.

Documentary series exploring the lives of Romanians trying to make a new life in Britain.

113840
economicseuropeeuropean unionimmigrationpoliticsraceracism

Documentary series exploring the lives of Romanians trying to make a new life in Britain.

Sally Ashby's intriguing First Cut film lifts the lid on the exclusive world of super rich Russians who want an English public school education for their children.

9021
britaineducationimmigrationpoliticspublic policyrussia

Sally Ashby's intriguing First Cut film lifts the lid on the exclusive world of super rich Russians who want an English public school education for their children.

Documentary celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first satellite, Sputnik, which launched the space age in 1957. The film explores how satellites have affected almost every aspect of our lives, from spy satellites and GPS transforming the military to the communications revolution kickstarted by Telstar. But recent events in China have revealed just how vulnerable we might be, for they suggest we might be on the verge of another new age, one of satellite terrorism.

7688
communicationengineeringpoliticspublic policysatellitespacesputnikterrorism

Documentary celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first satellite, Sputnik, which launched the space age in 1957. The film explores how satellites have affected almost every aspect of our lives, from spy satellites and GPS transforming the military to the communications revolution kickstarted by Telstar. But recent events in China have revealed just how vulnerable we might be, for they suggest we might be on the verge of another new age, one of satellite terrorism.

The Secret War on Terror reveals the astonishing inside story of the intelligence war which has been fought against Al Qaeda over the last decade since 9/11.

104336
al qaedapoliticspublic policyterrorismusa

The Secret War on Terror reveals the astonishing inside story of the intelligence war which has been fought against Al Qaeda over the last decade since 9/11.

This episode looks at how, with harsh interrogation techniques increasingly off-limits, spy agencies, have developed a controversial high-tech method of targeting and killing suspected terrorists with pilotless drone aircraft.

104338
al qaedapoliticspublic policyterrorismusa

This episode looks at how, with harsh interrogation techniques increasingly off-limits, spy agencies, have developed a controversial high-tech method of targeting and killing suspected terrorists with pilotless drone aircraft.

Three-part series by Michael Cockerell starts with the role played over the years by the most powerful unelected member of the government, the Cabinet Secretary. He is the real life Sir Humphrey from Yes Prime Minister, who rules the civil service from Whitehall's least understood ministry, the Cabinet Office. Mixing rare archive with candid interviews, the programme tells the story of the many battles for power between Britain's top civil servant and their prime ministers.

104460
britainpoliticspublic policy

Three-part series by Michael Cockerell starts with the role played over the years by the most powerful unelected member of the government, the Cabinet Secretary. He is the real life Sir Humphrey from Yes Prime Minister, who rules the civil service from Whitehall's least understood ministry, the Cabinet Office. Mixing rare archive with candid interviews, the programme tells the story of the many battles for power between Britain's top civil servant and their prime ministers.

Michael Cockerell reveals what life has really been like over the years in 10 Downing Street. Insiders talk candidly about the constant battles and the tragicomic events behind the famous black door. The film shows what an unlikely place No.10 is to run a government from.

104462
britainpoliticspublic policy

Michael Cockerell reveals what life has really been like over the years in 10 Downing Street. Insiders talk candidly about the constant battles and the tragicomic events behind the famous black door. The film shows what an unlikely place No.10 is to run a government from.

Michael Cockerell reveals what really happens in the hidden power houses of Whitehall, the cabinet minister's private office. These are where political advisers have bloody battles with civil servants for the hearts and minds of their ministers, from where gaffes are averted and plots hatched. Mixing rare archive with candid interviews, the programme tells the story of what goes on within this most influential of secret networks.

104464
britainpoliticspublic policy

Michael Cockerell reveals what really happens in the hidden power houses of Whitehall, the cabinet minister's private office. These are where political advisers have bloody battles with civil servants for the hearts and minds of their ministers, from where gaffes are averted and plots hatched. Mixing rare archive with candid interviews, the programme tells the story of what goes on within this most influential of secret networks.

The Street Weapons Commission, chaired by Cherie Booth, has toured the country to find out why so many young people now carry guns and knives. These are highlights of each hearing.

7483
politicspublic policysocietyviolenceyouth

The Street Weapons Commission, chaired by Cherie Booth, has toured the country to find out why so many young people now carry guns and knives. These are highlights of each hearing.

The Street Weapons Commission, chaired by Cherie Booth, has toured the country to find out why so many young people now carry guns and knives. These are highlights of each hearing.

7484
politicspublic policysocietyviolenceyouth

The Street Weapons Commission, chaired by Cherie Booth, has toured the country to find out why so many young people now carry guns and knives. These are highlights of each hearing.