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Russia’s universities: rebuilding ‘collapsed stars’

Jack Grove reports from Moscow on bold plans to revive the country’s ailing higher education sector

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Russia’s universities: rebuilding ‘collapsed stars’ Subscription

22 January 2015 | By

Jack Grove reports from Moscow on bold plans to revive the country’s ailing higher education sector

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Donna Yates is tackling the illicit trade in antiquities, and although it can be dangerous, the archaeologist says it’s a world away from Lara Croft

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Interview: Terry Eagleton

The literary theorist talks about his 50-year career, the importance of low-minded virtues and the double act of Christianity and communism

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Beware ‘brain-based learning’ Subscription

12 December 2013

Enthusiasm for ‘neuroeducation’ risks blinding people to its potentially limited efficacy, argues Steven Rose

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General

Forty years of a Kraftwerk revolution Subscription

22 January 2015

Uwe Schütte on the German band whose electronic beats and futuristic visions are still relevant today

Theatre

The Royal Ballet: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Subscription

15 January 2015

Live broadcasting has changed how audiences view theatre and performance, says Liz Schafer

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Film

Electricity, directed by Bryn Higgins Subscription

11 December 2014

Agyness Deyn unflinchingly portrays a woman’s experience of epilepsy in this unconventional fairy tale

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Television

The Lost Honour of Christopher Jefferies Subscription

27 November 2014

Roger Michell faced ethical as well as artistic issues in dramatising the vilification of an innocent eccentric questioned over a murder, he tells Richard Howells

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Exhibitions

The Institute of Sexology, Wellcome Collection, London Subscription

20 November 2014

The pioneers who examined human sexual desire took personal risks to uncover the realities of sex, this exhibition shows. Fern Riddell writes

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Etty Hillesum: an intellectual woman ahead of her time Subscription

27 February 2014

Mary Evans on the insights into persecution, knowledge and sexuality of a Dutch Jewish writer killed in Auschwitz

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