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The Beatles Now Past 50: Abbey Road lyric secrets

In the fifth and final talk of his popular Festival series The Beatles at 50, Colin Campbell of the University of York examines the lyrics to the songs on the Abbey Road album.


Myth, Rumour and Misinformation: A day of interdisciplinary discussion from folklore to fake news

Myth, rumour and misinformation have been features of human society since the dawn of civilisation. From the earliest folk tales to high-tech online propaganda campaigns, people have used myth, rumour and misinformation to persuade, deceive, and even to make sense of their lived experience of the world around them.

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