Pre-Raphaelites Invading London

Pre-Raphaelites Invading London

Tate Britain will pay homage to the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood in a major exhibition running from 12 September 2012 to 13 January 2013.  This exhibition, called Pre-Raphaelites: Victorian Avant-Garde, is launched nearly three decades after a previous Pre-Raphaelite exhibition, held when the […]

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London 2012 Paralympics

London 2012 Paralympics

As the London 2012 Paralympics draw to a close we can look back on a fortnight full of excitement and not a little controversy. Over 160 nations have taken part in a Games which have challenged current perceptions of what […]

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London Olympics 2012

London Olympics 2012

Excitement mounts as the world awaits the opening of the Games of the XXX Olympiad in London on 27 July 2012. This is the third time the Games will have taken place in London;  the first  being in 1908 when […]

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Soup Cans and Spray Cans

Soup Cans and Spray Cans

Like a word repeated too many times in succession, Andy Warhol’s exploration of mass-produced icons shook sturdy foundations and put a new spin on an old world. He was a master of estranging the familiar, of estranging everything. Warhol’s ‘Campbell’s […]

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The Talented Mister Turing

The Talented Mister Turing

June 23rd marks the centenary of Alan Turing’s Birth. In the 100 years since his birth, science and technology have advanced dramatically. Turing only lived into his 40s, but even so his contributions to science and technology were profound, provocative, […]

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Northern Ireland: The Years of Conflict

Northern Ireland: The Years of Conflict

In this blog post we want to introduce you to the vast range of resources held by JISC MediaHub which cover the period of the Irish Troubles and the peace process which followed. JISC have just  announced the launch of […]

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Royal Mail Film Classics

Royal Mail Film Classics

EDINA is delighted to announce that, after encountering some unexpected licensing issues, the Royal Mail Film Classics collection is now available in JISC MediaHub. As you may remember, the collection was previously part of Film & Sound Online and  includes […]

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