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Warwick the Magazine, Spring 2007

venice.jpgWarwick in Venice - Celebrating 40 years of the Venice term

Professor Michael Mallett, describes the origins and development of the Venice Programme, while current students write about their own Venice experience.

Warwick’s Venice Programme is a unique initiative by a British university. For around 40 years, undergraduate and postgraduate students studying History and History of Art have had the opportunity to spend a full autumn term in Venice, incorporating site visits and study trips, backed up by work with Warwick staff at the University’s Venetian base – now the Palazzo Pesaro Papafava.

In this Issue:

Warwick Network Warwick Network
gunthumb.jpgThe natural state of man
Dr Angela Hobbs
Comparing highly influential thinkers - Plato and Hobbes
prostatethumb.jpgProstate Cancer - the African Caribbean experience
Veronica Nanton
Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men in the UK
shanghaithumb.jpgChasing the Dragon (and the Tiger)
Simon Collinson
The growth of the two economic giants: India and China
shakespearethumb.jpgWhat a piece of work...
Jonathan Bate
Devising a new edition of Shakespeare
carthumb.jpgThe Renaissance Man
Chris Arnot talks to Dr Charles Tennant
Engineering in Coventry and WMG’s contribution to its renaissance
mapthumb.jpgSpying for Empire
Rob Johnson
Spying for Empire: The Great Game in Central and South Asia, 1757-1947
winsletthumb.jpgAn Organisational Enigma
Andy Sturdy
The organisational significance of Bletchley Park

Looking back on the Venice Programme
Four graduates write about their memories of the Venice programme from the early years until the twenty-first century.

An Animated Life
Finn Arnesen (French with Theatre Studies 1984-88) tells us about his role in the launch and growth of the Cartoon Network channel in Europe.

WGA News
Joan Cole retires
Warwick mathematics Alumni
Warwick all over the World
40th Anniversary of the Venice Programme

Class Notes - Who's Doing What and Where?

Dates for Your Diary

Magazine Forum
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Online Exclusives

Experiments in Education by Dr Mo Afzal
Success story of the Science for the 21st Century Initiative (SCI) between Warwick School and the University of Warwick