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Political Prisoner recounts his ‘Chronicles of the other Cell’
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Political Prisoner recounts his ‘Chronicles of the other Cell’

Following his arrest on 22nd May 2009, sociologist and university professor Miguel Ángel Beltrán was charged with recruiting for and collaborating with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC).  The charges brought against Beltrán are based on alleged correspondence between the academic and the former FARC guerrilla leader Raúl Reyes, […]

Italia: the cost of Classic Art
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Italia: the cost of Classic Art

Italy is renowned throughout the world for its rich artistic and cultural heritage. James Bray From ancient roman sculpture and architecture to high renaissance art to the drama and the grandeur of the baroque period; the legacy of Italian artists is of immense importance. Some of the most iconic images […]

Francisco painting in his studio
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Francisco Gutiérrez: “My Own London”

Born in the northern province of Antofagasta, Chile, Francisco Gutiérrez immigrated to London just six years ago in search of greater opportunities and a way to exploit his artistic talent. He left behind a stable life and twelve years of working as an architect in Santiago de Chile. However, he […]

Life after death in ancient Egypt
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Life after death in ancient Egypt

The British Museum explores this fascinating topic in its major autumn exhibition entitled “Journey through the afterlife: ancient Egyptian book of the dead”. The intriguing and mystical world of this civilization is presented through an unparalleled collection of “Book of the Dead” papyri. This is a unique opportunity for visitors […]