Prof. dr. G.P. Scott-Smith
Giles is Senior university lecturer at Institute for HistoryProfile page
On 21 April the Four Freedoms Awards were presented in Middelburg. Four what? I hear you say. The ‘thinking person’s Oscars’, or the ‘poor person’s Nobel’, the FFs draw their inspiration from Franklin Roosevelt’s ‘Four Freedoms speech’ on 6 January 1941.
A few years ago I made a MOOC - a Massive Open-Access Online Course – for Leiden University on the Coursera platform. Its called The Rooseveltian Century, re-interpreting US history in the 20th century through the lives of Theodore, Eleanor and Franklin Roosevelt.