Type
8 courses
History & Mythology

Cultural History Workshop 2

This course will be delivered online.

This course examines the key themes and ideas in cultural history. It moves over time through looking at themes of gender, ethnicity, religion, and revolution. You will study key historical contexts from the 1500s through to 1900s through the examination of areas of key cultural experience including religion, music, philosophy, art, and religion.

11/01/2023 - Wed (10:00-11:30) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 5 weeks - £72.00 - C02861-222301
22/02/2023 - Wed (10:00-11:30) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 5 weeks - £72.00 - C02861-222302

Early Modern British History: Part 1 (1485-1603)

This course explores the central themes and developments in Tudor England from the seizure of the crown by Henry Tudor in 1485, the reign of Henry VIII and those of his children up to the death of Elizabeth in 1603.

Course Content
End of the Wars of the Roses and the foundation of the Tudor dynasty. Henry VII and Cardinal Wolsey. The English Reformation. Edward VI and the protestant reforms. Reign of Mary and the Counter Reformation. Elizabethan ascent and the Religious Settlement. War with Spain. The late Elizabethan Age.

10/01/2023 - Tue (14:00-16:00) - Parkshot Campus - 10 weeks - £177.00 - C02797-222301

Early Modern British History: Part 2 (1603-1714)

This course explores the central themes and developments in Stuart Britain including the reign of James I, the political and social origins of the civil war, the civil war and the English Republic, the Restoration and the reign of Charles II, the Glorious revolution and the onset of Constitutional Monarchy and the reigns of the later Stuarts.

25/04/2023 - Tue (14:00-16:00) - Parkshot Campus - 10 weeks - £177.00 - C02798-222302

Migration Stories

This course will be delivered online.

This course is an examination of the experience of migration, settlement and community development in the UK. Through a series of case studies, you will explore the growth of the cultural diversity in Britain's cities over the period 1860 through to the 1970s.
You will develop your research skills and look at how cities came to have a rich and diverse ethnic presence.
This course is suitable for anybody interested in community history and looking to develop their research skills.

11/01/2023 - Wed (18:00-19:30) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 5 weeks - £72.00 - C02862-222301
19/04/2023 - Wed (18:00-19:30) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 5 weeks - £72.00 - C02862-222302

Migration Stories Taster - La Dolce Vita: Italian Migration to Britain1861-1960

This course will be delivered online.

This course will be delivered online.
This course is an examination of the experience of the Italian migrant presence into the UK; it will look at areas of the popular experience over the period 1860 through to 1960. The focus will be upon the growth in the cultural presence and Italian identity expressed through community, culture, religion, work and gender. There will be a focus upon the development of Italian communities in the UK. The course is a good introduction to the skills and techniques of community history.

07/12/2022 - Wed (10:00-11:00) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 1 weeks - £0.00 - C02859-222301

The Arab-Israeli Conflicts

This course will be delivered online.

The Middle East and Palestine in particular has been one of the most volatile regions on the planet since the Second World War. The establishment of an Arab-Israeli peace deal has become the ultimate prize for any US President of the modern era. This course examines how the Declaration of Israel in 1948 has resulted in constant conflict through the region and looks to explain why and how we got to the current situation.
We will look at the initial formation of the Israeli state and the immediate war which followed as Arab neighbours...

06/06/2023 - Tue (19:00-21:00) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 6 weeks - £100.00 - C02481-222301

Twentieth Century Britain - Part 1

Course Overview: (75-100 words - max 250)
This course provides a general overview of British History throughout the tumultuous Twentieth Century. We will look at the social cultural and political history of the period to give a fuller picture. The first part of our course focusses on the Edwardian Age, through the First World War and onto the Inter-war period. Over six weeks we will document the story of the Suffragettes, the rise of the Labour Party and corresponding Decline of the Liberals as a force.
We shall look at key events in British History such as the General...

21/02/2023 - Tue (19:00-21:00) - Parkshot Campus - 6 weeks - £110.00 - C02871-222301

Twentieth Century Britain - Part 2

This course provides a general overview of British History throughout the tumultuous Twentieth Century. We will look at the social cultural and political history of the period to give a fuller picture. This course continues on from part 1 and focuses on British History from World War Two until the end of the Century.

Over six weeks we will discover how Modern Britain came into being as the Nation moved from being an Imperial Power to the Twenty-first Century. We will document the radical post-war Labour government of Clement Atlee, through MacMillan to the societal changes of the...

18/04/2023 - Tue (19:00-21:00) - Parkshot Campus - 6 weeks - £110.00 - C02872-222301