World History Courses in London
Explore the rich and often turbulent history and culture of various regions and specific countries from around the world. Tutors will take students on a journey of discovery to the hidden gems of places familiar, near and far, from modern France (1900 onwards) to Latin America to India (from the 1500s).
Course Date: Wed 16 Jan 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetThe Ottoman empire lasted from 1300 right through to 1918. We will study the rise and fall of the empire.Full fee: £179.00Senior fee: £179.00Concession: £79.00
Course Date: Thu 17 Jan 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetBoth defeated and victorious countries saw their empires collapse in the years following the Second World War. We look at how this happened and how new kinds of empire emerged in the aftermath.Full fee: £199.00Senior fee: £159.00Concession: £88.00
Course Date: Sat 26 Jan 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetThis interactive-lecture day course will trace the growth of Arab nationalism in the decaying Ottoman Empire and the formation of new Arab states in the aftermath of World War I: fascinating background to understanding contemporary events in the Middle East. Tutor: James Chiriyankandath.Full fee: £49.00Senior fee: £39.00Concession: £25.00
Course Date: Sun 10 Mar 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetExplore secular Arab nationalism under the leadership of Nasser, in the aftermath of WWII and the foundation of Israel on this interactive lecture-based course. Look at why Arabs turned to political Islam after the 'failure of secular nationalism'. Tutor: James Chiriyankandath.Full fee: £39.00Senior fee: £31.00Concession: £20.00
Course Date: Thu 2 May 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetExplore how the "Grand Alliance" of the USA, Britain and the USSR degenerated into a Cold War that divided Europe for forty years. See where the Cold War got hot in other parts of the world.
NOTE: Break week - no class session on Thursday, 30 May 2019. Tutor: Alison Appleby.Full fee: £189.00Senior fee: £151.00Concession: £83.00
Course Date: Fri 3 May 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetAn introduction to colonialism, on this interactive lecture-based course, we will cover: the imposition of colonialism, focusing on the Scramble for Africa and the main legacies of colonialism, a modernizing force or brutal exploitation that had devastating consequences for African development?Full fee: £109.00Senior fee: £87.00Concession: £48.00
Course Date: Sun 16 Jun 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street75 years ago, 220 young people, incarcerated in the Warsaw Ghetto, led an armed rebellion against the Nazis. This course tells the backstory of Warsaw's vibrant but increasingly endangered Jewish life in the decade before the uprising, describes the many forms of resistance, highlights key individuals, and reflects on a tragic but inspiring episode during the Holocaust.
Full fee: £49.00Senior fee: £39.00Concession: £25.00
Course Date: Fri 19 Jul 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetExplore Muslim societies in modern times: the reception of modern ideas and institutions, the status of traditional practices, debates around the nation state, democracy, gender, identity, globalisation and extremism. Tutor: Farid Panjwani.Full fee: £49.00Senior fee: £39.00Concession: £22.00
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