From emperors to émigrés, revolutions to superpowers, look at the events that shaped and are shaping modern Europe. With the continent’s rich history of conflicts, cultures and coalitions – courses offer detail into the most significant events and periods in European history.
Course Date: Sat 2 Mar 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetBorn out of the defeat of 1940, the Vichy regime is one of the darkest periods in French history. Even if Marshal Pétain pretended he was sheltering the country from excessive demands by the Nazis, the government and administration offered themselves to the service of the enemy, often for the worst. Tutor: Sebastien Ardouin.Full fee: £49.00Senior fee: £39.00Concession: £25.00
Course Date: Tue 30 Apr 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetIn 1789 ordinary French people successfully rebelled against the absolute monarchy and privileged nobility. Find out how the struggle over the social and political system which would replace the Ancien Regime would divide both France and Europe. Tutor: Zoe Quinn.Full fee: £89.00Senior fee: £71.00Concession: £39.00
Course Date: Fri 3 May 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetExplore 18th century Europe by examining how different ideas about freedom emerged as a springboard for investigating 18th century soceity, culture and politics. Tutor: John Goff.Full fee: £199.00Senior fee: £159.00Concession: £88.00
Course Date: Tue 11 Jun 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetNapoleon had a huge impact on the French state and the French nation and many of his ideas and reforms were also adopted across Europe as a result of the French empire which Napoleon founded. Some of these developments were due to Napoleon himself and others emerged because of the systems he set up and the people he employed. Many of the changes he initiated have had long term effects which can be seen up until the current day. The course will examine some of these developments. Tutor: Gregor Davey.Full fee: £89.00Senior fee: £89.00Concession: £39.00
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