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.
The May 1958 crisis: the war in Algeria, the return of De Gaulle, and the fall of the French Fourth and birth of the Fifth RepublicCourse Date: Sun 13 May 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetExplore the causes and consequences of the putsch of Algiers of the 13th May 1958, in both France and Algeria. Tutor: Sebastien Ardouin.Full fee: £39.00Senior fee: £31.00Concession: £20.00
Course Date: Sun 20 May 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetWe'll explore the events of May 1968 and their consequences on French society and politics. Tutor: Sebastien Ardouin.Full fee: £39.00Senior fee: £31.00Concession: £20.00
Course Date: Fri 13 Apr 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetThe Habsburgs ruled most of central Europe, Spain, Belgium and parts of Italy for nearly 600 years, until 1918. We focus on the imagery surrounding the main imperial line which began with Emperor Maximilian I (r.1493-1519) and ended with Empress Maria Theresa (r.1740-1780).Full fee: £189.00Senior fee: £151.00Concession: £83.00