Modern history

Understand and gain a deeper knowledge and grounding in events and people both past and present that are having a significant influence on our present society. From Margaret Thatcher to the current Israel-Palestine conflict to the economic bumps experienced - immerse yourself in fascinating topics that continue to shape the modern world.

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  1. More current affairs

    Course Date: Thu 26 Apr 2018 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Do you want to find out more about the issues in the news? Gain information and analyse and debate news items on this follow-on course from 'Current affairs'. New students welcome. Tutor: Michael Bloomfield.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £103.00
    Concession: £57.00

  2. Human rights in Britain

    Course Date: Tue 22 May 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This course will introduce you to the framework and operation of human rights in contemporary Britain. It will be practical and interactive, aiming to develop critical perspectives on this most dynamic and rapidly evolving area of the constitution. Tutor: Jonathan Thorpe.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £89.00
    Concession: £39.00

  3. Global inequalities and consumer society

    Course Date: Sat 30 Jun 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    A sociological look at power and divisions. Examine the relationship between institutions and inequalities, focusing on such issues as race, gender, class and disability. Tutor: Christina Julios.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £22.00

  4. British political institutions

    Course Date: Tue 10 Apr 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This course is a team-taught introduction to British government and an exploration of the changes and challenges amongst the major political institutions: the executive, the legislature and the supreme court. We will also examine the role of the civil service and the issue of devolution and multi-level goverance. Tutors: Mark Malcomson, Dale Mineshima-Lowe, Philip Geering.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £89.00
    Concession: £39.00

  5. Understanding the Israel-Palestine conflict

    Course Date: Wed 11 Apr 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Trace the historical roots of this conflict, with an emphasis on the peace process of the 1990s - the Madrid talks, Oslo agreement, Camp David talks and the recent Middle Eastern road map, as well as the latest developments. Tutor: Noman Hanif.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00
    Concession: £66.00

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