American history

From British colonisation to revolution, through expansionism to the Obama administration, learn about US history - its presidents, power shifts and presence in global politics. These history classes and lectures focus on many aspects of America’s rich history and allow you to engage with passionate tutors on a variety of topics prominent in the American story.

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  1. Fidel is out and Trump is in: what's next for Cuba?

    Course Date: Wed 26 Jul 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    With the introduction of important economic reforms, the restoration of diplomatic relations with the USA in July 2015, the passing of Fidel and the election of Trump, where is Cuba heading? In this short introductory course will look at the contemporary state of Cuba and its future. Tutor: Sebastien Ardouin.
    Full fee: £29.00
    Senior fee: £29.00
    Concession: £13.00

  2. The drug trade, the war on drugs and their effects on democracy in Mexico

    Course Date: Wed 2 Aug 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Could the growth of the drug trade and of violence in Mexico be the dark side of the process of democratisation that began nearly thirty years ago? This short course will offer an analysis of contemporary Mexico and look at the current anti-drug policies and at possible alternatives. Tutor: Sebastien Ardouin.
    Full fee: £29.00
    Senior fee: £29.00
    Concession: £13.00

  3. US Supreme Court

    Course Date: Thu 8 Jun 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Over the last 250 years, the US Supreme Court has changed the destiny of the USA through decisions on civil rights, marriage, campaign finance and many other areas. Explore the Court’s structure, the memorable justices and critical decisions.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £59.00
    Concession: £26.00

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