European studies

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.

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  1. A social history of Europe in 11 paintings: 1400-1900

    Course Date: Fri 5 May 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    We will explore the historical setting of key paintings with a musical theme by artists ranging from Fra Angelico to Zoffany. The course includes a visit to the National Portrait Gallery and National Gallery.

    NOTE: This course is designed to stand alone but also complements HH020 - Music in art: 1400 - 1900.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £135.00
    Concession: £74.00

  2. France in revolution: 1789 to 1799

    France in revolution: 1789 to 1799

    Course Date: Wed 3 May 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    In 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.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £103.00
    Concession: £57.00

  3. Music in art: 1400 - 1900

    Course Date: Fri 5 May 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    From the medieval period to the present day, paintings have always offered an insight into society and culture.

    Come along and delve into the historical and musical worlds revealed by art. No musical knowledge necessary. No class on 2nd June.

    NOTE: This course is designed to stand alone but also complements HH021 - A social history of Europe in 11 paintings: 1400-1900.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £70.00

  4. The fall and rise of empires in the 20th century: part 2

    Course Date: Thu 4 May 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Both 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. There is no class on the 8th June.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £70.00

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