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. British foreign policy: 1945-1976

    Course Date: Tue 2 May 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Examine the state of British foreign policy, looking at policy in relation to Europe, America and the Middle East during the period of 1945-1976.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £69.00
    Concession: £30.00

  2. British foreign policy: Thatcher - Cameron; photo of David Cameron by Tom Evans

    British foreign policy: Thatcher - Cameron

    Course Date: Tue 6 Jun 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Examine the state of British foreign policy, looking at policy and key events in relation to Europe, America and the Middle East during the British governments from Thatcher to Cameron.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £69.00
    Concession: £30.00

  3. Migrations through the ages: has migration really changed from the 19th century to the 21st century?

    Course Date: Mon 8 May 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Migration as presented on the news is but a small part of this complex topic. Explore the history and politics of modern migrations from the 19th century of empires to the changing world in the 20th century (America's First Great Migration, impact of WWI and WWII partition of India) to contemporary migration trends and issues today.

    NOTE: this course will incorporate the option of individual study/research outside of class.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £129.00
    Concession: £57.00

  4. More current affairs

    Course Date: Wed 3 May 2017
    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'. Run as a tutor-moderated discussion group of current news events. New students welcome.
    Full fee: £119.00
    Senior fee: £95.00
    Concession: £52.00

  5. The British general election

    Course Date: Thu 25 May 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    With the upcoming elections on the 8th of June - we will be providing an overview of the system & election process, along with discussing the current polls/trends in the lead-up to election day within the context of the historical precedents.
    Full fee: £19.00
    Senior fee: £19.00
    Concession: £10.00

  6. Understanding the Israel-Palestine conflict

    Course Date: Wed 3 May 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Trace the historical roots of this conflict emphasising the peace process of the 1990s - Madrid talks, Oslo agreement, Camp David talks and the recent Middle Eastern road map, as well as the latest developments.
    Full fee: £119.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £52.00

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