Guest Lectures & Debates
Develop a better understanding of issues facing the contemporary world – both nationally and internationally – and engage in informed discussion around our history and contemporary society.
Course Date: Thu 18 Jun 2020
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetDebates concerning Islam and its impact on global politics has come to dominate the contemporary political landscape. On this short interactive lecture course you will gain an understanding of the mindset upon which Islam and politics has been fused and its role in contemporary Islamic thought and movement. Tutor: Noman Hanif.Full fee: £89.00Senior fee: £89.00Concession: £39.00
Course Date: Fri 17 Jul 2020
Location on this date: OnlineExplore Muslim societies in modern times: the reception of modern ideas and institutions, the status of traditional practices, debates around the nation state, democracy, gender, identity, globalisation and extremism. Tutor: Farid Panjwani.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.Full fee: £59.00Senior fee: £47.00Concession: £26.00
Course Date: Sun 26 Jul 2020
Location on this date: OnlineA one-day introduction to the science of astrophysics which explores the physics of stars, galaxies, planets and black holes, as well as theoretical topics such as solar system formation
Radmila Topalovic holds a degree in Physics with Astrophysics and a PhD in Astrochemistry. She has taught physics, maths and astronomy for almost ten years, and is particularly passionate about quantum physics and astrobiology. Radmila was an astronomer at the Royal Observatory Greenwich, she is currently Programme Leader for Science and Engineering at Kaplan International College.Full fee: £59.00Senior fee: £47.00Concession: £30.00
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