British Studies Courses in London
Course Date: Sat 16 Feb 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetAs the second son, Charles was never meant to become king. He rose to the challenge and tried to live up to his father's ideals of kingship. Sadly this led to Civil War and death. The interactive lecture-based course looks at his life as king and life with his wife, Henrietta Maria. Tutor: William Sterling.Full fee: £49.00Senior fee: £39.00Concession: £25.00
Course Date: Sat 9 Mar 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetOn 19th August 1819, the 15th Hussars charged into a political gathering in St Peter's field, Manchester. 15 people lost their lives. Tragedy or massacre- Peterloo has come to symbolise for some all that was wrong with early 19th Century Britain. Explore what happened on August 19th in the context of the broader events at the time and the anxieties of the Government as well as the governed.
Full fee: £29.00Senior fee: £23.00Concession: £15.00
Course Date: Tue 9 Apr 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetThe course explores how and why during these years Britain ceased to have an empire on which the sun never set. It considers international and domestic pressures/events alongside the territories’ independence movements and British responses.Full fee: £39.00Senior fee: £31.00Concession: £17.00
Course Date: Mon 13 May 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetAn interactive lecture course that explores the Second British Empire, which emerged after the loss of North America took new forms. We will study debates about the nature of empire, motivations, structures, expansion and relationships between centre and peripheries over time.Full fee: £139.00Senior fee: £139.00Concession: £61.00
Course Date: Sat 18 May 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetWith the 1930s rejected, radical government policies, eventual prosperity and new ways of thinking/ acting emerged postwar. Aspects covered include Celtic nationalism, squatting, CND, popular music and the making of the‘permissive society’.Full fee: £39.00Senior fee: £31.00Concession: £20.00
Course Date: Mon 3 Jun 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetThis interactive lecture course considers Britain’s political, economic, social and cultural history in an age of Austerity and Affluence. Topics include nationalisation, Indian Independence and Suez alongside war recovery programmes, welfare policies, the arts, consumerism and youth.Full fee: £109.00Senior fee: £87.00Concession: £48.00
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