- The Paris CommuneCourse start date: Mon 15 Nov 2021
Location on this date: OnlineThe course will investigate what revolutionary communes in Paris and other towns in 1871 signified for France and the world. Were they rebellions against legitimate government or patriotic attempts to rebuild after disastrous defeat by Prussia?
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.Full fee £29.00 Senior fee £23.00 Concession £13.00
- The French Resistance during the Second World WarCourse start date: Sat 4 Dec 2021
Location on this date: OnlineBehind the post-war myth, what was the French Resistance? Who resisted against Nazi occupation and the collaborationist Vichy regime, and why? How did de Gaulle emerge as its leader and used it to strengthen his power?
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.Full fee £49.00 Senior fee £39.00 Concession £25.00
- Ghetto uprising 1943: Jewish life and death in WarsawCourse start date: Sat 22 Jan 2022
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetIn April 1943, some 40,000 starving people were still incarcerated in terrible conditions within the Warsaw Ghetto. A few hundred among them – predominantly young people – led an armed rebellion against the Nazis. This course conveys the incredible story of their uprising but also reveals the background of Warsaw's vibrant but increasingly endangered Jewish life in the decades before the uprising. It describes the many forms of resistance that took place after the Nazi invasion, highlights key individuals who played a role, and provides an opportunity to reflects on different aspects of this tragic but inspiring episode during the Holocaust.
This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
- The Vichy RegimeCourse start date: Sat 29 Jan 2022
Location on this date: OnlineBorn out of the defeat of 1940, the Vichy regime is one of the darkest periods in French history. Even if Marshal Pétain pretended he was sheltering the country from excessive demands by the Nazis, the government and administration offered themselves to the service of the enemy, often for the worst.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
- Heaven, Hell and Damnation before 1500Course start date: Sat 26 Mar 2022
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetUsing texts and images explore the development of the concepts of heaven, hell and purgatory in Medieval Europe.
This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City LitFull fee £49.00 Senior fee £39.00 Concession £25.00
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