Politics & Current Affairs - Online Courses

Get to grips with the issues dominating today's headlines, learn about key concepts, and make sense of modern politics on City Lit's range of short courses.

Many of our courses are delivered online. For more information about our live online courses, please see our guide to online learning.

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  1. Recent challenges to the European Union
    Course Date:  Thu 3 Jun 2021

    Location on this date:  Online

    Learn about the recent challenges the European Union has faced and what it has done to mitigate these.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £129.00 Senior fee £103.00 Concession £57.00
  2. Visions of world order post communism
    Course Date:  Thu 17 Jun 2021

    Location on this date:  Online

    This course looks at the various ideas that have been put forward as to how the global order currently exists, and how it might exist in the future.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £79.00 Concession £44.00
  3. Current affairs: social movements
    Weekend
    Course Date:  Sat 19 Jun 2021

    Location on this date:  Online

    This 2-session introductory course will contextualise, connect and compare various aspects of both progressive social movements and counter-movements anchored in conservative and populist thought from around the world.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £59.00 Senior fee £47.00 Concession £26.00
  4. A compact guide to international migration: history and present
    Evening
    Course Date:  Wed 30 Jun 2021

    Location on this date:  Online

    Explore and understand trends and developments in international migration since the industrial revolution.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £79.00 Senior fee £79.00 Concession £35.00
  5. History and memory as democratic practice
    Weekend
    Course Date:  Sun 18 Jul 2021

    Location on this date:  Online

    The course will explore history and memory work in the different spheres of British politics, activism, popular culture, heritage, history education, and historical research and openly address the question of how we can engage to promote history and memory work as democratic practice.

    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
  6. Cultural History and Politics
    Evening
    Course Date:  Thu 29 Jul 2021

    Location on this date:  Online

    What is Britishness in relation to race, ethnicity, and nation, how has it been presented in film, image and museums, and why is this important? In this course, we explore these question through several examples in the form of posters, cartoons, photographies, films and museum exhibitions.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £69.00 Senior fee £69.00 Concession £30.00

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