Imperial history reading group

Course Dates: 04/05/23 - 06/07/23
Time: 10:30 - 12:00
Location: Online
Building on the reading group Imperial history reading Groupin term 2 (HWH77), this reading group will also focus on how people challenged slavery and colonialism in their political tracts and autobiographies and the ways have they come to symbolize independence in the post-colonial era.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
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Full fee £49.00 Senior fee £39.00 Concession £25.00

Course Code: HWH78

Thu, day, 04 May - 06 Jul '23

Duration: 3 sessions (over 10 weeks)

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What is the course about?

More information will follow.

This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera is best (e.g. a PC/laptop/iMac/MacBook), or a tablet/iPad/smart phone/iPhone if you don't have a computer.
- Earphones/headphones/speakers.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.

What will we cover?

More information will follow.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

- Evaluate and explain the different political strategies used in resistance to slavery & colonialism
- Assess the impact of the political discourse analysed on protests against slavery and colonialism
- Evaluate the ways in which key historical figures have come to symbolise both resistance and independence in the post-colonial eras of their respective countries.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

This is an introductory course and no prior knowledge of the topic is necessary. Student participation is actively encouraged, so an open mind and a willingness to read and engage with your peers is essential.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

Through interactive class-based discussions and debates. You will be expected to read the listed texts.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

You will need to obtain the books, whether you find them in your local library or wish to buy them. You may also want to bring pen and paper, or a digital equivalent, for your notes.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

Please explore our history sections for additional courses for summer and autumn.

We’re sorry. We don’t have a bio ready for the tutor of this class at the moment, but we’re working on it! Watch this space.