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The European Union: A Brief Introduction

The European Union, founded in 1993, is Europe’s leading international institution. In this brief introduction, we will begin with a survey of the history of the EU, from the creation in 1950 of the European Coal and Steel Community until today. We will then consider the membership, purpose and structures of the EU, as well as the ways in which... [More]
$20 Limited

<p>The European Union, founded in 1993, is Europe’s leading international institution. In this brief introduction, we will begin with a survey of the history of the EU, from the creation in 1950 of

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02 Sep

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Great Battlefields of the American Civil War

During the four years of the American Civil War, the combatants fought nearly 400 battles in 29 states and territories, with the loss of more than 620 000 lives. Many of these battlefields have been lovingly preserved and carefully restored. We visit 10 of the most significant battlefields, in the three major theatres of war, with a tutor who has... [More]
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During the four years of the American Civil War, the combatants fought nearly 400 battles in 29 states and territories, with the loss of more than 620 000 lives. Many of these battlefields have been

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03 Sep

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Landscapes of War through the Lens of Poetry

The poetry of war is an evocative and moving testimony to the horrors of war and the memories of peace. War poetry is rich in pathos yet there is humour, there is anger and yet tolerance and separates the harsh reality of the war scape from the dream-like scape of peace.... [More]
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The poetry of war is an evocative and moving testimony to the horrors of war and the memories of peace. War poetry is rich in pathos yet there is humour, there is anger and yet tolerance and separates

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05 Sep

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Troubled Times: Democracy under Stress

Democracy in the West is facing numerous challenges, from both within & from without. It is therefore timely to assess the prospects for Democracy, as a distinctively Western invention, in the future. Within the limits of time in this session we will look at the views of both those who are optimistic & also the pessimists about the future of... [More]
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Democracy in the West is facing numerous challenges, from both within & from without. It is therefore timely to assess the prospects for Democracy, as a distinctively Western invention, in the future.

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09 Sep

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