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Baltic Cities: St. Petersburg

Visiting the former Russian Empire’s capital aka Venice of the North in Summer, when the sun barely drops below the horizon each night, is guaranteed to enchant any visitor. Whether attracted by the history, art and architecture of the Hermitage, St. Isaac’s Cathedral and the Peter & Paul Fortress or keen to explore the growing underground art and... [More]
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<p>Visiting the former Russian Empire’s capital aka Venice of the North in Summer, when the sun barely drops below the horizon each night, is guaranteed to enchant any visitor. Whether attracted by

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19 Oct
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Why Liberalism Failed

Patrick Deneen (b. 1964) is Professor of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana, USA, where he specialises in the analysis of political theory. His fourth book, Why Liberalism Failed was published in 2018, and has been so well-received that it has been translated into ten languages. The book is a critique of political, social,... [More]
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<p>Patrick Deneen (b. 1964) is Professor of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana, USA, where he specialises in the analysis of political theory. His fourth book, <em>Why

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25 Oct

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Rapa Nui People & Culture: The Secrets of Easter Island

The enigmatic Easter Island is one of the most isolated islands on Earth. Located over 3700km from Chilean coast, this remote volcanic island is an archaeological treasure, which for generations has puzzled scientists, archaeologists and historians alike with mysteries surrounding its colossal stone moais, which are the lasting legacy of this... [More]
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<p>The enigmatic Easter Island is one of the most isolated islands on Earth. Located over 3700km from Chilean coast, this remote volcanic island is an archaeological treasure, which for generations

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26 Oct
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This class is now being delivered Online only for Spring term.

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The Chernobyl Disaster: 35 Years On

26 April 2021 was the thirty-fifth anniversary of the catastrophic accident at the V.I. Lenin Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant. It is still considered to be the world's worst nuclear accident. It destroyed the nuclear power industry's claims to be modern, clean and safe. Mikhail Gorbachev later credited the incident with initiating the fall of the... [More]
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<p>26 April 2021 was the thirty-fifth anniversary of the catastrophic accident at the V.I. Lenin Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant. It is still considered to be the world's worst nuclear accident. It

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01 Nov
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<p>26 April 2021 was the thirty-fifth anniversary of the catastrophic accident at the V.I. Lenin Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant. It is still considered to be the world's worst nuclear accident. It

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01 Nov

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Baltic Cities: Riga & Tallin

Medieval trade across the Baltic Sea was dominated by members of the Hanseatic League. Many cities rose in importance and gained prosperity as attested by beautiful churches and merchants’ residences. Two of these important port cities attracting thousands of tourists were Riga in Latvia and Tallinn (formerly known as Reval) in Estonia. Today, both... [More]
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<p>Medieval trade across the Baltic Sea was dominated by members of the Hanseatic League. Many cities rose in importance and gained prosperity as attested by beautiful churches and merchants’

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02 Nov
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<p>Medieval trade across the Baltic Sea was dominated by members of the Hanseatic League. Many cities rose in importance and gained prosperity as attested by beautiful churches and merchants’

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02 Nov

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The Great Painters of Flemish Art – Van Eyck, the Brueghels, Rubens and Van Dyck

Flemish painting refers to works produced from the 15th to the 17th centuries, in Flanders, now modern-day Belgium. What are the historical influences that makes Flemish art different to Dutch art? This session will explore Flemish artists from Jan van Eyck active in the early 15th century, to the Brueghel family of painters who worked within the... [More]
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<p>Flemish painting refers to works produced from the 15th to the 17th centuries, in Flanders, now modern-day Belgium. What are the historical influences that makes Flemish art different to Dutch art?

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05 Nov

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The Tragedy of Great Power Politics

John Mearsheimer (b. 1947) is a leading American political scientist and international relations scholar based at the University of Chicago. His book called The Tragedy of Great Power Politics, published in 2001 and updated in 2014, has become a classic in the field for its development of a theory known as “offensive realism”. Learn why Mearsheimer... [More]
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<p>John Mearsheimer (b. 1947) is a leading American political scientist and international relations scholar based at the University of Chicago. His book called <em>The Tragedy of Great Power Politics<

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08 Nov

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Assisi and St Francis

We explore the Medieval world of Francis Bernadone and visit the contemporary hilltop town of Assisi to understand more about this man who continues to challenges us as he did then. The traveller and writer H.V. Morton wrote of St. Francis, “Of all whom had answered the call of Christ, ‘sell all you have and follow me’ St. Francis was the most... [More]
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<p>We explore the Medieval world of Francis Bernadone and visit the contemporary hilltop town of Assisi to understand more about this man who continues to challenges us as he did then. The traveller

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09 Nov

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Confronting Images Throughout History

Powerful and disturbing images have been prominent throughout history in the ancient, mediaeval and modern worlds. Often the carefully crafted images are associated with the savage discrimination and violence of repressive and autocratic regimes. However we also see the disturbing images appear in western liberal democracies as well. The imagery... [More]
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<p>Powerful and disturbing images have been prominent throughout history in the ancient, mediaeval and modern worlds. Often the carefully crafted images are associated with the savage discrimination

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15 Nov

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Baltic Cities: Gdansk

Gdansk (Danzig in German) once was an important city of the Hanseatic League on the shores of the Baltic at the Western end of the Vistula delta. As Poland's main seaport it has been hotly contested throughout the centuries between Poland and Brandenburg/Prussia and later Germany. In modern times Gdansk gained worldwide attention as the location... [More]
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<p>Gdansk (Danzig in German) once was an important city of the Hanseatic League on the shores of the Baltic at the Western end of the Vistula delta. As Poland's main seaport it has been hotly

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16 Nov
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<p>Gdansk (Danzig in German) once was an important city of the Hanseatic League on the shores of the Baltic at the Western end of the Vistula delta. As Poland's main seaport it has been hotly

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16 Nov

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