HISTORY & CURRENT AFFAIRS CLASSES

ANCIENT HISTORY

Wed 1.30-3.30pm
Kevin Harrison: 0161 432 3710 or 07542 227 246 or k.harrison@open.ac.uk

Autumn Term 2020 (12 weeks)

Adventures in Archaeology: The real Indiana Jones II.

Who was Indiana Jones based on? “Real Heroic Age” archaeologists, such as Belzoni, Howard Carter, Heinrich Schliemann, have stories to tell of adventure, courage, danger and daring-do. They discovered ancient civilisations, tombs and treasures: Egypt, Sumer, Assyria, Babylon and Mycenaean Greece. Indiana Jones was a quiet and cautious man in comparison. Each class will have illustrations and accounts.

spring term 2021 (12 weeks)

Mysteries of the Ancient World I

Summer Term 2021 (12 weeks)

Adventures in archaeology: the real Indiana Jones II

For details of Terms 2 and 3 watch out for new flyers and the O&A website.

Social and political issues

Mon.3.15pm-5.15pm
Spring and Summer Terms only.
Alan Sennett: 0161 438 0309
Tutor-led discussion of current affairs

LOCAL HISTORY **new**

Thurs 10.30am–12.30pm
Chris Waters
chriswa99@yahoo.co.uk

The Life and Times.

Looking at the lives of some famous and not so famous people including many with a local connection. These include Lloyd George, Engels, William Marshal and King Arthur.

 


WHAT'S IN THE PAPERS?

Wed. 1.30pm–3.30pm

Chris Waters:
chriswa99@yahoo.co.uk

Weekly class discussion led by the tutor on what is in the news.

 




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