HISTORY & CURRENT AFFAIRS CLASSES

ANCIENT HISTORY (new)

Wed 1.30-3.30pm
Kevin Harrison: 0161 432 3710 or 07542 227 246 or kh27@open.ac.uk  

Autumn Term

Mysteries of the Ancient World

This course introduces the mysteries of the Ancient World of Egypt, Greece & Rome. This includes Noah’s Ark, Atlantis, a lost Roman legion, Ark of the Covenant, Library of Alexandria, Fall of the Roman Empire, Pharos of Alexandria, and King Arthur. Each class will be accompanied by illustration and suggested further reading.

spring term
Mad Bad and dangerous to know: The twelve Caesars

Summer Term (8 weeks)
More Ancient Mysteries. 

LOCAL HISTORY

Thurs 10.30am–12.30pm
Chris Makepeace: 01663 763346
What did we do before television?

Over the past two centuries, the way in which Mancunians have spent their spare time has changed beyond recognition. This course will examine the changes that have taken place, what has brought them about and the history and growth of institutions such as theatres and cinemas. 

Social and Political Issues

Mon 3.15pm-5.15pm

Alan Sennett: 0161 438 0309

Tutor-led discussion of current affairs. Spring and Summer Terms only.

WHAT'S IN THE PAPERS?

Tues 1.30pm–3.30pm

Chris Waters: 0161 445 4893

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

WORLD CINEMA

Fri 7.00pm–9.30pm  Alan Sennett:
0161 438 0309

This series of 5 sessions, each 21⁄2 hours long, shows examples of world cinema, with tutor-led introductions and discussion. 

Classes on Oct. 6th, Nov. 3rd, Nov. 17th, Dec. 1st and Dec. 8th. 




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