HISTORY & CURRENT AFFAIRS CLASSES
ANCIENT HISTORY (new)
Kevin Harrison: 0161 432 3710 or 07542 227 246 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Autumn Term (12 weeks)
BRINgING THE ANCIENT WORLD TO LIFE
Women, motherhood, children; juvenile delinquency and growing old in Ancient Greece & Rome. How like us – and how different – their lives! We investigate slavery and democracy in Greece and Rome, book publishing and ‘best-sellers’; gladiators and the Roman games; police work in Roman times. ‘Greece and Rome’ was more than philosophers and mad emperors….find out how much more!
spring term (12 weeks)
Biblical Mysteries: Archaeology & Ancient History in the Bible
Summer Term (8 weeks)
Bringing the Ancient World to Life: Part 2
For details of Terms 2 and 3 watch out for new flyers and the O&A website.
Chris Makepeace: 01663 763346
Life in Manchester 1750 – 1914
With the adaptation of steam power to drive machinery, Manchester began to expand in terms of size and population. Manchester’s industrialisation attracted thousands to the town, from both home and abroad. This course aims to examine the living and social conditions in Manchester and what was done to help those who fell by the wayside. A detailed outline of this course can be found on www.makepeaceonline.co.uk
Social and Political Issues
Alan Sennett: 0161 438 0309
Tutor-led discussion of current affairs. Spring and Summer Terms only.
WHAT'S IN THE PAPERS?
Weekly class discussion led by the tutor on what is in the news.
Fri 7.00pm–9.30pm (fortnightly) 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.