Monthly Archives: January 2018

New Course: A Beginner’s Guide to Archaeology

Seen archaeological excavations in the news? Want to know more about how archaeology works? This course is for you. We will look at how archaeologists know where to dig, what methods they use, how they know how old something is, … Continue reading

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New course: Russian History

The course will examine the factors which changed a small principality based in the settlement of Kiev into a super-power dominating two continents. It will show the importance of the country’s links with Western Europe and at the same time … Continue reading

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New Course: Philosophy: Post Truth and Populism – Rhetoric and Politics

The success of populists such as Donald Trump shows that rhetoric now has more influence in politics than truth – or does it? This course uses up to date research by political scientists and political theorists to examine the rhetoric … Continue reading

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