The MANCENT history and literature tutors are offering two programmes of classes through the online conference facility Zoom – https://zoom.us/
We have tested the platform and find it to be remarkably easy to use and accessible.
Tuesdays: 5 sessions
Dates: from 16th June to 14th July 2020 Time: 1.30 – 3.30pm
Wednesdays: 5 sessions
Dates: from 17th June to 15th July 2020 Time: 1.30 – 3.30pm
Session 1: 16th June
- Kevin Harrison – ‘How did it come to this?’ The Origins of the British Civil Wars to 1642
- Tim Cockitt – The 1642 Siege of Manchester
Session 2: 23rd June
- Creina Mansfield – Can all stories be reduced to a few plots?
- Alan Sennett – Casablanca and American foreign policy
Session 3: 30th June
- Alan Sennett – The Origins of World War One
- Tim Cockitt – Manchester’s Experience of World War One
- Steve Millward – The Music of World War One
Session 4: 7th July
- Birgitta Hoffmann – German Romanticism: From fairy tale to a past that never was.
- Kevin Harrison – Mussolini’s Roman Empire: A fairy-tale of a past that once was and might be again.
Session 5: 14th July
- Dave Kissack – Thomas Edison and Recording
- Steve Millward – The music of the phonograph
Session 1: 17th June
- Steve Millward – English Civil War music
- Kevin Harrison – The Civil Wars: from Charles raising his Standard (1642) to the execution of the King (1649)
Session 2: 24th June
- Tim Cockitt – Jacobites of 1745
- Creina Mansfield – Walter Scott’s Waverley
Session 3: 1st July
- Birgitta Hoffmann – The myth of the good. How Roman Greece defined our view of good governance.
- Kevin Harrison – Atlantis: An ancient Greek mystery & modern myth
Session 4: 8th July
- Tim Cockitt – Military eccentrics
- Creina Mansfield – The General
Session 5: 15th July
- Creina Mansfield – Cressida Connolly’s After the Party
- Alan Sennett – Oswald Mosley and British Fascism
Cost £25 per course, or £5 per session
We are running this on the same basis as series 1. If you are already on our mailing list there is no need for you to let us know, since we will just treat it as a continuation of the existing ZTP course.
If you have not attended the first ZTP Series, then please email Alan Sennett: email@example.com