Zooming Through the Past Season 5

Season 5

A FIFTH SERIES OF LECTURES FROM THE MANCENT HISTORY AND LITERATURE TUTORS, DELIVERED THROUGH THE ONLINE CONFERENCE FACILITY ZOOM (HTTPS://ZOOM.US/)

Tuesdays: 

Session 1:  10th November 2020: 1.30-3.30pm 

The March by E.L Doctorow – Sherman’s march to the sea, written by one of the great American novelists –  Creina Mansfield

Night Mail  – A film classic – Alan Sennett

Session 2: 17th November: 1.30-3.30pm

Earl Warren; the Supreme Court and the Liberal Revolution – Andrew Jones

Ruth Bader Ginsberg – Martin Jervis

Session 3: 24th November 2020: 1.30-3.30pm

The Battle of Bosworth – Tim Cockitt

Daughter of Time – Creina Mansfield

Session 4: 1st December 2020: 1.30-3.30pm

A history of Glass baubles and its industry – Birgitta Hoffmann

The Glass Blower (Petra Dunst-Benning) – Creina Mansfield

 Session 5: 8th December 2020: 1.30-3.30pm

Christmas, a history – Tim Cockitt

A Christmas Carol – Carla Leach

Wednesdays: 

Session 1: 11th November 2020: 1.30-3.30pm

One War at a Time, Mr. Seward’: British-US relations during the American Civil War – Kevin Harrison

The Lancashire Cotton Famine – Martin Jervis

Session 2: 18th November 2020: 1.30-3.30pm

Flinders Petrie and the ‘Pyramidiots’ – Kevin Harrison

Marie Curie – Bob Callow

Session 3: 25th November 2020: 1.30-3.30pm

Henry VII, Securing the Tudor Dynasty – Andrew Jones

Digging up Richard – Birgitta Hoffmann

Session 4: 2nd December 2020: 1.30-3.30pm

The Gilded Age: migration and the creation of hyphenated-America – Kevin Harrison

Theodore Roosevelt – Alan Sennett

Session 5: 9th December 2020: 1.30-3.30pm

‘Beethoven at 250’ – A commemoration of the 250th anniversary of the composer’s birth – Steve Millward

 

Virtual Learning Platform:   ZOOM

Price per Session: 

Given the nature of these sessions and the medium of delivery we are happy if people want to pay by the week or for the session(s) they are interested in.  Hence the flat charge of £5 per session.

Price Concessions Minimum No. Maximum No.
£5 n/a 4 60

Price for the Series: 
Tuesdays:

Price Concessions Minimum No. Maximum No.
£25 4 60

Wednesdays:

Price Concessions Minimum No. Maximum No.
£25 4 60

Booking

We are running this on the same basis as the previous series.  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 cour

If you have not attended the previous ZTP series, then please email Alan Sennett: a.sennett@open.ac.uk

PAYMENT DETAILS

Given the nature of these sessions and the medium of delivery we are happy if people want to pay by the week or for the session(s) they are interested in.  Hence the flat charge of £5 per session.

Here’s the information you need for payment:

For cheques:
Kevin Harrison, [kevkev.harrison@hotmail.co.uk], 26 Grange Avenue, Heaton Chapel, Stockport, SK4 5HF

For BACs:
Account name: Kevin Harrison; Royal Bank of Scotland;
Sort Code: 16-21-17  Account Number: 10172081

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