Zooming through the Past Season 6

Season 6

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

TUESDAYS: 5th January – 2nd February 2021

Session 1: 5th January 2021 1.30-3.30pm

Fighting and defeating a disease

At the Court of King Cholera: a recurring mass killer – Kevin Harrison

Edwin Chadwick and the campaign for Public Health reform – Andrew Jones

Session 2: 12th January 2021: 1.30-3.30pm

The Hundred Years’ War

1415, The Hundred Years’ war and Henry V – Tim Cockitt

Henry V (Shakespeare) – Creina Mansfield

Session 3: 19th January 2021: 1.30-3.30pm

Understanding the Earth

Pliny the Elder (23-79AD): Natural History: A unique Roman work of universal knowledge – Kevin Harrison

James Hutton and the age of Earth – Bob Callow

Session 4: 26th January 2021: 1.30-3.30pm

The Great Duel 

Alexander Hamilton – Andrew Jones

Aaron Burr – Martin R. Jervis

Session 5: 2nd February 2021: 1.30-3.30pm

Intelligence in Wartime

The Fall of Singapore – in history and fiction – Alan Sennett

Alan Turing – Dave Kissack

Wednesdays – 6th January – 3rd February 8th December 2021

Session 1: 6th January 2021: 1.30-3.30pm

The ‘New Woman’

Creating Yourself: George Bernard Shaw and Feminism – Creina Mansfield

Florence Farr: Shaw’s ‘New Woman’- Steve Millward

Session 2: 13th January 2021: 1.30-3.30pm

Filming Shakespeare as Propaganda

Olivier’s Henry V (1944) – Creina Mansfield and Alan Sennett

Session 3: 20th January 2021: 1.30-3.30pm

Changing Scotland

When Scotland discovered mining: Mary Queen of Scots, Edzell Castle and the Master of Metals – Birgitta Hoffmann

David Hume philosopher, historian, infidel, leading figure of the Scottish Enlightenment and friend of Adam Smith – Mike Milligan

Session 4: 27th January 2021: 1.30-3.30pm

Changing Germany

The monastery of Reichenau: When British monks built paradise in Lake Constance – Birgitta Hoffmann

Manfred von Richthofen, the Red Baron – Tim Cockitt

Session 5: 3rd February 2021: 1.30-3.30pm

Undermining the Establishment

Jeremy Bentham and the Philosophical Radicals – Martin R. Jervis

Adam Smith moral philosopher, founder of political economy, leading figure of the Scottish Enlightenment and friend of David Hume – Mike Milligan

 

 

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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