Zooming through the Past – Season 7

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

Tuesdays: 23rd February- 23rd March 2021

Session 1: 23rd February 2021 1.30-3.30pm

Windrush (part 1)

Immigration and the scandal – Mike Milligan

Songs for Windrush: Caribbean music comes to Britain – Steve Millward

Session 2: 2nd March 2021: 1.30-3.30pm

 Windrush (part 2)

Stuart Hall, Immigrant & Cultural Theorist – Mike Milligan

“Small Island”, the novel by Andrea Levy – Creina Mansfield

Session 3: 9th March 2021: 1.30-3.30pm 

Ways of remembering

Manchester Southern Cemetery – Tim Cockitt

History: Myth and Memory – Kevin Harrison

Session 4: 16th March 2021: 1.30-3.30pm

Imagining History

The world of John Le Carre – Creina Mansfield

Fascinating Fascism: Leni Riefenstahl and Nazi documentary film – Alan Sennett

Session 5: 23rd March 2021: 1.30-3.30pm

 Dubious reputations in History

 The Empress Livia:  Roman matron or murderous monster? – Kevin Harrison

Aaron Burr – Martin Jervis

 

Wednesdays – 24th February – 24th March 2021

 Session 1:  Wed 24th February 2021: 1.30-3.30pm

 The birth of modern mining (Scotland and Silesia)

When Mary Queen of Scots discovered mining – Birgitta Hoffmann

Alexander von Humboldt:  Inspector of mines – Bob Callow 

 

Session 2: Wed 3rd March 2021: 1.30-3.30pm

Responses to crises of the Seventeenth Century

The Mayflower pilgrims – Andrew Jones

Matthew Hopkins: Witch-Finder General – Kevin Harrison

 

Session 3: Wed 10th March 2021: 1.30-3.30pm

York & Warrington, homes of new thinking

Alkuin of York: When a Yorkshireman decided to run the Frankish Empire (properly) – Birgitta Hoffmann

The Warrington Academy – Bob Callow

 

Session 4: Wed 17th March 2021: 1.30-3.30pm 

Louis XIV

Louis XIV, his court and his country – Andrew Jones

Jean-Baptiste Lully, court composer to the Sun King – Steve Millward

 

Session 5: Wed 24th March 2021: 1.30-3.30pm

Revolution and Reaction

The Easter Rising, Dublin 1916 – Tim Cockitt

Fascism in America – 1930s to today – Alan Sennett

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

ZOOM CODES

These are sent out the evening before each session (different codes for each individual session)  Please check your spam or junk mail if you don’t see them.

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
PAYMENT DETAILS

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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