Our plans for 2017 are going to be finalised in the coming weeks.
The Latin courses will be reading Cicero, Catiline IV and Caesar Book 1
Archaeology of the Western and Northern Isles III: The Shetland Isles
Witches and Soothsayers in the Ancient World
Ancient History Summer Lectures
These include the following topics:
- The Roman Textile Industry
- The Roman Grain Trade
- Roman Trier
- Roman non-elite women
- Everyday life in Roman Britain.
More meetings of the Novel Discussion group,
a Creative Writing workshop
The literature courses will be studying “Orwellian Visions” and a course on “Ezra Pound”
The History sections will cover a large section of history from the Late Middle Ages to the 20th Century:
Merchant Adventurers – the rise of the Great English Trading Houses
The Secret Agent (Joseph Conrad)
IN THEIR OWN TIME. Part Three: Thinkers and Ideas in Historical Context
HERE BE DRAGONS? – The Age of Discovery and Its Consequences
Churchill and his times, 1874-1965
More details coming soon.