A Virtual Tour of World Heritage Sites in less than 30 days Part III – Summer 2021

Birgitta Hoffmann

World Heritage Sites represent the best and most important cultural sites from the beginning of Human existence to nearly the Modern era.

This summer we are putting together a virtual tour of a selection of the 908 cultural World Heritage Sites, introducing them and discussing why they should be considered important.

The lectures will be organised in thematic groups of five.

Format: Each date will consist of a 40- 50min lecture, 10 minutes break and a shorter lecture of c. 30 minutes 15-20 minutes discussion.

All lectures can be booked individually or as part of a set of 5.

In addition to these online lectures. Dr. Mike Nevell is offering a face to face course on the Industrial Revolution WHS in England and Wales in Autumn 2021.

Fridays 1st Block: German and French Monasteries from the Early medieval to the Romanesque

all lectures start are 2-3.30 pm with 30 minutes final discussion and socialising

21 May: Skellig Michael

28 May: Corvey Abbey, Verden

4 June: Reichenau Abbey

11 June: St. Mary’s Cathedral and St. Michael’s Cathedral Hildesheim/Germany

18 June: St Savin de Gartempe/France

Fridays 2nd Block: European Prehistoric Sites

all lectures start are 2-3.30 pm with 30 minutes final discussion and socialising

9 July : The prehistoric Caves in France, Spain and Germany

16 July: The Megalithic temples of Malta

23 July: The Prehistoric Pile Dwellings around the Alps

30 July: The Nuraghi of Sardinia

6th August: Brú na Boínne – the Archaeological landscape at the Bend of the Boyne: Newgrange and beyond.

Friday 3rd Block: European and Mediterranean Prehistoric Sites

all lectures start are 2-3.30 pm with 30 minutes final discussion and socialising

27 August: Çatalhöyük

3 September: Choirokoitia – The Neolithic in Cyprus

10 September: Neolithic Orkney

17 September: Avebury

24 September: Stonehenge

Fridays:  2-4 pm  starting 21st May 2021

Format: Each date will consist of a 40- 50min lecture, 10 minutes break and a shorter lecture of c. 30 minutes 15-20 minutes discussion.

Virtual Learning Environment: Zoom

Single lecture:

Price Concessions Minimum No. Maximum No.
£8 * 1 50

Bookings for a block of 5 lectures (Please indicate which)

Price Concessions Minimum No. Maximum No.
£40 * 1 50

Bookings for all lectures

Price Concessions Minimum No. Maximum No.
£110 * 1 50

To book, complete the MANCENT booking form and send it with payment to the address below. Alternatively, you can book via Eventbrite


Contact:
Birgitta Hoffmann
55 Broadwalk, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5PL
email: latinteacher@btinternet.com mobile: 07747 533 070

Adult Education in Manchester and Cheshire