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Wanting a taste of the Portuguese language? This course is intended for complete beginners who wish to gain some understanding of Portuguese with focus on Brazilian culture, but will also benefit those...more

Duration: 1 day

Beginner

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From Finland to North Africa, from Spain to India, thousands of men and women volunteered to fight for, or alongside, Nazi Germany in the Second World War. This course will explore something of their...more

Duration: 1 day

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Why do weather and climate vary such a lot from year to year? How can events in the equatorial Pacific affect all the continents? In this introductory course you will discover how changes occur in various...more

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Victorian art has often been derided as conservative and sentimental but more recent opinions have challenged this view and many artists associated with the period can rightly be called revolutionary. J M...more

Duration: 1 day

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Separating myths from facts in political campaigning has been difficult in recent years, especially when it comes to migration. During this day school, we will situate the discussions of migration at the...more

Duration: 1 day

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Each course in the 'One day, one novel' series focuses on one novel, and through a series of lecture and class discussions, helps you to study it in great depth, getting to know the author and the text as...more

Duration: 1 day

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Where do I come from? In this course, you will learn how scientists are now answering this question at a number of time levels. Palaeontologists explore our distant past with fossils, geneticists find out...more

Duration: 3 days

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This course will look at how archaeological sites are identified and discovered, and then move on to pre-excavation survey methods such as geophysical, contour and soil surveys. Excavation methods and the...more

Duration: 3 days

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This weekend offers you the chance to read Livy's lively account of the events and personalities of the first years of the Roman Republic. Among others, you will meet Horatius, Scaevola and Coriolanus. You...more

Duration: 3 days

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Do your reports, press releases and proposals sway and seduce and sell your ideas? This course explores new ways to add verve and sparkle to your business writing, lifting it out of the rut and making your...more

Duration: 3 days

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This weekend offers you the chance to tread the streets of Imperial Rome with Juvenal as he describes the many dangers of the big city. You will be reading Juvenal's Satire 3, and students must provide a...more

Duration: 3 days

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History painting was considered the most prestigious genre of painting. Choosing dramatic stories from especially the Bible and antiquity, artists aimed to move and uplift the viewer, and to show their...more

Duration: 3 days

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This weekend course is held entirely in French. It focuses on various topics illustrated through literature and art, often related to present cultural events, and aimed at language improvement. The texts,...more

Duration: 3 days

Advanced

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Widely considered one of the most significant and influential short story collections of the 20th century, 'Dubliners' is a rich and intricate tapestry of life and death in Dublin of the early 1900s....more

Duration: 3 days

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Do you have a passion for travel and words? This course will introduce you to the skills and concepts needed to turn your travel experiences into travel features as published in many UK newspapers and...more

Duration: Variable

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From£240

Children are a wonderful audience for stories. They are open to new ideas, and honest in their appreciation or criticism of them. If a child loves a book they will want it over and over again until it...more

Duration: Variable

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Our course begins with the formation of art collections at the Stuart court, examining what was collected and how objects were displayed. The role of portraits will be examined and emphasis will be placed...more

Duration: 3 days

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New biomolecular methods into the investigation of human remains from archaeological cemeteries have revealed insight into epidemic disease in the past. This course tackles some of the key epidemic...more

Duration: 1 day

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Bird watching is a hobby for a many people. This course looks at birds from a different perspective - their impact on humans. First through the arts: from Egyptian tomb paintings to Baroque composers and...more

Duration: 1 day

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Explore how we really make decisions and how our brain leads us astray- from environmental influences we don’t even notice to intrinsic biases our brain has evolved. By understanding these we can step back...more

Duration: 1 day

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