Modern History

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Forest of Equilibrium: Liverpool in Print, 1699-1789

Forest of Equilibrium: Liverpool in Print, 1699-1789

This course traces the rapid changes and development of Liverpool in the 18th Century through the amazingly flexible medium of print.10 weekly meetings from Wednesday 12 October with Dr Lee Kendall. This course will take place at the University campus.

A Subtle Cipher: Irish Identify and the work of Summerville & Ross

No writer expressed the condition of what it meant to be Irish during the period of social and political change at the turn of the century better than Somerville and Ross. 10 weekly meetings from Thursday 6 October with Lucy Moreau. We are no longer taking enrolments for this course.

From Saxons to Normans 800-1100

The later Anglo Saxon period saw important kings like Alfred in the 9th century and Athelstan and Edgar in the 10th. 10 weekly meetings from Monday 3 October with Michael Tunnicliffe. We are no longer taking enrolments for this course.

Shipwrecks Ancient and Modern: An Introduction to Maritime Archaeology 1

Shipwrecks Ancient and Modern: An Introduction to Maritime Archaeology 1

Discover the story of shipwrecks ancient and modern through a review of significant maritime archaeological projects and excavations. 3 weekly meetings from Wednesday 5 October with Dr Gina Muskett.

William Powell Frith and the Victorian Painters of Modern Life

William Powell Frith and the Victorian Painters of Modern Life

William Powell Frith was one of the most popular and renowned artists of his day. Saturday 22 October with Dr Anna Maddison.

Innocence and Wrath: Art History & the River Mersey

Innocence and Wrath: Art History & the River Mersey

Take a fresh look at the River Mersey through the eyes of painters, architects, printmakers, sculptors, photographers and civil engineers. 10 weekly meetings from Tuesday 11 October with Dr Lee Kendall. This course will take place at the University campus.

Hadrian’s Wall at 1900: The History & Archaeology of the Frontier

This course will explore the history and archaeology of Hadrian’s Wall, one of the most significant frontiers constructed on the edges of the Roman Empire. 3 weekly meetings from Tuesday 4 October with Dr Joanne Ball. We are no longer taking enrolments for this course.