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The Angevins (1154 – 1216)

Woodley | Weekly Classes course starting on Thu, 25 Sep 2014
This course will explore the reigns of Henry II, Richard I and John, from Henry’s Angevin empire and the murder of Archbishop Thomas Becket, to Richard the Lionheart’s military exploits on the Third Crusade, and the Magna Carta crisis under King John.

Animal Behaviour

Oxford | Weekly Classes course starting on Thu, 16 Apr 2015
Why do animals behave the way they do? In this course we will look at the full range of behaviours found in the animal kingdom from simple escape behaviours to complex tool use and their evolution.

Applied Ethics

Oxford | Weekly Classes course starting on Thu, 02 Oct 2014
The course will be dealing with many of the pressing ethical issues that concern us in the modern world. Should there be human enhancement? Are there just wars? Should there be freedom of speech for everyone ? And other important questions.

Arabic 1

Oxford | Weekly Classes course starting on Thu, 02 Oct 2014
Designed to help you communicate in a friendly atmosphere, with an emphasis on pair and group interaction, the focus of each language course is on speaking, listening and the exploration of culture and society, backed up by an understanding of grammar.

Arabic 1 (held in Reading)

Reading | Weekly Classes course starting on Thu, 02 Oct 2014
Designed to help you communicate in a friendly atmosphere, with an emphasis on pair and group interaction, the focus of each language course is on speaking, listening and the exploration of culture and society, backed up by an understanding of grammar

Arabic 2

Oxford | Weekly Classes course starting on Thu, 02 Oct 2014
Designed to help you communicate in a friendly atmosphere, with an emphasis on pair and group interaction, the focus of each language course is on speaking, listening and the exploration of culture and society, backed up by an understanding of grammar.

Archaeology in Practice

Oxford | Weekly Classes course starting on Thu, 02 Oct 2014
How do archaeologists recognise and interpret the lives of past peoples and their societies? An introduction to the methods and techniques of archaeological enquiry, from initial site survey and excavation to scientific analysis.

The Archaeology of Myths and Religion in Ancient Greece

Oxford | Weekly Classes course starting on Thu, 16 Apr 2015
Hercules, the Minotaur and Troy were more than stories. They formed part of Ancient Greek religion. Join us to explore the best-known Greek myths through their archaeology in this visually rich course, which includes a session in the Ashmolean Museum.

The Architecture of British Towns, 1600-1850

Oxford | Weekly Classes course starting on Thu, 02 Oct 2014
This course will explore the development of British towns & their architectural character between about 1600-1837

Art and Architecture of Northern Renaissance Courts of Italy

Oxford | Weekly Classes course starting on Thu, 02 Oct 2014
The princes of the Italian Renaissance courts commissioned some of the most sublime art ever created. We shall examine why they were prepared to spend such a large proportion of their wealth on these masterpieces and what they hoped to gain in return.

Introduction to Astronomy

Oxford | Weekly Classes course starting on Thu, 02 Oct 2014
Take a journey from the solar system, to the stars, to distant galaxies and beyond while learning about the physical processes which govern our understanding of the universe.

The Beethoven Symphonies

Oxford | Weekly Classes course starting on Thu, 02 Oct 2014
Beethoven's nine symphonies completely changed the musical horizons of the 19th.century. Driven, dynamic, pungent yet lyrical, these explosive works remain masterpieces in our own era. Come and explore them with us!

Beowulf

Oxford | Weekly Classes course starting on Thu, 02 Oct 2014
Beowulf is one of the finest and most complex poems in the English language. The course will allow you to learn about the poem's context and to explore it both in the original and in translation.

Brain and Behaviour

Oxford | Weekly Classes course starting on Thu, 22 Jan 2015
This course introduces the main topics of brain and behaviour covering neuroscience and biological psychology. Topics include basic brain neuroanatomy, learning, memory, language, consciousness, love, attraction, emotion, motivation, eating and sleeping.

The British Empiricists – Locke, Berkeley, Hume

Reading | Weekly Classes course starting on Thu, 16 Apr 2015
Locke, Berkeley, and Hume are the three central figures of British empiricism. We will explore their views and examine the empiricist stance according to which our senses are the ultimate source of knowledge.

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