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Institute of Continuing Education (ICE)


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From its origins and early problems, including the Berlin Blockade, we assess some of the main flashpoints, such as the Korean War, the invasion of Hungary, the Cuban Missile Crisis and the Vietnam War. We consider why they occurred, their seriousness and their consequences and examine the events leading to the end of the Cold War. (Not to be taken with B12 in ISP Term I)


Course dates

24 Jul 2017 to 28 Jul 2017

Course duration

1 week(s)

Apply by

10 Jul 2017

Course director

Academic Directors, Course Directors and Tutors are subject to change, when necessary.


International Summer Programmes
Sidgwick Site
01223 760850

Teaching sessions

Meetings: 5

Course code