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Institute of Continuing Education (ICE)


Because of the impact worldwide of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the 2020 International Summer Programmes have been replaced by the Virtual Summer Festival of Learning

This course is part of the Pre-University Programme Term II 2020.

To apply for this course, please enrol on the programme above, and then select the courses you wish to study. For more information about Summer Programmes please visit our Summer Programmes Page.

We focus on the flourishing of arts and science of fin-de-siècle culture in Western Europe and North America and consider key developments that shaped the modern world. Topics include: the rise of new technologies, new scientific discoveries, fears of degeneration and the rise of eugenics, dreaming of better futures in utopian fiction, modern art movements, spiritualism and secularisation, and modernist literature and theatre.


Course dates

19 Jul 2020 to 01 Aug 2020

Course duration

2 weeks

Apply by

06 Jul 2020

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


International Summer Programmes
Sidgwick Site
United Kingdom
01223 760850

Qualifications / Credits


Teaching sessions

Meetings: 8

Course code