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Institute of Continuing Education (ICE)


Study specific historical figures, periods or events in detail. Eminent historians offer courses covering a wide range of themes in British, European and global history.

Day schools

17 October 2020
The ABC of philanthropy Liz Carter

12 December 2020
The medieval English hospital Professor Carole Rawcliffe

12 December 2020
Local Populations Dr Heather Falvey

13 December 2020
All my worldly goods: From Brass Pots to Clocks​ Dr Ken Sneath and Dr Joanne Sear

Residential Courses

26-28 June 2020 - Now delivered via remote learning
Parliament and the Victorians Dr Seán Lang

7-9 August 2020
Britain in the 1960s Dr Colin Shindler

17-21 August 2020
The Silk Route Various

27-29 November 2020
Great Prime Ministers Dr Seán Lang

29-31 January 2021
Zulu and Boer wars Dr Seán Lang

12-14 March 2021
The Hollywood studios Dr Colin Shindler

16-18 April 2021
Out of the ashes: post-war Europe, 1945-65 Dr Andrew Lacey

16-18 July 2021
1521: the Spanish Conquest of the Aztecs Dr Nicholas James

30 July-1 August 2021
Serving Queen and King: Sir Walter Raleigh and court politics in England, 1580-1620 Dr Mark Nicholls

If you are interested in furthering your study in this subject area, please see our Award-bearing courses here our Online courses here and our International Summer Programme courses here.

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