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2018 SUMMER TERM COURSES - MORNINGS (10-12 unless otherwise stated)

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1XAP10C17 Astro Physics Monday AM 10wks from 16Apr
1XEC10C17 Economics in the News Monday AM 10wks from 16Apr
2XST10C17 The 'Other Slave Trade': Slaves Going Eastwards Tuesday AM 10wks from 17Apr
Discuss Discussion Group Wednesday AM from 18April
£1 per session. No need to book. Just turn up.
3XET10C17 Edward Thomas, Robert MacFarlane and the British Countryside in Literature Wednesday AM 10wks from 18Apr
4XIA10C17 Industrial Archaeology Thursday AM 10wks from 19Apr
4XWG10C17 Women in English Garden History Thursday AM 10wks from 19Apr
1XTN10C17 Tennyson Idylls of the King Thursday AM 10wks from 19Apr
5XAW10C17 A History of the Ancient World in a 100 Objects III Friday AM 10wks from 20Apr
5PO10C17 Poetry Friday AM 10wks from 20Apr
5XMA10C17 Music: Take me to your Lieder Friday AM 10wks from 20Apr

2018 SUMMER TERM COURSES - AFTERNOONS (2-4pm unless otherwise stated)

1XCH10C17 Chekhov Monday PM 10wks from 16Apr
1XMP06C17 It’s A Moot Point Monday PM 6wks from 16Apr
1XAF10C17 Artists’ on Film IV Monday PM 10wks from 16Apr
2XIP10C17 Islam& Islamic Philosophy Tuesday PM 10wks from 17Apr
2XND05C17 Script Reading Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night's Dream Tuesday PM 5wks from 17Apr
2XBA10C17 Botanical Art through the Ages Tuesday PM 10wks from 17Apr
4PH05C17 Photography Tuesday PM 5wks from 17April
3XAL10C17 Advanced Latin Wednesday Lunchtime 10wks from 18Apr
3XWH05C17 The Residue of a Dream: Hilary Mantel's Wolf Hall Wednesday PM 5wks from 18Apr
3CM05C17 An Introduction to Computers Wednesday PM 5wks from 18Apr
4XAA10C17 Art, Architecture and Society in the 19th Century Part II Thursday PM 10wks from 19Apr
4XRC10C17 Revisiting the Classics Thursday PM 10wks from 19Apr
5XLA10C17 Latin Intermediate III (12.30-1.30) Friday Lunchtimes 10wks from 20Apr


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Unless otherwise stated, morning classes start at 10am and afternoon classes at 2pm. Most courses last 2 hours with a tea or coffee break. Lunches are available every day.

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