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History

US History – Continuity and Change in the Revolutionary Period, 1754-1800

In this course, Professor Ed Gray (Florida State University) explores continuity and change in the revolutionary period from 1754 to 1800. In the first module, we take a look at what North America looked like in 1763. After this, we turn to look...

5 lectures

1:04:12

Prof. Edward Gray

Florida State University

History

US History – Colonial Politics and Political Identity, 1607-1754

In this course, Professor John Brooke (The Ohio State University) explores colonial politics and political identity from 1607-1754. In the first module, we take a look at some of the motives behind colonisation in North America and how these...

6 lectures

1:34:27

Prof. John Brooke

The Ohio State University

Psychology

Memory – Disorders and Brain Damage

This course, by Dr Ashok Jansari (Goldsmiths, University of London) explores memory in the context of brain damage and memory disorders. In the first module, we think about reconstructive memory by understanding the process of remembering not as...

4 lectures

0:34:50

Dr Ashok Jansari

Goldsmiths, University of London

Sociology

The Family: Marxist and Feminist Theories

In this course, Professor Michèle Barrett (Queen Mary University of London) explores Marxist and Feminist approaches to the family. In the first module, we caution against seeing different sociological approaches, particularly Functionalism,...

5 lectures

0:21:49

Prof. Michèle Barrett

QMUL

Government & Politics

Political Philosophy – John Locke

This course explores the political philosophy of John Locke (1632-1704), oriented around the Liberalism section of the Government and Politics A-Level specification. We begin in the first module by outlining his life and works, before moving on to...

5 lectures

1:03:16

Dr Jennifer Marušić

Edinburgh University

Psychology

Psychopathology – Contextualising Abnormality

This course, by Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya (University of Birmingham), explores the concepts of abnormality, phobias, and psychopathy. In the first module, we define abnormality and discuss how social norms, adequate functioning, harm to others, and...

6 lectures

0:50:59

Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya

Birmingham University

Government & Politics

UK Politics – Minor Parties

This course explores the role of minor parties in the UK’s democracy, oriented around the UK Politics section of the Government and Politics A-Level specification. We begin our discussion of the role of minor parties in UK democracy by focusing on...

6 lectures

0:50:33

Dr Louise Thompson

Manchester University

Sociology

Émile Durkheim on Religion

In this course, Professor Sondra Hausner (University of Oxford) explores Émile Durkheim’s writings about religion. In the first module, we introduce some key underpinnings of Durkheim’s work, such as his emphasis on the scientific method, his...

4 lectures

0:31:44

Prof. Sondra Hausner

Oxford University

English Literature

Gothic Literature and Race

In this course Dr Maisha Wester (University of Sheffield) explores Gothic literature through the lens of race. In the first module, we provide an introduction to the concepts of the gothic and the grotesque in literature and the arts, before...

7 lectures

1:04:01

Dr Maisha Wester

Sheffield University

Philosophy & Religious Studies

Ethical Egoism

In this course Professor Saul Newman (Goldsmiths University) explores ethical egoism: the normative theory which claims that moral actions ought to be motivated by self-interest. In the first module we introduce ethical egoism, and distinguish...

6 lectures

0:55:26

Professor Saul Newman

Goldsmiths, University of London

Physics

Solar and Space Physics

In this course, Professor Louise Harra (ETH Zürich) explores solar and space physics. In the first mini-lecture, we introduce the layers of the Sun and the nuclear reactions that take place within it. In the second mini-lecture, we discuss the...

6 lectures

0:59:51

Prof. Louise Harra

ETH Zürich

Psychology

Statistics for Psychologists – Data and the T-test

This course, by Dr Andrew Bell (Kings College London), is an introduction to statistics for psychologists and the t-test. In the first module, we are introduced to the different types of data which might be analysed for a scientific study. In the...

6 lectures

0:42:42

Dr Andrew Bell

King's College London

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