The history of the world from Charlemagne onwards.
World War I: Causes and Origins, 1815-1914
In this course, Dr Sascha Auerbach (University of Nottingham) explores the causes and origins of the First World War. The course begins with a broad overview of Europe in the nineteenth century, as Europe moved from co-operation in the first...
Dr Sascha Auerbach
The US Civil Rights Movement, c. 1945-70
In this course, Dr Tom Davies (University of Sussex) focuses on the struggle for civil rights in the United States from the late 1940s to the 1960s. The course begins with an introduction to race relations in the United States,...
Dr Tom Davies
The French Wars of Religion, 1562-98
In this course, Professor Penny Roberts (University of Warwick) explores the French Wars of Religion (1562-98). The course begins by exploring the interplay of religion and politics in the period, and thinking about the extent to which the French Wars...
Prof. Penny Roberts
The Reign of Elizabeth I, 1558-1603
In this course, Dr Susan Doran (University of Oxford) explores the reign of Elizabeth I. In the first module, we think about the first five years of Elizabeth’s reign, the problems she faced in his period, and how well she...
Dr Susan Doran
Charlemagne and the Carolingian Empire, 768-814
In the course, Professor Rosamond McKitterick (University of Cambridge) explores the rule of Charlemagne and the Carolingian Empire. The course begins by considering the sources available for historians of the period—including Charlemagne’s letters and charters, but also contemporary accounts of...
Prof. Rosamond McKitterick
The Reign of Charles I, 1625-49
In this course, Dr David Smith (University of Cambridge) explores the reign of Charles I of England. The course begins by thinking about Charles’ reputation among modern historians, before considering his reign in four parts: his early life and reign...
Dr David Smith