1st August to 14th August 2018
Students will be introduced to cultural factors which have shaped Europe, from its roots in the Roman Empire to contemporary culture. The course will examine how change and upheaval in western society inspired art and literature that still resonates with people today. Students will discuss how ideas and stories from the past affect responses to some modern challenges, such as Brexit. Students will move towards a deeper understanding of the roots of western culture and its continuing influence today.