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This course explores a thousand years of the social and cultural life of a great city from its early days as a feudal kingdom to a modern metropolis. Delivered by some of London’s leading historians and V&A curators, it covers the artefacts and architecture, people and events, and cultures and customs of Londoners from the building of the Tower of London to the Millennium Dome.Read more
Mike Berlin is a Lecturer at Birkbeck College, University of London. He is a specialist in the social history of early modern London and has published extensively on the history of London’s guilds. His study of London ranges widely and has included 20th century trade union and labour history, the history of immigration and the New Left.
It is a wonderful course and so brilliant to just sit and soak up all the fascinating information. Everything, and more, I had hoped it would be. 2015/16 Year Course Student
Enjoy thought-provoking lectures and access to the V&A collections in a group who share your passion. Year course students are eligible for NUS student cards. Refreshments are served on arrival each day.
21 September 2016 - 12 July 2017
£73.00 - £1,950.00
+44 (0)20 7942 2000
Open 9.30 - 17.30, Monday to Sunday (closed 24-26 December)