A one-week introductory course for prospective postgraduate students
Lectures, talks and seminars
History, Department of
Thinking about studying history at postgraduate level? Want to learn more about the lies, lessons and legacies of conflict? Join this free course, meet the experts and find out if history at Essex is for you.
This free online course comprises daily sessions and covers topics including the long term impacts of the Russian Civil War, gender and the First World War, the legacies of the Second World War in Cold War Britain, and the lessons of the Vietnam War in the United States.
Each 90 minute session will be delivered by our expert academics, giving you the chance to meet the tutors, ask questions and discover what studying history at postgraduate level is really like.
You can pick and choose which sessions to attend. If you attend a minimum of four out of the five sessions then you will, upon request, receive a certificate of attendance after the course concludes.
The Russian Civil War and its Long-Term Impacts with Dr Felix Schnell
Monday, 7 February, 2.00pm - 3.30pm GMT
Gender, Trauma, and the First World War with Prof Tracey Loughran
Tuesday, 8 February, 2.00pm - 3.30pm GMT
The Legacy of the Second World War in Cold War Britain with Dr Matthew Grant
Wednesday, 9 February, 10.00am - 11.30am GMT
The United States and the Vietnam War: Lessons, Legacies and Lies with Dr Andrew Priest
Thursday, 10 February, 2.00pm - 3.30pm GMT
Plenary/conclusions/Q&A: The legacies of conflict with Dr Andrew Priest
Friday, 11 February, 3.30 - 5.00pm GMT