A series of workshops dedicated to those who study the English language at advanced levels, on the theme of British culture.
Satire in post- War Britain 1945- 2017
Thursday 7 September 2017 – 18.00-19.00
This session is a summary of the British political scene since 1945 explored through the popular satire of the last seventy years. Sometimes harsh, sometimes affectionate, sometimes surreal; the satirists under discussion always captured their subjects.
Influences from outside on British culture
Thursday 21 September 2017 – 18.00-19.00
Britain has a long history of immigration, absorbing aspects of other cultures and importing stuff from around the world. We will explore examples of each and how they affected British cultural life.