Economics (Impact of the Coronavirus Crisis)

Economics (Impact of the Coronavirus Crisis) This two-day course invites students to think about the macroeconomic impact of covid-19. We will look the impact of the crisis on the financial and bond markets, and on particular sectors of the ‘real’ economy....

Philosophy of Art

Philosophy of Art This one-day course will introduce students to some key problems in the philosophy of art. The philosophy of art (or ‘Aesthetics’) is not just limited to those studying philosophy, but is also fascinating for those who enjoy any literature, visual...

Ancient Philosophy

Ancient and Classical Philosophy Ever wondered what all the fuss is about that Plato guy? Or why philosophers are still quoting Aristotle even though he died two and a half thousand years ago? Or why people are always saying ‘Philosophy began in Greece! ’? If so, this...

The Politics of COVID-19

The Politics of COVID-19 The COVID-19 pandemic shook the globe in the Spring and Summer of 2020. Political institutions around the world scrambled to develop and implement policies to deal with something they had never anticipated. In this course, we will ask why we...

Computer Science (Quantum Computing)

Computer Science (Quantum Computing) Many have heard of quantum computers, but most would struggle to explain how they work or describe in what way they are different to the classical computer. Sometimes they are positively heralded as the next digital revolution;...