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Timetable

ALL LECTURE SLIDES/RECORDINGS, SEMINAR QUESTIONS,
AND READING LISTS ARE AVAILABLE ON THE MODULE'S MOODLE PAGE

Term

Week

Lecture and Seminar Topic

Autumn Term 1 **NO LECTURE OR SEMINAR - ALL 30 CATS MODULES BEGIN IN WEEK 2 FOR 2020-21**
2

Introduction: The Problem with Britain

3

An Imperial People?

4

'National Decline', Reproduction and the State in Edwardian Britain

5

The Great War and the Nation

6

Reading Week (no lecture or seminar)

7 Mass Culture and Popular Pastimes in Interwar Britain
8

Politics and Everyday Life in Interwar Society

9

World War II: 'The People's War'?

10

The Welfare State

Christmas Vacation

Spring Term 11 The Affluent Society
12

Essay Writing Workshop

13

Secularisation? Religion and Belief

14

A Permissive Society?

15

Decline and 'Declinism'

16

Reading Week (no lecture or seminar)

17 Immigration and Decolonisation
18

Race and Racism in Multi-Cultural Britain

19

Devolution: The Break-Up of Britain?

20

The Long Road to Brexit: Britain and Europe

Easter Vacation

Summer Term

21

Life in Thatcher's Britain
22

Heritage, Nostalgia and Public Memory

23

'Island Stories': Reflections on Britain in the Twentieth Century