SOAS University of London

Academic Services: Widening Participation

Online Year 12 & 13 Politics Masterclass

Dr Reem Abou-El-Fadl

Date: 6 May 2021Time: 5:00 PM

Finishes: 6 May 2021Time: 7:00 PM

Venue: Virtual Event

Type of Event: Virtual Event

“What Makes a Revolution?”

This masterclass examine the origins, main players, and fortunes of the Egyptian revolution of January 2011, placing it in the context of regional and international political developments. 

  • Participants will engage in group work using first-hand testimonies to explore the conditions that enable - or limit - the process of revolution.
  • Participants will develop their critical thinking and analytical skills.

This masterclass is for students in year 12 and 13 attending state schools and colleges within the UK. Priority should be given to those who would be the first in their family to attend university in the UK; this is a widening participation activity designed to give students a first-class experience of study at HE level.

There are a limited number of places available for the masterclass and a mixture of academic and widening participation criteria will be used to allocate places. In order to apply you must complete this online application form, the deadline is Thursday 22nd April.

Organiser: Anselm Klint

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