Online Courses

The following courses are currently available from WEA Sydney:

These courses are run through Zoom at a set time.

A Tomb With a View: Medieval Anchorites and Anchoresses

Friday 3 July 2020
18.00 – 20.30
$49

Ancient Greek Beginners 1

Mondays 27 April – 29 June 2020 (9 sessions)
1515 – 1715
$275/$248

Ancient Greek Beginners Consolidation 2

Mondays 27 April – 29 June 2020 (9 sessions)
1730 – 1930
$275/$248


The following course is currently available from The Institute of Historical Research:

InScribe (University of London)

This free course provides scholars and the general public interested in medieval books and documents with online training on the diverse areas found within palaeography. Topics covered include general palaeography, the history of medieval scripts, diplomatic, codicology and illumination.


The following courses are currently available from edX:

These courses are free (unless you wish to purchase a certificate showing your completion of the course) and you can login at your leisure.

The Medieval Icelandic Sagas (University of Iceland)

Arab-Islamic History: From Tribes to Empires (Tel Aviv University)

The History of Medieval Medicine Through Jewish Manuscripts (University of Pennsylvania)


The following courses are currently available from Future Learn:

These courses are free (unless you wish to purchase a certificate showing your completion of the course) and you can login at your leisure.

The Book of Kells: Exploring an Irish Medieval Masterpiece (Trinity College Dublin)

Archaeology: From Dig to Lab and Beyond (University of Reading)

Hadrian’s Wall: Life on the Roman Frontier (Newcastle University) (UK)

From Ink to Sound: Decoding Musical Manuscripts (University of Basel)

The European Discovery of China (Universitat Pompeu Fabra Barcelona)

The Qur’an Between Judaism and Christianity (University of Nottingham)


The following courses are currently available from Coursera:

These courses are free (unless you wish to purchase a certificate showing your completion of the course) and you can login at your leisure.

The Cosmopolitan Medieval Arabic World (Universiteit Leiden)

The Changing Landscape of Ancient Rome: Archaeology and History of the Palatine Hill (Sapienza University of Rome)

Magic in the Middle Ages (Universitat de Barcelona)

Co-existence in Medieval Spain: Jews, Christians, and Muslims (University of Colorado)

Deciphering the Secrets: The Illuminated Manuscripts of Medieval Europe (University of Colorado and Universidad Complutense Madrid)

Toledo: Deciphering the Secrets of Medieval Spain (University of Colorado)

Burgos: Deciphering the Secrets of Medieval Spain (University of Colorado)

A Voice of Their Own: Women’s Spirituality in the Middle Ages (Universitat de Barcelona)