A Level

Global Tensions: Superpower Relations and the Cold War

A Level
Tuesday 17th March 2020
11.00am – 3.30pm,
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Central Methodist Hall, Oldham Street, Manchester, M1 1JQ

Students (price per place)*
£25 inc.Vat
*One free staff place per 8 students

Teachers (without students)
£108 inc.Vat

What you need to know...

Sovereign Education are a respected and established provider of A level and GCSE Study Days with 30 years’ experience of helping students and teachers to improve examination performance.

This Study Day will focus on continuity and change, cause and consequence, and is suitable for teachers and students using a range of exam boards and specifications. Leading historians will analyse personalities and power politics, explore the development of tensions between East and West, and explain how those tensions were successfully defused without the deployment of nuclear weapons. Join us for expert guidance on this chilling period of history.

  • Playing the Blame Game – Was the USA or USSR more to blame for the outbreak of the Cold War in 1945?
  • The Blaze of Communism in Russia – Which was more influential: Kennan’s Long Telegram or Churchill’s Iron Curtain speech?
  • The Brink of Chaos – How close did the world come to nuclear war, 1955-1963?
  • Defusing the Cold War – Did the end of the Cold War represent the triumph or failure of Mikhail Gorbachev’s policies?
TimeActivity
11.00amPlaying the Blame Game - Was the USA or USSR more to blame for the outbreak of the Cold War in 1945?
11.45amBreak
12.00pmThe Blaze of Communism in Russia - Which was more influential: Kennan's Long Telegram or Churchill's Iron Curtain speech?
12.45pmBreak
1.45pmThe Brink of Chaos - How close did the world come to nuclear war, 1955-1963?
2.30pmBreak
2.45pmDefusing the Cold War - Did the end of the Cold War represent the triumph or failure of Mikhail Gorbachev's policies?
3.30pmEnd
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