A history of writing systems and their decoding with Stuart Place


A fascinating course looking at the evolution of writing.
No prior language knowledge or preparation is needed but you will finish the course with:

  • An introduction to reading rudimentary words in a number of languages;
  • An understanding of how and why writing systems (including ours) have developed over thousands of years;
  • A practical insight into the decoding of ancient writings, a work still in progress.


6 Monday evenings Les Cotils, 7.30pm - 8.30pm 20 - 27 September and 11 October – 1 November

From Hieroglyphs to Emojis

SKU: S01
  • Tutor: Stuart Place
    Where: Les Cotils
    When: Monday evenings 7.30pm - 8.30pm
    20 -27 September and 11 Oct- 1 November

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